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Bishop bags life imprisonment for raping church member

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An Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court has sentenced a Lagos bishop, Feyi Daniels, to life imprisonment for raping his 23-year-old assistant (name withheld).

Justice Rahman Oshodi also sentenced Daniels, the Bishop of I Reign Christian Ministry, Lagos, to three years in prison for sexually assaulting a 19-year-old member of the church (count three of the four-count charge).

The judge held that the cleric should spend the rest of his life at the Kirikiri custodial facility in Lagos.

Oshodi held that the prosecution established the ingredients of the two offences.

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According to him, Feyi Daniels is a liar and does not have any regard for truth.

The judge, however, discharged and acquitted him on count two of the charge, which is the rape of another member of the church (name withheld).

Oshodi held that there was an element of consent from the church member.

The judge also discharged and acquitted Daniels on count four of the charge, which is attempted rape of a member of the church.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Daniels faced an amended four-count charge bordering on rape, attempted rape, and sexual assault.

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Rape contravenes Section 260(2) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

Bishop Fey Daniels raped me while speaking in tongues, woman tells court

Recall an Ikeja sexual offences and domestic violence court on May 24, 2023 remanded a bishop identified as Oluwafeyiropo Daniels, for allegedly raping a 25-year-old woman while “speaking in tongues.”

According to a report published on the subject matter on NAN, the clergyman reportedly raped the woman at his residence in Lekki, Lagos state.

The clergyman, who is the founder of ‘I Reign Christian Ministry, was earlier remanded for allegedly raping two of his church members at his residence in June 2020.

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During the trial, the victim, a member of the bishop’s church, was led in evidence by Babajide Boye, the state lead counsel.

The victim told the court that she heard her cousin listening to the bishops’s sermon on the phone while they were at her sister’s shop in Osogbo on January 2, 2019.

An Ikeja sexual offences and domestic violence court on Wednesday, remanded a bishop identified as Oluwafeyiropo Daniels, for allegedly raping a 25-year-old woman while “speaking in tongues.”

NAN reports that the clergyman allegedly raped the woman at his residence in Lekki, Lagos state.

The clergyman, who is the founder of ‘I Reign Christian Ministry, was earlier remanded for allegedly raping two of his church members at his residence in June 2020.

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During the trial, the victim, a member of the bishop’s church, was led in evidence by Babajide Boye, the state lead counsel.

The victim told the court that she heard her cousin listening to the bishops Feyi Daniels sermon on the phone while they were at her sister’s shop in Osogbo on January 2, 2019.

SOURCE: Vanguard

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Hushpuppi in trouble over viral birthday feast held in New Jersey jail

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The United States Bureau of Prisons said it will probe convicted internet fraudster, Ramon “Hushpuppi” Abbas, after a video purportedly showing him holding a feast in jail went viral. (more…)

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OSP drops all cases against Cecilia Dapaah

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The Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) has withdrawn all legal actions against former Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources, Cecilia Abena Dapaah. (more…)

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One-Week Observance For Rex Omar’s Mother Is This Saturday

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 Rex Omar (Rex Kwame Owusu Marfo) who lost the mother on January 4, 2024, together with the family, are set to have the One-Week Observance for the mother this Saturday, January 27, 2024 at The Page, off the Kaneshie-Mallam Road at 8am.

 

The mother of Rex Omar, Madam Grace Adwoa Duodowaa aka O’Gray was born on the 2nd of January 1947 to Opanin Kwasi Boakye and Maama Afia Anane of Asante Bɛkwai Abɔdɔm and Asɔkɔre.

 

O’Gray was the fourth child of her parents out of five (5) children – making four (4) girls and a boy. She started her formal education at the Asɔkɔre Methodist Primary in 1952 and completed Middle school with the (MSLC) in 1962.

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After Middle School, she enrolled in learning design and dressmaking in Kumasi, where she met Mr. Emmanuel Rexford Owusu Ansah, a Medical Practitioner and they got married in 1964.

 

Madam Duodowaa had eight (8) children, six (6) boys and two (2) girls. She had her first born, a baby boy on the 6th February 1965 and they named him Rex Kwame Owusu Marfo, affectionately called Rex Omar.

 

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O’Gray was an avowed Christian and a disciplinarian who trained all her children in Christ to the extent that her second born became a Pastor, Rev. Osei Asibey.

She continued with her dressmaking business that impacted some of her children, especially Akwasi Osei Bonsu, Eno Mary, Isaac Boakye and Antwi Rockson until the point where her health started failing.

 

Rex Omar is currently the Chairman for the Ghana Music Rights Organization (GHAMRO) and an accomplished, award-winning Ghanaian musician.

 

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Abladzo Kwame changes name to “Kwame Ye”, drops promo photos to spark new journey

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Abladzo Kwame was a loud name for fans of Rap until the Rapper decided to go into hiatus and rebrand. He returns with a new name, Kwame Ye, and also shares new promotional photos to kick off his new found journey.

 

Follow him on his Social Media pages below:

Facebook – Kwame Ye (@KwameYeMusic)

Instagram, X – @KwameYeMusic

 

Stemming from a culture of hardcore hiphop and street rap, Kwame Ye, as he loves to be called in the showbiz circles is unapologetic about his style and presentation of rap culture.

 

Born as Klu Frank, he hails from the Volta Region of Ghana; but primarily grew up in Adenta, a suburb of Greater-Accra where he got inspired to start music as a hobby from childhood. With an unflinchingly real-life perspective, he would be found delivering rap with a gruff rasp influenced by  UK ‘Grime’ and ‘rusty’ beat compositions to fit his style of lyrics.

 

Kwame Ye is a co- founder of a music clique called Kings Capital Music Group (KCMG).

 

“I fell in love with art as the days crept, adding more years to my infant self; and while I grew up, my style and passion got influenced more by my peers and lovers of my music; this pushed me more to work more music, write more music, record more music and perform them as well across different stage. Music became a powerful tool for me to express myself effortlessly”, Kwame Ye intimated. He was formerly known as Abladzo Kwame, and would later pick Kwame ye as his newly found space after a new dawn of transformation and revitalisation.

 

“HipLife and Highlife were my foundation and first influences; both served as therapeutic sounds for me and led me into producing and writing my own music, and exploring other styles (genres)”, he added.

 

“I would say my style of music is a Fusion of Rap and Afro-Soul; and to keep my origins I use a lot of my native dialect, Ewe, for almost every song I churn out” –Kwame Ye.

 

Kwame Ye recorded his first song with Skillions (a Ghana-based music clique cum label) at their recording studio titled “Bossu”, featured on by Boynash, a London-based Ghanaian Rapper.

Kwame ye has scored some feats working with notable Ghanaian artistes like Edem, Gemini Orleans, Nektunez, just to name a few. He also doubles a Fashion Designer who pieces together all kinds of fabrics, creatively, as another form of gifted art.

His global influences? Kanye West, Akon, Lil Wayne, Da Hammer, Nektunez fall on his list of favourites he gets inspired by with their works.

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This is How Chris Hughton and Gary Al-Smith voted on behalf of Ghana at FIFA Best 2023 Player Awards

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Lionel Messi picked up the Best Men’s Player award for the third time since this format of the awards began in 2016, after doing so in 2019 and 2022.

A mix of votes from national team managers and captains, journalists and fans on Fifa’s website – with each counting for 25% – were used to decide the winners.

For Ghana, this is how Black Stars coach Chris Hughton and Gary Al-Smith (representing the media) voted for the best player category.

Hughton voted Messi as his first choice, Mbappe in second while Haaland was given the third spot.

Al-Smith, however, opted for Haaland as the first option with City’s Rodri and Victor Osimhen following accordingly.

Messi and Haaland finished on the same points, with the former getting the award as he had more first-place nominations from national team captains.

The Argentina captain was named men’s player of the year at the 2023 Fifa Best Awards in London on Monday, January 15.

The Inter Miami forward beat competition from Manchester City striker Erling Haaland with Paris St-Germain attacker Kylian Mbappe coming third.

He scored nine goals for PSG as they won the French Ligue 1 title and 10 goals in seven games as Inter Miami won the inaugural Leagues Cup in the United States.

Source: Lawrence Degraft Baidoo/ MyJoyOnline

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I am the man in the mask – Jacob Caesar reveals he is the New Force

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After weeks of speculation about who is the man behind the mask in ‘the new force’ campaign, Nana Kwame Bediako known as Freedom Jacob Caesar has revealed that he, indeed, is the one behind the mask.

He made the revelation during the press conference on the cancellation of ‘The Convention 2024’, and event organised by his New Africa Foundation. The vent was scheduled to take place on the 7th of January 2024 at the Kwame Nkrumah Independence Square, coinciding with Ghana’s Constitution Day. 

This event  was aimed to encompass different facets of African excellence, including thought leaders and artists, all before an eclectic audience, including every stratum, community and group that constitutes the country, a microcosmic representation of the macrocosmic continent. The event was could however not take off at the intended venue after National Security officials besieged the grounds.

 

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