Breaking: Nigerian Popular Prophet, TB Joshua is dead at 57

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Pastor Temitope Balogun Joshua popularly known as T. B. Joshua, is dead.

TB was born on June 12, 1963, he was a televangelist and philanthropist. He reportedly died in Lagos on Saturday evening shortly after concluding a programme at his church, family Source revealed.

but family sources said his remains had been deposited at the morgue and an autopsy would be performed forthwith.

TB Joshua was the leader and founder of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN), a Christian megachurch that runs the Emmanuel TV television station from Lagos.

Mr Joshua reigned for several decades as a fiery preacher on television, using his platform to attract a large number of Christians from across the world. Emmanuel TV, run by Mr Joshua’s SCOAN, is one of Nigeria’s largest Christian broadcast stations, available worldwide via digital and terrestrial switches.

In 2014, his church was at the centre of a multi-national investigation following a section of his church headquarters in Lagos collapsed, leaving dozens killed and many more injured.

Prophet Joshua denied allegations of negligence and a trial over the incident was still underway prior to his demise.

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