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Benson Andrew Idahosa
|Born||11 September 1938|
Benin City, Edo, Nigeria
|Died||12 March 1998(aged 59)|
|Spouse||Archbishop Margaret Idahosa|
|Children||1 son, 3 daughters|
|Occupation||Televangelist, author, pastor|
Benson Andrew Idahosa was the founder of Benson Idahosa University (BIU) in Benin city, Edo state, Nigeria.
A claim made by Idahosa that he had raised eight people from the dead was dropped when challenged by the Advertising Standards Authority, who sought evidence that the individuals concerned had in fact been dead.
- "About Benson Idahosa University". Benson Idahosa University. Retrieved 14 October 2018.
- John Sweeney (31 December 2000). "Sects, power and miracles in the Bible belt of Essex". The Guardian. Retrieved 26 September 2011.
- Founders of Church of God Mission, Worldwide. Available at https://web.archive.org/web/20080601025632/http://www.cgm-usa.org/
- Garlock, Ruthane (1982). Fire in his bones: The story of Benson Idahosa - A leader of the Christian awakening in Africa. Logos Associates, ISBN 0-88270-451-6
- Dictionary of African Christian Biography - http://www.dacb.org/stories/nigeria/idahosa_bensona.html