Temitope Balogun Joshua, a frontline Nigerian preacher and televangelist, has died, family sources confirmed.
Mr Joshua, the founder of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), died in Lagos on Saturday evening shortly after concluding a programme at his church.
He was aged 57.
The cause of death was not immediately disclosed but family sources said his remains had been deposited at the morgue and an autopsy would be performed forthwith.
Also, former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has confirmed the death of Temitope Balogun Joshua, founder of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN).
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chieftain said TB Joshua’s daughter confirmed the death to him, adding that he is in pain.
He wrote, ”The passing of my brother TB Joshua saddens me deeply. At 3.00 am this morning, I was told by one of his daughters that this was fake news & I tweeted as much.
”Sadly, I was misled. 5 minutes ago the same person called me & confirmed the story. @GazetteNGR was right & I am in pain.”
Also, Media Mogul, Dele Momodu tweeted, Good night my very dear friend and brother, Pastor Temitope, Balogun. Rest in Peace.”