T. B. Joshua was bornon 12 June 1963 in Arigidi, Nigeria, Nigerian, is Televangelist and Faith Healer. Temitope Balogun Joshua is a Nigerian televangelist and faith healer; he is one of the most influential personalities in Africa. Believed to have been born after being in his mother’s womb for 15 months and also having survived a near-death accident as an infant, he rose to become a self-proclaimed spiritual messenger of the almighty. Obedient to the divine call, he started a ministry with a mere eight members, of which he currently serves as the General Overseer. He is the leader and founder of the ministry organization ‘The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN)’ which spreads his religious teachings and messages around the world. The ministry started very small, but has now grown far beyond the shores of Nigeria. The organization also runs a Christian television station called Emmanuel TV, and has gathered a large following over the years across the globe. He is also a notable humanitarian, providing aid to minorities and the underprivileged. Today, as a man of faith, he is both a representative of God and of people. He has published numerous videos claiming to document the healing of incurable disabilities and illnesses such as HIV/AIDS. He is considered to be one of those who have submitted to the will of God and embrace every act of the almighty with love and respect.
In 1987, he visited a ‘prayer mountain’ to seek the face of God
He was born on June 12, 1963 in the small village of Arigidi in Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria