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Drug dealer jailed for 26 years

A drug dealer has been jailed for 26 years for the attempted murder of a woman in East London. Osei Kuffour, 25, shot 36-year old Maria Whalley in her Canning Town home on December 11 2012 - believing she had helped a man rob him.



In the UK domestic slavery is a growing concern. This type of exploitation happens when a victim is forced to do work such as cooking, cleaning or looking after children in unacceptable conditions in someone’s home for little or no pay and with more

5 Mar 2018 22:00 News

The Home Office has launched a £13m fund to help youth workers, police, nurses and other professionals form close, protective relationships with children and young people at risk of sexual exploitation, county lines gang crime or relationship abuse. more

26 Feb 2018 00:00 News

A man and woman found guilty of laundering thousands of pounds from an electronics company in America have been sentenced following a City of London Police investigation. Maxwell George Purrman (52) of Burrard Road, east London, and Omowumi Rukayat more

24 Feb 2018 14:44 News

A man has been found guilty at the Old Bailey of fatally stabbing a teenager in south London in 2017. Paul Akinnuoye, 20 (19.01.98) of Cobbetts Ride, Tunbridge Wells, was convicted of murder following the killing of 19-year-old Jordan Wright more

22 Feb 2018 19:07 News

Three young men - Georgie Roy Sennis Ashman, Akin Akinkunle and Martin Eze have been jailed at Isleworth Crown Court for firearms offences after they were stopped in a vehicle with a shotgun. more

21 Feb 2018 00:00 News

Maidstone and the Weald MP - Helen Grant, has honoured employers for their commitment to outstanding apprenticeships at the National Apprenticeship Awards. more

24 Jan 2018 00:00 News

Two British Members of Parliament (MPs) with Nigerian heritage, have been appointed as Vice Chairmen of the ruling Conservative Party. more

8 Jan 2018 19:06 News

Show some love this Winter to someone who needs it. Can you donate any of the items below or donate towards it? more

8 Jan 2018 13:12 News

Dame Betty Asafu-Adjaye, a Ghanaian who founded Mission Dine Club (MDC) charity over 30 years ago, organised a day out for patients of the Tudor Gardens Care Home who enjoyed Christmas lunch at L. Ron Hubbard’s Fitzroy House in central London. more

31 Dec 2017 00:00 News

The National Black Police Association in the United Kingdom has warned that the "continued disproportionate use (of Stop & Search') on Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities will further erode trust and confidence in the police." more

14 Dec 2017 00:00 News

Nigerian ex-prostitute "Beauty" (a pseudonym), poses in a social support centre for trafficked girls near Catania in Italy September 14, 2016

Picture: REUTERS / Tom Esslemont

By rewarding whistleblowers, boosting prosecutions and challenging beliefs in black magic, Nigeria is ramping up its crusade against human trafficking, backed by millions of pounds of British aid, anti-slavery and government officials said. more

11 Dec 2017 00:00 News

A man who killed the mother of his daughter over a disagreement about childcare payments has been convicted of murder. more

23 Nov 2017 00:00 News

Two distinguished members of the UK Diaspora African Community - Rev Esther Abimbola Ajayi and 'Femi Okutubo, have been granted the Freedom of the City of London. more

22 Nov 2017 09:07 News

To celebrate its 21st anniversary, World Foods specialist - Tropical Sun Foods has reached out to support community initiatives, by donating £21,000 towards community projects in Jamaica and the UK. more

20 Nov 2017 11:06 News

Detectives are appealing for help to identify a man who died after falling from a hotel more than three years ago. more

18 Oct 2017 20:52 News

A man who raped a 13-year-old schoolgirl after persuading her to go back to his flat has been jailed. Fortune Aragua, 25, (21.12.91) of Paradise Road, Stockwell - who also uses the alias Izevbigie Sylvester - was sentenced at Wood Green Crown Court more

18 Oct 2017 00:00 News

Detectives have released a photograph of a man they would like to speak to following a violent assault in Woolwich which has left a man with serious injuries. Police were called at 00:55hrs on Saturday, 14 October to reports of an assault outside a more

18 Oct 2017 00:00 News

World of Hope Youth Ambassador - an organisation committed to Young People and Family Support Services, has launched its Anti-Social Behaviour information booklet and Nigeria Orphanage project. more

12 Oct 2017 00:00 News

UK-based charity - The Good Samaritan Foundation (TGSF) has secured a partnership with its Honorary Life Grand Patroness - Reverend Mother Esther Abimbola Ajayi - the founder of the Love Of Christ Generation Church C&S and The Esther Ajayi Foundation more

10 Oct 2017 00:00 News

In continuation of its work with Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in northeast Nigeria, UK-registered Charity - The Good Samaritan Foundation (TGSF) is seeking to raise £150,000. more

22 Sep 2017 00:00 News