According to family sources, a Nigerian preacher and televangelist has Prophet T.B Joshua is dead
Mr Joshua, the founder of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), died in Lagos on Saturday evening immediately after ending a program at his church.
Thi new is according to family sources who did not want to be named since an official statement was still being written, according to The Gazette.
Prophet T.B Joshua died at the age of 57, he was born in 1963.
The cause of death was not immediately revealed to The Gazette, but family sources stated his remains had been put at the mortuary and that an autopsy would be conducted as soon as possible.
Mr Joshua ruled as a fiery television preacher for decades, attracting a vast number of Christians from all around the world to his program.
Mr Joshua’s SCOAN runs Emmanuel TV, one of Nigeria’s largest Christian broadcast stations, which is available globally via digital and terrestrial switching.
In 2014, his church was the subject of a multi-national investigation after a piece of his Lagos headquarters collapsed, killing scores of people and injuring many more.
Mr Joshua vehemently denied any wrongdoing, and a trial over the incident was still ongoing at the time of his death.