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BREAKING: TB Joshua Passes On At Age 57

Well-known Nigerian televangelist, Temitope Balogun Joshua, famed as TB Joshua, a frontline Nigerian preacher and televangelist, has died, family sources say.

According to a report sighted by Ghanaarticles.com on citinewsroom, Mr Joshua, the founder of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), died in Lagos on Saturday evening shortly after concluding a programme at his church.

He was being sent to the hospital when he gave up the ghost in the car, one source revealed.

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Family sources did not want to be quoted as an official statement was still being prepared. He was 57.

The cause of death was not immediately disclosed to The Gazette, but family sources said his remains had been deposited at the morgue and an autopsy would be performed forthwith.

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.

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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.

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


Source: Ghanaarticles.com

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