Synagogue: Foundation Not Faulty, Engineer Insists

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A geotechnical engineer, Dr. Joseph Ibikunle Folayan, has told the coroner that there is no evidence to prove the collapsed Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN) building was caused by a faulty or failed foundation.

He argued that his investigations show the foundation has remained solid even months after the incident, an indication that the engineers followed due process.

While undergoing cross-examination by counsel to the Lagos State Government, Akingbolahan Adeniran, Engineer Afolayan was categorical in his submission.

‘The collapse of the building of the Synagogue Church did not occur as a result of foundation failure,’ he told the court. ‘There could not have been overloading because the strength of the soil, based on the exhibits before the court, can carry that load.’

He said as an expert, his findings at the site showed that the soil and the foundation of the ill-fated building met international standards.

Having made his submission, the engineer told the magistrate that his testimony was done in good faith and with due respect to the coroner court which he described as an honourable institution.

A mild drama then ensued in court when a consultant to the Lagos State Government, Engineer Victor Olusegun Oyenuga, who had been directed by the coroner to harmonize the three different calculations tendered by himself and two other engineers representing The SCOAN and the Lagos State Ministry of Works, showed up in court with an entirely different report belonging to the Building Collapse Prevention Guild of Nigeria (BCPGN).

The SCOAN lawyer declared that a conspiracy was at play since the consultant was not eligible to harmonize the three reports as his own report was among them, adding that someone independent should have been saddled with such a task.

He also stated it was surprising the consultant did not present the assignment given to him but came with a secret report which nobody had prior access to, including court officials. He insinuated the Lagos State engineer was working alongside the BCPGN, calling into question the neutrality of the reports contents.

Chief Magistrate Oyetade initially refused to adopt the report but later accepted it when it was presented by Mr Oreoluwa Fadayomi, a representative from the BCPGN, the body originally mandated to carry out a soil test at the site of the incident. Consequently, he adjourned proceedings till Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 for cross examination of the reports.

Meanwhile, more artistes from the Nigerian entertainment industry have continued to troop to the court in solidarity with Prophet T.B. Joshua whom they described as undeserving of all the harassment being meted out to him and his ministry since the inception of the inquest.

Most of them who spoke on conditions of anonymity hailed Joshua for his charitable and spiritual endeavors. Artistes such as Zule Zoo, Konga, African China, Baba Ijesha,Kelvin Ikeduba and other top celebrities were among those present.

Nosa Osazuwa – writer from Lagos, Nigeria

Synagogue collapse: Engineer confirms foundation excellence

TB-Joshua-Synagogue-ChurchAt the continued inquest into the cause of the collapse of a building within The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) last September, an experienced engineer has dismissed insinuations that the collapse was caused by a faulty foundation.

Engr. (Dr) Joseph Ibikunle Folayan, a US-trained geo-technical engineer, told the coroner that after visiting the site of the collapsed building, there were no signs whatsoever to suggest that the building’s foundation failed.

“What I saw when I visited the scene of the collapsed building did not in any way suggest that it collapsed due to foundation failure,” Folayan, who has over 50 years of experience in his field, told the court.

“The foundation I saw was not stressed at all and there were no signs to show that it failed. However, what has happened has happened. The unfortunate incident is a wake-up call to the practice and regulation of engineering in Nigeria. We have to put our house in order and do the right thing. COREN has to sit up to its responsibilities”.

Folayan, who is a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, said he was incompetent to determine whether or not the mystery aircraft that flew over the building had any direct effect on it.

Furthermore, he countered the insinuation that engineering is based on assumption, expressing disappointment that Lagos state witnesses admitted that they had based their reports on assumptions only. “That’s alien to my profession,” the immediately past President of Association of Consulting Engineers firmly stated.

Earlier on, the Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning, Mr. Olutoyin Adedamola Ayinde was rebuffed for presenting mostly irrelevant documents to the court.

Most of the documents he tendered before the court were not related to the collapsed building but rather concerned other buildings within the church, especially the main auditorium. The church counsel, Olalekan Ojo, questioned the sincerity of the witness, stating that the coroner was instigated to look into the cause of the collapsed building and not other issues related to additional structures within the church

Many of the court attendants questioned why the commissioner would tender documents that had no direct bearing to the coroner, indicative of a ploy to stifle evidence.

Different stars of the Nigerian entertainment industry continued to besiege the court premises to show their support to the cleric at the center of the controversial inquest – T.B. Joshua. Hip-hop legend, Eedris Abdulkareem and ‘Lord of Ajasa’ led other artistes to the court premises where they insisted that no amount of antagonism can stop the man of God from achieving his God-given purpose on earth.

Eedris spoke glowingly about Prophet T.B. Joshua to the press after the court. “The man of God will be vindicated after the coroner because we all know he has a good conscience and is only being haunted by some people who cannot match his achievements and level of commitment to helping people,” he said, insisting that bias had no place within the Lagos State judicial system.

“What we are doing now is just a tip of the iceberg. Very soon, we will take to the streets to protest against any form of bias against the man of God. And it will be massive”.

Meanwhile, Chief Magistrate Oyetade Komolafe has adjourned proceedings to Wednesday, April 8, 2015.

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Forensic Pathologist Says Determining Cause Of SCOAN Collapse Beyond His Jurisdiction

The forensic pathologist who led other pathologists in carrying out tests to determine the cause of death of victims of the collapsed Synagogue, Church of All Nations building, Professor John Obafunwa, has told the coroner that he was mainly concerned with the cause of death of the victims and not the cause of the collapse.

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Professor John Obafunwa

Answering questions put to him by counsel to The SCOAN, Olalekan Ojo, the university don and current Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University, stated that it would be wrong and beyond his jurisdiction to probe into the cause of the collapse.

Speaking further, Professor Obafunwa disclosed that out of the 116 corpses that his team handled, only 6 are yet to be identified. On that note, he urged the government that in the event of a recurrence of a tragedy of such magnitude, sufficient announcements needed to be relayed that would enable the public to be aware of the situation on ground, especially family members of those affected.

Asked by the Chief Magistrate, Oyetade Komolafe to make recommendation that would ensure that such incidents are forestalled or better managed in future, Professor Obafunwa said: “There should be synergy among the various rescue organizations. Their activities should be better coordinated. It is high time we had a proper forensic laboratory in the country. We need to also train more personnel in the various areas of forensic pathology. As for the unidentified corpses, we need more awareness through announcements to enable relatives who may not be aware that their family members are involved to do the right thing by assisting us with sample DNAs”.

Meanwhile more support has continued to pour in for the Founder and General Overseer of The SCOAN, Prophet T.B. Joshua, as various groups stormed the court to register their solidarity with the cleric. Speaking to the press after the court proceedings today, some of them said that Joshua is a beacon of hope for the common man, stressing that he does not deserve any form of injustice. They said they were ready to mobilize international action against any person, institution or group that tries to undermine the integrity of Joshua and his ministry.

Organizations such as the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), the West African Student Union (WASU) as well as Nollywood actors under the aegis of the Actors’ Guild of Nigeria (AGN) stormed the court en masse for Prophet T.B. Joshua.

Chief Magistrate Oyetade Komolafe adjourned proceedings to Wednesday, March 25, 2014.

Story by Nosa Osazuwa.

Note: Nosa Osazuwa has always being present throughout the court proceedings. According to monitored opinion from interested parties in the ongoing inquest, Nosa  Osazuwa has being spotted out among other investigating journalists monitory the inquest to be unbiased in is reports on the Coronal inquest taking place in Lagos Nigeria.

Synagogue Collapse: SCOAN Counsel rubbishes statements that claim there was a Concrete Failure

Counsel to The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Olalekan Ojo has faulted some important aspects of the COREN/NBRIRI investigative report submitted to the coroner by Engineer Victor O. Oyenuga who also doubles as witness representing both professional bodies.

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According to Mr. Ojo, there are contradictions between the deposition submitted to the coroner by Engineer Oyenuga and the COREN/NBRRI report concerning the quality of concrete used in the construction of the collapsed building.

While his deposition stated that the concrete and other materials used in the building were of good quality, the report of the COREN/NBRRI investigation committee, of which he is a member, stated that the concrete failed.

Speaking further during cross-examination by Mr. Ojo, Engineer Oyenuga agreed that he was never at the site of the collapsed building, fuelling speculations that the report must have been doctored by external forces bent on embarrassing the church and its founder, Prophet T.B. Joshua.

This speculation arose from the behavior of the Chief Magistrate, Oyetade Komolafe who allowed The SCOAN counsel only one hour to cross examine the COREN/NBRRI witness, a measure that was never applied when counsel to the Lagos State Government, Akingbolahan Adeniran cross-examined the same witness a day earlier.

Counsel to The SCOAN also questioned the absence of the signatures of all members of the COREN/NBRRI investigation panel on a report with high legal and social magnitude. Mr. Ojo further wondered how a member of the committee who never visited the site of the collapsed building arrived at his report.

Reacting, Engineer Oyenuga said the report of their investigation was based on assumptions. He further postulated that Structural Engineering, in its entirety, is based on assumptions. This elicited surprise and disappointment from professionals within the court who felt embarrassed at hearing such.  Furthermore, in his oral statement during the cross examination, he admitted that the structure was good but their reports, which was based on assumption, faulted the foundation.

The SCOAN counsel also told the coroner that he would respectfully abide by the rules of the court and would not be intimidated or discharge his duties to his client with fear. He frowned at the glaring bias with which the inquest in being conducted and urged the court to uphold the tenets of fairness and equity in the conduct of the inquest.

Meanwhile Chief Magistrate Oyetade Komolafe has adjourned hearing to Friday, March 20, when the Chief Pathologist to the state and Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University, Professor John Obafunwa, is expected to conclude his testimony.

Nosa Osazuwa

No Physical Failure On SCOAN Foundation – Engineer Tunde Lasoju

A Deputy Director in the Lagos State Ministry of Works, Engineer Tunde Lasoju has told the coroner that he saw no physical sign of foundation failure at the site of the collapsed building belonging to The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN) when he visited to carry out preliminary investigation into the possible cause of the collapse.

imageEngineer Lasoju’s submission contradicted the position of Dr. Olusegun Oyenuga, a member of COREN (Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria) and NBRRI (Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute) investigation committee who earlier told Chief Magistrate Oyetade Komolafe that the report of their investigation showed that the building might have collapsed due to structural defects in the foundation and pillars.

Undergoing cross-examination by counsel to the Lagos State Government, Engineer Oyenuga disclosed that the report of the committee’s findings was based on measurement taken by other members of the committee rather than on the necessary drawings and documents in the possession of the church’s engineers.

He also agreed that he was never at the site of the collapsed building to ascertain things for himself: “I was away in Abuja when the COREN/NBRRI investigation committee visited the site of the collapsed building. I did not participate in the visit but I stand here to present the report because I am a member of the committee”.

It would be recalled that a consultant to the Lagos State Materials Testing Laboratory, Engineer Ayorinde Saheed Oluwaranti had told the coroner that the building most likely collapsed due to structural defects from the foundation. According to the Engineer who said his conclusion was based on speculative assumption, he also made some mistakes in calculations that produced his report.

The spate of contradictions within the controversial inquest has led several groups, including the Committee for the Defense of Human Rights, to hold solidarity rallies calling on the Federal Government to look into the irregularities threatening the conduct and result of the inquest.

Meanwhile, security personnel attached to the coroner’s court had a difficult time controlling crowd at the court as the courtroom was filled to capacity with many persons hanging around outside. An overwhelming level of support has continued to pour in for Prophet T.B. Joshua as the crème de la crème of the Nigerian entertainment industry besieged both the court and the church premises to register their solidarity with the a man described as a harbinger of hope to the downtrodden in society.

Popular musicians, actors and actresses that were present included the Rainmaker, Majek Fashek, Pastor Wadada, W4, BabaSuwe, Lere Paimo, Femi Branch, She Baby, Bimbo Thomas, Murphy Afolabi and Ireti Osayemi.

Chief Magistrate Oyetade Komolafe adjourned proceeding to Friday, March 13, 2015.

By Nosa Osazuwa, a writer from Lagos, Nigeria, was present during court proceedings.

BREAKING: Lagos Consultant Admit Error in Faulty Foundation Report

For those that have open-mindedly follows the ongoing coronal inquest into the collapse SCOAN guest house that led to the death of more than 100 visiting members of the Synagogue Church of all Nations (SCOAN) can tell, from how the inquest is being conducted, Prophet T.B Joshua will not get justices from the Lagos state agencies that are witness in the ongoing coronal inquest.

Interest groups, investigating journalists and individuals who so far has being present at the coronal court, has lamented the visible show of biases by the coronal Magistrate and contradicting reports by witness of the Lagos state government agencies in the ongoing inquest and its sadden that all of this accounts has being suspiciously ignored by world media house.

Recently, the structural engineer and a consultant to the Lagos state Material Testing Agency, Saheed Ariyori who testified as a witness on 4th, march, 2015 that the collapse of the guesthouse own by SCOAN was as a result of defective foundation has admitted he is not a professional in sub-soil investigation and that is earlier report of faulty foundation as the cause of the building collapse was an error. He admitted this on the 6th of March, 2015 at the coronal court after being cross examined. It was observed that his initial “error” report contradicted the report generated from the sub-soil investigation already tendered before the coronal court by the same Lagos State Material Testing Agency that Saheed Ariyori is a consultant to.

Here is what Ariyori said when being cross examined:  “We did integrity test on the rubbles that collapsed. The report showed that the concrete used on the collapsed building was good.

“Our investigation report did not show that there were signs of stress on the foundation of the collapsed building.’’

He also confirmed that there were errors in his calculations made before the court on March 4 in which he based his conclusions that the foundation of the collapsed building was defective. Sources: Read through the last four paragraphs.

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Foundation of SCOAN collapsed building showed no sign of stress or strain

This again as confirmed our earlier stand of contradicting report and prejudices by the so called expert witness representing the Lagos state government agencies in the coronal inquest. From day one of this tragic incident, all the Lagos state agencies that has in one way or the other gotten involved in this matter has being biased in their report against the ministry of Scoan. We should not be quick to forget the accusation levied against Scoan by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) that Scoan did not allow them to save life during rescue operation, but later CCTV footage presented to the coronal court by the SCOAN Chief Security Officer shown that NEMA and LASEMA where not hindered by SCOAN to do their statutory assignment instead, they came to the rescue site ill equipped and didn’t take their rescue operation serious but they were busy conducting interview when people were still trap under the rubbles. What makes it even outrageous is that most local and international media that where reporting this false allegation by NEMA AND LASEMA against SCOAN kept mute when the truth was finally exposed and some are still propagating this false report until now.

If you are very observant, you will find out that this recent report by Saheed Ariyori the consultant to the Lagos State Material Testing Agency is suspiciously cover underground, only few news media is talking about this, while because the report seems to exposes the much talk prejudices against T.B Joshua’s ministry by government agencies in the ongoing inquest. But what is on news now is T.B Joshua suit to stop inquest fail, Tb Joshua most appear before the coronal court and other infuriating headlines.

For the sake of transparency, there was nowhere in the SCOAN suit that says the Federal High Court should stop the coronal inquest from conducting their investigation, the aspect of the suit that is falsely propagated by news media is one among other suit that seek to know if the corona had not been extending the inquest beyond its legal acceptable boundaries, if indeed they have gone beyond their boundary, the High court should declare such portion null and void. There is a clear difference between “seeking to stop the corona inquest into the collapse building and seeking to know if the coronal had not been extending the inquest beyond is legal acceptable boundaries”. This is one among countless of biased report from the world media.

They want Prophet T.B Joshua to appear before the court, the question is for what? Is T.B Joshua a structural engineer, even the contractor said the prophet is not directly involved in the construction of the collapse building, so which material evidences do they want from T.B Joshua, is the Prophet a building expert after all the collapse guest house was contracted to a construction company, but why is the coronal Magistrate more interested in T.B Joshua coming to court to testifies. This is left for the open-minded to answer.

The role so far played by majority of both local and international media in this matter is worrisome. It has becomes clear the institutions of the world are against the healings, deliverances and other miraculous happenings that are taking place in the SCOAN and they want to stop the move of God in the life and ministry of Prophet T.B Joshua.

Don’t forget Satan is the ruler of this world majority of the institution in this world is under his control.

Synagogue: Lagos certified foundation, says engineer

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Foundation of SCOAN collapsed building showed no sign of stress or strain

The Structural Building engineer who supervised the construction of the collapsed Synagogue Church Of All Nations’ building, Engr. Oladele Ogundeji, said on Friday that the Lagos State Material Testing Agency certified its foundation.

The six-storey building within the premises of SCOAN had on September 12, 2014 collapsed, killing 116 persons.

Ogundeji testified before the coroner’s inquest set up by the Lagos State Government to determine the cause of the victims’ death.

Ogundeji, who said he obtained his training in Building Technology and Building Engineering in Yugoslavia, overruled foundational defect as a possible cause of the collapse of the building, which he said had 28 columns.

According to him, the direction and the speed of the fall of the building were not consistent with structural failure.

“According to the drawing and based on the geotechnical reports, the foundations were okay. This project is a technological cause, it can be verified.

“Now, when we were working on site, we did not envisage that something like this would happen but after the collapse, an agency of the state, the Lagos State Material Testing Agency came to the site, they instructed that three bases should be excavated, they took some samples and carried out laboratory tests. They came out with the result; the concrete pad footing passed the test, the reinforcement passed the test and the columns passed the test. Apart from this, the foundation on site that the six-storey building stood upon are still there, they are intact, no rotation and no tilting,” Ogundeji said.

He maintained that in spite of the stress as a result of the collapse the foundation still passed the test conducted by the Lagos State Material Testing Agency, adding that the results were already in the custody of the court.

Asked what would be the signs of a building that collapsed as a result of foundational compromise, Ogundeji said there would have been cracks in both the foundation and the wall, adding that the building would have been tilting weeks before its eventually collapse.

Demonstrating through a schematic diagram of board, Ogundeji said, “If it is a structural failure, the whole building would not come down suddenly on no account and when it is coming down it would be gradual, it may take days, weeks or months and it can take 10 years and there will be cracks that even a layman will see it.

”The witness also tendered before the court the structural and architectural designs of the collapsed building, which were accordingly accepted and marked as exhibits by the coroner, Magistrate O.A. Komolafe.

Ogundeji, while telling the court that the construction followed best practices, said a soil test was conducted before the project kicked off. He added that though his client was responsible for the supply of building materials, he was,however, the one who gave the specification and suggested the supplier.

He named Dangote as the brand of cement used adding that every bag of cement procured was used within two weeks of manufacture because the site storage room was small.

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SYNAGOGUE: approved materials were used for Collapsed building, contractor suspects Sabotage

imageThe coroner’s inquest into the cause of the collapse of a guesthouse at The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) last year finally resumed on Thursday 26th February after several delays.

The contractor who handled the construction of the collapsed building, Engineer Akin Fatiregun of Hardrock Construction and Engineering Company Limited, told the coroner that all materials used in the construction of the collapsed building were of world-class standard.

While undergoing cross-examination by counsel to The SCOAN, Olalekan Ojo, Fatiregun submitted that the Project Committee of the church with whom he liaised during the construction of the building insisted on the use of the best available materials for the building.

According to the Engineer, contrary to speculations that the building was originally designed as a four-storey structure, the collapsed building was designed as a six-storey right from the onset and the foundation that was put in place was such that could carry up to a ten-storey building.

He stated further that the building had to be constructed in phases with the first phase seeing the completion of the fourth floor which had to be decked and roofed temporarily to protect it from environmental hazards pending when the church would be ready for the addition of the last two floors.

He informed the court that he worked directly under the supervision of an experienced Structural Engineer, M.O Ogundeji who gave approval for every level of the construction.

According to him, the building didn’t collapse due to structural failure but external factors which suggest a form of induced demolition. Furthermore, he declared to the court that based on his experience, the construction adhered to international standards and showed no sign of stress even after completion.

Engineer Fatiregun also told the court that though the building had not gotten final approval, he was aware the process was ongoing between the church and the appropriate body before the building collapsed.

He submitted that there was a strong suspicion of sabotage which was most likely to have been carried out through induced or controlled demolition because the foundation of the collapsed building remains intact without any sign of stress, crack or pressure. According to him, the whole scenario was baffling.

Meanwhile, the presiding magistrate, Chief Magistrate Oyetade Komolafe has urged all witnesses to see the exercise as a national assignment that should be approached with the highest level of patriotism to ensure that future recurrences are forestalled. He lamented the alarming spate of building collapse in the country and called on all Nigerians to embrace and encourage the culture of doing things right. The court reconvenes on Friday, February 27, 2015.

Nosa Osazuwa, a writer from Lagos, Nigeria, was present during court proceedings.

Radebe is a Disgrace to the South Africa Government

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Jeff Radebe

For those who may have come across a recent article credited to a South African Minister in the presidency; Jeff Radebe published by The Citizen: Radebe Blast T.B Joshua, the article shows how desperate the perpetrators of the SCOAN Collapse building attack are out to divert the attention of the public from the reality on ground to a direct attack on Prophet T.B Joshua’s person. Radebe accused the Prophet of making his money through dubious means; he claimed he had information of T.B Joshua recruiting people in Nigeria and places them in wheelchairs to make money.

“That Guy (TB Joshua), I am told, he buys people, gives them money and places them in wheelchairs. Those people are making money. It is the money that talks,” Radebe said.

Radebe hate speech clearly shows he has a personal grudge against Prophet T.B Joshua and his ministry. All of is accusations against T.B Joshua’s ministry are simply speculations from T.B Joshua’s critics void of evidence. Is Radebe calming he is wiser than thousands of South Africans that come to SCOAN weekly for their healings and deliverances? If those countless numbers of healings that takes place in SCOAN are all scam as he wants the people to believe, why many South Africans and other nations of the world continues to visit the SCOAN to get solution for their problems even after this resent tragedy that took many lives. It is an embarrassment for a man in government to allow sentiment and personal hatred to blind is eyes from the truth, Radebe has joined the bandwagons that find pleasure in adding injuries to other people’s misfortune.

On the rescue operation of the building Collapse victim, Radebe who may be seen as being an intelligent man claimed that T.B Joshua barred the rescue workers from retrieving the bodies after the collapse, this accusation from Radebe clearly shows that he is a man without an independent mind, he is one of those that places their judgment on what they are told without independently verifying the truth. Account from the ongoing coronal inquest set to investigate the collapsed building has showed that SCOAN never block or hindered any rescue operation, instead, SCOAN provided 11 ambulances during the rescue operation and also paid the bills of all the expenses that lead to a successful rescue operation.

Radebe even went far to call on the families of the collapse Vitim to take legal actions against SCOAN. For what, I ask Radebe? T.B Joshua should be sued for being attack by an external enemy. Is Radebe even aware of what is going on now, Investigation from experts and majority of opinions from members of the public has shown that the incident was an extraordinary affair and even families of the victims know it was an attack so what is Radebe saying.

Radebe even went too far to insult the prophet personality, he called T.B Joshua an uneducated man and claim he don’t quote bible verse when he preach, as if education is a prerequisite of being called by God, he supposed to know that great men are not measure by their educational qualification or by how good their English vocabulary is, but by their world impact, what is the essences of being educated and yet your environment have not felt your positive impact. If truly Radebe do watch or listen to the prophet message on Emmanuel.tv he should have known that the message of the Prophet are preached with scriptural backing, this viewers of emmanuel.tv can attest to.

On his doubt of Hiv/Aids healing in SCOAN, we have time without number use this medium to call on the World Health Organization (WHO), any other health organization and media house around the world to visit SCOAN themselves and confirm if those healings that take place there are real, if truly the world appreciate good health. Until proven otherwise Hiv/Aids healing in SCOAN are 100% real. All healing in SCOAN are done openly and broadcast live on Emmanuel.tv anybody that claim he does not believe in the divine healing that is taking places in SCOAN, that’s his ‘cup of tea’, everybody is not expected to believe but don’t criticize what you can’t prove otherwise, that’s what separate the wise from the foolish.

Baseless accusation like this from a minister in the Presidency make one to wonder if the coronal inquest and others investigators assigned with the responsibility to uncover the mystery surrounding the SCOAN collapse building will come out with a genuine report free of bias. Because it is obvious many of these individuals have personal grudges against the Prophet, T.B Joshua which is likely to influence the outcome of their investigation. What else do we have to say, Radebe a minister in the South African Presidency has already taking a prejudicial stand that SCOAN was responsible for the building collapse, an incident undergoing investigation. We hope he publicly apologies to the South African Public for degrading his office by venturing into a controversial issue of this magnitude and taking side even when the case is still under investigation.

FG Petitioned To Expedite Action On Synagogue Collapse Report

The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to expedite action on the release of the security report of investigation into the collapsed Synagogue, Church of All Nations building in which over a hundred lives, mostly South Africans, were lost on September 12, 2014.

imageThe human rights group made this call during a solidarity rally held in support of the Founder and General Overseer of the church, Prophet T.B. Joshua at the premises of the church on Monday, February 9, 2015. The group was led by its National President, Comrade Sunny Enenuvwedia, Vice President, Comrade Ade Ikuesan as well as the National Auditor, Comrade Adesegun Aloba.

Speaking to newsmen while inspecting the site of the collapsed building, Comrade Enenuvwedia wondered why the presidential committee set up to look into the circumstances surrounding the incident is yet to release a report. He observed that the essence of the solidarity rally is to ensure that justice is done bearing in mind the international implications of the incident which claimed the lives of foreign nationals.

“Why has it taken the government so long to unravel what happened here,” Enenuvwedia questioned. “Even though I am a layman, I know these foundations are very solid,” he said, standing before the huge foundations of the collapsed building.

“All we are hearing is let the man of God come to court,” he continued. “For what? What is the reason for that? Is it not the building that collapsed? We don’t believe in ethnicity or politicizing issues. We have to attend to issues the way they are. They should allow the man of God to remain where he is and do the work God has assigned to him. Enough of humiliating TB Joshua – CDHR will not stand and see that happen. We will continue to fight for the rights of all Nigerians. We have demanded that the government release this report within two weeks. Let the whole world know the reason for this action.

”The group circulated flyers that questioned many issues pertaining to the collapsed building. For instance, the flyer carried the following questions: who owns the plane that crossed over The Synagogue building several times? Who is the pilot of the plane? Why is the Federal Government quiet about what happened?

The Chairman of the Ogun State chapter, Comrade Folarin Olayinka bemoaned the lack of respect Nigeria had shown for the sanctity of human life. “When you see what has happened here, it is quite unfortunate that Nigeria has become a country where everything is politicized,” he said. “The lives of human beings are no longer valuable to the leadership of our country.”

“We have come to demand justice and agitate against the denial and delayed justice,” he defiantly continued. “We are all aware of what happened at the church here. They said that they have constituted a panel to come up with a report to determine what happened but since then, no report has come out. The Federal Government should come out with the report of the evil that has befallen the church. They should come out to reveal the perpetrators. We don’t want it to be swept under the carpet. It is the cry of the people that has necessitated our coming here today. Anyone that has caused sorrow, we believe that they will not go unpunished,” he concluded.

Speaking on behalf of the church, one of the foreign evangelists showed the human rights group the strength of the foundations, observing that the collapse was a controlled demolition that was planned and executed. He also said that the incident had not stopped foreigners from visiting the church in search of spiritual rejuvenation.

Meanwhile, a delegation of visiting Russians who spoke to newsmen said people from their nation would continue to visit Nigeria because of the great works God is doing through Prophet T.B. Joshua. Spokesman of the delegation, Mr. Ramin Teyyubov who led other members of the delegation to the site of the collapsed building said Nigerians should appreciate their own.

“Russian people and countries from the former Soviet Union love T.B. Joshua, respect this ministry and know what God is doing through him,” Teyyubov stated. “We are joining the Committee for the Defence Of Human Rights and we agree with the questions they are asking. People are asking from our country why this issue has not been resolved yet.”

“All of us live under one God and He sees everything,” the Russian counseled. “I was sitting at home and wondering who the pilot was,who planned this and why the government is still keeping silent. They know what is happening. Weknow Prophet T.B. Joshua, his integrity and how he walks with God. These are very important questions that need answers!

”Representatives of CDHR were then shown the 11 ambulances belonging to The SCOAN that were used during the rescue operation. The human rights group insisted that they were moving to Abuja next to continue their protest until the government released the security report.

The inquest into the cause of the collapse of the building is set to resume on Tuesday 10th February 2015.

Nosa Osazuwa was present during the rally

Synagogue Court Case UPDATE

There have been widespread rumors on the SCOAN building collapse details, much to the amazement of readers, especially on how the SCOAN stifled rescue operations and were uncooperative with rescue attempts. These rumors were hastily published by the Nigerian mainstream newspapers and even surprisingly the big players in the journalism domain like CNNAljazeera and the bbc.

 Recently however, very contrary and contradicting reports to the former are coming up from the coroner’s inquest into the collapse that exposes the misrepresentation of the media and other lopsided journalists. Many thanks to Nosa Osazuwa, a writer from Lagos, present during the coroner’s inquest for adequately publishing the details of the proceedings at the inquest that is bringing these liars to the limelight. True to the words of TB Joshua in which he declared that NO MATTER HOW LONG A LIE IS SUSTAINED; TRUTH WILL SOMEDAY PREVAIL.

 Here is a taste of the truth:

[Nosa Osazuwa reports ] Kaduna-based bomb expert, Mr Paul Iguniwei, who has also worked as a research officer with the Defense Ministry told the coroner that the building was targeted with an infrasonic weapon by the plane-like object that flew over it on four different occasions while maintaining the same flight path on the day of the unfortunate incident.

“From what I observed, the four-time movement of the aircraft over the building could have been deliberate and that was to release enough dosage of the infrasonic weapon capable of bringing the building down. If you would notice, after the fourth movement, the aircraft did not return and then, the building collapsed,” he told the court.

Mr. Iguniwei described the infrasonic sonar as being both invisible and inaudible but capable of causing serious damage if its intensity is pronounced. Mr paul Iguniwei said that his suspicions arose after he eliminated other possible theories due to lack of plausibility.

According to him, He also said he eliminated the theory of structural defect as a result of a weak foundation because even after the collapse, there was no sign of stress on the foundation which he observed still stands intact. 

Foundation of SCOAN collapsed building showed no sign of stress or strain

Foundation of SCOAN collapsed building showed no sign of stress or strain

“Engineers generally believe that a structure would fail due to bad foundation and materials but if you go there to the collapse site now, the foundation pillars are still very intact. My position is that the building was weakened from the top”, the witness explained.

Meanwhile, the Chief Security Officer of The SCOAN, Sunday Okojie, played CCTV footage to the court showing scenes contrary to the sequence of events conveyed by the first respondents such as NEMA and LASEMA. According to him, LASEMA came to the scene of the incident on Friday, September 12, 2014 around 3:10pm without any equipment while NEMA arrived around 3:24 pm. The CCTV footage revealed that both agencies came ill-equipped and didn’t spend more than 30 seconds before being ushered to the scene of the collapsed building.

Additionally, throughout the rescue operation, they reported in the morning at 8am and left the scene by 5:30pm daily. When the SCOAN’s counsel, Olalekan Ojo, asked him about the allegations by both agencies that they came with several heavy equipments but were prevented from performing their statutory duties by the church, Okojie retorted, “They were lying to cover their inadequacies. Can a vehicle carry another vehicle inside because from the video before us, they only came with one vehicle that was even empty? 

“Also, it’s so sad that they resumed work at 8am and closed by 5:30pm like office executives. The only thing they were interested in doing was talking to the media. They were busy organising press conferences and were unconcerned with the lives they came to rescue. I can tell you categorically that it was church officials and technicians who were drilling holes and bringing the victims out of the rubble. 

“It’s a shame on our country because foreigners were on ground and witnessed how all these sad events evolved. It was even the church who initiated the issue of Julius Berger bringing heavy duty equipment and we have receipts here to prove that we procured all the equipments used in saving those innocent lives. Here are the receipts of all hospital bills and even government morgues where we footed all the bills. If it was the state government who rescued those lives, there won’t be need for state hospitals to issue receipts in our name.” 

The state counsel said they were at a disadvantage due to the evidence presented by the witness and as such did not cross examine Okojie. He therefore requested for more time to watch the footage and fix a date later for cross examination, a request Magistrate Komolafe quickly accommodated.

Source: http://www.olufamous.com/2014/12/omg-infrasonic-sound-weapon-crashed-tb.html

IN A MORE RECENT REPORT:

[Nosa Osazuwa reports ] –The National Executive Coordinator of the non-governmental organization, Life Savers Foundation (LSF), Mrs Fola Shoetan, has revealed that the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) are not adequately equipped to manage disaster situations in the country.

Testifying before the court investigating the cause of the collapsed building belonging to the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Mrs Shoetan, who was present during the entirety of the rescue operation, expressed sadness that the statutory respondents had no idea how to handle the crisis at the site of the collapse.

“LASEMA, NEMA and my agency were overwhelmed such that it was the youths at The SCOAN who told us what to do and where to drill which helped rescue a large number of people alive,” she told the court presided over by Magistrate Oyetade Komolafe. “Even NEMA and LASEMA didn’t come with any heavy duty equipment; they were merely onlookers and spectators.

“They were busy chatting on social media. I was angry and have evidence when people cautioned them on Facebook during the rescue operation that instead of saving lives, they were busy posting pictures on the internet. While I was there, I didn’t leave for five days because of the gravity of things on ground but these people came and went daily. I am bold to say that they were confused and mere onlookers during the rescue operation.”

According to Shoetan, “I don’t know when NEMA officials left the scene on the first day but LASEMA officials left at 10:30pm on the second day. As at the time LASEMA officials left on the second day, persons were still trapped on the collapsed site.

“The LASEMA General Manager, Dr Femi Osanyintola did not co-operate well with other responders and I kept telling him that. What he did most of the time was to hold meetings with his team from the state.

“The police I can confirm were present throughout the period of the rescue operation. No security agent ever stopped us from working and, to the best of my knowledge, nobody was assaulted.” Her testimony contradicted earlier claims from NEMA and LASEMA officials that they were prevented from gaining access to the site and treated aggressively by church staff.

Earlier, a witness who is one of the surviving volunteer workers of the church involved in the unfortunate incident, Afusat Oladipo, had told the coroner that moments prior to the collapse of the building, she had noticed a strange flash of light accompanied by a thunderous bang. Her account corroborates those of other witnesses who had previously spoken during the inquest. Their accounts all suggest the possibility of an explosion.

Meanwhile, Chief Magistrate Oyetade Komolafe has adjourned proceedings to January 6, 2015.

Nosa Osazuwa ( Email: nosa.osaz@gmail.com ) reports from Lagos.

Source: http://nigeriamasterweb.com

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Leave TB Joshua alone SCOAN Victims Family Speaks

I would love to appeal in my own little way to The families and relations of the martyrs who have taken offense at TB Joshua by reason of the building collapse, meting out threats of lawsuits and court injunctions. Please pause one moment and ask yourselves, is this what your deceased loved one would have done or gladly approved of if they were here present? Knowing the level of their devotion and commitment to the SCOAN? Will the departed soul of your beloved be united with you in this cause you now undertake against Joshua?

I learned of a man who is vehemently vexed to vendetta for his departed sister. To the one who has opened a website on this cause; your website is a desecration of the memory of your sister whom you claim to  love, this is proven by the account of her life before her demise. If you really knew her as you claim, you would know that you have with a single action wiped off what was dearest and uppermost in her heart. With what frown she would look upon you from heaven above for working at cross purposes with her – She who strove to live in affection towards the prophet in order that both he may be comforted and that she may saved through his preaching.

Come to think of it, it is very unlikely that if your deceased love one had returned from the SCOAN with all round testimonies, you would have opened a website heralding the praise of God through the SCOAN. This fact alone exposes the hollowness of your “joshuamustaccountfordeaths” campaign, which is nothing but one of calumny. The entire catastrophe seems serviceable to you as just the right pretext for a premeditated move against Joshua, as it is to his ardent critics; a sordid fact that inadvertently numbers you in the bandwagon of those who delight in celebrating evil rather than good.

Doro rallying the families of victims against TB Joshua

By saying TB Joshua must account for the deaths you directly accuse him as being responsible for the demise of the entirety of victims. The only way such accusation would hold sway is if it is proven that the collapse was caused by a structural failure resulting from shoddy construction or building overload. The coroners inquest set up to establish the cause and manner of the collapse is still underway, But do you really believe structural failure to be the cause of the collapse? Judging from the CCTV capture of the near symmetrical, rapid and total collapse of the building, do you in all honesty perceive absolutely no trace of sabotage?

There are a lot of things that could be said of you, but let’s highlight just one here. In your open letter to a South African Newspaper, you vociferously debunked the way TB Joshua tagged the victims as “martyrs of faith”, yet on your very own website you call them “Heroes and Heroines”. What sort of hypocrisy is this? What differentiates a martyr of faith from a hero? There are no greater heroes of faith than the martyrs of faith. They are basically synonyms so what is the problem? You have inadvertently provided evidence of your belief in the name martyr of faith by using the term hero. Yet you cloak and disguise it with tantrums and expect us to join you in a reckless path.

Some critics, like the vocal critic blog see this tragedy as the undoing of TB Joshua; they said in a comment that TB Joshua would not bounce back after this. Those who have suggested this have simply voiced out their ardent wish for TB Joshua. Everyone can tell that the SCOAN would weather this storm, the church still receives thousands of visitors, it is reported that even some of those who survived the collapse with injuries that were flown back to south Africa have returned to Nigeria to the SCOAN. They know in whom they have believed; His gospel through this Man is to them a faith not to be repented of, a cross not to be afraid of. Even if it means facing a life threatening situation, they would press a handful of this courage against their heart, and with its help, face life’s final deadline with confidence and boldness. How can those who are outside the light understand this? It is impossible. One blind from birth cannot tell how bright the sun is.

You seem to stand as a lone ranger, trying to open our eyes to what? what truth? That Joshua must account for what? Of what use is a blind man trying to show the way with a lamp knowing himself does not see with it?  Your impatience in this matter cannot be excused. Believing in the resurrection of Christ, i also believe my loved one will again rise again. since i have this assurance as to the resurrection of the dead, grief on account of death is empty. Why? why should i grieve if i do not believe my loved one has perished? why should i bear impatiently the temporal withdrawal of one whom i believe will return? That which you think of as death is only a departure. Those who have gone before us in this tragedy are not to be mourned, though of course they may be longed for. But even that longing must be tempered with patience “lest we should grieve at the falling asleep of anyone, like the pagans who lack hope”. (1 Thess 4:13)

The resurrection is  as true as death

People die daily, they lose their lives through varying degrees of tragedies, from car accidents to plane crashes and terrorism, yet nobody ever really makes much news and noise over them. Why does TB Joshua’s case have to be different? Is it not clear that this is the handiwork of back-stabbers using the tragedy as an avenue for further barrage of criticism against Joshua?

Furthermore, in how many of these widespread tragedies have the ruling bodies offered reasonable support and relief for the grieving families as TB Joshua is recently doing? Offering R50000 per deceased person for the funeral arrangements and other cash gifts, supplies, groceries, scholarships for those left alive? Where would they have received such much needed help if not from the generous hands of TB Joshua? Yet someone who claims to be a believer is asking us to reject all of these and take up a lawsuit against the man of God with the secular authorities, even when the tragedy occurred due to no fault of his.

If any one of the victims families associates with you who attempts to rally us against Joshua, he himself is one of those who would waste the church and soil the precious memory of the departed beloved. For being with us as having suffered loss of relation, but not with us in judgment of the cause, you are against us and are much worse than the accusers outside who lost no relation in this tragedy, because with the seeming friendship of sharing the same wound with us, you seek to disperse us from the faith our departed heroes and heroines entrusted us. You cannot turn us out of what we have received, and what has been committed to us. Joshua is under attack, he is the real victim in this whole tragedy and we will not add to his pains because he who adds to his present grief has not received Christ who sent him and he who has not received Christ shall be regarded as having despised the Father, wherefore he shall be cast out of the good kingdom.

ALL MATERIALS USED IN COLLAPSED SYNAGOGUE BUILDING WERE APPROVED – SON

At the Friday November 21, 2014 sitting of the coroner’s inquest into the collapsed Synagogue, Church Of All Nations building, the court was told that the building materials used for the construction of the collapsed building were approved by the Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON).

This submission was made by the Director in charge of Inspectorate and Compliance at SON, Engineer Bede Obayi. According to him, iron rod samples taken for test at different laboratories showed that they were good and met the standard requirement. He raised reservations over the standard of the concrete debris, stating that the sample they took was slightly below the required density. However, he posited that the result could have been influenced by the pressure factor of the collapsed building, which makes it indeterminate in concluding if this contributed to the collapse.

Engineer Obayi also expressed surprise about the speed at which the building collapsed, fuelling speculations that the controlled demolition theory was indeed plausible. “Candidly, I am surprised at the rate and speed the building collapsed. It’s quite unusual and I believe it should be investigated. I also admit that the result of the test conducted on the debris is suspect. Due to the technicality involved, our investigation is inconclusive. I was not involved in the observation neither did I participate in the conduct of the test. I don’t even know any of the people saddled with the responsibility of conducting the test. We went for test in three labs and the final reports indicated that most of the materials used in the Synagogue building met our standard requirements. All the sources used were also approved SON sources.”

Meanwhile, members of the public and other interested parties attending the hearing have voiced out their reservations about the biased manner in which the magistrate seems to be handling proceedings at the inquest. Some of them who spoke to the media on conditions of anonymity complained of the magistrate’s partial disposition. They observed that he was always visibly harsh on witnesses who gave evidence which seemed to support the controlled demolition theory. Others said his disposition was suggestive of a calculated attempt by the state to persecute a particular party, stressing that the inquest has lost its integrity

In another development, counsel to The SCOAN, Olalekan Ojo has filed an application challenging the jurisdiction of the magistrate for encroaching on matters beyond the scope of the inquest by inviting Prophet T.B. Joshua, who was not a witness to the incident. He said the primary scope of the inquest was to determine the cause of death and not pry into private matters that bear no consequence on it.

On his part, the magistrate, Oyetade Komolafe grudgingly granted the request of the counsel saying, “I am not against Prophet T.B. Joshua and Lagos State is not against him. I will respect the law and await the report or verdict of the High Court. Therefore, I will hands off the issue of inviting him as a witness for now till the outcome from the High Court.”

However, he held up the letter submitted to the High Court challenging his jurisdiction and candidly stated, “I can tell you that this letter will not get to anywhere. I count it dead already; it is not an issue.” The statement added credence to concerns voiced about his prejudicial handling of the inquest.

The hearing was adjourned to December 3, 2014.

Nosa Osazuwa, a citizen journalist, was present during
the inquest

TB Joshua Bodies Delayed By Nigerian Authority

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According to a government official who did not want to be named, the delays have been caused by the political haggling between South Africa and Nigeria.

The official said the Nigerian government has been refusing to have DNA analysis conducted in South Africa “even though they don’t have the expertise, facilities and skills”. Yet the Nigerian government would not allow the South African pathologists and forensic experts who travelled to Lagos to take DNA samples from the bodies, insisting on doing that itself. And it would not allow them to do the matching of the DNA samples with the DNA of the relatives of the dead.

This proves our point the those behind the tragedy played delay tactics, thinking that when the bodies decompose the chances of finding “explosive” on the bodies can’t be traced thus refusing to deploy bomb disposal unit to the scene; What a shame!

Because of the state of the bodies, just over 40 of the South African bodies could be identified by fingerprints.

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NIGERIAN GOVERMENT POSITION ON THE TB JOSHUA COLLAPESED BUILDING

It’s a known fact that Prophet TB Joshua is the most sought after by people all over the world visiting the Synagogue Church of all nation’s “SCOAN” All international airlines that has a direct flight to Lagos would attest to this as well as the Nigerian immigration and customs. It’s a known fact that Prophet TB Joshua is the most sought after by people within the vineyard.

We are all aware how Idahosa started his attacks on the person of TB Joshua, followed by his predecessors  Ayo Irijafor, and other members of their association like Matthew Ashimolowo and other big wing Nigerian men of God, who are now rejoicing over the incident that took place at the SCOAN on the 12th Sept, 2014

THE NIGERIA GOVERNMENT

There were many contradictory statements made; that the Court has refused into which clearly tells me that the “Coroner” has already been briefed on how and in whose favor the case must be judged, just to soil the name of TB Joshua and his ministry “SCOAN” It is very clear because one of the witness during the inquest said:

On the collapse of the guesthouse, Ayinde said he had reviewed security camera footage released by SCOAN officials, which they claimed showed a low-flying aircraft above the building.

Joshua has suggested that the aircraft — and up to three others seen in the same position in the hour leading up to the tragedy — was linked to the collapse.

“It was within its flight corridor. It was moving on its directional path and an area of the airport,” he added.

“We also wrote and got a report from (the) Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority that the aircraft was flying 1,100 feet, which is 300 meters. So, the aircraft was not close to the building.”

The purpose of witnessing at the inquest is to speak the truth, the question is that was Mr. Ayinde at the scene at the time of the incident and  the  Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, he quoted ” that the aircraft was flying 1,100 feet, which is 300 meters. So, the aircraft was not close to the building.”? The answer is no.

It’s true that; that area is a flight path, of  which flight comes across from the EAST from Ejigbo, Cele area, but NEVER in History has flight flown from the WEST before, but that same flight flew over that particular building from the west 4 times at 60″ 40″ 20″ and  10″ to carry out their mission.

We have contacted the eyewitness we spoke with”GODSPOWER” to provide us the video he took of the Jet and would be published as soon as we receive it.

Head of the emergency services: As far as he is concerned, the problem is a structural failure and that a test in a so-called lab will determine if it was so. The same tune by the governor of Lagos and the same tune from the president; Both ignoring the presents of their Jet that flew over the SCOAN building from the west! Has anyone asked why the Nigerian authorities were so scared when they realized that South Africa was sending in investigators. They quickly, with the help of the Nigerian Tribune, came up with an article about President Zuma, his relationship with a presidential candidate, the sizable 9.3 million dollars trying to make it seem like there is a diplomatic row between the two countries even to the extent of comparing both economies and how bad South Africa was doing. Such writing is not done by unschooled journalists; such writing is done by crafty politicians who have an agenda in mind – to create confutation by putting pressure and/or bullying the South Africans into submission.

As soon as they realized that SCOAN had captured one of their planes on CCTV, they quickly came up with a destructive response. Note Nigeria’s Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu, has dismissed insinuations linking the missing Air Force Alpha jet to sabotage. Could it be that indeed Major General Chris knew nothing about the plan to use the said plane for the SCOAN operation, but only the privileged few or the coincidence was too much. Why did that not name the two missing pilots with their pictures if indeed they were really lost in action. Not what Marshal Adesola Amosu said that the Nigerian army was in full control of its air space yet no one has come forward to say anything about that plane and what it was doing over the building. Take a look at this. Please go to list of combat Aircraft owned by the Nigerian Military.

http://www.combataircraft.com/en/Military-Aircraft/Nigeria/  This is a list of combat Aircraft owned by the Nigerian Military. Note the Hercules C-130.

EVIL NIGERIAN RELIGIOUS LEADERS

Once again its fact that the “PFN” Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria “CAN” Christian Association of Nigeria.

The current saga and involvement of Ayo and the 9.3 million dollar arms deal that went wrong in South Africa tells the shadiness of his dealings. Only God knows what these arms were intended for. The current assertion that it was to be used by the government or the army is just a cover up. What people don’t know is that through the ministry of interior CAN (Ayo) controls the influx of religious Christian visitors coming into Nigeria which has seen most of T.B. Joshua’s visitors denied entry visa’s to Nigeria. If T.B. Joshua or The SCOAN is not a member of CAN why should CAN care who visits him? You are all aware of many write up on the internet against TB Joshua and his ministry even TB Joshua ex-followers who turned against the ministry, just like Judas turned against Jesus Christ.

INTERNATIONAL VIEW

Regular visitors to the TB Joshua’s Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) continue to have faith in the organisation despite recent criticism. Since the tragic collapse over two months ago, of a building in Lagos in Nigeria housing visitors to the synagogue, the church has faced a great deal of criticism regarding their standards of safety.

Advocate Johnny Klopper and his wife Dorothy Klopper have visited SCOAN collectively more than 25 times in the past, and maintain that the church should not carry all the blame for the incident. Advocate Klopper believes everything done from the ministry’s side was done “in excellence” and is convinced that any future investigation will confirm this. Having travelled around the world with TB Joshua, he describes him as a humble man and says he has learned a great deal from him. His wife Dorothy Klopper also maintains that a third party may have been involved in the collapse of the building. She says TB Joshua loves all the guests visiting the synagogue, and says “he would never in any way take shortcut concerning their well-being”. See the full interview on Morning live  uploaded by us click here