Our Reporter on 01st Apr

Amidst the ongoing rescue mission and steadily mounting death toll in the tragic bridge collapse that struck Kolkata in eastern India, a video has surfaced online claiming the event had – yet again – been ‘foretold’ by Nigerian ‘Prophet’ T.B. Joshua.   Another calamity, another prophecy. Just a day after he allegedly predicted...

Our Reporter on 26th Mar

Wonders, they say, shall never end. A weird clip has been uploaded to YouTube purportedly showing a young man transforming into a ‘dog’ during a deliverance session at the popular church of Lagos-based preacher T.B. Joshua. The video, uploaded by Joshua’s official YouTube channel Emmanuel TV, shows a man acting in an eerily bizarre fashion...

Our Reporter on 04th Mar

On Friday 4th March 2016, the trial of the trustees of The Synagogue Church of all Nations (SCOAN) and the two engineers that handled the collapsed building met with yet another delay. The arraignment will have to wait pending the determination of fresh applications filed by lawyers to the second, third and fifth defendants by Justice Lawal Akapo of...

Our Reporter on 04th Mar

The coroner’s verdict which recommended the prosecution of the engineer and contractor that handled the collapsed Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) building has been faulted by Justice K.O. Alogba of the High Court of Lagos State, Ikeja Division. While delivering his ruling on the application for judicial review filed by the lawyers to Registered...

Our Reporter on 19th Feb

The trial of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) Trustees and the two engineers that handled the construction of the collapsed building belonging to the church has been delayed after three new applications were filed before Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo of the Lagos High Court on Thursday, 18th February 2016. ...

Our Reporter on 10th Feb

On Monday 8th February 2016, Justice Lawal-Akapo of the Lagos High Court dismissed the application of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) engineers to forestall trial pending the outcome of an appeal they had earlier submitted. This comes on the heels of the Lagos State government, through its Attorney General, admitting to committing a judicial...

Our Reporter on 07th Jan

RENOWNED Nigerian prophet, Temitope Balogun Joshua, commonly known as TB Joshua, gave his annual prophecy on Southern Africa last Sunday. My interest however, is not in all the issues the pastor of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) tackled but those that border on the economy, especially for Southern Africa under which Zambia falls. In his...

Our Reporter on 31st Dec

It has not been business as usual in Ikotun-Egbe, Lagos, since the tragedy that befell the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN). It would be recalled that on September 12, 2014, a guesthouse collapsed in the church’s premises in Lagos, killing at least 115 people, 84 of them South Africans. That prompted the former Lagos Governor, Babatunde Fashola,...

Our Reporter on 22nd Oct

In the month of September this year, two major sad incidents occurred to the world Islamic community – the ‘crane crash’ and the ‘stampede’ which both took place at Mecca, Saudi Arabia. This led to the death and injuries of thousands of pilgrims that went for this year’s Hajj in the Holy Land. Coincidentally, in the same month last year,...

Our Reporter on 09th Oct

The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CCSOs) has accused the Lagos State Government of trying to subvert justice in the ongoing trial involving Synagogue Church of All Nations and the state. The group’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Adams Sanusi, in a press statement, said the group wishes “to draw the attention of Nigerians to a grand...