17 September 1983: Living Faith Church Worldwide aka Winners Chapel International, the Church Arm of the Liberation Commission is Commissioned by Pastor E.A. Adeboye in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. Brother David and Sister Faith Oyedepo were also ordained as Pastors.
17th September 1988: Pastor David Oyedepo is consecrated as Presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide before his 34th birthday by Archbishop Benson Idahosa in Kaduna, Nigeria.
17 September 1998: Commencement of the Construction of 50,000 capacity Faith Tabernacle is announced and its completion and dedication in twelve months is declared prophetically by Bishop David Oyedepo at Raji Oba.
17th September 1959: Adventist College of West Africa (ACWA) now Babcock University is established. Babcock University is a Private Christian Nigerian university owned and operated by the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Nigeria. The University is located at Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria.
17th September 2012: Bishop Mike Okonkwo, the Presiding Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission is conferred with the Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) National Honour by the then President of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.
17th September 1972: Elijah Oyelade is born. He is a Gospel Music Minister and Lead Pastor of Yeshua World Impact, Abuja, Nigeria.
17th September 1989: Jonathan McReynolds is born. He is an American Gospel Musician.