Sodiq Adeojo, Son Of Famous Nigerian Politician Jailed For 30 Years In UK for Murder

// Headline | Sodiq Adeojo, Son Of Famous Nigerian Politician Jailed For 30 Years In UK for Murder
Email to a friend Plain text Print version // Font size: Decrease font Enlarge font

The son of popular Ibadan based politician Alhaji Yekini Adeojo, Sodiq Adeojo, has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for his involvement in the murder of 17 year-old Sylvester Akapalara on December 29,2010.

Sodiq Adeojo,20, of Peckham was tried along with two of his brothers, Qudus, 18, and a 16 year old who cannot be named for legal reasons. All the three brothers were said to belong to the notorious GAS Gang of Brixton.

His other two brothers were cleared in the murder case, but Sodiq was convicted of murder, two counts of attempted murder, possessing a firearm with intent to endanger life and having an offensive weapon.

After the murder the gang tried to intimidate key witnesses by putting out leaflets warning them not to assist the police in their investigations or they will be dealt with.

Delivering his judgement, Judge Timothy Pontious said: “Sylvester was an athlete of remarkable ability. He happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. It seems he was just one of the many victims targeted in the last few years in mindless and appalling violence simply because of their membership or presumed membership of opposing gangs.”

Tagged : Bukar Modu, Ashoka Mukpo, American in Liberia tests positive for Ebola, Eid-el-Fitri celebration, Eid-el-Kabir, Bayelsa cult clash, Alex Aihegbe

Headlines Newsview all

Revealed!! ISIS Most Wanted, Ahmed Al-Assir Was Coming On A Special Invitation To Nigeria

According to a shocking report on Daily Trust, the ISIS leader, Ahmed Al-Assir, who was arrested in Lebanon on his way to Nigeria lately, was ... Full story

Mother And Daughter "Strip" And Sleep With Sugar DaddiesTo Raise £56,000 For Plastic Surgery

Kayla Morris, 20, from Rugby, has worked as a stripper to fund surgery Mother Georgina Clarke, 38, is desperate to look like 'idol' Katie Price   Previous £800-a-week arrangement ... Full story

Sacked Employee Shoots Former Colleagues On Live TV - Video Video

Disgruntled WDBJ-TV ex-employee Vester Lee Flanagan live tweeted a video of his on-air shooting of reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward this morning in ... Full story

Man proposes to his boyfriend in church that prohibits gay marriage and gets a standing ovation from the congregation

Trevor Harper, 36, and Davis Covin, 30,  have been attending the First United Methodist Church of Austin for the past two years Though their congregation has ... Full story

Shocking!! We Hid Cocaine In Arik Flight Meals - Ikechukwu Chibuzor Oliver

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on Thursday said it had apprehended another employee of Arik Air, Ikechukwu Chibuzor Oliver, for his alleged involvement in ... Full story

Unbelievable!! 87 Year Old Woman Who Has A 5 Inch Horn Growing Out Of Her Head

Doctors in China were presented with a rare medical condition recently. Liang Xiuzhen from Sichuan, south west China, came to them with what appeared to be ...

3 Arrested For Swallowing 233 Wraps Of Cocaine At Lagos Airport

Three suspected drug traffickers are being interrogated for swallowing 233 wraps of powder substances that tested positive for cocaine with a weight of 5.05kg.  Three suspected ... Full story

Can You Imagine!! Rita Ora Puts Her Boobs On Display (18+)

Rita Ora might have missed the X Factor launch in London on Wednesday due to her touring commitments, but the show's judge ensured that she ... Full story

Shocking!! Boko Haram Member Disguised As Woman Was A Nigerian Soldier (Video)

A shocking video evidence that a man who was widely portrayed as a captured Boko Haram fighter disguised as a woman is a Nigerian soldier.  SaharaReporters ... Full story

OMG!!! Ex YMCMB Rapper, Tyga Caught Having S3x With A Man (18+)

A photo of U.S rapper, Tyga, having sexual relations with a fellow man is currently making rounds online. Check on it!  Popular U.S Urban and gossip ... Full story

Lagos Police Arrest Gun Runners, Recover Gun-Manufacturing Equipment

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 26-year-old suspect, Ayila Ejir, for allegedly manufacturing and selling guns. The equipment used for making the arms were ... Full story

Comment on: Sodiq Adeojo, Son Of Famous Nigerian Politician Jailed For 30 Years In UK for Murder

Rate this article

0

Breaking News

Real Love Comes With A Choice Not A Chance

When all the butterflies have fluttered away and your wedding day becomes a distant memory, you will discover that you’ve married someone who is just ...

She said I’m not the father of two of our children —Husband

Mr James Adedapo, a retired civil servant has got a nod for his divorce suit against his wife, Oluwatoyin, at the Grade ‘C’ Customary Court ...

How Rukky Sanda's Trusted Friend Robbed Her

Nollywood actress, Rukky Sanda, known for her regular flaunting of her wears on social media, has disclosed that she is not happy that she is ...

If your spouse bed-wets on your wedding night, what will you do?

Adediwura, Adeleke and John One might think bedwetting is only a preserve for children, but recent researches have shown that bedwetting among adults is a top ...

3 Things Toke Makinwa's Husband Wish To Keep Private

For some Nigerians who like flaunting their lovers on social media or things they do, they really need to learn a lot from some people ...

Secret Of My Glowing Skin…Mercy Aigbe

Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe, is not just making a mark in acting alone but in fashion, hair and recently cosmetic line which she just added. In ...

Why Is It That Some Of You Feel I'm Bleaching? Am I A Kid!...Vic O

The Nigerian entertainment industry both Nollywood and acting is really buzzing these days as new talents are being discovered all trying to make a name ...

I am afraid of poverty---Liz Anjorin

Nollywood actress, Liz Anjorin, is one blunt actress who does not care what people will have to say about her as she believes she plans ...

OMG!! Aside Women, Men Too Can Be Raped By Women - Omoni Oboli

Royal Arts Academy in conjunction with Nollywood Workshop released a new block buster movie, titled ‘Code of Silence, ’which explores the very important themes of ...

Olamide Confesses His 2 Major Fears In Life

His songs are recently turning street anthems and major club hits, yet YBNL Rapper and Boss, Olamide still has two major fears in life. The young ...