Nigeria’s pastors run multi-million dollar businesses which rival that of oil tycoons, a Nigerian blogger who has researched the issue has told the BBC.

Mfonobong Nsehe, who blogs for Forbes business magazine, says pastors own businesses from hotels to fast-food chains. “Preaching is big business. It’s almost as profitable as the oil business. The joint wealth of five pastors was at least $200m (£121m)” he said.