Nigerian televangelist TB Joshua dies 6 days to his 58th birthday

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Popular Nigerian  Evangelist TB Joshua is dead.

His death was confirmed by his church the Synagogue Church of All Nations on Sunday morning.

Through their Facebook account, the church partly announced

"God has taken His servant Prophet TB Joshua home – as it should be by divine will. His last moments on earth were spent in the service of God. This is what he was born for, lived for, and died for.' His church announced his death.

Temitope Joshua, better known as Prophet TB Joshua died aged 57.

He was born on June 12, 1963, in Arigidi, the Akoko axis of Ondo State. 

Plans were underway for his 58th birthday, which is six days away.

News of his demise became a trend on social media in the early hours of Sunday as many Nigerians took turns to mourn the late prophet.

According to sources, the man of God fell ill days ago.

The cause of his death was not immediately disclosed,

TB Joshua's megachurch runs the popular Emmanuel TV television station from Lagos.