SCOAN is also known for the purported "deliverance" of those allegedly possessed by evil spirits during its services. Joshua, then known as Balogun Francis , [21] attended St.

In recognition of his humanitarian activities, he was awarded a National Honour by the Nigerian government in [9] as well as receiving a letter of appreciation from the United Nations. Of prophets and profits".

Joshua immediately denied his involvement, stating on Facebook, "I am not a businessman and have no business whatsoever. SCOAN claims that Joshua has successfully predicted events in the lives of individuals who attend his church services [] as well as worldwide events, including a purported prophecy of Michael Jackson 's death, [] and the outcome of two African Cup of Nations AFCON final matches, which were won by Zambia [] and Nigeria [] respectively.