Pastor TB Joshua Is Dead
Temitope Joshua, also known as Prophet TB Joshua, was the founder of the Synagogue, Church of All Nations.
Prophet TB Joshua is said to have died on Saturday night in Lagos after finishing a program at his church.
His death has not been officially announced by the church or his family. He was 57. Plans were underway for his 58th birthday. Joshua was born on the 12th of June, 1963.
In the early hours of Saturday, news of his death became a trend on Twitter, with many Nigerians taking turns to mourn the late prophet.
Although the cause of his death was not immediately revealed, insiders told Saharareporters that he had been sick for two days.
His body is believed to have been deposited at General Hospital in Isolo, Lagos.
TB Joshua’s megachurch runs the popular Emmanuel TV television station from Lagos, followed by many Christians worldwide.
Joshua is famous across Africa, Europe and America. His YouTube channel, Emmanuel TV, had over 1,000,000 subscribers and was the world’s most viewed Christian ministry on the platform before it was suspended.
He is well known for his controversial prophecies such as the Ghana terror attack, US presidential election, coronavirus and his influence in African politics. He recently predicted Nigeria would remain one despite instability in different parts of the country.
He recently wrote on his Facebook page about plans to celebrate his 58th birthday.
He said, “As things stand, you may have realised it will not be easy for me to celebrate my birthday under the present circumstances. Some of the people who want to come are troubled by the situation all over the world. We see their fear and their worry. I feel their pain; I feel their worry.
“Therefore, let us dedicate this day to prayer and fasting. Don’t forget the needy. By the grace of God, more birthdays are ahead. God bless you! Emmanuel. Jesus is Lord! Happy Birthday.”
On September 12 2014, a guesthouse collapsed in Lagos’s SCOAN premises, killing at least 115 people, 84 of them were South Africans.