Nigerian man, Babatope Aderinoye sentenced to 34 years imprisonment in US for defrauding senior citizens and charities of millions

A Nigerian man, Babatope Joseph Aderinoye, 30, was sentenced to 34 years in federal prison  in U.S.for violations related to a bank fraud and money laundering conspiracy.   Aderinoye, aka Eja Nla, lived a glamorous life – travelling to exotic locations, snapping photos with VIPs –  and flaunted them all on social media.     However, behind his glamorous life, he was defrauding US citizens and organisations of millions of dollars.   Operating out of Plano, in Texas, Aderinoye carried out schemes, which targeted senior citizens, school districts and charities.…

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Kano High Court sentences man to two years imprisonment for trafficking 30 women to Libya

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano has sentenced a 28-year-old man, Abubakar Suleiman, to two years imprisonment without an option of fine for trafficking 30 women to Libya.   In her ruling on Thursday, March 25, the presiding judge, Justice Sa’adatu Ibrahim-Mark, also ordered the convict to pay an additional N250,000, adding that he will serve additional three months in the correctional centre should he fail to pay the said amount.   The National Agency for the Prohibition In Persons (NAPTIP) had charged Suleiman, a resident of Kadawa Miltara Quarters…

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