Biography of Pastor Poju Oyemade

Full Biography of Pastor Poju Oyemade

Born on 8th May, 1968,  Pastor Poju Oyemade is the Senior Pastor and Founder of The Covenant Nation (TCN) – a ministry founded in 1994 and headquartered in Lagos Nigeria, where he oversees a dynamic community of believers who attend any of its services every week or join in on its online platforms.
Pastor Poju is a highly regarded teacher of the Word of Faith, who draws out insightful lessons from God’s word that are applicable to the complexities of everyday life, family, business, and nation building. His messages are both transformational and trans generational, finding relevance across all walks of life.

Pastor Poju Oyemade’s call to ministry dates to his time as an undergraduate at the University of Lagos and was ordained into ministry by Bishop David Oyedepo, the presiding bishop of Living Faith Ministries Worldwide (a.k.a Winner’s Chapel).

He has been consistently described as a bridge in the Christian community in Nigeria; a link between the older generation of Christian trailblazers in the country and the younger generation; between entrepreneurs and professionals in business; as well as between the government and the governed. In this regard, he convenes three flagship events annually: 

  • The West Africa Faith Believers Convention (WAFBEC) - This is an annual prophetic gathering of teachers of the word of faith in the body of Christ globally, with the aim to instruct and impart on the younger generation, teaching the origins of the faith and transferring the prophetic mantle to the coming generation.
  • The Platform Nigeria – a non-political, non-partisan national development Fair which holds as a global media event on Workers’ Day (May 1) and Nigeria’s Independence Day (October 1), hosting speakers from the highest levels of the nation’s leadership and leaders in Global policy practice.
  • The International Conference for Pastors, Ministers, Leaders and Workers (ICPLMW) – a capacity development event organised to teach strategic Church organization and Management and inspire the right values for the work of Ministry.

Pastor Poju is also incredibly open to innovation embracing technology and other media to reach humanity with the gospel of Jesus Christ. His digital engagements reach millions of followers globally across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and on the Church’s website (  He hosts the regular TV programs ‘Insights for Living’ and the ‘The Quantum Leap’ on various TV stations around the nation and in the UK.

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Since January 7th, He has been happily married to his heartthrob, Pastor Toyin Oyemade who is also a dynamic teacher of the word, filmmaker, and content-creator.

Pastor Poju Oyemade is active on social media. You can connect with him via his official handles on Facebook, Instagram, Tiktok and X.

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