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Did TB Joshua predict Abuja Boko Haram bombings?

by Ihechukwu Njoku - freelance Nigerian journalist
03 Oct 2015 at 07:25hrs | Views
Although controversial Nigerian 'Prophet' T.B. Joshua has not been seen in public for over five months, indications have emerged that his 'famed' predictions have not ceased.

According to Nigerian celebrity news site, 'Sahara Weekly', Joshua had warned some 'government officials' who visited him that Boko Haram insurgents had infiltrated Abuja and were planning to carry out 'suicide bombing' attacks.

The said prediction allegedly took place in June 2015 and was posted online August 31st 2015 by the Sahara Weekly publisher who claimed he was a witness to the 'prophecy'.

Kuje bomb scene

Multiple bomb blasts rocked Nigeria's capital city of Abuja late in the evening of Friday 2nd October 2015, killing scores of people.

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents detonated explosive devices at a popular market and police station in the Kuje district before another bomb went off in Nyanya minutes later.

Pictures released by Sahara Reporters showed maimed bodies on blood-splattered floor around Kuje.

It would be recalled that in March 2014, an alleged member of Boko Haram confessed at The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) that the sect's plan to bomb Joshua's popular church was thwarted.

In April 2014, Joshua released a YouTube video claiming he also predicted Boko Haram's last attack in Nyanya, Abuja which left 88 dead and over 200 injured.

Source - Ihechukwu Njoku - freelance Nigerian journalist