Lawal Olaniyi Babafemi

Charged: February 20, 2013
Affiliation
Al Qaeda
State
New York
District
Eastern District of New York
Sting
No
Involves Informant
No
Charges
  • Firearms violations
  • Material support
FISA Notification
No
Pleaded Guilty: April 28, 2014
Sentenced: August 11, 2015
Imprisonment
22 years
Details
Lawal Olaniyi Babafemi
  • Age
    39
  • Gender
    Male
  • Race
    Black
Lawal Olaniyi Babafemi traveled twice from Nigeria to Yemen to receive training from Al Qaeda. Babafemi assisted Al Qaeda in its media operations and worked with Samir Khan on the production of the propaganda magazine Inspire. Babafemi was arrested in Nigeria and extradited to the United States for prosecution.
Current Location
US States Map
  • Allenwood Low
  • allenwood, PA
  • Low Security
  • Federal Correctional Institution