CHRISTIAN BREAKING NEWS: [UPDATE] Who was TB Joshua? Founder of One of the World’s Largest Christian Evangelical Churches – Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) | Multichoice REMOVED TB Joshua’s Emmanuel TV Months after WARNING about ‘POOR VIEWERSHIP'[#TBJoshua #SCOAN #EmmanuelTV]

CHRISTIAN BREAKING NEWS: [UPDATE] Who was TB Joshua? Founder of One of the World’s Largest Christian Evangelical Churches – Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) | Multichoice REMOVED TB Joshua’s Emmanuel TV Months after WARNING about ‘POOR VIEWERSHIP'[#TBJoshua #SCOAN #EmmanuelTV]

UPDATE:
Multichoice informed Emmanuel TV’s owners in August 2023 that the channel would be withdrawn from its platforms if viewership did not increase, TheCable reports.

Emmanuel TV, created by TB Joshua, the controversial Nigerian preacher who died in June 2021, was finally discontinued on January 17, 2024, following a final performance review.

Contrary to conjecture, a top member of the Synagogue Church of All Nations has disclosed inside information to TheCable about the channel’s discontinuation in response to the BBC’s damaging documentary on the life and times of the church’s founder.

Emmanuel TV was granted another performance evaluation on Nov. 8, 2023, following which Multichoice informed the channel that it will be withdrawn.

Emmanuel TV answered 2 weeks later, on December 22, 2023, asking termination “by mutual consent”.

It further stated that the communications sent to subscribers should say “Emmanuel TV Channel Exit” rather than “Emmanuel TV Channel Termination”.

On Dec. 19, 2023, MultiChoice issued customers an SMS informing them that Emmanuel TV will be discontinued.

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Man of God? Or predatory cult leader? A ground-breaking investigation into the world famous televangelical preacher, TB Joshua, told by the people closest to him: his Disciples.

DISCIPLES: The Cult of TB Joshua, Episode 1 – BBC Africa Eye documentary | BBC News Africa
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UZZVQxjXWCg

DISCIPLES: The Cult of TB Joshua, Episode 2 – BBC Africa Eye documentary | BBC News Africa
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vvkUCesRdc

DISCIPLES: The Cult of TB Joshua, Episode 3 – BBC Africa Eye documentary | BBC News Africa
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4W8TnWslPxg

The BBC has discovered evidence of horrific abuse and torture committed by the founder of one of the world’s largest Christian evangelical congregations.

Dozens of ex-Synagogue Church of All Nations followers, including 5 British, have accused Nigeria’s late TB Joshua of crimes like as rape and forced abortions.

The claims of torture in a secluded Lagos complex date back nearly 2 decades.

TB Joshua, who died in 2021, was a charismatic and very popular preacher and televangelist with a massive global audience.

The BBC discovered the following over a 2-year investigation:

1) Dozens of eyewitness stories of Joshua’s physical aggression or torture, including child abuse and individuals being beaten and chained
2) Many women allege Joshua sexually abused them, with others saying they were raped regularly for years inside the property.
3) Multiple reports of forced abortions inside the church in the aftermath of Joshua’s alleged rapes, including one lady who claims she had five terminations.
4) There are several first-hand testimonies of Joshua faking his “miracle healings,” which were televised to millions of people throughout the world.

The Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) has a global following, including a Christian TV channel named Emmanuel TV and millions of followers on social media.

During the 1990s and early 2000s, tens of thousands of pilgrims from Europe, the Americas, South East Asia, and Africa traveled to Nigeria to witness Joshua’s “healing miracles.”

At least 150 tourists lived as followers inside his Lagos property, sometimes for decades.

More than 25 former “disciples” from the United Kingdom, Nigeria, the United States, South Africa, Ghana, Namibia, and Germany testified to the BBC, providing compelling corroborating evidence about their experiences within the church, the most recent of which occurred in 2019.

When they first joined, many victims were in their teens.

In some of the British cases, Joshua funded for their transportation to Lagos in collaboration with other UK churches.

TB Joshua was remembered as one of the most prominent preachers in African history when he died in June 2021.

He rose from poverty to build an evangelical empire that included scores of government figures, celebrities, and international footballers.

During his lifetime, he did, however, spark some controversy when a hostel for religious pilgrims collapsed in 2014, killing at least 116 people.

The BBC’s investigation, conducted in collaboration with the international media platform Open Democracy, is the first time that a number of former church officials have come out to talk on the record.

They claim to have spent years attempting to raise the alarm but have been successfully silenced.

After previously speaking out against the abuse and publishing films detailing claims on YouTube, a number of our witnesses in Nigeria allege they were physically attacked, and in one case fired at.

SCOAN is still thriving today, thanks to the leadership of Joshua’s wife, Evelyn.

She led a tour of Spain in July 2023.

NEWS SOURCE & LINKS:
BBC
TheCable

[UPDATE] TB Joshua / SCOAN | Multichoice REMOVED Emmanuel TV Months after WARNING ‘POOR VIEWERSHIP’ | Christian Breaking News!

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