Poju Oyemade: Biography, Career and Lots more

Who is Poju Oyemade?

Poju Oyemade is the Senior Pastor of Covenant Christian Nation (formerly known as Covenant Christian Centre), a church located in Lagos State, Nigeria. Covenant Christian Centre often known as CCC is a fast-growing church. The church office is located at 400 Herbert Macaulay Way – Yaba, Lagos. The Covenant Christian Nation is a large and growing Pentecostal church with many social outreaches. Pastor Poju has spent over 25 years passionately serving others by teaching biblical insights to be applied in everyday living to see life-changing results. Do you want to know more about Pastor Poju Oyemade, his career, initiatives, and relationships?

Poju Oyemade Biography

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About Covenant Christian Nation

Covenant Christian Nation, pastored by Pastor Poju Oyemade is fast-growing church in the city of Lagos. The church holds 4 different services every Sunday morning at different locations. Two of these services take place at The Covenant Place, Iganmu, another service takes place at the Yaba Centre and the Family Service takes place in Lekki at the Covenant Chapel.

At the Covenant Christian centre, midweek services take place on the following schedules:

  • Every Wednesday at the Yaba Centre located at 400, Herbert Macaulay Way, Yaba, Lagos
  • Every Thursday at the Lekki Chapel by 6:30pm

You can say Covenant Christian Centre is a church with three centres.

About Poju Oyemade

Poju Oyemade is said to have been called to ministry while he was still an undergraduate at the University of Lagos. He was ordained into ministry by Bishop David Oyedepo, the presiding bishop of Living Faith Ministries Worldwide (a.k.a Winner’s Chapel).

Pastor Poju describes himself as a teacher of the Word of faith. His messages help to provide insight into how believers can apply biblical principles in a pragmatic and practical way in their daily lives and businesses.

Poju Oyemade also hosts regular Faith Seminars, Singles’ Summits, Financial and Business seminars, and an Annual Conference known as “WAFBEC”. At each of these seminars and summits, believers are taught God’s word and how it can be applied directly to their lives and situations to produce godly results.


Pastor Poju Oyemade graduated from the University of Lagos with a Bachelor of Science – BScApplied Physics/ Electronics

 Initiatives by Poju Oyemade

The Platform Nigeria: The Platform is a Worker’s Fair and National Development Fair. This event is to serve as an outreach of his Pastor Poju Oyemade’s ministry. Here, prominent Christian business men and women share how they have been able to be successful in their businesses by making use of and applying principles founded in the Bible.

Insights for Living: Pastor Poju Oyemade is the host of the regular television programme ‘Insights for Living’ that airs on the following media platforms:

  • Silverbird Television: Monday – Friday (6:30am – 7:00am) & Sundays (7:00am)
  • Channels Television Sundays (4:30pm – 5:00pm)
  • Revelation Channel (UK) on Thursday (8:00pm) respectively

The Quantum Leap (TQL): This is one of the most recent additions to the list of television programmes hosted by Pastor Poju Oyemade. The Quantum leap airs on Silverbird Television by 3:00pm and Channels Television by 4:30pm every Sunday.

Poju Oyemade hosts several seminars such as Business seminars; Financial seminars; Single’s summits; Faith seminars. He also works with other platforms such as National Development Fair and Worker’s Fair. At all of these platforms mentioned above, prominent Christian business leaders share their knowledge about what it takes to run a business successfully. Here, they get to share important business principles as approved in the Bible that other believers can apply to their lives.

Poju Oyemade; Personal life

Pastor Poju Oyemade is married to Toyin Fajuyigbe. She is a popular media personality.

Pastor Poju Oyemade – Profile

The Covenant Christian Nation is a large and growing Pentecostal church with many social outreaches. Pastor Poju has spent over 25 years teaching his congregation biblical insights to be applied in everyday living.

  • Founder & Senior Pastor

The Covenant Nation, Nigeria which was founded on March 1994 and is still in operation.

The Covenant Nation (formerly known as Covenant Christian Centre) was founded by Poju Oyemade. The church was founded on the vision to teach Christians about their identity in Christ Jesus, and how to live victorious lives in all aspects through their covenant rights and privileges. The Covenant Nation has birthed other initiatives such as The Platform Nigeria, Covenant Capital, Edu-Aid, and others.

  • Convener

The Platform Nigeria: The platform began in 2006 and runs till now.

The Platform was founded from a burning desire to build personal capacity and increase the productivity of Nigerians in the areas of business and governance. This will inevitably lead to national development. The Platform Nigeria is a conference that holds twice every year. Notable figures that have been featured on the program include global leaders such as Anne Marie Slaughter (CEO, New America), Jared Cohen (Founder & CEO, Jigsaw at Alphabet Inc.), Dr. Yemi Osinbajo (Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria), Caroline Arnold (Managing Director, Goldman) and many more.

  • Founder

Covenant Capital: Covenant Capital was founded in 2006 and is still in operation

Covenant Capital is an initiative of the church, Covenant Nation. The initiative exists to provide financial support and consultancy services to entrepreneurs in the church, covenant Nation. The Covenant Capital is to enable entrepreneurs to contribute in meaningful ways to their immediate communities via job creation, financial empowerment, and role modeling.

  • Pastor Poju Oyemade

Pastor Poju Oyemade is admired by many for his practicality when addressing issues. During the coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria, Oyemade had taken a different position from some other prominent pastors on the closure of churches. Oyemade stated that “closing the doors of a physical building does not in any way mean the closure of the anointing of the spirit from working.”

When rape allegations were made against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of COZA, by Busola Dakolo, Poju Oyemade has called for justice. He said he was heartbroken and sympathised with her. He also asked that steps be taken by the authorities Biodun Fatoyinbo was under and measures are taken to put an end to church hurt.



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