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When I saw that BBC story a few weeks ago which showed the wealth of five of Nigeria’s top pastors, like many, I was not surprised, not in the least. I have always thought so. The words of Karl Max come to mind easily when I think of religion, people and wealth. “Religion is the opium of the people”, was what he said. The value of these pastors is calculated in the same way as that of footballers such as David Beckham, Samuel Eto’o, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, John Terry and Steven Gerrard. They speak of their wealth in the…