Nigeria building collapse tragedy: TB Joshua one of Africa's wealthiest pastors

By admin
18 September 2014

"Prophet" TB Joshua founded the Living Faith World Outreach Ministry in Nigeria, Africa's largest worship center.

"Prophet" TB Joshua was named the third richest pastor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of between US10 and US15 million (about R110m to R165m) according to a list compiled by Forbes.

Joshua heads the Synagogue Church of all Nations (Scoan). The church's guesthouse in Lagos collapsed on Friday killing dozens of people, including 67 South Africans.

The church accommodates 15,000 worshippers on Sundays.

Topping the Forbes list is Bishop David Oyedepo with an estimated net worth of US150m (about R1,6bn).

He founded the Living Faith World Outreach Ministry in Nigeria which is Africa's largest worship center with a seating capacity of 50,000.

Oyedepo owns four private jets, a publishing company, a university, and a high school.

According to the United States entertainment conduit "MonteOz", Joshua is the tenth richest pastor in the world.

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