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Nigerian Arrested For Registering British Couple As Baby’s Parents (Pictured) by Danycrusoe(m): 1:44pm On Jan 20, 2015
A Nigerian mother allowed a British couple to register as her new baby’s parents in bid to get free NHS care and secure a UK passport for the child, a court heard.

Oluwaseun Adenubi, 30, also pleaded guilty to fraud by false representation after using the passport of her friend, Rita Ogunkunle, 32, to obtain free medical care after giving birth to Moses.

Ogunkunle and her boyfriend Michael Adebambo, 46, registered the baby as theirs at Bromley Civic Centre the following day and have now pleaded guilty to giving false information.

Staff at Farnborough’s Princess Royal University Hospital realised the medical records of Ogunkunle, who had received acne treatment, conflicted with the patient claiming to be her.

“The probation service are there to report what they have been told and they say they don’t believe a word of it and neither do I,” added the judge. Prosecutor Alexandra Bushell told the court:

Prosecutor Ms Alexandra Bushell told the court: “Maybe there was a motivation to secure the nationality of the child as a British citizen and free NHS treatment.

“After the baby was born on June 20 staff realised something was not right because Ogunkunle has severe scarring, which the baby’s mother did not have and there were two different blood types for the same patient.”

Adenubi was granted a family visit visa which allowed her to stay in the UK for up to six months and claimed that she found Ogunkunle’s passport on a bench, Croydon Crown Court heard.

But when Ogunkunle was arrested in August, she claimed Adenubi took her passport after moving into her spare room.

The couple have now fallen out with Adenubi over the conflicting claims about the passport.

Ms Bushell said: “She admitted falsely registering the birth of the baby and said she had been introduced to Adenubi by a friend of her mother’s and took pity on her because she was pregnant and had no friends.

“She told police she was angry at Adenubi using her identity and tried to beat her to it by registering the child.

“[Adebambo] said his girlfriend asked him to go to the register office to register a birth and said she told him she did not want another woman to use her identity.

“He said he did it out of love for his girlfriend and was very remorseful.

“[Adenubi] claimed she was fleeing a violent partner in Nigeria and claimed to have no family here and no contact with her family in Nigeria.

“She said she arrived with nowhere to go and met a Nigerian man at the airport and others via a church, but had no details of those she stayed with.

“She claimed to have found Ogunkunle’s passport on a bench and only used it to get free medical services.”

The offences, contrary to the 1911 Perjury Act, carry a maximum sentence of seven years ‘penal servitude.’

Judge John Tanzer said: “The probation service think this is a Nigerian plot to use the ‘International Health Service’ and then take further advantage.”

All three were bailed until a date to be fixed.
SOURCE: http://www.punchng.com/news/nigerian-arrested-for-registering-british-couple-as-babys-parents/

Rita Ogunkunle (left) and her boyfriend Michael Adebambo (right), 46, registered the baby as theirs at Bromley Civic Centre, UK | credits: http://www.dailymail.co.uk
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Re: Nigerian Arrested For Registering British Couple As Baby’s Parents (Pictured) by zizazizu: 4:24pm On Jan 20, 2015
CHANGE disrupted!

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Re: Nigerian Arrested For Registering British Couple As Baby’s Parents (Pictured) by ladygogo: 9:42pm On Jan 20, 2015
My Nigerians of life. grin grin

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Re: Nigerian Arrested For Registering British Couple As Baby’s Parents (Pictured) by lekjons(m): 10:47pm On Jan 21, 2015
Nigerians and travelling abroad scandal,abeg let am vote for GEJ before you send am to jail

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Re: Nigerian Arrested For Registering British Couple As Baby’s Parents (Pictured) by debo07(m): 10:47pm On Jan 21, 2015
Nigerians...

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Re: Nigerian Arrested For Registering British Couple As Baby’s Parents (Pictured) by wedemboiz(m): 10:49pm On Jan 21, 2015
Change is what we need,.
Sister child borower,pls dnt worry,after feb 14,the british people will start looking for naija citizenship..

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Re: Nigerian Arrested For Registering British Couple As Baby’s Parents (Pictured) by PrettieJ(f): 10:49pm On Jan 21, 2015
Interesting!

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Re: Nigerian Arrested For Registering British Couple As Baby’s Parents (Pictured) by seedorfg(m): 10:50pm On Jan 21, 2015
If its not nigerian man who else, anyway up GMB 20PIPTEN

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Re: Nigerian Arrested For Registering British Couple As Baby’s Parents (Pictured) by frodobee: 10:50pm On Jan 21, 2015
Hehehehe ole
Some people will call this one hustling, modern self-inflicted slavery.
*See oburu na ibu nwa-afo igbo, ika noro n'ugwu awusa, gwadowe ichiri ezi n'ulo lotawa be anyi. Kpoo ekwe nti m, ka achotara gi ala iga ewu ebe obibi na Enugu. Don't wait till they jealously destroy your hustle, come home.

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Re: Nigerian Arrested For Registering British Couple As Baby’s Parents (Pictured) by olempe(m): 10:50pm On Jan 21, 2015
Eyaaa sad

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Re: Nigerian Arrested For Registering British Couple As Baby’s Parents (Pictured) by wedemboiz(m): 10:50pm On Jan 21, 2015
Chai chaoi

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Re: Nigerian Arrested For Registering British Couple As Baby’s Parents (Pictured) by noblejay14: 10:51pm On Jan 21, 2015
Nigerians and their dubious ways! SMH

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Re: Nigerian Arrested For Registering British Couple As Baby’s Parents (Pictured) by eleko1: 10:51pm On Jan 21, 2015
shocked undecided sad

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Re: Nigerian Arrested For Registering British Couple As Baby’s Parents (Pictured) by Nobody: 10:51pm On Jan 21, 2015
hmm! just to claim British citizen

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Re: Nigerian Arrested For Registering British Couple As Baby’s Parents (Pictured) by baybeeboi: 10:52pm On Jan 21, 2015
wtf!!!
Only Nigerians do that
we Seychelleans don't do that

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Re: Nigerian Arrested For Registering British Couple As Baby’s Parents (Pictured) by helphelp: 10:52pm On Jan 21, 2015
Hmmmm

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Re: Nigerian Arrested For Registering British Couple As Baby’s Parents (Pictured) by tundeayo2020: 10:53pm On Jan 21, 2015
busted... Between yorubas done begin get mind o like we the edos

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Re: Nigerian Arrested For Registering British Couple As Baby’s Parents (Pictured) by faamo419: 10:53pm On Jan 21, 2015
Naija sha hmmmm

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Re: Nigerian Arrested For Registering British Couple As Baby’s Parents (Pictured) by edo3(m): 10:53pm On Jan 21, 2015
Pls make somebory summarise abeg.

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Re: Nigerian Arrested For Registering British Couple As Baby’s Parents (Pictured) by Ezevajina: 10:54pm On Jan 21, 2015
they will be deported back their native enugu cool cool cool

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Re: Nigerian Arrested For Registering British Couple As Baby’s Parents (Pictured) by free2ryhme: 10:54pm On Jan 21, 2015
Look at how a responsible govt uses technology to detect a fraud. The Nigerians involved are a product of bad governance back home. If you interview them now, they will tell you how they spent 7 years in university for a 4 year course, not getting a job after graduation, how their parents were not paid pension after 35 years of serving fatherland, how the landlord throw out their belongings due to inability to pay rents and so many odd stories, If the country is well organized, they won't run to a foreign country to be a slave. Most Nigerians abroad are facing hard life due to no fault of theirs. I pity these guys. After serving a jail term they will be deported back to Nigeria in a cargo plane. what a pity.

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Re: Nigerian Arrested For Registering British Couple As Baby’s Parents (Pictured) by iyatrustee(f): 10:54pm On Jan 21, 2015
Nothing to say.

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