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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.



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

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

Maidstone and the Weald MP - Helen Grant has been appointed as the new Chair of the Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network. The Apprenticeship Diversity Champions Network is a cornerstone of the Government’s strategy to achieve its ambitious more

21 Sep 2017 00:00 News

"I rushed to the next building in the compound where we lived. I climbed up the stairs to find my son lying in a pool of blood. We are asking someone, please, to search their conscience; to listen to that still, small voice inside and to come forward more

20 Sep 2017 00:00 News

Police have released an image of a newborn baby found abandoned in Plaistow, east London. Officers hope the picture of the baby - who has been named Harry by medical staff - will encourage his mother to come forward. more

19 Sep 2017 00:00 News

London's Metropolitan Police and Counter Terrorism officers have now confirmed that they are treating the explosion on a train at Parsons Green, West London as a terrorist incident. more

15 Sep 2017 10:15 News

Detectives investigating the murder of Patrick Oyeri in Hounslow, Wes London, have carried out a witness appeal at the scene of the crime a week on from the fatal stabbing of the 29-year-old. more

12 Sep 2017 17:20 News

Detectives investigating the violent assault of 39-year-old Eddy Nganji in Lewisham have made two arrests. more

12 Sep 2017 17:14 News

Detectives investigating the murder of 26-year-old Bilal Kargbo in Peckham Rye earlier this year have announced a reward of £20,000 for anyone who comes forward with video footage that leads to a conviction. more

30 Jul 2017 00:00 News

Police are appealing for assistance to trace a high risk missing woman from Wood Green. Juliannah Akinade, 78, was last seen yesterday at approximately 07:30hrs at her home address. more

21 Jul 2017 14:48 News

A man who beat his girlfriend's five-year-old son to death simply because he lost one of his trainers has been found guilty of murder. Alex's aunt accused Lambeth Social Services of failing to take her reports seriously - about Iheanacho more

21 Jul 2017 00:00 News

A man who committed sexual offences against girls under the age of 16 after grooming them on social media has been jailed. more

15 Jul 2017 00:00 News

Natco Select (specialists in Asian and African groceries) have completed a major new charity campaign where 100% of all sales from both of its shops in St Matthews and Oadby during May and June 2017 were donated to four charities – Women’s Aid more

15 Jul 2017 00:00 News

Two members of an organised crime group, who attempted to claim £10.2million in tax credits using stolen identities of public sector employees, have been jailed for eight years and nine months by the Central Criminal Court more

6 Jul 2017 00:00 News

London's Metropolitan Police are appealing for help to find an elderly woman who is missing from Wandsworth. 81-year-old Olusegun Okuleye was last seen at 18:00hrs on Tuesday, 4 July on Broxash Road in Clapham Common. more

5 Jul 2017 17:20 News

A man who posed as a barrister to con his victims out of thousands of pounds has been jailed for two years. 51-year-old Leonard Ogilvy of McLeod Road, Greenwich was found guilty and sentenced at Southwark Crown Court of three counts of more

5 Jul 2017 00:00 News

Widows of four men hanged with the writer and human rights activist - Ken Saro-Wiwa by the Sani Abacha-led Nigerian military government in 1995, have dragged oil giant - Shell to court. The civil case was filed in a Dutch court by Esther Kiobel more

4 Jul 2017 00:00 News