Assisted by a team of talented lawyers, Nigerian preacher Temitope Balogun (TB) Joshua managed to avoid appearing before a Lagos court on charges of “criminal negligence” and “involuntary homicide” all the way through to his death.
Though he liked to brag about his power to resurrect members of his church flock, he wasn’t able to prevent his own “heavenly departure”, which occurred on “Saturday [5 June] after his evening programme”. No information about the cause of death has been released.
Mr Joshua’s scandal-plagued career has been full of intrigue from the get-go: there’s lots of money, claims of miracles, legal drama, conspiracy theories – the whole shebang. The neo-Pentecostal pastor reportedly “spent 15 months in his mother’s womb and narrowly avoided death after a quarry explosion near his house sent rocks through its roof just seven days after his birth”. His followers even
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