Temitope Balogun Joshua commonly referred to as T. B. Joshua is a Nigerian Pastor, televangelist and philanthropist. He is the leader and founder of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN), a Christian organisation that runs the Emmanuel TV television station from Lagos. (Wiki)
Joshua is known for his popularity across Africa and his online presence with 2,000,000 fans on Facebook and over 400,000 YouTube subscribers. Described as the “Oprah of evangelism” and “YouTube’s most popular Pastor”, Emmanuel TV is Africa’s largest Christian television network.
He has been awarded various accolades, notably receiving the Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR) by the Nigerian government in 2008 and being voted the Yoruba man of the decade by Pan-Yoruba media outlet Irohin-Odua.
He has been called one of Africa’s 50 most influential people by Pan-African magazines The Africa Report and New African Magazine.
Tb Joshua wrote on Instagram:
“HAPPY 55TH BIRTHDAY T.B. JOSHUA!!! “Who are we celebrating? Don’t forget – he is not a superstar or celebrity but a man of the people. If he is a man of people, let us look for people who need what we have. Someone who is out there needs your love, care, money, smile – look for them! That is how to celebrate him.” – T.B. Joshua (who turns 55 on Tuesday 12th June 2018). Please drop a birthday greeting/ message in the comments below! #TBJoshua #HappyBirthday #EmmanuelTV #SCOAN #TheBestIsYetToCome”