Tag Archives: Mafia

In Palermo, women are slaves to a dark underworld

by Sean Williams Sicily’s manic, multicultural capital is buckling under the weight of a migrant crisis. Meanwhile, a new criminal enterprise is laying roots in its ancient heart, working with Mafiosi to traffick drugs and women whose lives are being … Continue reading

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Sicily after dark: Where the refugee crisis meets the Mafia

January 05, 2017 Working together, the Cosa Nostra and Nigerian gangs are reshaping the drug and sex trades in one of African refugees’ biggest gateways into Europe. Will the alliance last – or will it erupt in violence? Eric Reguly … Continue reading

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Black Axe mafia gang suspects held in Italy

Nov 19, 2016 More than 20 alleged members of a feared Nigerian mafia gang called the Black Axe have been rounded up during raids in Italy. The suspects are accused of being involved in a catalogue of criminal activities, from … Continue reading

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NBM recognized as a mafia in Italy (La confraternita nigeriana dei Black Axe è ora ufficialmente una mafia in Sicilia)

Di Giulia Saudelli July 25, 2016 (translated with Google translator) For the first time a Sicilian court has acknowledged the existence of a foreign mafia on the island. Last week, in fact, the Palermo Court issued convictions for attempted murder, … Continue reading

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NBM, the Nigerian Mafia: three jailed in Italy (Mafia nigeriana, aggressioni col machete: a Palermo prime condanne per i boss)

21 July 2016The Neo Black Movement tarnishing the reputation of Nigerians worldwide! The self-proclaimed “glorious movement” NBM aka Black Axe has been all over the Italian media after a few assmen have been sent to jail in Palermo for serious … Continue reading

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Italy jails three Nigerian mafia ‘subjects’ of Cosa Nostra clan

Monday, 25 July 2016   More not-so-glorious news about the assmen’s activities in Italy… An Italian court has jailed three members of a Nigerian crime gang in Palermo, Sicily, sentencing them to at least a decade in prison each for … Continue reading

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Black Axe becoming a leading drug gang in Italy

June 13,2016 Black Axe, a fraternity that started at the University of Benin in the 1970s, is on its way to becoming one of the leading drug gangs in Palermo, Italy. Prosecutors in the Sicilian capital of Palermo are warning … Continue reading

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NBM OF AFRICA vs. TORONTO POLICE

As one would expect, the assmen have put some effort into an attempt to launder their image after the Neo Black Movement of Africa aka Black Axe has been identified as a criminal organisation by the Canadian police (and rightly … Continue reading

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Organized Crime: Shadowy Black Axe group leaves trail of tattered lives

By SELENA ROSS The Globe and Mail Published Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 11:28PM EST Canadian police say they are fighting a new kind of criminal organization. The signs began to appear two years ago: photos on Facebook of men wearing … Continue reading

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The Nigerian Mafia: Black Axe/NBM in Italy

The following article has been translated from Italian to English with Google translator and is therefore a bit hard to read. It describes how the Neo Black Movement aka Black Axe have started to cooperate with the local Italian mafia. … Continue reading

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