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If Invited To Become Nigeria’s President, I Will Consider It A Demotion – Oyedepo
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If Invited To Become Nigeria’s President, I Will Consider It A Demotion – Oyedepo

Presiding Bishop, Living Faith Church Worldwide, David Oyedepo on Sunday said he would consider it a demotion if invited to become Nigeria’s president. Oyedepo, during his sermon, said God specifically, in 1984 asked him if he was interested in going top and that he answered in the affirmative. He said God told him, “Then whatever I tell you to do, do it. Don’t run around: whatever I tell you to do, do it. Don’t muse about: whatever I tell you to do. Don’t do what they do: do what I tell you to do. “1984! Do you know that’s what led me to say, “I will consider it a demotion…” and I’m saying it again, some are very upset about it, that’s their problem. “I will consider it a demotion if I were invited to be the President of this great country. It’s a great country, it’s a gre...
I Will Lay Bare Hands On COVID-19 Patients – Oyedepo
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I Will Lay Bare Hands On COVID-19 Patients – Oyedepo

David Oyedepo, presiding bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide, says he will lay his bare hands on COVID-19 patients brought to him for prayer. The clergyman, who spoke during the church’s covenant hour of prayer, asked Christians to understand that what they carry is “eternal life”, not “human life”. “You can imagine a medical doctor, going back there to minister to coronavirus patients (documented testimony). He found something, while others are scared by everything they can see,” he said. “Can you imagine anyone bringing coronavirus patients to me and I won’t lay hands on him? Will I wear gloves to lay hands on them? I will lay hands on them; breathe into them; embrace them. What you carry is eternal life, it’s not human life. You should know that.” Oyedepo called out thos...
Build Your Own Country – Lauretta Onochie To Oyedepo Over Rejection Of CAMA
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Build Your Own Country – Lauretta Onochie To Oyedepo Over Rejection Of CAMA

Lauretta Onochie social media aide of President Muhammadu Buhari has criticised the presiding bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide David Oyedepo over his disapproval of the Company and Allied Matters Acts (CAMA) being applied in churches. Oyedepo had told his congregants on Sunday that the “church is God’s heritage on earth” and that it works “on the pattern delivered by God not the pattern of man.” However, reacting to his statement on Monday, Mrs Onochie in a brief statement made available to MCI the popular cleric would have to create his own country where he can live by his own laws. I hope this is not true.If it is, Oyedepo will have to manufacture his own country and live by his own laws.As long as he lives and operates within the entity called Nigeria, he will live ...
“Expect His Visit Between April 12 And May 22” – Pastor Oyedepo Begs Nigerians To Be Prepared
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“Expect His Visit Between April 12 And May 22” – Pastor Oyedepo Begs Nigerians To Be Prepared

David O. Oyedepo is a Nigerian minister, Christian creator, representative, draftsman and the author and directing Bishop of the megachurch Faith Tabernacle in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria, and Living Faith Church Worldwide, otherwise called Winners’ Chapel International. The Winners’ Chapel International system of houses of worship is situated in more than 300 urban areas, in all conditions of Nigeria, and in a few urban communities in 45 African countries, Dubai, the United Kingdom and the United States. Oyedepo has been viewed as one of the pioneers of the Christian magnetic development in Africa and has been alluded to as one of the most impressive ministers in Nigeria. He is the Chancellor of Covenant University and Landmark University. He was named in 2011 by Forbes magazine ju...
Covenant University Increases Tuition For New Students
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Covenant University Increases Tuition For New Students

The authorities of Covenant University have increased the tuition payable by new students admitted for the 2019/2020 academic session. The faith-based tertiary institution affiliated with the Living Faith Church Worldwide announced this on its website. The document announcing the new tuition is entitled, “School fees structure for 100 Level 2019/2020 academic session.” According to the breakdown of the tuition payable, the overall fees cover tuition and exam registration, accommodation, utility and ICT development fund. Other areas of coverage include laboratory, workshop and studio, ICT training, virtual library fee and wireless internet. Other fees that come under the tuition payable are academic support service, matriculation, I.D. card, results verification, TMC &...
Bishop Oyedepo: African Leaders Are Intellectually Bankrupt.
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Bishop Oyedepo: African Leaders Are Intellectually Bankrupt.

Founder, Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo, has berated African leaders, saying that they lack character, capacity and courage, three virtues he said they must have to move the black continent out of the woods. Oyedepo, who delivered a keynote address during Covenant University’s 20th inaugural lecture at the university premises on Thursday, also noted that unlike their western counterparts, African leaders do not build institutions that would outlive them. The lecture delivered by Jonathan Aremu, a professor of International Economics Relations at CU, was themed: ‘Sequencing and negotiating Nigeria’s regional and international trade agreements.’ The fiery cleric was making allusion to Aremu’s lecture where he (Aremu) bemoaned Nigeria’s indifference and lack of...
‘I’m Dangerously Wealthy’ – Bishop Oyedepo Declares, Denies Receiving kicks From Government Official
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‘I’m Dangerously Wealthy’ – Bishop Oyedepo Declares, Denies Receiving kicks From Government Official

Founder and Senior Pastor of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, aka Winners’ Chapel, David Oyedepohas said that he has never received or shared any money from any government in Nigeria and that as a matter of fact, he is a ''dangerously wealthy man''. Speaking at the opening session of Shiloh 2018, the annual gathering of the members of the church at its International Headquarters, Canaan Land, Ota in Ogun State, Oyedepo who has been named as one of the richest pastors in the world, said this while reacting to speculations that he receives kicks from unnamed government officials. “I don’t share any booty from any government. I have a clear conscience. I am dangerously wealthy. I am rich, whatever I want, comes. That’s what they call wealth,” the Bishop said. While delivering his sermo...
Resign And Get Out Of Office — Oyedepo Tells Buhari
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Resign And Get Out Of Office — Oyedepo Tells Buhari

The General Overseer of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo, has called on President Buhari to resign over persistent Fulani militant herdsmen killings. In a YouTube video posted by the church’s official page, the cleric made this call on Sunday at its headquarters in Ota, Ogun State, Punch NG reports. With this development, Oyedepo has joined other notable clerics – including the Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Church, Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan; and a former Archbishop of the Catholic Church in Lagos, Cardinal Anthony Olubunmi Okogie – who have asked Buhari to quit his position over failure to secure the lives of Nigerians. The cleric told his congregation that although he was not partisan, he would not be alive and not talk about the massacre of Nigeria...
Daddy Freeze’ Attacks’ Pastor Oyedepo, For Claiming Church Resurrected Dead Man
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Daddy Freeze’ Attacks’ Pastor Oyedepo, For Claiming Church Resurrected Dead Man

Controversial On-Air Personality (OAP), Daddy Freeze has ‘attacked’ Bishop David Oyedepo of the Living faith Church Worldwide, for claiming the church resurrected a man from the dead. The Church on Its official Facebook page had shared a story of a young man, Luiz Fedeliz, who was declared dead by different hospitals but came back to life after the prophetic mantle was placed round his neck. Reacting, Freeze while asking the cleric to be silent, questioning him for failing to resurrect a boy who allegedly died in Covenant University pool some time ago. Freeze wrote, “I’m getting really tired of all these Pentecostal principalities! Can the bishop please be silent? The internet NEVER forgets! “Why didn’t he raise the boy that allegedly died in the covenant swimming pool incident last ye...
Bishop David Oyedepo Celebrates Wife Faith Oyedepo’s 60th Birthday With Lovely Message
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Bishop David Oyedepo Celebrates Wife Faith Oyedepo’s 60th Birthday With Lovely Message

David Oyedepo, the founder and presiding Bishop of the megachurch Faith Tabernacle in Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria, and Living Faith Church Worldwide, also known as Winners’ Chapel has penned a lovely piece for his wife who celebrated her 60th birthday yesterday.   He wrote;   “My wife is here today celebrating her 60th birthday. Death came to seize her in 2004. But Jesus stepped in to destroy the devil…In the midst of that attack, I was in 27 nations, blasting the head of the devil, with a wife dying! Seek ye first the interest of My kingdom and leave the rest to Me… She’s on her feet today… — I said to Jesus, ‘that you heal her is not what makes you my God. Whether you heal her or not, you are my God.’ I’m sure He must have said, ‘My son, make...
“The Black Man Is Lazy” – Bishop David Oyedepo Declares
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“The Black Man Is Lazy” – Bishop David Oyedepo Declares

David Oyedepo, presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, has declared that the greatest challenge facing the black man today is not intellectual bankruptcy, but laziness and inability to task his thinking faculty towards realising assets that will benefit his immediate environment. Oyedepo who is also the Chancellor of Covenant University (CU) Ota, Ogun State, challenged academicians to ‘stop being merely bookish and start grooming thinkers’. Delivering the keynote address at the 54th meeting of the Committee of Deans of Post Graduate Schools (CDPGS) in Nigerian Universities at CU premises, the cleric said his experiences with those in the academia shows that many of them are simply so proud of having become authority in their chosen fields. He however noted that that is no...
Bishop Oyedepo Survives Plane Crash
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Bishop Oyedepo Survives Plane Crash

Bishop David Oyedepo of Living Faith Church Worldwide on Friday shared his testimony of how he escaped what looked like a “potential plane crash” alongside those travelling with him. Oyedepo shared the testimony at the ‘Breakthrough Service’ of the church, also known as Winner’s Chapel, at the church’s world headquarters in Ota, Ogun State and broadcast to all the zonal centres of the church in Ota and Lagos. The Bishop told the congregation that the aircraft plunged into crisis mid-air, but “God took control and landed the plane.” He said: “There was a mid-air crisis, there was serious turbulence, but there was no apprehension. Jesus took control. He landed the plane safely. And we were just celebrating the faithfulness of God.” Although he did not disclose where he was going or c...
Seven Nigerians Make List Of Top 20 World Richest Pastors
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Seven Nigerians Make List Of Top 20 World Richest Pastors

​Seven Nigerian pastors have made it to the list of top 20 richest pastors in the world and their estimated net worth in the latest release by Forbes. The list, which is a collection of men of God all over the world, sees the founder of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God in Brazil, Pastor Edir Macedo in number one. General Overseer of Living Faith Church, Bishop David Oyedepo tops the lists of Nigeria pastors in the fifth position in the world ranking, while Pastor Enoch Adeboye occupies the sixth position. See full list of top 20… 1. Edir Macedo is a Brazilian pastor and preacher worth $1.1 billion. Macedo is the founder of Universal Church of the Kingdom of God. He is also the founder of Grupo Record and Record News. Macedo is the richest pastor in the world. 2. Ke...
Lady Asked To Submit Winners Chapel Tithing Card For Employment
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Lady Asked To Submit Winners Chapel Tithing Card For Employment

Lady allegedly asked to submit Winners chapel 'tithing card' for employment process at Faith Academy Faith Academy is a Secondary School owned by Living Faith Church Worldwide A.K.A Winners Chapel. A job seeker took to twitter to share her experience while seeking for employment at the school. According to her, "If you're not a member of the church and pay tithe, you don't stand a chance."
7 Most Expensive Universities In Nigeria 2017
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7 Most Expensive Universities In Nigeria 2017

Recently, students of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) went on a protest over the increase of school fees. The protest degenerated and led to the shut down of the institution. With the ongoing economic hardship in Nigeria, many are worried about the rising cost of education. What are the most expensive universities in Nigeria, in 2017? 7. Ajayi Crowther University (N200,000 - N695,000) Ajayi Crowther university is a private university located in Oyo state Nigeria. The religious studies facuty of the school pays as much as N200, 000, while the faculty of law pays between N670,000 and N695,000. 6. Covenant University (N790,000 - N814,000) Covenant University is located in Ota, Ogun state, Nigeria. It is a private Christian university, affiliated with Living ...
Southern Kaduna Crisis: I Didn’t Incite Christians To Take Up Arms – Oyedepo
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Southern Kaduna Crisis: I Didn’t Incite Christians To Take Up Arms – Oyedepo

Founder of Living Faith Church Worldwide a.k.a. Winners’ Chapel International, Bishop David Oyedepo has denied a report that he incited Christians to take up arms against Muslims while speaking on the Southern Kaduna crisis. There had been reports that the Bishop said that Nigeria should break up if that is the will of God. In a statement issued by the Chairman, Editorial and Media Board of the church, Dr. Sheriff Folarin, the Bishop said the video from which the quotes were taken was in a 2015 video when churches, including Winners’ Chapel’s Northern assemblies were under frequent attacks by Boko Haram. “This was before the present administration took office,” he said. “The message bears no relevance to today’s happenings; not even developments of 2016. “The reporter(s), ei...