Pastor Sam Adeyemi, is the Senior Pastor of Daystar Christian Centre in Lagos, a church committed to raising men and women who would become role models in the society.
His vision to realize the evolution of a New Nigeria motivated him to establish a leadership school called the Daystar Leadership Academy (DLA) where leadership principles are taught to develop a new generation of leadership for Nigeria and the world in its entirety. He believes that when you build the man, you can change the world.
His presence in the media spans over a decade; he started out with the popular ‘SUCCESS POWER’, a motivational and inspirational programme on radio, teaching life and success principles. Success Power now broadcasts on radio and television locally and internationally. His dream is to take the Word to every home on every continent across the world. He is married to Nike Adeyemi who co-Pastors with him and Ministers healing to women and children through the Real Woman Foundation. Not only is his wife co pastors, she is also a leading motivational leader and teacher at the Daystar Leadership Academy, together with 30 other pastors who has passed through Day Star Church. After spending many years under the tutelage of Pastor Sam Adeyemi, some have moved ahead to float their own churches. In the list below, Society Editor, TAYO FAJORIN OYEDIJI brings you the intimidating profile of this new, vibrant motivational speakers.
She is the founder and president of a non-profit organization known as The Real Woman Foundation. An organization dedicated to empowering women and children economically and socially.She is the host of ‘Real Woman with Nike Adeyemi’ a global TV broadcast where she and her guests share wisdom on issues that affect women. Adenike, has an MSc in Architecture from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria and an MBA from Business Studies Netherlands. She is a facilitator at The Daystar Leadership Academy. She is a Co-Founder and Deputy Senior Pastor at Daystar Christian Centre. Married to Samuel Adeyemi (Senior Pastor Daystar Christian Centre), she is a mother of 3 children, and a guardian to many more at the Love home Orphanage.
He is a Graduate of International Business Management from OAU Ile-Ife and an MBA from Lagos State University and Prestigious Business School Netherland, (BSN) Holland. He also holds a Master certificate in Lean Six Sigma (LSSBB) from Villanova University USA. He’s an associate member of the International Project Management Institute (PMI), American Society for Quality (ASQ) and American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), USA.
He currently serves as Associate Pastor and Group Head, Operations with Daystar Christian Centre. He has been in the leadership space for over 15 years. He speaks to corporate and public audience on the subjects of personal and professional Development. He is happily married with Children.
Oloyede has a passion for developing leaders.A committed lifetime learner with a passion for leadership and business development. He is a Leader, Project Management Professional, Knowledge worker, Engaging training facilitator, Husband and Dad.
Bolutife Oluyomi has a passion for developing leaders.His over 12 year’s career experience spans the area of Marketing, Management, IT and Human Capital Development. He holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the University of Calabar, Nigeria. Presently, he is running an MBA at University of Leicester, UK.As a Faculty at the renowned Daystar Leadership Academy; he lectures regularly on topics as Success Habits, Leadership, Career Success, Delegation Strategies, Project Management and many other areas.Pastor Bolu currently serves as an Associate Pastor in Daystar Christian Centre, Lagos, where he coordinates the Ministry Team; he lives in Lagos with his wife- Olubunmi and their 3 children.
Pastor Solomon Kpandei is an Associate Pastor and currently serves as Group Head, Human Resources and office management at Daystar Christian Centre Lagos.Prior to joining Daystar he has been a Management Consultant with over 10 years working experience in Business Development and Human Resource Management, having occupied management positions in these areas in different organizations..His educational Background is in Sociology and Human Resource Management, and is currently running an Action Learning MBA programme with Business School of Netherland. ). He is an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) and Nigerian Institute of management (NIM),He is a regular facilitator at management retreats and training programmes for many corporate organizations.He is married to Joan and they are blessed with children.
PASTOR GRACE OFILLI
Ofili is a passionate, resourceful and much sought after speaker. Her areas of special interest include: strategizing to reach the lost in creative ways, health awareness and relationship matters.Before her call to Pastor and to evangelize on a full scale, Grace had a career serving as a certified psychiatric nurse and midwife. She currently serves as an associate Pastor in Daystar Christian Centre, Lagos.She heads Daystar’s Mission and Evangelism team, which directs the organization’s soul winning efforts in line with the believer’s mandate to go into the entire world and preach the gospel. She is married to Obed Ofili and together they have authored a book entitled “Child Abuse: How Can the Church Help?”
Agbogun is an Engineer by training, a Pastor by calling, and a Family Life Coach by Passion.
He is a Faculty Member of the premier Leadership Academy in Nigeria, the Daystar Leadership Academy. He has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Business School, Netherlands. He is married to Uwa, a Human Resource professional; they are blessed with three remarkable children.
Pastor Tunde is a business coach /mentor and a family counsellor. He is passionate about entrepreneurship & the family. He facilitates regularly at the Daystar Leadership Academy & the Daystar Business Academy where he teaches Entrepreneurship & Family Success. He is currently a pastor with Daystar Christian Centre and he’s married with children.
Yinka adesanya ,a graduate of Lagos facilitates Delegation Strategies, Leadership Development& Dynamics of Vision at the Daystar Leadership Academy. He is an Associate Pastor with Daystar Christian Centre. Prior to joining DLA Faculty, he managed a non-profit project for the economic empowerment of Nigeria youths. He has extensive training in facilitating and consulting for SME’S. Yinka is an alumnus of Daystar Leadership Academy, Fate Business School and the Prestigious Lagos Business School (Pan- Atlantic University)
Victor Akinyemi has a Professional Diploma from the Business Education and Examination Council (BEEC) with specialization in Public Relations. He also holds a Post Graduate Degree in Marketing from the University of Nigeria (UNN).He is an alumnus of Lagos Business School (LBS), and member, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations. Prior to joining the pastorate of Daystar Christian Centre in 2008, his working experience span over 12 years at senior management levels in different private telecommunication companies in Nigeria, managing several portfolios as Sales manager, National sales manager, regional manager and Executive director. His area of interest are Leadership, Strategy, Marketing and management. He is an Associate Pastor in Daystar Christian Centre.
Kayode Odutayo is passionate about helping people discover themselves and their place in life. He is the President of Dynamic Impact, an NGO through which he actualizes this passion. He speaks in gatherings within and outside the country. He is also on the Board of Directors of several NGO’s.He is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering from Yaba College of Technology. His working experience spanned over 7 years at managerial levels as an IT professional. He has attended several professional training. He is presently an Associate Pastor with Daystar Christian Centre and a facilitator at Daystar Leadership Academy. He is married and blessed with three children.
Tola Seedy is a much sought after public speaker and a capacity building trainer within Nigeria. He regularly addresses young people on various platforms across the nation and is on the board of various NGOs providing leadership and vision for the next generation.
A graduate of Lagos State University where he studied History and International Relations, Tola draws on his experience of an underprivileged childhood. He is an associate Pastor at Daystar Christian Centre and a faculty member of the renowned Daystar Leadership Academy. He is married with children.
RALPH SEGUN DADA
Ralph Segun Dada (RSD) has a divine mandate to teach fulfillment principles drawing inspiration from the Word of God.A graduate of Word of Faith Bible Institute, Ralphael’s passion for impacting lives found expression as a teenage boy in secondary school where he served in fellowships and provided leadership for several youngsters. He took this passion to Lagos State University (LASU) where he studied Accountancy and in the course of his study also served in various leadership capacities in his campus fellowship. He had also worked as head of marketing, trainings and customer service in the corporate world before becoming a full time pastor.Segun has also undergone several Personal Development and Leadership programmes from some prestigious Leadership Development Institutions including the acclaimed Daystar Leadership Academy where he now serves as faculty member and also a facilitator.A speaker and teacher, Dada is very Passionate about Leadership and he is an Associate Pastor in DayStar.
Seyi Oladimeji is the Chief Responsibility Officer (CRO) of Church Management Consult. He is a seasoned Church administrator and has been in full time ministry for over 20 years.
A member of The Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM) with a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in Human Resources Management (HRM). He is the President; Rescue Educational Foundation (REF), an NGO with a mission to revamp the educational system in Africa. He is a certified Church Consultant and a member of America Society of Church Consultants. He is a faculty board member of the renowned Daystar Leadership Academy of Daystar Christian Centre; where he served since the church’s inception and for more than a decade as an associate Pastor and Director of Administration. He is the president of CASON (Church Administrators Society of Nigeria). A conference speaker, trainer and author of many books.He lives with his family in Lagos.
Steve Akoni has worked in the financial and manpower development sectors as well as administration and management for over twenty-two years. He serves on the faculty of various training and consultancy organizations. He is also the President of Quantum Business School, inspiring the activation of ideas.He serves as trainer and life coach to many evolving organizations and entrepreneurs. He was once the church administrator for Daystar Christian Centre, Lagos as well the pioneer director of pastoral care. Steve Akoni has been a regular radio host and conference speaker for years. He has hosted various daily radio programs including the inspirational Devotion at Dawn, the human resource development series – Management Tips as well as Leadership For Associates.
The host of Maximize Your Life Television Broadcast-Dr Chris Isioma Williams is a medical doctor by training . A teacher by calling, with a strong bent on the subjects of Leadership, He is a Medical Adviser of Haven Pharmacy And Healthshops. He is a facilitator at the prestigious Daystar Leadership Academy where he has taught Personal Health Management for close to a decade. He is the Senior Pastor of The Headstone Church and the convener of Cutting Edge Ministerial College both in Ilupeju. A regular guest on Dove Vision Satellite TV where he regularly features as special guest on their Healthy Living weekly programs .His personal program-FAMILY HEALTH- also airs on the same station. He is very happily married to Oluwafunmilayo Ajimo Williams, his wife of 13 years.
Niyi was ordained a Pastor by Rev. Sam Adeyemi in 1998, where he served for 8 years before delving into Itinerant ministry. He preaches on the average once a month on Sundays in different churches and denominations all over the country. Rated Daily Independent (2007) as one of the Top 10 Public Speakers in Nigeria is an author and managing consultant of Fifth Gear Plus Consulting, an avant-garde company.
He is an author and family matters counsellor with an all consuming passion for leadership skill development in life endeavours.
He was an associate pastor at Daystar Christian Centre before he was released to pioneer the Lighthouse Christian Outreach Centre where he currently pastors. His passion has driven him to attend courses at the Lagos Business School, Phillips Consulting and other Leadership College in other nations.Married to Olufolakemi, a fashion designer, together with their family, live in the city of Lagos.
Pastor Godman Akinlabi is currently the lead Pastor of The Elevation Church, Lagos where he has a God-given mandate to ‘Make Greatness Common. He also serves on the faculty of the Daystar Leadership Academy (DLA) where he facilitates Leadership Development courses. He is an author and He served for 12 years in Daystar Christian Centre, where he held various pastoral positions before being appointed as the Director of Pastoral Care; the most senior associate pastor position in Daystar. A seasoned and highly sought-after public speaker, trainer and consultant, he has taught and inspired thousands of people in churches and conferences around the world.
Godman graduated with a degree iIn Mining Engineering from the Federal University of Technology, Akure. An ardent scholar, he went on to obtain a Masters Degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos, and also has his MBA in view from the Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, United Kingdom. Godman is happily married to Bolarinwa, a banker and a minister of the gospel, and together with their two beautiful daughters, they make their home in Lagos.
Godwin Uwuba’men is a Personal Discovery Coach and Mentor, Human Resource and ProjectGSkVqefk Management professional and the President of Discover You International, Abuja. He trained as a quantity surveyor, and has a background in real estate consulting and management. He was a pastor with Daystar Christian Centre as a Team Head. He holds an MBA in Human Resource Management. an Associate member. He is married to Seun a senior Human resource consultant with Helen Bob & Kester, Abuja.
“Yemi Davids is an anointed teacher, public speaker, Best-selling author and radio host. His radio broadcast (Achieve Greatness with Yemi Davids) cuts across several cities in Nigeria (West Africa), with a wide range of discussion.He devotes his life to helping individuals and corporations express the greatness within, via strategic developmental trainings.
He is the Senior Pastor of Global Impact Church. He is also the founder of the Living Word Fellowship Nigeria, a vibrant campus ministry network which started from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria.
Bolaji Idowu serves as the Senior Pastor of Harvesters International Christian Center, a vibrant, multi-center church located in the city of Lagos. He has, for close to two decades, been motivating young people to live their dreams and attain to their maximum potential in life by leveraging the Supernatural power of God.
A graduate of Accounting from the University of Lagos, Pastor Bolaji is a regular speaker / facilitator in various programmes including the Daystar Leadership Academy (DLA). Bolaji Idowu is the chancellor of the Harvesters Spiritual Development College (HSDC), and also the Convener of Thrive – an enterprise development platform designed for “equipping global business leaders”. Pastor Bolaji Idowu hosts several life-transforming TV and radio programmes including the “Advantage”; which airs on major stations across the African continent. Pastor Bolaji Idowu is happily married to Omowunmi and they are blessed with children.
He is the Managing Partner of Ivory Solicitors Maryland, Lagos, Nigeria. In addition to a Bachelor of Law Degree from Obafemi Awolowo University Ife, Tomi holds a Masters of Law Degree from University of Lagos. He also holds an Advanced Diploma in Commercial Law and Practice; (Lagos) and a Certificate in Media Enterprise from School of Media & Communication of Pan African University Victoria Island, Lagos. He teaches Law & Ethics at the prestigious School of Media & Communication (SMC) Pan Africa University, Victoria Island, Lagos. He is also respectively a member of Faculty of Daystar Leadership Academy (DLA) and Church Management Consult (CMC). He pastors KICC Idimu Branch together with his wife Minister Modupe Vincent (a lawyer banker and Certified Personal Finance Adviser). They are blessed with children.
Fowowe is an International sexuality education strategist / Advisor, family life coach and crisis manager. Sexually abused at age 4 and totally messed up for 14 years but saved by grace and thoroughly cleaned by God. With over 14years experience of handling sexuality issues for Families all over the country, Praise is regarded as the nation’s leading sexuality education strategist. As a family life educator, Praise has authored what is regarded as the most complete sexuality education kit for families and schools on what to teach about sex from 18months-18years. Praise who started out with a first degree in accounting is happily married to Oluwatosin and they are blessed with 2 lovely children.
Christianah Akiode, a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, is an ardent and dynamic trainer and speaker. She is an Education Consultant of many years training and experience. She is also a recipient of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 women entrepreneurs’ initiative with a Certificate in Entrepreneurial Management from the Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos.
A Learning & Development /Team- Building expert, Tunde has spent the last 7 years researching and deploying strategic solutions aimed at assisting ambitious organizations increase people performance. He was the youngest facilitator at the 2009 and 2010 Human Capital Summit held in Lagos where he delivered a lecture on Measuring the Return on Investment in Training interventions to a group of HR industry leaders. He is a graduate of Civil Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University, whose background stretches through banking, construction, consulting & social work.
Her work in Christian ministry started as a teacher in the children’s church of New Estate Baptist church Surulere, and then as an Usher (head usher), and Chorister (choir leader) in the Redeemed Christian Church of God. She was an ordained minister in RCCG before yielding the call to join the ministry of Daystar Christian Centre. She has since been an active member of DCC as well as a teacher/leader in the junior church. She currently heads the Counseling Unit of the junior church. Adetoun is happily married to Olusoji Emiola an Insurance guru, and they are blessed with three wonderful teenage children, Oreoluwa, Oluwafunmilayo and Oluwasikemi.
He has over (12) years work experience in Accounts & Finance, Operations, Administration/Business Management, Procurements and Business Development in Trading, Mortgage Banking, Telecommunication, Real Estate & Construction. He recently worked as the Programme Coordinator with School for Startups, United Kingdom on FG YouWin Project and also an in-house consultant to Enterprise Development Centre of Pan-Atlantic University (Lagos Business School) on Goldman Sachs Scholarship for Women and the (YouWin) project in Nigeria. He is a Certified SMEToolkit Trainer with International Finance Corporation/Enterprise Development Centre of Pan-Atlantic University (Lagos Business School) and also a Global Enterpreneurship week, partner with Enterprise Development Centre of Pan-Atlantic University (Lagos Business School).
He has a Masters in Divinity (M.DIV) and currently running a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with Business School, Netherlands.
LOLU is an image consultant, trainer. He is the managing partner at Image Quotient consulting and TNC Nigeria limited. He graduated from the Obafemi Awolowo University with a degree in Law and has worked and currently consults in various industries such as Advertising, Public Relations, Training and development, Fashion Manufacturing and Retail, and also in entertainment and events management and Radio broadcasting. He has been actively involved in youth development and youth ministry for upwards of 16 years. By virtue of Lolu’s pedigree, his PASSION for the youth and also his unique and witty PRESENTATION STYLE, he acts as Facilitator, Mentor, Trainer and Counselor on numerous platforms both secular and Faith based and to many individuals. Lolu has authored several articles many of which have been published both online and in national newspapers.He lives in Lagos, Nigeria with his beautiful wife and children.
An entrepreneur, a Culture and Brand Transformation catalyst, a Corporate Strategist and Innovative Thinker. He has practical experiences in Management Consulting, Digital Solutions, Corporate Culture Change Roadmaps, innovative Project execution, Corporate Strategy, Leadership development drive, product remodeling/ market development and the design of frameworks for startUPs/ governance forums.
- Tayo Fajorin