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General News of Sunday, 6 June 2021


National flags flown at half mast in Synagogue Church to honour late T.B Joshua

Prophet T.B. Joshua, Founder of Synagogue Church of All Nation Prophet T.B. Joshua, Founder of Synagogue Church of All Nation

Flags of many nations, including Nigeria's at the Synagogue Church of All Nations have been flown at half mast in honour of the late Temitope Joshua, better known as Prophet TB Joshua, who died on Saturday.

TB Joshua died on the way to the hospital following a brief illness, SaharaReporters gathered.

There are over 25 flags on nations at the church including the flags of Nigeria, United States of America, United Kingdom, and South Africa.

The late cleric was 57. Joshua was born on June 12, 1963, in Arigidi, Akoko axis of Ondo State.

Plans were underway for his 58th birthday, which is six days away.

The cause of his death was not immediately disclosed, but sources told Saharareporters he fell ill two days ago. 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.

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