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Popular Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua dies at age 57

Nigerian prophet, Temitope Balogun Joshua, popularly known as TB Joshua is dead, family sources told Peoples Gazette.

The founder of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), died in Lagos on Saturday evening shortly after a programme at his church.

Family sources says official statement was still being prepared and that the announcement will be made shortly.

Mr Joshua died at the 57, six days to his birthday, June 12. The cause of death was not immediately disclosed to The Gazette, but family sources said his body had been deposited at the morgue.

Autopsy would be carried out for more details pertaining to his sudden death. Mr Joshua’s SCOAN and his Emmanuel TV is one of most popular and largest Christian broadcast stations in Africa.

Mr Joshua was very popular for several decades as a fiery preacher on television, using his platform to attract a large number of Christians from across the world.

He was philanthropist who used his popularity and platform to reach out to the less privileged and have helped established many charity organizations for the poor.

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