I’m a changed man, Hushpuppi tells Judge, offers to forfeit $1.7m to victims

Hushpuppi pledged to refund $1.7 million in restitution to the victims of his fraudulent schemes, adding that he only benefitted $300,000 from the crimes. Popular Nigerian fraudster and Instagram big boy, Ramon Abass aka Hushpuppi, has stated that he is a changed man while pleading for leniency ahead of his sentencing.Ahead of his sentencing in November, Hushpuppi wrote a hand-written letter to the trial judge, Otis Wright, of the US Central District of California, urging him to be tamper justice with mercy. He wrote his emotional letter dated September 9…

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Policeman caught on video performing rituals by riverside, lays curses on his Commander, two others

A Police officer has placed curses on his commander and two others by pouring libation and performing rituals by a river side. The aggrieved Ghanaian police officer identified as Yahaya Osman a.k.a Alhaji disclosed that he’s currently sitting at home because his commander and two colleagues allegedly lied against him to disgrace him. He gave the name of the commander as Stephen Boadu, and that of his colleagues as Asare and Atta Gadafi. Osman said they accused him of selling weed and cocaine. He called on the river gods to…

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US to Sentence Hushpuppi on September 21

The sentencing of confessed internet fraudster, Ramon Abass, popularly known as Hushpuppi will take place on September 21, 2022. Recall that the Nigerian was charged with multi-million dollar fraud and pleaded guilty to the charges filed against him. Hushpuppi who was apprehended in Dubai in June 2020, pleaded guilty to the charges of Count 2 which is “Conspiracy to Engage in Money Laundering,” in July 2021. The offence attracts a maximum sentence of 20 years imprisonment among other punishments including full restitution. The date of the sentencing was confirmed by…

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OSUN: Wanted husband killer commits suicide

Ifeoluwa, wife of Bolu Bamidele who died after the woman set him ablaze on Tuesday in Osogbo, Osun State, for allegedly having a child out of wedlock, has died by suicide.  Ifeoluwa, whose remains have been deposited in the mortuary of the Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Hospital, Jaleyemi, Osogbo, was alleged to have consumed a poisonous substance and killed herself so as to avoid facing the legal penalty for killing her husband.  It was gathered that the woman fled to Ilesha after killing her husband on Tuesday and then…

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N109bn Scam: EFCC to Arraign Former Accountant General, Ahmed Idris, Others July 22

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will on Friday, July 22, 2022, arraign a former Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris before Justice A.O. Adeyemi Ajayi of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja.He is to be docked alongside three others: Godfrey Olusegun Akindele, Mohammed Kudu Usman and Gezawa Commodity Market and Exchange Limited on a 14 count charge of stealing and criminal breach of trust to the tune of N109, 485,572,691.9Count one of the charge reads, “That you, Ahmed Idris between February and December, 2021 at Abuja…

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Watchman jailed 6 months for stealing yam in Jos

A Jos Upper Area Court on Tuesday sentenced a 26-year-old watchman, Auwal Suleiman, to six months imprisonment for stealing some tubers of yam belonging to his employer. The presiding Judges, Ghazali Adam and Hyacenth Dolnanan, handed down the sentence after the convict pleaded guilty to theft and begged the court for leniency. They gave the convict an option of N20,000 fine. Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Insp Monday Dabit, told the court that the case was reported the “C’ Division Police station Jos on May 5, by Sagir Garba, the complainant.…

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Download New Mobile App to Report Erring Policemen -IGP Begs Nigerians

…also through the app other forms of crime can be reported Any unlawful activity by Nigerian policemen can now be reported via an app, Usman Alkali Baba, the Inspector-General of Police, has revealed.Citizens are also enjoined to report emergencies, criminal activities, and professional misconducts of police officers via its ‘NPF Rescue Me’ mobile application. Baba said that the NPF Rescue Me App, which is a great improvement, redefines security and personalizes policing, enabling android and ios users to download the app from the various app stores, registering with their details…

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Cocaine Deal Case: Co-defendants plead guilty, as Kyari says I’m not guilty

Two of Abba Kyari’s co-defendants in the cocaine offences trial going on at the Federal High Court in Abuja have pleaded guilty. The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) had produced all the seven defendants, including Mr Kyari, a suspended deputy commissioner of police, before the court for arraignment on Monday. Chibuna Umeibe and Emeka Ezenwanne, who are non-police officers, stunned lawyers and the court audience when they admitted their guilt to counts 5, 6 and 7, after the court registrar read the charges. “I’m guilty my Lord,” Messrs Umeibe…

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NDLEA declares DCP Abba Kyari wanted for drug trafficking

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has declared Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari wanted for illicit drug trafficking. The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has declared the suspended head of the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), DCP Abba Kyari, wanted for over alleged drug offences. The NDLEA said investigation has revealed that Kyari is a member of drug syndicate which operates across the globe. Full details later…

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EFCC Recovers N152Bn, $386m in 2021

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in continuation of the review of its operational activities for 2021 has disclosed that it recovered the aggregate sum of N152, 088,698,751.64, (One Hundred and Fifty-two Billion, Eighty-eight Million, Six Hundred and Ninety-eight Thousand, Seven Hundred and Fifty-one Naira, Sixty-four Kobo), $386,220,202.84 ( Three Hundred and Eighty-six Million, Two Hundred and Twenty Thousand, Two Hundred and Two Dollar, Eighty-four Cent), £1, 182,519.75 ( One Million, One Hundred and Eighty-two Thousand, Five Hundred and Nineteen Pounds,  €156,246.76( One Hundred and Fifty-six Thousand, Two Hundred and Forty-six Euro),…

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