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Obinim others in Court for assault

Written by | November 10, 2016 | 0
By Joyce Danso, GNA Accra Nov. 10, GNA – Bishop Daniel Obinim, Founder of God’s Way International Church on Thursday appeared before an Accra Circuit Court for allegedly assaulting two adopted children in the presence of his congregation. Two other pastors Kingsley Baah and Solomon Abraham who were him in the dock have also been charged with abetment of crime. They have pleaded not guilty to the charges. The court presided over by Mrs Abena Adjin-Doku admitted them to bail in the sum of GH₵10,000.00 with one surety each. They are to reappear on November 24. Mr Ralph Opoku Edusei who represented Bishop Obinim and the two accused persons prayed the court to admit them to bail as the charges preferred against them were bailable. According to the counsel the offences were also

Photos:Bishop Obinim vanishes with a lady awaiting death in Saudi Arabia to Ghana

Written by | September 29, 2016 | 0
SHARE TWEET SHARE EMAIL COMMENTS The story of Paul and Silas has repeated itself, this time no prison was broke into but the Angel of God saved a young lady locked up in a strange land Joyce Adjeley, a Ghanaian was locked up awaiting death at Al Qasim in the Saudi Arabia, she reveals the Founder and General Overseer of International God’s Way Church, Bishop Dr Daniel Obinim in and Angelic form vanished with her from Saudi Arabia to Ghana. Narrating her chilling story, Joyce Adjeley, a lady in her twenties said somewhere in April 2016 she was, recruited by a travel agency to work as a house help at Al Qasim in Saudi Arabia. She discloses, when she arrived in the country she was given an additional job as a waitress in a restaurant. According to her the job was very hard and she had just one

Joel Osteen Apologizes For Using Lord’s Name In Sermon

Written by | September 12, 2016 | 0
HOUSTON, TX—Calling the incident “an unfortunate choice of words” and “a momentary lapse in judgment,” pastor Joel Osteen issued a public apology Monday morning for using the Lord’s name in his Sunday morning sermon. The mishap reportedly occurred near the end of Osteen’s message, as he had attempted to say “God wants you to be victorious,” but apparently fumbled his words and instead used the phrase “Jesus wants you to be victorious.” The effect was instantaneous, as bewildered Lakewood Church members looked at one another in a state of mixed confusion and shock. Some church members had never heard the Lord’s name used at all, while others were angered that Osteen would use the word “Jesus” in an obviously inappropriate setting like a church service. “We all

Prof. Martey’s lobby claim sparks controversy

Written by | September 7, 2016 | 0
Some leading members of the clergy in the country are trading accusations and counter accusations at each other and publicly challenging each other’s credibility over an issue that seems to have taken a political twist. They are the outgoing Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG), Right Reverend Professor Emmanuel Martey and the Chairman of the National Peace Council (NPC) and immediate past Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church, Rev Prof Emmanuel Asante. This was after the Presby Moderator had said that he rejected a proposal by some government officials, specifically the Deputy Minister of the Interior, James Agalga, for him (Moderator) to lobby for the Peace Council chairmanship after his nomination by the Christian Council of Ghana. This did not

ECG drags Obinim to court for illegal connection

Written by | August 30, 2016 | 0
General Overseer of the International God’s Way Church Bishop Daniel Obinim is being dragged to court by the Accra East branch of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) for illegal connection. Bishop Obinim is said to have fixed three post-paid meters at his residence, guest house and television station OB TV after the old ones were blocked by ECG due to non-payment of bills. According to Jonathan Asante, the Loss Control Coordinator at the Accra East regional office, the pastor owed a total of GH¢27,000 before the blockage. A check between March and August this year, he said, showed that the controversial pastor, who is on bail for defrauding by false pretences and assault, is owing a total of GH¢217,000 from the new meters. He is to be arraigned before a special court on Saturday, September

Bishop Obinim Performs Angelic Miracles For Member Whilst In Police Grips

Written by | August 28, 2016 | 0
A woman revealed Bishop Dr. Daniel Obinim revealed himself and performed Angelic Miracle for her whiles he (Bishop) was in police cells. She told International God’s Way Church congregation in Kumasi that someone was owing her some amount of money and has refused to pay. She prayed and asked Bishop Obinim and his father Jesus Christ to retrieve her money for her. She said the next day she heard Bishop had been arrested, so she was worried. She said Bishop can’t retrieve it because he was in police cell. She slept and Bishop appeared in her dream and told her, am in cells but my spirit which has been made an Angel is not. The woman reveals, she told Bishop Obinim to retrieve the money with interest. She narrates, Bishop told her he has given the money to a gentleman man called Wofa so he

Policemen who masterminded my arrest will suffer – Obinim

Written by | August 25, 2016 | 0
Embattled founder and leader of International Godsway church has taken a swipe at the police for acting unprofessionally during his arrest. Bishop Obinim described as unfortunate the manner the police handcuffed him in the full glare of the public as a common criminal when in fact he had honoured their invitation. The man of God has been charged with assault and defrauding by false pretense of some GH¢11.6 million cedis. He was to be arraigned before the Accra High Court Thursday on charges of assault after days of interrogation and transfers between the CID headquarters and the Nima Police but did not show up. Bishop Obinim has since been granted bail pending police investigations. Sharing his experience with enthusiastic church members after his release Thursday August 25, 2016, the Angel

Obinim arrested over GHc11.5m ritual fraud – Police

Written by | August 23, 2016 | 0
The Criminal Investigations Department of the Ghana Police Service has revealed to Starr News that the founder of the International God’s Way Church Bishop Daniel Obinim has been arrested for an GHC11.5 million fraud. Public Relations Officer of the Police CID ASP Joseph Benefo Darkwa stated on Starr Today that Obinim would later be handed over to DOVVSU to be investigated for publicly flogging two teenage members of his church. According to ASP Darkwa, a complaint was lodged with the Police in Tema by a businessman who indicated that he handed over an amount of GHC11.5 million to Obinim to perform a ritual for him but the pastor failed to perform the ritual and has also failed to refund the money. He clarified that Obinim did not turn himself in and was arrested over the fraud case. ASP

Obinim’s arrest: Kumchacha, other prophets storm Police Headquarters

Written by | August 23, 2016 | 0
The founder and leader of the Heavens Gate Ministry, Nicholas Osei, known as Kumchacha and several other Prophets in the country have stormed the police headquarters in Accra. The men of God, according to Kumchacha are going to the location to sympathise with their colleague Pastor, Bishop Daniel Obinim who has been arrested and sent there for defrauding under false pretence. Bishop Obinim on Tuesday afternoon responded to an invitation by the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU). This follows a complaint of assault filed by the Minister of Gender and Social Protection to the Tema DOVVSU after video of Bishop Obinim whipping teenage members of his church for fornicating went viral. Police in Tema gave the ‘Angel of God’ 24 hour ultimatum to honour their invitation or they

Obinim charged with physical and verbal assault

Written by | August 23, 2016 | 0
The General Overseer of International God’s Way Church, Bishop Daniel Obinim has been charged with physical and verbal assault after flogging two teenagers in his church last Wednesday for fornication. One other person whose name is immediately not known but is a close associate of the preacher has also been charged with abetment of crime. The duo have been handcuffed and transferred from the Tema Regional Police Command to the National Headquarters in Accra after they reported to the station on Tuesday morning. Obinim had gone to the Police to answer to charges brought against him by Oye Lithur’s Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection as well as three other persons including Human Rights Lawyer, Francis Xavier Sosu. Bishop Obinim has become a subject of public discussion after