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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.

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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

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

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