Pastor Tobi Adegboyega is a Nigerian-born UK pastor, born on November 11, 1980. He is the founder of the Salvation Proclaimers Anointed Church (SPAC) Nation, a now-defunct pentecostal church based in Croydon, south London. Read also: Davido’s wife, Chioma makes first public appearance after welcoming twins (video)
Adegboyega moved to London from Lagos, Nigeria in 2005 and started SPAC Nation in 2008 with three members. He encouraged criminals to drop their weapons at the altar of his church during services, which received both praise and criticism from the public.
The church was hit by allegations of financial exploitation and safeguarding abuses of its members, which it denies. Adegboyega has been involved in controversies and has faced intense scrutiny and criticism.
Later on a BBC Panorama investigation accused Adegboyega and other leaders of the church of financially exploiting members.
Adegboyega’s lavish lifestyle and the megachurch he founded have been the subject of intense scrutiny and criticism. He has been accused of financially exploiting members of the church, and the church has faced allegations of financial exploitation and safeguarding abuses of its members. Read also: ‘I got pregnant at the age of 16’ – Davido’s cousin, Folasade Adeleke reveals
The church was rebranded as Nxtion Family in June 2020, a month after Adegboyega announced he was stepping down as leader, though he has remained at the helm of the organization.
Adegboyega has also been involved in controversies and has faced criticism for attending musical events such as Davido’s O2 Arena concert.
The church, once hailed by UK politicians as a beacon of hope for ex-gang members, has been rebranded and faced legal issues, including being wound up in the High Court due to inconsistent information provided to the Insolvency Service and Charity Commission, and failure to deliver adequate accounting records.