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Oba Ogunlaja visits Nigeria High Commission London

Oguntade commends progress in Epe

Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the Court of St. James’s – H.E. Retired Justice George Adesola Oguntade CFR, CON; has commended the “tremendous progress in Epe,” and urged all to “Let us stand first as Nigerians.”

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50-year-old Simon Owoade has been convicted at Harrow Crown Court, for the rape and sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl he befriended online. Read more

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Past two-time Mayor of the London Borough of Wandsworth - Honorary Alderman Erelu Lola Ayonrinde has been accorded the laurel: Yeye Oludamoran Nipa Asa Ati Ise Yoruba (Mother Counsellor on the Culture and Practices of the Yorubas). The award was Read more

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A 53-year-old man has been sentenced to four years in jail after being convicted of fraud relating to the Grenfell Tower fire. Read more

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A 24-year-old man has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for money laundering at the Inner London Crown Court. Michael Lanyuru pleaded guilty to two counts of fraud by false representation and one count of conspiracy to transfer criminal property Read more

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A beauty therapist who sexually assaulted a woman who he was treating has been jailed. 29-year-old Ayoyinka Oladimeji was sentenced to three years in jail and handed a Sexual Harm Prevention Order at the Inner London Crown Court. Read more

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Detectives from London Metropolitan Police's Homicide and Major Crime Command have charged three men with conspiracy to murder 46-year-old Memunatu Warne, following a fatal fire in Greenwich. Read more

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United Kingdom’s Home Office has launched an awareness campaign designed to help eradicate the horrific crime of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The campaign sends a powerful message that communities should protect children from people who carry Read more

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The mother of a young man fatally shot has made a public appeal for information on the second anniversary of his death. Father of three Akeem Moore was shot in the head in Eastney Road, Croydon on the evening of 7 October 2016. Read more

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The Home Office has awarded charity - Operation Encompass £163,000 for its vital initiative to support children who attend school following a domestic abuse incident. Read more

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The family of a seven-year-old arson victim has paid public tribute to him for the first time as they joined police in a new appeal for public information in a bid to find those responsible for setting fire to his family home. Read more

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A panel comprising of the Publisher of Trumpet Media - 'Femi Okutubo; Lawyer and Womanist - Ayisat Agbaje; PwC's Chief Economist for Nigeria - Dr Andrew Nevin; and TV News Anchor and Presenter - Sulaiman Aledeh; in a discussion with Mark Eddo, try to Read more

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The United Kingdom's Home Office has launched a campaign to transform the diversity of Fire and Rescue services - in a bid to make them reflective of the communities they represent. Home Office figures reveal that Fire-fighters in England are Read more

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Some members of St Pauls College Old Boys Association (SPOBA) Nigeria met in the United Kingdom recently to strategise on facilitating the formal launch of the UK branch of the association. Read more

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A man has been jailed for possession of weapons and driving offences. Kevin Amon Aka-Kadjo, 19 (30.03.99) of Elmington Estate, Southwark appeared at Inner London Crown Court this week where he was sentenced to 14 months imprisonment for numerous Read more

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About £13m of Home Office funding has been awarded to projects, which support vulnerable children by ensuring they have positive adult role models in their lives such as youth workers, police officers, nurses and other professionals Read more

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A man has been jailed for 11 years for the rape of three girls. Joel Ampadu (08.06.99) of Tivoli Gardens, Woolwich, Greenwich was sentenced to 11 years’ imprisonment at Blackfriars Crown Court. Read more

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A man involved in a violent group attack on a youth worker in Tottenham has been jailed for his murder. Neron Quartey, 21 (22.03.1997), of Rosebay Drive, N17 was found guilty of the murder of 22-year-old Kwabena Nelson following a trial at the Old Read more

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TheBoardroom Africa (TBrA) - the leading network of board-ready women across Africa, aims to double current levels of female board representation in the continent by 2028. Read more

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A man has been sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty to running a Ponzi scheme, in which 55 victims were defrauded out of over £14.5 million. Read more

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An all-female cast of talented acrobats, circus performers, gymnasts and dancers will transform London Square Mile’s Guildhall Yard into a colourful display of power and strength from 6 - 10pm on 2 and 3 August. Read more

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