Meet popular Nigerian celebrities who committed crimes and were sentenced to jail

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Regardless of how popular you are, you can never be above the law. In this article, I will be showing you popular Nigerian celebrities that were sentenced to jail for one crime or the other. 
Meet popular Nigerian celebrities who committed crimes and were sentenced to jail
1. Baba ljesha
Meet popular Nigerian celebrities who committed crimes and were sentenced to jail

On July 14, 2022, Baba Ljesha, a popular Yoruba comic actor, was sentenced to 16 years imprisonment for sexually assaulting the 14-year-old foster daughter of actress and comedienne Princess.
 
2. Ibinabo Fiberesima
Meet popular Nigerian celebrities who committed crimes and were sentenced to jail

The actress, in 2009, received a five-year prison term for manslaughter and dangerous driving. She was detained on February 26, 2006, after her vehicle collided with Suraj Giwa's vehicle on the Lekki-Epe axis. The victim died instantly.
 
Consequently, the actress was arrested and charged with manslaughter and reckless driving. She was convicted and sentenced to five years in jail by Justice Deborah Oluwayemi of the Lagos State High Court in 2009. She was later granted bail following an appeal filed by her lawyer, Nnaemeka Amaechina.
 
However, the Lagos High Court, on March 11, 2016, dismissed Fiberesima's appeal and upheld her five-year jail term.
 
3. Uche Odoputa
Meet popular Nigerian celebrities who committed crimes and were sentenced to jail

Uche, a movie producer, and director was arrested in 2007 by the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency for trafficking drugs and subsequently jailed for two years and three weeks.
 
Odoputa reportedly ingested about 1.336 kg of cocaine. He was forced to excrete the drugs by the agency.
 
4. Yetunde Wunmi
Meet popular Nigerian celebrities who committed crimes and were sentenced to jail

The Yoruba actress Taiwo Akinwande, popularly known as Yetunde Wunmi, was arrested by officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in 2006. She was arrested on grounds of cocaine trafficking. The actress was on her way to London when she was arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos.
 
She was sentenced to three years' imprisonment, for which she paid a fine of N1 million.
 
Kindly check back for more updates regarding Nigerian celebrities who were sentenced to jail because of one crime or the other. Thanks for reading. 
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