Bishop David Oyedepo To Face N2billion Lawsuit For Slapping Church Member

Popular pastor and founder of the Living Faith Christian Church International, David Oyedepo, will face a legal action for slapping a young lady during church service, last year.

Robert Igbinedion, a Lagos based lawyer, confirmed to us Friday that he had filed a suit, on behalf of the young lady, at the Ogun State High Court for the enforcement of the lady’s fundamental rights to freedom from inhuman and degrading treatment, human dignity, fair hearing, and freedom from discrimination.

Mr. Igbinedion is seeking an award of N2bn as ‘general and exemplary damages’ against Mr. Oyedepo.

“If a wrong is done to the young lady, she is bound to receive justice for that wrong,” said Mr. Igbinedion, a Solicitor at Salus Populi Chambers.

In the suit, Mr. Igbinedion said that the young lady, while answering an “illegal” alter call, was trying to explain herself when the pastor gave her “a dirty and thunderous slap.”

“The respondent (Mr. Oyedepo) made the alter call for witches to come out, he did not make a similar call for other categories of sinners like illicit drug dealers, contract inflators, fraudsters, adulterers, and fornicators in the church,” read the suit.

Mr. Igbinedion, who represented the victims of the celebrated Pastor Emeka Ezeugo (popularly known as Reverend King) at the Magistrate court, in 2006; stated that cases of violence in the place of worship if not nipped in the bud could escalate into ‘uncountable’ dimensions.

Furthermore, he said the calling out of the young lady (and others) as witches are illegal, unconstitutional, and a breach of Section 34 of the Constitution of Nigeria, African Charter on Human and People’s Right, and United Nations Universal Declaration on Human Right.

The suit asked the court to compel Mr. Oyedepo to issue a self-signed public apology to be published in two national dailies and one international satellite television station.

It also wants the respondent to issue a similar alter call for drug dealers, corrupt government officials, bribe-giving contractors, and other category of sinners who are members of the church.

In December last year, a video of Mr. Oyedepo viciously slapping a teenage girl during church service for saying she is “a witch for Jesus” appeared on popular site You Tube.

Though later removed, the video went viral within days with the pastor, fondly called Papa, receiving a lot of stick from outraged viewers and members of the public.

One viewer described the act as “unbiblical, barbaric, and a disgrace.”

Days later, another video surfaced in which Mr. Oyedepo tried to justify his action saying “it is my ministry to slap” and that the fact that the witch, rather than going to court, apologized showed his superiority.

“People now complain on the Internet that I slapped a witch. If I see another one, I’ll slap,” he said in the video.

Source: Sahara Reporters

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97 Comments

  • mn of God. who is a man of God? we are all men of God as we were made in His image and are annointed by His blood which was shed for us all on the cross of calvary. A real man of God will never resort to violence as it is against the teachings of Christ whom we as christians are meant to emulate. What he did was totally wrong and barbaric and he should face the music!

  • If that stupid mr igbinidion like he should go to supreme court and not just high court. If he (mr igbinidion) come to winners and tell us he is a drug dealer for christ, he will receive not only slap but floging. To hell with u mr igbinidion. U are looking for money. God purnish u

  • when Jesus saw dt they are buying&selling in d temple,he took a whip& chase them out with flogging.He said Y do u want 2 turn my father’s house 2 market.Jesus flogged them in annoyance.I dont blame Bishop Oyedepo for reacting in such a manner when some1 said she is a witch for Jesus.

  • I wonder wat som pple call christainity.
    Wen Jesus met d man posesed by evil spirits,what did he do?;
    What did Jesus teach us? ;
    Were in d bible did Jesus slap or said slap?
    B resonaple frnds,
    God help us & d so called men of God of our time

  • @deezzle,we all are not men of God (point of correction).
    To d issue on ground,if the lawyer likes,let him request 2 thrillion naira,it wnt stop my papa from still slapping other witches.
    I knw there’s sb pushing this girl,trust me,their plan will fail

  • this is intimidation, humilation a big shame and a let down on d highly sacred sanity of winners ch.what has oyedepo performd is an example of do wht i do n nt wht i say. Hw can a claimed man of God found fighting in d ch? A GO 4 dat mata.he has 2 repent 4m anger.he is also lucky dat d girl did nt reply d slap.lets b wise.

  • Papa u no try at all! If d girl had reterliated it wud had been d case of two fighting. Our so-called-men-of-God shud b careful of endtime strategies of d devil.

  • Mr igbinedion,i blv u’re a thief and only trying to make money from a man of Goid and also tying to humiliate him by giving such conditions.wu are u to be quoting laws dat are not bidding against d anoited man of God.i blv only want to did an early grave for ursef by dragging d anoited to God”.touched not my prophet is wat d bible says.also suffer not a wich to live” according to laws of moses in d holy bible. Let dis be ingrained in ur head.i blv u do not understand d bible context fr u to av taken a wrong and devlish step or maybe u’re only trying to make name fr ursef by dragging a celebrity man of God to court.i blv it’s beta u retrace bak ur steps.

  • Well in everything we thank God. Igbinedion u can do better but I want u 2 know dat d curse of God is already upon ur life n ur generations yet unborn. A time is comin dat u’ll yet curse d womb dat beggeth u n dat of all of u dat r speaking evil of d Man of God. U r not in any position 2 judge anyone. Stop dis or u’ll receive holy slap.

  • u plp shud not allow mr lawer nd lady witch 4 jesus 2 bring u curse u did nt request 4, b4 u open ur mouth 2 talk i wnt u 2 go 2ru des bible verse- psalm 105 vs 15 nd 2kings 2 vs 23-24. My dear keep ur head safe 4rm d curse of the prophets be it who 4rm pentecostal etc run 4 ur life dnt even think it. 4 u sista witch dnt allow mr courtuma lawer 2 use u o bcos see u 2 moni den c mighty curse wen e follow am tink wise kodi kwa.

  • It is a pity that most Nigerians are blinded with religion. They cannot tell evil from good; as long as the evil is done with the name of Christ or is done by a so-called man of God, it is permissible.
    Did God call oyedepo to preach His message of love and reconciliation through Christ to the world or did He ask Him to fight for Him? Slapping this defenseless girl because he believes she’s a witch and terrorists in Nigeria bombing innocent people because they are infidels and do not conform to the tenets of their faith; is, as far as I am concerned the same thing.
    How many corrupt public officials who have looted and embezzled funds while they were in office and are members of this church have been publicly flogged or even slapped? Who has oyedepo ever come out to publicly condemn for their misconduct.
    Nigeria is ranked along with war-torn countries in africa as having the highest cases of human rights abuse. When are we going to wake up and call a bad thing a bad thing and reject it from amongst us?
    Is oyedepo infallible? Is he the person his members go to worship or is it God? We are quick to condemn Muslim terrorists yet raise our hands and shout amen when Christians commit heinous crimes.
    I have no fear for men of God because if we do not check them, then they will surely believe they are infallible and their own salvation will surely be at risk. The bible warns of the first being the last….. So please if people love oyedepo so much they should tell him to come down from his pride and apologize to the girl. And he should desist from violence as a way of preaching the gospel. Christ did not command us to preach the word to the ends of the earth with violence.
    Pride leads noone to heaven. God did not send him to fight witches with with slaps. The bible makes it clear that our warfare is not physical but spiritual and our own weapons (prayer n fasting) have been made mighty through God, so why attack a girl who cannot retaliate?
    I also want to commend Mr Igbinedion for doing what most Nigerians should do but failed to do including myself. It is a worthy cause. Nigeria is centuries behind the rest of the world because those who lead us continually fail us and we Nigerians fail ourselves even more because we do not stand up for what is right or stand up against what is wrong. Oyedepo should lead by example and violence, pride, anger and stubbornness are not fruits of the Holy Spirit. Nobody should be above correction least of all a so-called man of God.
    I also advise that The honorable and courageous Mr Igbinedion should take this case up with every human rights protection group locally and internationally; and severe penalties should be sought.. Maybe by the time more civilized countries refuse him entry or the right to preach his message of violence and christian terrorism, then maybe he will get a wake up call.
    As for the people who are ready to give their lives for this man, remember it is Christ you follow not Him(I could be wrong about this). Do not allow your reverence for a man take you to hell. If all the members of this church(I hear you are in good numbers) loved God and followed Christ’s teachings religiously the way they follow and rever this man, then maybe Nigeria will have more than a handful of really good people. But alas we still live in a country that is almost without law and order.
    Let us make use of the education we have attained(both in school and in the bible) to fight ignorance and all forms of darkness that seek to bring mockery and disrepute to our good, loving, kind, merciful and gracious Lord and master Jesus Christ and the one who sent Him, Jehovah the creator of heaven and earth and the Holy Spirit, doer of His will.

  • Papa dis 1 no b disciplin again na bullying had d mean d said lady retaliated, i knw she will have been killed in the church by die hard fellower of Pastor Oyedepo. Thank God she never retaliate cos it will have been a different story totally. Pls any 1 dat have opportunity to c Mr Oyedepo 2day, tell pls him to “quickly” apologies.

  • If you saying the Bishop was right for slapping a creation of God in the House of God because she said she is a witch for Jesus then you must also support the killing of people by the muslim extremists in the name of God. The Bishop was wrong period.

  • I am a christian and I respect oyedepo as a man of God but let’s call a spade a spade and not a long fork.oyedepo is not God and if he really slapped someone then he has erred,he is not God so he is not perfect,he is just like every human being but with a calling,it will be more respectful and christian like for him not to even try to defend that action.he should just accept he is wrong,apologise and let it all end,just as we all are struggling with different type of sin even bishop and pastors are struggling because they are men of God does not make them super human and him apologising doesn’t make him weak but makes him mature and I say this with all due respect

  • The stupid pastor should be punish because I watched the VIDEO and that’s was astonishing and never expect that from any man of GOD and moreso the small girl was trying to explain herself and what she’s into before the so call man of DEVIL slapped her,,,,,

  • I think the entire episode is badly misconstrued by some practical christians. U see, the bible made us know dat we do not wrestled against the flesh and blood, but against the principalities and powers in high places. Dat means we have much work to do spiritually dan physically. But this Bishop tends to go by the way of physical approach. U can’t really condemn anyone who feels offensive in this action owing to the fact dat there are laws guiding people’s actions against their fellow ones. Cuz if not, people culd be brutalized and murdered in a cold blood all in the name of anything. The law guiding people’s actions do not exempt anyone. But the truth again, in this matter is dat someone is somewhere sponsoring or projecting the moves. And dat is why the bible told us to be as wise as serpent and be harmless as dove. Furthermore, one has to be careful to avoid been a victim of circumstance.

  • in one of the SCON, Emmanuel TV deliverance service of a young native doctor, he told the world that you can’t deny the fact that you had physical contact with somebody who felt pastor has abused him or her in anyway. Baba would have used his spiritual hand instead of the physical palm, I therefore urged to be calm. They should settle the case out of court.
    Pastors should learn from TB JOSHUA of SCON Simplicity,sincerity, wisdom & humbleness. God bless Nigeria.

  • While. Dis issue is rili ά̲̣̥ complected one!!!!!! I hav read all U̶̲̥̅̊Ř comment you guys hav rili try. Evry one say Ɯåŧ Hξ can say. As for M̶̲̥̅ê I am confused I don’t know Ɯåŧ to say. But let God interven I̶̲̥̅̊n̶̲̥̅̊ dis matter. God help us!!!!!

  • thank God the bishoo is not answerable to any of you.
    If u like talk from now till eternity,the man has no time for fools like you.
    But why would anyone say sheLs a witch for Christ,this is the first time av hrd of sumtin like this,I swear the girl deserves a dozen of slaps

  • thank God the bishop is not answerable to any of you.
    If u like talk from now till eternity,the man has no time for fools like you.
    But why would anyone say she’s a witch for Christ,this is the first time av hrd of sumtin like this,I swear the girl deserves a dozen of slaps

  • Lets b social nd nt being patial wen it comes 2 religious isues lik dis. Bishop, as a ministerial law abiding nd an ordain man of God shud learn on hw 2 handle isues acoding 2 d direction of d holy spirit. Luk at wat d bible says in d bok of (1 corintian 2v18_20) say we shud pray so dat our eyes may b open so dat we shud undastand d mystry of our calings. Pastor, in ur ministerial rang, i blv u shud b abl 2 handle isues d way d are. 2 b short of words, u dnt av any right 2 slap d lady in physical as it might turn 2 b an evidence of scandals against ur ministy. Finaly, as a dedicated servant of God. U knw dat non of us on earth(INCLUDING WE MEN OF GOD) is abov mistak an corectn. Wit dis i urges u 2 ofer ur apology b4 d public. It wil cause no harm 2 ur ministry but a sign of humility. And i d legal practitioner incharge of dis case 2 witdraw once his apology is made. Thank u. PASTOR WISDOM (THE APOSTOLIC CHURCH)

  • Lets b social nd nt being patial wen it comes 2 religious isues lik dis. Bishop, as a ministerial law abiding nd an ordain man of God shud learn on hw 2 handle isues acoding 2 d direction of d holy spirit. Luk at wat d bible says in d bok of (1 corintian 2v18_20) say we shud pray so dat our eyes may b open so dat we shud undastand d mystry of our calings. Pastor, in ur ministerial rang, i blv u shud b abl 2 handle isues d way d are. 2 b short of words, u dnt av any right 2 slap d lady in physical as it might turn 2 b an evidence of scandals against ur ministy. Finaly, as a dedicated servant of God. U knw dat non of us on earth(INCLUDING WE MEN OF GOD) is abov mistak an corectn. Wit dis i urges u 2 ofer ur apology b4 d public. It wil cause no harm 2 ur ministry but a sign of humility. And i d legal practitioner incharge of dis case 2 witdraw once his apology is made. Thank u. PASTOR WISDOM (THE APOSTOLIC CHURCH) God bles u al

  • does the Bible contain the events dat occurred each day dat Christ spent on earth?
    Let us think before we talk!!!
    If you say it has never happened,now it’s happened.
    If you are dissastisfied with the way the bishop handled it,make a complaint perhaps on air

  • Baba, i’m shock if u did dat, allah. never d less u’re human. Apologis nd move on. I take God u did do dis n America or Britine. Baba, i’m shock if u did dat, allah. never d less u’re human. Apologis nd move on. I take God u did do dis n America or Britine. Baba, i’m shock if u did dat, allah. never d less u’re human. Apologis nd move on. I take God u did do dis n America or Britine. Jesus death s 4dis girl u slap hw wil he feel? Wil Jesus, do want u did? Pls, pastor,b watch ful of d devil nd listin 2d word of wisdom nd settled out of court,tanks luv u.

  • What we aretalking about is very serious spiritual matter,one canal lawyer is draging the a man of God to court.what papa did was out of spiritual provocation which cannot be understood by that occultic lawyer.no lawyer has taken papa to court for healing a blind man,for curing hiv/acid.for cripple or breaking barreness etc but this stupid lawyer want to try God and papa anointing okay we will see the outcome.

  • @Collins Nnamdi, you behave to be defensive. Are you really a christian? Forget not that the Bible says you should not call your brother “FOOL”. All is a man of God, unless if you ain’t. Let’s mind how we do & direct things. As for the solicitor, pls your conditions are much; not to the extent of 2national dailies & an international satellite. For Bishop, do apologise. It’s not a big deal but will make more meaning in your ministerial career. You ain’t apologizing for fighting evil (as you defend) but because you’ve tortured her physical body & ability because it is displayed.

  • @colchuks,am not sure u read ur bible well.
    When the word ‘man of God’ is mentioned,are we talking abt its denotative/connotative meaning?
    Proverbs 1:7 ‘………,but FOOLS despise knowledge and discipline’. Why did d bible refer to those who despise knowledge and discipline as fools?.
    We all are not men of God!!!

  • Collins nnamdi, b careful. U’re takin d issue too personal. Are d papa’s PA? Why do u call people fools indiscriminately? Pls my friend don’t incur God’s wrath in trying to defend ur papa’s action. Let God fight his servant’s cause if wat he did was right.

  • It is chocking to beleive,but we are all human with flesh and blood. Nobody is above mistake, if the story is true,i know Baba will not esitate to apologies.

  • Touch not my anointed ????????????

    My brothers are scared to go to hell
    Right here on earth he lives in hell.
    He want to be led to heaven. So he gaves
    his hands to a man that is scared like him.

    He gives one tenth of his income to him.
    Expect in return ten fold of what he gave.
    Forgeting that multiplication is not a
    characteristic of money.

    He is told he is a shareholder in the
    church. But never sign a document to
    authenticate this but he believes because
    the pastor said so. If Jesus was the christ ?
    He was still able to ask God why he was
    forsaken. Never hesitate to ask “why”

    “No weapon fashion against you shall
    prosper” Brothers, if you remember when
    you visited that church. You had a job.
    Your pastor does not. Lately he has all
    things you desire plus a private college
    you can not even afford. Guess what, the
    weapon against you as prosper.

    “Thou shall not steal”. He has stolen from
    you your courage. Now you are a dependant.
    He is the “crack” ,you are the “crack” head.
    Fear is the weapon of choice against you and
    your family. And if the head falls the body shall
    follow. If you do not break the shackles of dogmas.
    Your children shall embrace it.

    In a country where less than two dollar is an average
    income of the poor. Government want to remove
    the oil subsidy. I ask my fellow church going brothers
    if the sermon was about it ? The answer was “No” .
    I begin to wonder as if I do not know , that the pastor
    is a “RELIGIOUS CAPITALIST” ,the church and the
    people are just a possession.

    The nudity of the truth is never pleasant to the sight.
    The truth about religion I can not answer all. But the
    foundation of ignorance we all can see. You can criticize
    me because I am not perfect so is your pastors and Imam .
    But I will not take your hard earn money to enrich myself
    and turn arround to accuse you of been in poverty because
    you are a sinner

  • Young lady in question, I’ll advise you to be mindful of your destiny……I know what I’m saying. If someone is pushing you, don’t allow yourself to be pushed. As for the lawyer, be careful so as not to start using your certificates (and all you have worked hard to build) to become an unpleasant history for you and generations coming after you…..hmmm…… And to the various people giving comments without thinking deep…..be careful and save your head.

  • Sentiment & religious fanatism has realy blindfold so many persons. Wat is wrong is wrong! No man is perfect. Bishop is bound 2 err & d truth is, he did no wrong in slapin d lady bt he wil do gr8 wrong if he refuse 2 apologize. Pls, members of winers acept it dat papa was wrong. Wen pastor christ made a coment dat, masturbation is nt a sin…so many comments. I read & i know dose coments in suport of pastor christ were members of christ embassy. D oda tym it was reportd dat a redeem pastor threw 3 children in2 d wel, so many redeem members claimd such tin neva hapened in RCCG…..wen wil we wake up? Dis men ar nt God 4 christ sake dey ar humans lyk me & u. Lets b rational! If bishop refuse 2 apologize den deir is no option dan 4 d court & lawyers 2 do deir tin. God help 9ja 4rm d representatives of HIM in dis country of ours! AMEN!

  • @Simeon, you and peoplelike you who are supporting this insane act against a fellow human being are the one who arent thinking at all, let alone deeply. will God/Jesus slap anyone? what did he preach about slaps? you all think you are christians meanwhile, you know NOTHING about christianity, busy following a fellow human being like yourselves. I am sorry for y’all

  • Mr Igbinedion congratulation, I wish you success in your endeavours….but to be honest with you men like Papa are the only hope for Nigeria…I don’t care where you live and what you do in Nigeria…your lives worth nothing if God does not intervene. I am a Nigerian in Germany presently seeking medical treatment after spending so much money in the slaughter houses called hospitals….there are many victims of ignorant doctors …go after those …who kill people carelessly…Church is the only hope of Nigerians…it is not about religion…the system is broken…

    Nigeria has no ambulance system, no ICU , no paramedic, no evacuation plans….Thousands die on the roads of avoidable accidents…think of it Abuja bans powerbike riding is that a solution…when are they going to ban people driving along Ore-Benin road, Lokoja- Abuja road, etc
    Are you not going to seek justice for victims of rape on the high Mr Igbinedion…the police can not protect only the Jesus can…
    In Germany people hardly go to church because their forefathers have served the Lord…so they are the forth generations enjoying the blessing…..maybe our own future generations will reap the benefits of our services to God.
    Let witches stay out of church, she came out on her own accord..because she needed help….Mr Igbinedion….I need you to help me claim justice from doctors who treated me poorly and I know alot of people that doctors violated their human rights and amputated their hands and limbs, killed their wives…they need justice…

    Only church offer miracles that save u from the so called slaughter houses that the so called witches send you to…..

    When you take the terrorists throwing bombs up and down.

    I think you are still healthy and normal that is why you are going about looking for trouble
    I see this as a personal attack…the only trouble is I do not know Mr Igbinedion….and Sahara Reporters…you guys should try to have some wisdom….sowore think…you r not talking to some government officials
    My friend go and see down

  • the churches have failed, akin. asides from selling u hope and teaching u selfishness and developing your greed, what else have they dne. look at our society. countries where they barely go to church at all have people living better and treating their fellow human beings in more humane ways that we do. see d way we live, the way we drive, even in the so called churches. that girl was misunderstood and no one, not even oyedepo, had d right to assault her. it was an arrangee deliverance gone bad!!!

  • It is well, all of u dat condemned Papa r agents of d devil n I want u 2 know 1 thing 4 sure dat God is always by His pple especially d called, u all n ur witch sis can go 2 any lenght but d truth is dat xcept if it is not God dat called Oyedepo dat is wen u can win dis case if not, all of u r coming 2 open ur mouth n apologise with tears in ur eyes by d time d wrath of God answer in ur life n family.

  • it is people like you that make people like pastor king get away with attrocities, Bussy. People like you make literal meaning of sheep because you follow without thinking. is it Christ-like for you to have typed ” all of u r coming 2 open ur mouth n apologise with tears in ur eyes by d time d wrath of God answer in ur life n family”? Check yourself, if you had Christ in you, you won’t even have though about typing that, but i guess, you follow Oyedepo and not Christ!!!

  • People have 2 be very careful both d lady nd d lawyer this is a man of GOD even if this is true let it be 4 GOD not 4 man. This a man of GOD he deserv respect no matter what. Let d lawyer, d lady nd everyone 2 leave this case pls. A man with anointing nd a man with anointing is not the same pls 2 avoid problem. Touch not my anointed nd do my prophet no harm.

  • Stop!!! Stop!!!! Stop!!!! Commenting on dis matter let dis my post be d last post I beg all of you with d God u serve… some piple nid attention here!!! If we stop posting der argument will be useless cos dat Mr. igbenidion or watever cnt hunt witch a man of God hez aware only placing scandals….. pls lets nt make him important hu is he?????? Nomore Pastor Chrise Oyalkilome over masturbation nw its Bishop Oyedepo nxt will be Adeboye pls dnt let Non Christian Spoil our Religion for Us. tanx n God bless u as u dnt mind to post anymore…..

  • Guys 4get abt al dis patiality u wnt 2 introduce in ordar 2 save ur Go. I knw u guys ar trying 2 dfend ur Go but d truth is dat we shud try 2 cal a SPADE a SPADE. Wit my knolewdge in d ministerial field papa is wrong and no body is above mistake(EVEN WE PASTORS) and since dere is no mistake witout corectn. I blif our dady av learn 4rm his mistake nd wil corect himself. Finaly, as a ful ordain pastor, we ar train 2 serve wit obedient nd humility. Wit dis, i plead wit papa 2 offer his apology b4 its 2 late.

  • Hmm yes my name is CANAAN. Now let me come in…
    Witch 4 Jesus Vs Slap 4 Jesus. Hmm sounds 9z for a Tittle.
    The truth is, if dat lady is our sister we would suppot her and if Papa were to be our biological or spiritual father we would also support him, so going by that premise let me sit on the fence 4 now. But the Bible said suffer not the witch to live and i could remember Jesus throwing the traders out of the temple (holy vexing/holy slapping). So while we are critising and comending, we should also consult the Holy Bible. Conclusively Mr. Lawyer should not only be slapped but should be flogged with the Holy Ghost Kobo-ko! Glory!!!

  • Oyedepo was given birth by a woman and can’t be perfect like Jesus. Even Jesus was crucify by those who said what He (Jesus) does was wrong. If He does not do mistake, then he is like Jesus the perfect being eve. we should all pray 4 solution I plead. Yon don’t need a prophet to tell you who and who is called.

  • Slap or no slap pls dont be in a hurry to mak coments especially abpout God’s servant. Weda d err or not we are not God’s insrument to judge them. Pls learn from king david reaction to all king saul did. Let u be careful. As for d barister hope he is not a member of the church of satan? Hell n heaven is real

  • Lets call a spade a spade, if it were a white garment pastor that slaped or flogged someone, everyone will see the dehumanisation in that, but the same thing has happened in winners by their general overseer and some unfair and unjust persons blinded by their emotions are raining curses on the lady and her lawyer. This only shows the extent of illiteracy and poverty in Nigeria, and this is why churches like this abound every where.

  • If the issue where to be outside church, i believe the masses will do the worst for this girl (witch). no witch has better mandate hence just little punishment given to a witch should not bring up matters this way. I believe igbinedion has a wrong motives pushing him to take such steps he is taking.
    i plead him to desist and let peace reign

  • we people shuld know the kind of words we say, God is not expectn any1 2 judge on his behalf he can do it himself let not just put d wrath of God on ourself cos d 1 in questn is a man of God and in d 1st place wat is d functn of witch in a church if nt 2 destroy bt 10ks 2 God that supress d power.

  • Nobody sue him 4 the children he his training feeding and sponsor in school. Mr Igbinidion u can make a mould out of this i asure u. U ve failed that lady is lk a daughter to him.

  • my people perish for lack of wisdom(scriptural) do not judge any man,allow d judgement of jesus to take its place,dont play d role of jesus for him o. Bishop david i believe ur God will fight for u,lawyer watch d steps u take n be very careful in ur dealings wit d man of God,young lady think twice and run for ur gud and interest o do not let any one push and lead u to ur early grave. God help us,amen.

  • Mr. Igbinedion I do believe it is high time. U leave to regret U̶̲̥̅̊я action. I pity U̶̲̥̅̊я entire genertion for d lack knowledge dat u just display! U ave just started wat will erase U̶̲̥̅̊я name from the entire world. U̶̲̥̅̊я ingonorance will soon put u to shme!t you. D devil dat will destroy u as just possesed u! I pity d family of d so called lady too! May d lady never be a point of cause to u all! All of u dat are talking wisdom is needed!

  • Although Jesus did not slap Mary Magdalene, Elisha commanded Lions to devour some silly children and the Bible says, suffer not a witch to live: So please let God be the judge in this case.

  • Bishop Oyodepo kudoz 2 u…u’ve done well..4 ur information, u dat r sayin all r men of God,not all r men of God..wat d man of God has done has jst fulfil d scripture b angry do nt let d sun cum upn ur anger..n sufa nt d witch 2 liv.. A lot of religeous teacher tot u n pampa u witout discipline…may u liv long 4 u lead ur brethren d right way man of God…

  • i really do think that we should not question the man of God,i believe wat ever he did was an instruction from God,so mr advocate,back off,b4 u incure d wrath of God.BRIGHT IZEVBIGIE.

  • NOW LISTEN UP EVERYONE THAT CARE TO LISTEN…THANK GOD I AM A CHRISTIAN…DO YOU KNOW HOW MANY PASTOR THAT DECEIVE PEOPLE? THOSE OF YOU THAT THINK HE IS THE MAN OF GOD AND HE IS DOING THE RIGHT THING…HOW CAN YOU PROOF TO THE WORLD THAT THIS IS THE RIGHT THING TO DO? MANY PEOPLE HAVE BEEN BRAINWASHED…IT IS IN THE BIBLE ALREADY SO I AM NOT GONNA BE FREAK ABOUT IT, PASTOR SLAP SOMEONE OR HAVE SEX WITH MEMBERS OR OTHER WAY ROUND…YOU ALL NEED TO BE AWAKE BECAUSE JESUS HAS ALREADY SHOWED US THE WAY AND THOSE THAT HAVE KNOWLEDGE AND WISDOM SHOULD THINK DEEPLY, I DON’T WANNA MENTION CHURCHES OR PASTORS IN OUR SOCIETY THAT DO MANY THINGS TO CONVINCE PEOPLE OF THE WORLD THAT THEY ARE DOING THE WILL OF GOD…IT IS NOT ALL THAT CALL ME LORD THAT WILL ENTER THE KINGDOM OF GOD, THOUGH THEY CLAIM THEY DO THIS OR THAT IN MY NAME BUT THEIR HEART IS FAR AWAY FROM ME, THEY DO THEIR OWN SELF WILL NOT GOD’S WILL…PICK UP YOUR BIBLE AND SEE THE END TIME ISSUE…LOOK AROUND YOU BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN THE LORD…THEY HAVE BRAINWASHED US AND USED US FOR THEIR OWN BENEFIT FOR PEOPLE OF THE WORLD TO PRAISE THEM…THOSE IN THE WORLD HAVE GUNS, HAVE SECURITY PEOPLE ALL AROUND THEM, THEY HAVE BODY GUARD, THEY HAVE PEOPLE THEY SEND OUT TO KILL AND TO SILENT PEOPLE THAT OFFEND THEM…OUR PASTORS DO THE SAME…NOW TELL ME WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE…MY PEOPLE PERISH BECAUSE THEY LACK KNOWLEDGE OF GOD…NOT ALL MAN OF GOD ARE DOING THE WILL OF GOD…MANY THINGS HAPPEN WITHIN THE CHURCH IF YOU ARE NOT IN, YOU CAN NEVER KNOW WHAT IS GOING ON…EVEN WHEN YOU KNOW WHAT IS GOING ON…HOW DEAR YOU CHALLENGE THEIR AUTHORITY…IF YOU DO, YOU ARE GONE…THIS IS JUST A LITTLE FROM WHAT IS HAPPENING TO US AROUND THE WORLD…PEOPLE SAY “CAN MULTITUDE BE A LIAR”? YES MULTITUDE CAN TELL LIES AND NOT SAYING THE TRUTH…IF NOT FOR THE CAMERA THAT PICKED THE SCENE…I KNOW PEOPLE CAN DEFEND THE ISSUE TILL DEATH…HAVE MERCY LORD JESUS…WE ARE PERISHING IN THE LAND OF THE LIVING AND WOE UNTO YOU WHO SEE THE TRUTH AND REFUSE TO SAY IT…

  • Y wil mr.Igbenidion mind his business n look for other means to be rich instead of him to inflect himselt with curse.’curse not my Anointed and do my prophet no harm’remember.a word is enough for the wise.

  • I kinda find it so surprising that some Christians dare to speak up against a Man of God in this manner. I believe is the lady had said “She was a witch” she wouldn’t have gotten that slap, but she said “She was a witch for Jesus” I believe every Christian should react to that, cos personally I would do worse if I was in the Bishop’s stead. I am no member of Living Faith, but a Christian who would not take any rubbish in the name of simplicity. I think it’s high time Christians take their stand and stop being tossed here and there because the want to be at the middle of good and evil.

  • I have gone thru all these comments and have only few things to say…concerning the slap, he reacted as he could at the point in time. His reaction might not be justified but she blasphemed God’s name and she got what she deserved! Jesus flogged the sellers and buyers out of the temple…and truthfully they deserved it!

    Secondly, concerning the comments against Bishop Oyedepo, i can only say this…BE WISE!!! Each of us have a race to run…while u stand distracted from your race by makin abusive comments on the Bishop, he is still runnin his race. Run yours and leave others to theirs.

    As for the lawyer and the girl, as well as all of you; Remember Elisha, when some youths were laughin at and mockin him as he returned from where his master Elijah was taken up, He cursed them and they died immediately. …But thank God for Jesus’s blood, which is the only thing saving you from curses…as you go against God’s servant! Whether you believe he is called or not shld not be your concern! What concerns you is the race in front of you and you shld see to it that u win the prize.

    Suffer not the witch to live…She survived for blaspheming God…you may not survive if you do also. Live wisely. Study your Bible. And look to the Holy Spirit for guidance. God help us all!

  • Just like boko haram who are fightinh for Allah by killing innocent souls u guys are here fighting for God!when will all these stop .God can fight for himself .if d pastor is right in Gods sight he will surely save him but if he is wrong then God will allow him to face his sin.christians and Muslims stop fighting Gods battle. What annoys me is dat d pple who cliamed children of God are here laying abuses on one another !Nawaha oh

  • All you naive running comments against Bishop David Oyedepo, better hush in your own interest.
    If you persist, be prepared to nurse an injury.
    For ‘Mr Lawyer’, it is definitely a journey of no return. Be ready to count your losses.
    There are some people you dont mess with.
    How dare you!
    I believe you still have an opportunity to retrace your path.
    Mind you, am not a member of Winners Chapel.

  • Pliz let’s be realistic here, d girl said “I am a witch 4 Jesus..” Who is a witch? Is it not a satanic agent? So if she said she is a witch for Jesus dat means she is a satanic agent for Jesus! Dat is a grt blaspheme. Light(Jesus) and darkness(witch) cant walk 2geda. Alright, judge 4 urselves, if a girl tells u dat she is a prostitute in ur father’s brothel and u r SURE dat ur father has no such thing, wont u slap d girl 4 trying to tarnish ur beloved father’s name? D human girl dat said she is a witch 4 Jesus derserves more slaps! Is Jesus a witch? Does he av a witch coven? U ansa…* Papa, u do well 4 not answering dis half humans.. Kuddos!

  • u beta stop talking rubbish and avoid being cursed by God. My PAPA IS A TRUE MAN OF GOD. Does Jesus tell any1 that He has witches or wizards? No of course, so, how would one called him/herself witch or wizard for Christ. CAPITAL RUBBISH

  • I think the bishop was linient,for the Bible says,”Thou shalt suffer not a witch to live.”-Exodus 22:18

  • this is just bullshit,some people here are wasting their saliva,nottin will come out of this.is all bullshit.the lawyer should go and ass down

  • some people here are witches,cos nobody in his or her senses will support a witch.witches dt drink people blood and v kept nigeria the way we are.Why did that man of God allow the witch to survive while the bible said suffer not a witch to live.what type of rubbish is the lawyer filing.i wonder what kind of lawyer Nigeria is producing or is he a wizard.

  • My kindy avs for mr lawyer is to stop taking the place of God .And if you need money or help from my father BISHOP DAVID OYEDEPO ask him and i believe he will be kind ano to help you.And stop this back door thing.What happen is abt d things of the Spirit.Now let me ask you,those who kill Christains in the norther part of Nigeria for one reason or the other.How many have u goen to court to defend thire right? if truely you care abt the right of Nigerians.Pls stop that thing .thanks n God bless you.

  • Oh God help, help and help Mr Igbinadion to win this case, his victory is a victory for Nigeria, a victory for the common man of Nigeria, a win for the ignorant and a freedom from slavery and let people begin to understand that no man has the right to abuse another in whatever platform. I have heard mighty pastors say they are principalities in the kingdom(meaning they are a force to reckon with) and a young girl said this knelling down b4 Oyedepo and she got a slap and abuse and also was told there is no remedy for her, whats the point of calling her out in the first place, after saying she is a witch for Jesus Oyedepo said she is condenmed to hellfire, so whats th whole essence of the alter call.

  • i was in the service it was so glorious, the devil will defend one another we are still going to slap more witches lawsuit wont stop the agenda of God

  • @Emmanuel, did u av to live ur private room and com on a social network to express ur ignorant? I happened to be in dat service, n i witnessed wat transpired b/w d Bishop n d “witches”. Papa said n i quote, “If u are a witch in dis auditorium, com out”, if u Emmanuel is good in semantics (word meaning) u will knw dat d word “If” indicates dat there is a condition 4 obeying d instruction. Papa neva said “you you n you, com out, you all r witches”. He gave a condition 4 coming out “IF…. u r a witch…..” n they all cam out in their tens n hundreds. NOT “If u r a witch 4 Jesus” (Emmanuel is dere anything like a witch 4 Jesus? Is Jesus a witch?). If d human girl did not meet d condition (witch) why did she go out? Did any1 force her? NO! Doen’t she undastand English? U pple shud go ahead n thwart d name of a man of God, if u think he is not, then let God be d ultimate judge. Bless u.

  • wow, thank God I was in that service that very day n I don’t read my bible upside-down. you guys are good at quoting bible but remember the part of that bible that say “suffer not a witch to live”. ok, lets come down to law and my country nigeria. I believe all of you that are making this noise must have been slapped by a stranger or someone you see pass your way everyday or lets look at it this way, some of the governors, senators or ordinary wealth people in our country must have hit someone in one way or the other. how many of them have you or the law filed a suit for? To Mr Robert Igbinedion I believe there are so many citizens in ogun state that have been slapped by other citizens, please you can make nigeria and the people supporting you pround by fighting for the human right of those citizens in court and make sure you win all the cases.. [ Nigeria and fighting citizens rights, go to the street and see what is happening to the people, including you that is wrting about human rights} God will always have the final say

  • Y can pple nt jst kip der mouths shut.news carriers is it only ugly news u will
    Spread.liars wil jealousy allow u to see d beta side of d bishop!u wil nt c hw sick ones receive deir healings all u c is evil.are u nt sure u reportin evil is nt evil.come to tink of it oda churches dat flog der members all in d name of deliverance.Nigerians stop actin unwise,act maturd.spread goodnews only.dnt take up curses for urselves and generation.

  • Elijah Killed 400 Prophets of Baal,Ananias and Sahpira died for lying to the Holy Ghost in the Book of Acts, there is a Real Hell for People Deniying Jesus, what is a Mere Slap for Reediming a Lost Soul Insulting the Name of Jesus??? Tell that Little Lawyer Sue the One behind all those Death!!!

  • SHE DESERVE THE SLAP, FIRST SHE WAS NOT IN HER MOTHER HOUSE NOR DID PAPA MEET HER IN HER SEAT AND SLAP,RATHER SHE TO MEET PAPA FACE TO FACE AND TELL HIM SHE A WITCH FOR JESUS,DID PAPA CALL A WITCHES FOR JESUS,OR DO SHE HAVE THE CAPACITY TO COME AND LIES BEFORE THE MAN OF GOD,BE YOU WHO, YOU GO AND DIE, 2BILLION OR THREE LION IS WHAT YOU WILL NEVER SEE IN YOUR LIFE TILL CHRIST COMES,THEAF OLE,PAPA SLAP WITCH YES!HE DID NOT CALL A GIRL TO SLAP OR ANY WITCH FOR CHRIST JUST LISTEN TO THE STATEMENT YOU LAWYERS OR LAYERS WHATSOEVER YOU MAY CALL YOURSELF MAY YOU DIE BY 2BILLION COINS.WHY THEY LATER AND BEG PAPA AFTER THE SLAP DID SHE TELL YOU THAT?FROM THEIR KINGDOM JUST FOR THEIR SAVE DID THE WITCH GIRL TELL YOU THAT?PLEASE BE WARN BEFORE THE ANGER OF MEET YOU WITH DEATH.

  • Men, you better watch your tongue, Ask Miriam what happened them when they accused Moses. Do you exactly whom you are dealing with, You better make an emergency repentance to be on the safe side. Indeed Bishop David Oyedepo is A man I know to have been called by God. Peradventure she was slapped, it was the witch being slapped from her. Tell that lawyer to stop greed with the so known as witch coz they will heavily for there actions.

  • mr igbenidion what do u know about spiritual matters dont u know Bishop D Oyedepo is an anointed prophet of GOD? who has the power to act according to divine directions? dont u know spiritual controls the phisical? he slapped the lady based on spiritual directions why are u then claiming N2B for your selfish interest based on ur phisical knowledge “touch not my anointed and do my prophet no harm” rush to Bishop D Oyedepo now for 4giveness and 4 ur deliverance. bcos curses are coming ahead of u.

  • If oyedepo is going to hell i will still follow him But please lets be careful to avoid being use by the devil and trap our destinies. God is the judge of all not you aod i

  • In my opinion as much as am not justifying the Bishop Oyedepo am not also condeming him. Watching the video the girl seems to say and I quote ‘I am not a witch but am witch/wish for Jesus’. Bishop may have heard her wrong which prompted the ‘Holy anger’. Even for those fluent in English the words wish, which and witch are difficult to differentiate verbally. I just wished he had not slapped her anyway even if she were a witch. It would have saved the ministry this embarassment. But one thing is the God whose see the intent of the heart be the judge in this matter.
    On the other hand Lawyer Igbinedon should know that in this society his action will expose the girl to stigmatization and possible alienation from members of the society.. Making money out of the suit should not be his priority. He may sue and win or not win but after the law suit he won’t be there when the girl faces victimization. Our society is the type that takes religion to extremes.
    If the Bishop’s action is by the spirit the spirit will surely bail him out. But if its just spontaneous papa examine your heart and make amends it only makes you a greater leader.

  • Unless there is a certain motive behind,i don’t see any big deal with this issue,
    where are all this people commenting against this one act yet God has used him to change lives of thousands and thousands,lets do away with this discussion and focus on weightier issues.

  • i don’t care if he is an anointed man of God or not…he certainly isn’t above the law. am tired of hearing people say he is an anointed man of God so we should just let it go or be careful…really what can any human being do to me. is not like he can control my destiny or anything.. besides all christains are anointed to so what the heck!! oh pls give me a break!!!

  • Theres no point 4 long talk. I like Papa’s calm spirit cos wen u r nt bn criticized or scandalized, then u r not a sucess. Even Jesus was called bezelbub. Tnk God I knw God hu weighs evry action is on d throne nd He said. ‘i wil fight 4 u nd u shal hold ur peace’. Let evry1 continue wat he or she is doin bt knw dat Gods name must b glorified nd woe 2 d scapegoats. Pls watch ur words. Let God judge. If u r nt clear, ask d Holy Spirit b4 u talk. Thanks. Papa i luv u nd wil continualy pray 4 u nd oda ministers of God

  • Robert Igbinedion you are cursed ,the work of your hand is cursed in Jesus mighty name ,that money that you are looking for you will never get it because you will remain poor for the rest of your life for misleading people . You are an agent of the devil so you are cursed as your father devil was cursed and throwned down to the earth from heaven . It shall not be well with you .

  • I am surprised at so many comment contributed above. I thank God for knowledge and also understanding. For as many that cares to say the truth and respect the truth, knowledge is good but understanding better. Do you agree with me that what all commented above, humanly called personal opinion. For the people who agree, that it was right to slap the innocent and defenseless girl, you’ve judged. And on the other hands, for those who believe that it was not right for that action should be chanllenged by the Lawyer in support for the sinner, you have also judged. Am not here to judge anybody, but the truth is that God gave everyman man the right to choose, and if man makes the right choice, fine for him, and he made the wrong choice and don’t repent he will have himself to blame not God. As for the man of God, definately He is a man of God, he has only made a mistake, in judgeing the young girl with a slap. Its all a mistake please dont not crusify him on one mistake. But man of God, even if anyone does not correct you, please let your concience be the one to correct u. Let all accept our fault and God will forgive. All these will not help the body of Christ. All am going to say now is that the devil is after your ministries, l should think that will be the most important thing to protect than pride and ego. Lets put God first in all we do, think or say. And let the fear of God be paramount in our hearts. When we try and fight for God, we are judging for God, and God said Judge not. Our God is big enough to fight for himself and infact, He has fought his own battle by making the Girl who happen to be a witch to come out and repent and confess Christ. Which ever way she choose to express herself should not be condemned. Jesus never condemned but love even the so called those who crucified Him on the Cross. Like l said, watch out man of God the Devil is aiming at your ministries. “LET HE THAT THINKS HE STAND TAKE HEED LESS HE FALLS”. God bless you all.

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