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Singapore hangs Nigerian for 2.6 kilos of cannabis - The Zimbabwe Daily;

Singapore hangs Nigerian for 2.6 kilos of cannabis - The Zimbabwe Daily

The Zimbabwe DailySingapore hangs Nigerian for 2.6 kilos of cannabisThe Zimbabwe DailyJohannesburg – A 38-year-old Nigerian man was hanged in Singapore on Friday for drug trafficking after being caught with 2.6 kilograms of cannabis. \n. “A 38-year-old male Nigerian national, Chijioke Stephen Obioha, had his death sentence carried out ...and more »

Nigerian Footballer Set to Be Put to Death in Singapore for 2007 Pot Conviction - Sputnik International;

Nigerian Footballer Set to Be Put to Death in Singapore for 2007 Pot Conviction - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalNigerian Footballer Set to Be Put to Death in Singapore for 2007 Pot ConvictionSputnik InternationalThe graduate student is set to be executed by hanging tomorrow in Singapore after being convicted of attempting to traffic a little over 4 pounds of marijuana. Joseph Chen, lawyer for Chijoke Stephan Obioha, filed an Urgent Criminal Motion that was ...and more »

Drug trafficking: Presidency regrets death sentence on Nigerian in Singapore - Daily Trust;

Drug trafficking: Presidency regrets death sentence on Nigerian in Singapore - Daily Trust

Daily TrustDrug trafficking: Presidency regrets death sentence on Nigerian in SingaporeDaily TrustMrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, has described as “heartbreaking”, the sentencing to death of a Nigerian in Singapore for drug related offences. Dabiri-Erewa said this in a statement she ...and more »

Singapore executes Nigeria's Chijioke Obioha for drug trafficking - http://www.newmail-ng.com/ (satire) (press release) (subscription) (blog);

Singapore executes Nigeria's Chijioke Obioha for drug trafficking - http://www.newmail-ng.com/ (satire) (press release) (subscription) (blog)

http://www.newmail-ng.com/ (satire) (press release) (subscription) (blog)Singapore executes Nigeria's Chijioke Obioha for drug traffickinghttp://www.newmail-ng.com/ (satire) (press release) (subscription) (blog)Singapore on Friday executed one Chijioke Stephen Obioha, convicted of drug trafficking, after the country's apex court rejected his final appeal. Obioha was arrested on April 9, 2007 with more than 2.6 kilograms of cannabis, surpassing the statutory ...and more »

Nigerian drug trafficker hanged in Singapore after appeal was dismissed - Yahoo Singapore News;

Nigerian drug trafficker hanged in Singapore after appeal was dismissed - Yahoo Singapore News

Yahoo Singapore NewsNigerian drug trafficker hanged in Singapore after appeal was dismissedYahoo Singapore NewsA Nigerian drug trafficker was executed on Friday (18 November) after his eleventh-hour appeal was rejected by the Court of Appeal a day earlier. According to a report by Today newspaper, Chijoke Stephen Obioha, 38, was convicted of trafficking in 2 ...and more »

Malaysian drug trafficker convicted in Singapore executed - The Sun Daily;

Malaysian drug trafficker convicted in Singapore executed - The Sun Daily

The Sun DailyMalaysian drug trafficker convicted in Singapore executedThe Sun DailySINGAPORE: A Malaysian along with a Nigerian were executed in Singapore this morning, following a drug trafficking conviction. They were hanged after their last minute appeals were thrown out. Devendran Supramaniam, 31, was arrested in May 2011 at ...and more »

Dabiri-Erewa laments execution of Nigerian in Singapore - TODAY.ng;

Dabiri-Erewa laments execution of Nigerian in Singapore - TODAY.ng

TODAY.ngDabiri-Erewa laments execution of Nigerian in SingaporeTODAY.ngThe Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has described the execution of a Nigerian in Singapore on Friday for drug related offences as heartbreaking. She also urged Nigerians to avoid drug ...and more »

Chijioke Obioha: Lesson Not Learnt - Leadership Newspapers;

Chijioke Obioha: Lesson Not Learnt - Leadership Newspapers

Leadership NewspapersChijioke Obioha: Lesson Not LearntLeadership NewspapersA Nigerian, 38 year old Chijioke Obioha, was executed recently in Singapore after he was found guilty of possessing 2.6 kilograms of cannabis (Indian hemp). He was caught with the substance in April of 2007 and sentenced to death in 2008.and more »

Drug Trafficking: FG Seeks Change In Attitude By Nigerians - CHANNELS TELEVISION;

Drug Trafficking: FG Seeks Change In Attitude By Nigerians - CHANNELS TELEVISION

CHANNELS TELEVISIONDrug Trafficking: FG Seeks Change In Attitude By NigeriansCHANNELS TELEVISIONThis is according to the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, while reacting to the execution of a Nigerian man, Chijioke Obioha, in Singapore on Friday after his conviction for drug crime.and more »

With 2.6kg of hemp, Nigerian meets death in Singapore - Information Nigeria;

With 2.6kg of hemp, Nigerian meets death in Singapore - Information Nigeria

Information NigeriaWith 2.6kg of hemp, Nigerian meets death in SingaporeInformation NigeriaSingapore on Friday executed a Nigerian convicted of drug charges, 38-year-old Chijioke Obioha and a 31-year-old Malaysian, after the country's supreme court rejected last minute appeals. Obioha was found guilty of possessing 2.6kg of cannabis in April ...and more »

Execution of A Nigerian in Singapore, Heartbreaking - Abike Dabiri-Erewa - NTA News

Execution of A Nigerian in Singapore, Heartbreaking - Abike Dabiri-ErewaNTA NewsABUJA: The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has described the sentencing to death of a Nigerian in Singapore on Friday for drug related offences as heartbreaking despite repeated calls ...and more »

'Secret' Service: Roman Catholic Prison Ministry (RPCM) withholds details about Nigerian inmate's funeral - The Online Citizen;

'Secret' Service: Roman Catholic Prison Ministry (RPCM) withholds details about Nigerian inmate's funeral - The Online Citizen

The Online Citizen'Secret' Service: Roman Catholic Prison Ministry (RPCM) withholds details about Nigerian inmate's funeralThe Online CitizenChijoke, a Nigerian Graduate who first came to Singapore for a football trial, was executed for trafficking Marijuana yesterday. Chijioke Stephan Obioha, Nigerian who was first arrested in 2007 for trafficking Marijuana, was hung at dawn yesterday in ...and more »

Despite appeals, Singapore executes Nigerian - The Eagle Online;

Despite appeals, Singapore executes Nigerian - The Eagle Online

The Eagle OnlineDespite appeals, Singapore executes NigerianThe Eagle OnlineDespite appeals, Singapore in the early hours of Friday executed a Nigerian on the death row convict in the country, Chijoke Stephen Obioha. According to available information, Obioha was executed at 6am. This was despite appeals by Obioha, his family ...and more »

Nigerian university graduate hanged in Singapore for cannabis possession - eNCA;

Nigerian university graduate hanged in Singapore for cannabis possession - eNCA

eNCANigerian university graduate hanged in Singapore for cannabis possessioneNCAFile: Under Singapore law, anyone caught with more than 500 grams of cannabis can be sentenced to death. Photo: Flickr.com / Prensa 420. JOHANNESBURG – A 38-year-old Nigerian man was hanged in Singapore on Friday for drug trafficking after being ...and more »

Singapore executes Nigerian, Malaysian for drug trafficking after rejection of appeals - Guardian;

Singapore executes Nigerian, Malaysian for drug trafficking after rejection of appeals - Guardian

GuardianSingapore executes Nigerian, Malaysian for drug trafficking after rejection of appealsGuardianSingapore yesterday executed two foreigners, including a Nigerian, Chijioke Stephen Obioha, for drug trafficking offences after their last-minute appeals were thrown out by the country's top courts. The Presidency expressed regret over the execution, ...and more »

Nigerian footballer executed in Singapore for drug trafficking - The Nation Newspaper;

Nigerian footballer executed in Singapore for drug trafficking - The Nation Newspaper

The Nation NewspaperNigerian footballer executed in Singapore for drug traffickingThe Nation NewspaperThe Presidency yesterday lamented the execution of a Nigerian footballer, Chijoke Obioha, in Singapore for drug trafficking. The 35-year-old footballer was said to have gone to the Asian country for trials when he was caught trafficking in hard drugs ...and more »

Two drug traffickers hanged after appeals fail - The Straits Times

Two drug traffickers hanged after appeals failThe Straits TimesConvicted drug trafficker Chijioke Stephen Obioha - one of the longest-serving death row inmates here - was executed yesterday morning after a final court bid to reopen his appeal some 13 hours earlier failed. Chijioke, 38, a Nigerian national, was ...and more »

Sad Nigerian player hanged to death in Singapore for drug trafficking - Pulse.com.gh

Sad Nigerian player hanged to death in Singapore for drug traffickingPulse.com.ghYoung Nigerian footballer Chijioke Stephen Obioha was on Friday executed in Singapore, after the Court of Appeal dismissed a motion filed by his lawyer on Thursday. Obioha arrived Singapore eight years ago for football trials with an unnamed club, but ...and more »

Nigerian Executed in Singapore for Trafficking Kilos of Cannabis - Face 2 Face (press release) (registration) (blog);

Nigerian Executed in Singapore for Trafficking Kilos of Cannabis - Face 2 Face (press release) (registration) (blog)

Face 2 Face (press release) (registration) (blog)Nigerian Executed in Singapore for Trafficking Kilos of CannabisFace 2 Face (press release) (registration) (blog)Nigerian Immigrant Executed in Singapore for Drug Trafficking Offence Chijoike Stephen Obioha was executed in Singapore for drug-related offenses. Photo Credit: Laila's Blog. Prison authorities in Singapore have executed a Nigerian immigrant for his ...and more »

Malaysian executed in Singapore for drug trafficking - Astro Awani;

Malaysian executed in Singapore for drug trafficking - Astro Awani

Astro AwaniMalaysian executed in Singapore for drug traffickingAstro AwaniA view taken through a vehicle window shows a surveillance camera in front of cell blocks inside Changi Prison in Singapore, May 26, 2009. / REUTERS / File. SINGAPORE: A 31-year-old Malaysian man, Devendran Supramaniam, had his death sentence ...and more »