*3 children die after taking tea ‘poisoned by stepmother’ (DailyTrust)*Lagos DSVRT releases report, kicks off DSV awareness month activities (Guardian)

3 children die after taking tea ‘poisoned by stepmother’ (DailyTrust) Three children who were residents of Makara Huta community in Potiskum Local Government Area of Yobe State lost their lives after drinking tea allegedly poisoned by their stepmother. The 22-year-old…

Conflicting court judgements, and NJC’s intervention as medicine after death -Magnus Onyibe

While it has long been suspected by Nigerians that court judgements are often given in favour of the highest bidder, a series of embarrassing judgements by courts with concurrent jurisdictions over the tenure of the chairmanship of Peoples Democratic Party…

Hushpuppi’s followers send early birthday wishes to embattled Instagram idol

Ahead of his 39th birthday on October 11, some social media followers of self-confessed international fraudster, Ramon Abbas, aka Hushpuppi, have begun to send him birthday wishes. Hushpuppi boasts of over 2.5 million followers on Instagram alone and had taken…

Hushpuppi: Kyari deletes fresh Facebook post as IGP receives panel report

Suspended former Head of the Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Kyari, has deleted his latest Facebook post just as the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, received the report of the Special Investigation Panel on the indictment of the deputy police…

*Northern coalition, others demand review of Abba Kyari’s suspension (DailyTrust)*Lagos-Kano train service resumes Aug 13 (Punch)

Northern coalition, others demand review of Abba Kyari’s suspension (DailyTrust) The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) and other Arewa Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have demanded a review of the suspension of DCP Abba Kyari. The Police Service Commission had suspended…

Mo Abudu’s EbonyLife partners Will Packer for movie based on Hushpuppi

EbonyLife Studios and Will Packer Productions have acquired rights to co-produce one of Bloomberg’s articles, “The fall of the Billionaire Gucci Master” based on the true-life story of Ramon Abbas aka Hushpuppi, who is being tried by a United States…

*Hushpuppi paid Abba Kyari N8m to detain Chibuzo, FBI alleges (Punch)*IGP appoints DCP Disu to replace suspended Abba Kyari (Nation)

Hushpuppi paid Abba Kyari N8m to detain Chibuzo, FBI alleges (Punch) The Federal Bureau of Investigation has alleged that money laundering suspect, Abass Ramon, aka Hushpuppi, paid N8m or $20,600 to the embattled Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, to…

Hushpuppi: Police commission suspends Abba Kyari over FBI indictment

The Police Service Commission has suspended a Deputy Commissioner of Police and Head, Intelligence Response Team of the Nigeria Police Force, Abba Kyari, over his indictment by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for alleged involvement in a $1.1m internet fraud.…

*US authorities allege Abba Kyari connived with Hushpuppi (Guardian)*Tears, tributes at slain Super TV CEO’s service of songs (Nation)

US authorities alleges Abba Kyari connived with Hushpuppi (Guardian) United States authorities, yesterday, said Nigeria’s top policeman, Abba Kyari, allegedly worked with international fraudster, Ramon Abass, also known as Hushpuppi, to punish the latter’s partner with whom he defrauded a…

Alleged bribery: Hushpuppi sent N300k for clothes, caps, Abba Kyari reacts

A Deputy Commissioner of Police in Nigeria, Abba Kyari, has denied collecting money from Ramon Abbas, aka Hushpuppi, to arrest and jail an estranged ‘co-conspirator,’ Chibuzo Vincent. He also explained that Hushpuppi once saw some of his [Kyari’s] native clothes…

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