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Nigerian Gets Life Sentence In UK For Murder

Nigerian fugitive, Abdul Adewale Kekere-Ekun, was on Monday sentenced to life imprisonment in the UK for murdering 18-year old Marcus Hall in 2001, following a brawl outside Luton’s Atmosphere Nightclub.

A statement issued by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said that the 39-year-old Kekere-Ekun, had initially pleaded guilty to the murder charge before the Luton Crown Court before he later fled to Nigeria

According to the statement signed by Mr Wilson Uwujaren, Head, Media and Publicity of the commission, Kekere-Ekun goes by several aliases like Adebayo Dalvin, James Ekun, Adeba Yo Kekere-Ekun, Adeba Yo Muta Lito Kekere-Ekun, James Dalvin and many others.

It said that investigation revealed that Kekere-Ekun, who was arrested by EFCC on February 12, 2015, for identity theft-related offences was on the wanted list of the UK Police.

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