Is David Lyon Being Punished For Associating With TB Joshua?

Bayelsa Governor, David Lyon, tb joshuaMr David Lyon was sacked as governor-elect of Bayelsa State, barely 24 hours to his inauguration by the Nigeria Supreme Court.

The apex court led by Justice Mary Odili nullified the election of Mr Lyon because his deputy-governorship candidate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, was alleged to have committed perjury by “chameliously and fraudulently using different names as it suits him.” The court added that the said deputy did not approach lawful authorities to correct the multiple names on his certificates. For that reason, the court ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withdraw the Certificate of Return issued to Mr Lyon and Degi-Eremienyo.

David Lyon who is been deprive of an election he won legitimately is a brethren in the vineyard of Christ. When Mr David Lyon came to The SCOAN to share his testimony, in Thanks-Given for what the Lord has done for him, Prophet TB Joshua implored Lyon that he wanted to see the Deputy-Governorship candidate, Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo – because he was seeing an obstacle. However, the said deputy governorship candidate insisted that he would not come to The SCOAN because he is a Secretary-General to the Brotherhood of the cross and star, popularly know has Olumba Olumba.

After Degi-Eremienyo refused to come – despite several invitations from TB Joshua – the man of God declared that it was too early for Lyon to share his testimony and that the situation still required serious prayers. He was however given a public recognition by the Prophet during the SCOAN Live Sunday Service but, he was not allowed to share his testimony.

Nevertheless, the judgement from the supreme court came as a surprise to many. Especially since the issue is a technical issue and it has nothing to do with Mr Lyon candidature or his electoral victory – he scored the Majority vote. The people voted for him as their governor. How can the supreme court nullify the will of the majority? Why not instead sack the deputy-governorship candidate that is been alleged to have made us of multiple names. How can one justified an innocent man to suffer for the sin of another man and the will of the majority truncated?

Even the opposition governorship candidate that has now been sworn in as the governor has been confirmed, did not meet the constitutional requirement to be sworn in as a governor. And recently the said deputy-governorship candidate, Degi-Eremienyo was found to be pledging allegiance to the opposition candidate, Senator Duoye Diri, who has now been sworn in as the governor-elect of Bayelsa State. Creating more room for suspicion than meet the eyes – making it seems that it was a well planned moved to see that Mr Lyon the legitimate winner of the election was not sworn in.

However, this shocking episode did not come as a surprise to us. It was a well-expected event. Remember our warning specifically to those that have publicly associate with the Prophet. We warn them to be very careful. Because they have been marked for target by powerful forces that are after the fall of the Prophet. Those warnings are from credible intelligent security sources.

We warn that we are all a target. Since they cannot get the Prophet directly, these powerful establishments are after those around the Prophet. Public figures like politicians, public administrators, civil servant, pastors and others you can think of. Their image will be targeted and their reputation tarnished. There will be organised administrative injustice towards them and this they will do with the backings of the news media and paid journalist. All in a scheme targeted at the Prophet. Since they have tried countless time to bring the Prophet down and they have not succeeded they are now going after those around him.

Just as we will keep praying for God to give justice to Mr Lyon and the majority of the people of Bayelsa State that voted for him. This should serve as a lesson to us all believer. we should be careful with those we associate with. We should not be equally yoked with men whose integrity are questionable. We should also learn to seek guidance from the Prophet of God before we make some critical decisions.

We need to know that the world hates righteous men. They are after us. Because they know that when righteous men stay in the position of authority, evil cannot prevail. The devil is using his agents to target the righteous and we have to be prayerfully and watchful as we take our guide in the authority we have in Christ Jesus.

Always put it in mind that the enemies are still out there. The blood of the saints – the Martyrs of Faith are in their hands and they are doing everything within their power to bring the Prophet to a fall. Watch and pray for evil times are ahead.

Let him that has an ear hear!

2019 Elections – TB Joshua’s Message to Nigeria

Prophet T.B. Joshua has given both a message of hope and warning to Nigerians regarding the upcoming presidential elections.

“I want to tell you that no matter the situation, be calm; God is in control,” Joshua counselled congregants on Sunday 10th February 2019.

“Those who will cause trouble will see trouble and those who will cause peace will see peace,” he continued, detailing that the aftermath of the election would ‘look very fearful’.

“You will see the clouds so dark as if it’s about to rain – but suddenly the dark cloud disappears,” he figuratively depicted, saying Nigerians would have greater cause to “respect God” after the elections.

“If anything happens to this country called Nigeria, that is the end of Africa,” he asserted, explaining that Africa’s most populous nation “has a very strong bond with God”.

“If the people of Nigeria want to cause trouble, they will cause trouble for themselves but the nation of Nigeria will stand,” the cleric concluded.

The message comes after Joshua called on congregants last year to pray against “the interruption of the democratic practice” in Nigeria.

Earlier in his sermon, Joshua lauded the importance of ‘working hard’ and ‘reporting.’ “Your hard work alone is not enough to help your company grow but also your reporting whatever is happening in the company,” he counselled.

“We manifest what we possess. We cannot possess faithfulness, which is one of the fruit of the Spirit, yet see unfaithfulness and remain silent. This is compromise… When we are silent, we cannot be placed,” he stressed.

After the service, an online news reporter claimed he saw Joshua who additionally warned that the election “may likely be postponed” because of “many challenges,” adding that even in such a scenario, God remained “in control”.

The fiercely contested presidential election scheduled to be held on Saturday 16th February 2019 pits incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari against his main contender, Atiku Abubakar.

SOURCE: Emmanuel TV, YouTube –

Ihechukwu Njoku is a freelance Nigerian journalist

T.B. Joshua: Time to discover the truth

Prophet T.B Joshua

Prophet T.B Joshua

At the peak of the late General Sanni Abacha’s iron –cast rule and his plan to elongate his administration as Nigeria Head of State, when the then five political parties adopted him as the sole presidential candidate, Prophet T.B Joshua was reportedly approached. T.B Joshua revealed to Abacha that God did not approve the tenure elongation and advised him to hand over power to another person elected by Nigerians. Late General Abacha was said to have felt very disappointed, but pleaded passionately to Joshua to help him out because he believed Joshua could do it.

But T.B Joshua told him there was nothing he as a prophet, could do because God had spoken. Abacha allegedly made several efforts to call Joshua thereafter, to no avail. If Joshua had wanted to make money from Abacha’s request, he could have done so, but he didn’t. What happened to Abacha to quit is now history. When President Fredrick Chiluba of Zambia visited synagogue, this reporter was one of other media men that covered the five–day visit.

During the occasion, Chiluba was invited by Joshua to the healing session. When Chiluba witnessed the healing of hundreds of people with various diseases, he, out of excitement, burst into tears, seeing that those things were happening in Nigeria, an African country. Since then Chiluba had being co

ming to the Synagogue to worship God because of his belief in what he saw. Sometimes ago, Prof. Evans Mills from Ghana, seeking to contest a presidential election came to the Synagogue Church. Joshua prayed for him and predicted that the politician would win the election. And it came to pass. About fifteen years ago, a wealthy South African, who was terribly sick, flew to Nigeria to meet Joshua for healing. He came to the Synagogue Church along with his personal doctor. One Saturday when the South African was inside one of the guest rooms, the man died while his personal doctor was attending to him.

The doctor called some of the church disciples and there was confusion. Joshua was hurriedly informed and he rushed to the place, finding the man dead. He ordered his disciples to prepare a bed and lay him there. Joshua laid on the man and after about 10 minutes, the South African was raised alive. During testimony time, the man’s personal doctor testified that medically his patient was dead because he had confirmed him dead. But he expressed surprise how Joshua could raise him to life.

The doctor believed that what happened to his patient was purely a miracle from God. In year 2000 or thereabout, an Army General from Ghana came to the Synagogue Church on wheel-chair for healing. When interviewed, the man stated that he was paralyzed and had remained on the wheel-chair for over 10 years. T.B Joshua touched the Army General’s two legs with his own leg and commanded the man to get up and walk in the name of Jesus Christ.

The man obeyed, stood up and staggered. Joshua touched his two legs again with his own leg, and commanded the man to walk. And he walked. Suddenly, the Army General ran inside the church and there was excitement and jubilation by the Ghanaians and the entire congregation who witnessed the event. Sometime in1996, a woman of about 50 years old with kidney problem was brought to the Synagogue Church during a Sunday service. She told Joshua that she needed N8 million for kidney transplant and begged for financial assistance. Joshua told her he had no money to give her but God would heal her. Joshua pointed his hand towards the woman, she fell and rolled on the ground and that was the end of kidney problem.

If all those top Nigerians that died of cancer or kidney problems had approached the man of God, their problems could have been solved and they would been alive today. Also in 1999, I personally benefited from Joshua’s spiritual gifts when I used a sticker he gave me to revive my 29 years old first son who was at the point of death. All these were some of the happenings I personally witnessed during the few occasions I visited the Synagogue Church either to cover events or for other personal purposes.

There are many of our leaders in government or politicians visiting the Synagogue Church in the night to solve their problems. There are over two thousand sick people all over the world being healed by the church every month. Yet here is a man being hated and persecuted by his own people, particularly some pastors and prophets are in the fight to condemn this man of God. Some even labeled T.B Joshua as Satan reincarnate. Late Prophet Adewole of the Celestial church of Christ, who predicated that the late Bashorun M.K.O Abiola would win the 1993 presidential election and the military, would not hand over power to him, had earlier revealed to Nigerians and the entire world that God sent Joshua to destroy the works of the devil.

Having witnessed many of Joshua’s healing and prediction, I prayed and fasted for seven days and God revealed to me in 1995, who Joshua is. And since this revelation came to me, I have always feared what would be the repercussion of those castigating, persecuting and doing all manner of wrongs to Joshua. One day, a young man sneaked into the Synagogue Church auditorium with charms when the service was not on. Joshua was inside his office attending to some visitors. Suddenly he rushed out to find the man inside the Church.

Immediately the young man of about 35years saw TB Joshua, he attempted to run away, but Joshua stressed his right hand towards his direction and the man fell down, rolling on the ground. He confessed that a group of herbalists who were protesting that they could not get customers again because of Joshua’s healing of people, gave him N120,000.00 and sent him to come and dump charms inside the church to scare away the people.

All these events were recorded in the church’s archive. If world leaders and personalities like former president Fredrick Chiluba of Zambia, Pascal Lissouba, former president of Congo, the late president of Gabon, Omar Bongo, Andre Kolingba, ex-president of the Central African Republic, Zulu King of South Africa, Goodwill Zwelithini Kabhekuzulu and hundreds of others could recognize and embrace T.B. Joshua, why should Nigerian pastors continue to deride him. I think TB Joshua is a spiritual asset to Nigerians of this generation. If Christians and other men of God are doubting Joshua’s healing power, they should pray to God to reveal if truly he was sent by God.

Written by Ogunwale, a veteran journalist and media Consultant wrote from Lagos

Boko-Haram: Religion a Victim of Terrorism


Terrorism has no Religion

Religion remains a pinnacle of peace, no true religion encourages violence; all religion preaches peace and promotes mutual understanding among neighborhood. But regrettably, self-centered individual out of desperation has continued to manipulate religion to spread hate, cause violence and terror in the society and this has caused the loss of countless numbers of life and property around the globe.

Religion the greatest Prey of World Terrorism

Terrorism emanated as a result of the egocentric and self-centeredness of the influential, the prominent and those we look up to in the society. But many today have blindly blame terrorism on religion; religion is a camouflage and victim of terrorism. The master-minders of this act of terror are economic and political power mongers whose private life does not speak much of their faith. They unjustly manipulate religion to brainwash and sell their evil ideology to their recruit; remember every true religious person can die for his/her faith. And this is part of the activities of the devil to destroy the name of true religion; many see religion as the problem of the world whereas, Man’s selfish Interest for power is the root cause of the world problem. 

Nigeria Political Instability the Source of Boko-Haram

In Nigeria, the Boko-Haram terrorist group claims they want to create an ‘Islamic state’ in the Northern part of Nigeria. The so called Islamic state is a propaganda they are using to gain the government attention and also brainwash their recruit. Boko-Haram terror is a product of Nigeria polities; “religion is a camouflage; Nigeria gave birth to politicians while politicians gave birth to both Boko-Haram and Militancy”-T.B. Joshua. When evil men want to get the attention of the government they throw bombs and kill innocent people. It might amaze you to know that Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Indonesia and Dubai are Islamic countries, but terrorism don’t take places there. Most people that are pointing accusing fingers at Islam will pack their loads and run to nations like Malaysia and Dubai if given the chance. Saudi Arabia is the headquarter of Islam, don’t you think if Islamic religion teaches and encourages violence then Saudi Arabia will be more violent than countries like Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Syria etc. But it can’t happen because Saudi Arabia practices monarchy and therefore no room for bloody thirsty politicians.

Dear readers!! Religion is a prey of world terrorism. Truth is so stashed that it is hard to find, but surely everyman will one day give account on how they are responsible in the present unrest that has before humanity.

Dialog the Best Option to End World Terrorism

The modern age ought to be an era of dialog a period where peaceful means should be used to end conflict. It’s unfortunate this is not what we speak of today instead, much emphasis is being placed on war and combat, millions of dollars are being budgeted every year by world government for research to build more weapons of mass destruction, this make one to wonder if all this weapons are being built for lower animals or for human being.

Combat cannot end terrorism, “If we fail to see that there are powers that cause people to be bowed down in bondage, we are fighting the wrong battle.”- T.B. Joshua. Terrorist are under spiritual influence they have no control over, the battle is not against flesh and blood but evil spirit (demons), “For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms” (Ephesians 6:12). Terrorist are human like us what they need is deliverance and rehabilitation. The more they are being killed the more this evil spirit spread and enter others. The day the world declared war on terrorism, terrorism became rampaged in the world; the war on terrorism has led to increase in the act of terror.

Don’t be deceives people of God! The devil is a trick star; terrorism is from the pit of hell. God love sinners but hate sin, He love terrorist but hate terrorism. “But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us” (Romans 5:8). This means that God loves sinners but hates sin. As Christians, we should hate the act but not the people. That is the spiritual law because sinners can be delivered and changed. The day the people of the world will start seeing things in God’s way, the world will become a better places to live in.