Late Prophet TB Joshua is one Nigerian pastor who touched the lives of many in Nigeria and around the globe.

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TB Joshua

He was the founder of the Synagogue Church, which is very popular with crusades that have birthed healings and miracles.


TB Joshua is widely known for his often televised charitable works and benevolence through his church.

The Senior Pastor of Synagogue Church of All Nations, Temitope Balogun Joshua, passed away on June 5, 2021 at age 57.


Many reactions followed his death, as some people made certain “confessions” about sexual abuse and molestations they faced in his church.

However, it appears some old wounds don’t easily heal. Now, some individuals interviewed by the British Broadcasting Commission (BBC) have come out with even more shocking revelations.


Years after his death, revelations surfaced on the internet as regards what transpired in the synagogue church during his lifetime.

The BBC released a three-part investigative documentary outlining the alleged atrocities and sexual crimes committed by the late Pastor Temitope Balogun Joshua.

Although there were controversies surrounding his death, here are a few things you should know about the philanthropist, TB Joshua.


TB Joshua hails from Arigidi Akoko in Ondo State.


He was born on June 12, 1963. Information on his church’s website revealed that he was in his mother’s womb for 15 months before he was born.

Joshua attended St. Stephen Anglican Primary School, Ikare-Akoko, Nigeria, from 1971 to 1977.


He dropped out of secondary school in his first year to work at a poultry farm.

According to the SCOAN website, he was referred to as ‘a small pastor’ while in school.

This was because of his love for the Bible and how he could predict future happenings in the community.

He was also the leader of the Scripture Union while in school.

Family Of TB Joshua

He got married to Evelyn Joshua in 1990, and she had been instrumental in his ministry.

Evelyn, in an interview, revealed that the pastor proposed to her 45 minutes into their first meeting.

Joshua and his wife have three daughters. Their first child, Serah, attended the London School of Economics, and in 2015, she was called to the bar in Nigeria.

As of last year, their second daughter, Promise, was studying international relations and politics at the London School of Economics.


He founded the Synagogue Church in 1987.

The church, which has its headquarters in Lagos State, accommodates over 15,000 worshippers per gathering.

The church currently has branches in Ghana, the United Kingdom, South Africa, and Greece.


TB Joshua is one of the richest pastors in Nigeria. In 2011, a Forbes contributor declared that he was the third-richest pastor in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of over $15 million.


TB Joshua is well known for his giving ability, as he is involved in many humanitarian projects around the world.

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After the Haiti earthquake in 2010, the pastor established a field hospital known as ‘Clinique Emmanuel’. He sent humanitarian workers and medical personnel to the affected areas.

Also, he sent support to India, Ghana, and the Philippines during national disasters.

Community Development

In 2009, the late cleric started a football club known as ‘My People FC’ as part of his efforts to help youths in the community.

Two members of the team—Sani Emmanuel and Ogenyi Onazi—played with the Nigeria Golden Eaglets at the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

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Three players from the team also got sponsorship abroad to play professional football in Sweden.

In the Akoko area of Ondo State, TB Joshua donated over ₦26 million towards restoring electricity.

He is also known to have made large donations to the police force in Nigeria, Ghana, and Colombia.


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