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Nigerian Megachurch Pastor, T.B. Joshua, Brings Family Members of Victims Killed in Church Building Collapse to Lagos to Spend Holiday Season With Him

Nigerian preacher TB Joshua is flying the families of the victims of his church's collapse to Lagos to spend Christmas and the new year with him, the Synagogue Church of All Nations said. (more…)

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Worshippers, dressed in traditional attires, attend a church service at the Living Faith Church, also known as the Winners' Chapel, in Ota district, Ogun state, some 60 km (37 miles) outside Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos September 28, 2014. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Examining Nigeria’s Multi-million Dollar Megachurch Industry: Private Jets, Lucrative Business Ventures, and Very Little Accountability

When a guesthouse belonging to one of Nigeria's leading Christian pastors collapsd last month, killing 115 mostly South African pilgrims, attention focussed on the multimillion-dollar "megachurches" that form a huge, untaxed sector of Africa's top economy. (more…)

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Nigeria State Government May Shut Down T.B. Joshua’s Synagogue Church of All Nations After Building Collapse

Members of the Lagos-based Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN, may soon be heading for other churches, as there are indications that the State government may shutdown the church over the last Friday’s incident. (more…)

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Popular Nigerian Megachurch Pastor, T.B. Joshua, Faces Scrutiny After Officials Claim Church Workers Blocked Rescue Efforts Following Building Collapse

A Nigerian televangelist whose exuberant followers across Africa and beyond believe he has powers of healing and prophesy is now under scrutiny after one of his buildings collapsed, killing at least 70 people. (more…)

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44 Dead, 130 Rescued After Megachurch Building in Nigeria Collapses; Pastor T.B. Joshua says ‘Strange Airplane’ Involved in Incident

National Emer­gency Manage­ment Agency (NEMA) has said the death toll in the guesthouse located within the premises of the Synagogue Church of All Nations in the Ikotun area of Lagos has risen to 44, while 130 have so far been rescued alive. This was contained in a text message the

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