Scores feared dead as TB Joshua's church collapses

LAGOS - A rescue operation was underway in Lagos yesterday after a building linked to a Nigerian preacher’s mega church collapsed, the country’s emergency relief agency said.

Several persons were feared dead following the collapse of a building within the premises of the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Ikotun, Lagos.

The National Emergency Management Agency said the building — a guest house for foreign members of preacher TB Joshua’s The Synagogue Church of All nations — came down in the Ikotun area of the city.

According to sources, some people are still trapped in the rubbles of the collapsed building, which caved in at about 2:00pm.

Sources said the dead were being conveyed to the near-by Isolo General Hospital morgue and the injured to near-by hospitals.

The police are said to be having hectic day controlling hordes of people trying to ascertain whether their relatives were victims of the disaster.

TB Joshua, dubbed “The Prophet”, is one of Nigeria’s most famous preachers and televangelists with thousands of followers across the world, attracted by his purported healing powers and prophecies.

According to his website, his church “hosts thousands of national and international visitors” every year.

“People travel from around the world to witness and receive from the mighty work that God is doing in the life of Prophet TB Joshua,” it states.
 

 

Comments (16)

Unobva watoshaya kuti zvinhu zvacho zvinombofamba sei kuti sei Mari vasina kudzu the man of God before this tragic happens just like he prophesy kushaikwa kwendege ko zvepa church yake zvamunzvenga sei

David musindo - 14 September 2014

He didn't see it coming !!!

Madzibaba Ishamea - 14 September 2014

Sacrificed.

GODOBORI - 14 September 2014

Masalamusi about to expire .

Diibulaanyika - 14 September 2014

this is all tb joshua 's critic were waiting for, the bible say do not judge?

jay chari - 15 September 2014

Why failing to see this disaster in time than to see the death whatever head of state. Satan at work to destroy the sinners!

Chasura - 15 September 2014

Why failing to see this disaster in time than to see the death whatever head of state. Satan at work to destroy the sinners!

Chasura - 15 September 2014

Hama dzangu siyai zvemari izvi muuye kumasowe muzonamata Mwari mupenyu. do you recall your churches were denying chiporofita not so long ago. kumasowe ndokune chiporofita chechowadi.

Eramunah - 15 September 2014

Guys, Elisha was not shown that the Shunamite woman's child had passed away. God only shows what he wants not what people think God should show. besides there are people who will die in different ways and even the prophets will die. Lazarus who was raised by Jesus still died in the end. We will all die in the and when the time comes we will be raised for Judgement. So if this was the time for these people to pass on this was then thats it. Accept what happens and praise God always.

For God's Love - 16 September 2014

Who Am I To Judge...Guest Lodges???

thomson manasi - 17 September 2014

May The Souls of Those That Died In The Tragedy Rest In Peace...

Ruffy T M - 17 September 2014

Sorry for those who lost their loved ones in this tragedy and for those who have been loosing their loved ones secretly through the same deception. For those who have been praying for deceptions to come out in the open, please to not relent. We need more prayers because they are out their plenty killing and deceiving God's people. And yes, do not judge but the word of God is crystal Clear.... Let all us thank God for this eye opener.

Rita - 17 September 2014

you can critisize this man or say anything bad about him but truely this man is from God believe him

major chokuwamba - 17 September 2014

this is no man of God. He has managed to full everybody and gain material things and fame from it. its a trend in AFrica. In Zimbabwe its getting worse. Hanzi Papa Papa, are you kidding me. Making fools out of ourselves. These are not man of God. We are all Gods children. So stop this craziness. It is really embarassing. I am ZImbabwean but this is sad whats going on. At some point, we were considered the most educated, smart and all. hakuna, all these are fake prophets. taking advantage of vanhu vakapata.

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