- UK based Pastor Tobi Adegboyega is known for his closeness to some Nigerian celebrities including Davido, Eniola Badmus, Cubana Chiefpriest among others.
- Pastor Tobi has faced massive criticism for straying from standards in church affairs
- He is popular for wearing designer outfits as he also vibes to secular songs, with his church choir going so far as to perform some of these songs.
Nigerian-born British pastor Tobi Adegboyega is the pastor in charge of the NXTION family, better known as the Salvation Proclaimers Anointed Church and is famous for dining and winning with some Nigerian celebrities.
Some of his actions have put him under scrutiny, with some netizens refusing to accept him as a pastor while others prefer to call him a famous pastor.
‘I call on you to support worldly songs’: British pastor Tobi makes the case for Afrobeat and gets mixed reactions
In this article, Legit.ng look at the number of times Pastor Tobi has made the headlines.
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1. Pastor Tobi’s Church Choir perform Davido’s Stand Strong
Pastor Tobi has been trending for days on Twitter after a video shared by famed bartender Cubana Chiefpriest during one of his main services in London on Sunday November 13 showed the church choir performing Davido’s Stand Strong in solidarity with the DMW label boss who lost his son.
The video showed the cleric joining his choir as they performed the song.
2. Veteran Fuji singer Kwam 1 releases song dedicated to Pastor Tobi
Fuji singer Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, better known as K1 of Ultimate, has sparked reactions on social media after releasing a song titled “Mo Gbohun Olorun Mi” in honor of Pastor Tobi Adegboyega.
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It turns out that, like many celebrities, Pastor Tobi is a close associate of the Fuji veteran, as they were seen having a night out at the cleric’s house.
3. Choir of Pastor Tobi Lambast during the service
A video that emerged online captured the moment Adegboyega church choir members were having a singing session, and he stepped in to take over.
To many netizens’ surprise, Pastor Tobi mentioned how his choir’s chosen song bored him to death.
4. Pastor Tobi calls for supporting worldly songs
In response to dragging him on his show of support for the afrobeats genre, the UK-based pastor said he was glad young people were able to do something for themselves.
He urged fellow Christians to support afrobeats as it is the only way to influence the genre and get music stars to hone the quality of their song lyrics.
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5. Pastor Tobi’s Church Choir performs Ku Lo Sa with Oxlade
The Oxlade singer has made headlines after a video of him performing his hit song ‘Ku Lo Sa’ with British pastor Tobi Adegboyega’s church choir, Living Stone Nxtion, went viral.
While Pastor Tobi said the video was made for fun and was unplanned, netizens insisted it was untrue.
Portable prostrations to greet Pastor Tobi
Pastor Tobi blessed crooner Zazu with the sum of £3,000 (N1.6m), and Portable showed his appreciation for the kind gesture.
A video showed the moment the singer bowed down to greet the pastor in thanks.
Some Portable fans reacted differently to the singer’s action.