Restoration and Church History
Nigeria: Additional Information

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Nigeria: Additional Information

  • Akpani, Asquo. “Minutes of a Meeting Held at Ibesit Okpokoro, Nigeria, October 22, 1961.” Church History Library, Salt Lake City.

  • Allen, James B. “Would-Be Saints: West Africa before the 1978 Priesthood Revelation.” Journal of Mormon History, vol. 17 (1991), 207–47.

  • LeBaron, E. Dale, ed. “All Are Alike unto God”: Fascinating Conversion Stories of African Saints. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1990.

  • Mabey, Rendell N., and Gordon T. Allred. Brother to Brother: The Story of the Latter-day Saint Missionaries Who Took the Gospel to Black Africa. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1984.

  • Maki, Elizabeth. “‘You Have Come at Last’: Nigerian Builds Latter-day Saint Congregation, Waits for Missionaries.” Pioneers in Every Land series, Oct. 15, 2013,

  • Our Testimony: The Story of LDS Church Pioneers in West Africa (video). Church History Library, Salt Lake City.

  • Prince, Gregory A., and Wm. Robert Wright. “Blacks, Civil Rights, and the Priesthood.” In David O. McKay and the Rise of Modern Mormonism. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2005, 60–105.

  • Rare Footage of First Baptisms in West Africa: Ghana and Nigeria in 1978.” Pioneers in Every Land series, June 8, 2015,

  • Sono-Koree, Charles. Africa West Area Historic Sites and Some Pioneers: The Church in Ghana, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Togo/Benin, Liberia and Sierra Leone, circa 2012. Church History Library, Salt Lake City.