Prolific Nigerian Preacher, Prophet T. B. Joshua Is Dead
Is T.B Joshua Dead?
Popular Nigerian Christian preacher Temitope Balogun Joshua popularly known as T.B Joshua has died, his church said in a statement on Sunday morning.
T.B Joshua Net Worth, Age and Profile
|Born||June 12, 1963
Arigidi Akoko, Nigeria
|Died||June 5, 2021 (aged 57)|
|Net worth||US$10-15 million (Forbes, 2011)|
|Website||The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations, Emmanuel TV, YouTube Channel|
Born on June 12, 1963, he was a televangelist and philanthropist.
He reportedly died in Lagos on Saturday evening shortly after concluding a program at his church.
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.
According to Wikipedia, Joshua was known for his popularity across Africa and Latin America and his social media presence with 3,500,000 fans on Facebook.
His YouTube channel, Emmanuel TV, had over 1,000,000 YouTube subscribers and was the world’s most viewed Christian ministry on the platform before it was suspended.
The cause of his death was unknown at the time of this report but according to Guardian, A statement from his Church reads;
“God has taken His servant Prophet TB Joshua home – as it should be by divine will,” Synagogue Church of All Nations said. “His last moments on earth were spent in the service of God. This is what he was born for, lived for and died for.
“The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations and Emmanuel TV Family appreciate your love, prayers and concern at this time and request a time of privacy for the family.”
There was no indication that the preacher was ill before his death.
He said on June 3 that it may be “easy” for him to celebrate his next birthday owing to the situation all over the world.
“As things stand, you may have realised it will not be easy for me to celebrate my birthday under the present circumstances,” Joshua said in a Twitter post. “Some of the people who want to come are troubled by the situation all over the world. We see their fear and worry. I feel their pain; I feel their worry.”