– – Popular Nigerian preacher and founder of the Synagogue Church Of All Nations, Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua has died a few days away from celebrating his 58th birthday. He died suddenly on Saturday evening after a church service in Lagos, with his church confirming the news of his death on Sunday morning. Prophet TB Joshua as he is popular called is reported to have fallen ill a few days ago before his sudden death. A source told Saharareporters in Nigeria that TB Joshua “conducted a service yesterday (Saturday) evening.…Read More
According to a report in Nigeria’s Nation Newspaper, Nigerian Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has entreated controversial Prophet T.B. Joshua to rescind his decision to leave Nigeria. “That will be very unfortunate in the sense that if he does move out, it will affect our tourism in Nigeria,” Mohammed told journalists at the Annual General Meeting of the Nigerian Association of Tour Operators (NATOP), held in the Renaissance Hotel in Ikeja, Lagos. “Pastor Joshua is an important person; he must bear with us,” the outspoken Minister admitted to…Read More
As the world grapples to handle Europe’s worst migrant crisis, over 3,500 have died attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea in 2016. While headlines report on the statistics of migrants who sentence themselves to death in search of better economic opportunities in Europe, the personal and distressing narratives of those who make these journeys often remain untold.Read More
Contradictions and insufficient information from witnesses at the inquest into the collapse of The Synagogue building last month provided strong indications that ascertaining the real cause of the collapse will be a challenging task.
At the fifth sitting of the inquest held on Thursday, 30th October, 2014, two major witnesses struggled to convince the court with their submissions on the collapsed building. While undergoing cross-examination, the Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Mr. Toyin Ayinde, contradicted himself and was unable to explain why a building, which he said was not approved, could not be noticed prior to the demolition by the relevant agencies working directly under his ministry.Read More