Nigerian gets 22 years in U.S. Jail for aiding Al-Qaeda


Lawal Babafemi also referred to as Ayatollah Mustapha, who was accused of receiving weapons training from al Qaeda’s Yemeni affiliate and writing rap lyrics, among other contributions, for the group’s English-language media
operations was, yesterday, sentenced to 22 years in prison. He pleaded guilty in April 2014 to providing material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

Prosecutors had sought up to 30 years in prison for Babafemi, who was extradited from Nigeria in 2013 after being arrested several times two years earlier on local terrorism charges. The group’s leadership paid Babafemi almost $9,000 to recruit English speakers from Nigeria….. bt not those dt use “are” and “her” interchangeably then blame it on typo or autocorrect instead of owning up to their mistake…..

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