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Nigeria’s super cop, Abba Kyari has revealed his own side of the story on Husppupi; below is his response as posted in his Facebook page.

Friends: Abbas who we later came to know as Hushpuppi called our office about 2-years ago that somebody in Nigeria Seriously threatened to kill his Family here in Nigeria and he sent the person’s Phone number and pleaded we take action before the Person attacks his family.

We traced and arrested the Suspect and after investigations we discovered there wasn’t an actual threat to anyone’s life And they are long time friends who have money issues between them hence we released the Suspect on bail to go and he was not taken to any jail.

Nobody demanded for a kobo from Abbas Hushpuppi. Our focus was to Save people’s lives that were purported to have been threatened.

Later, he saw some of my Native Clothes and Caps on my social media page and he said he likes them and he was connected to the person selling the clothes and he sent about N300k directly to the person’s account. The Native Clothes and Caps (5 sets) were brought to our office and He sent somebody to Collect them in our office.

Nobody demanded any money from Abbas Hushpuppi and nobody collected any money from him. We responded to a distress call he made on threat to his family and released the Suspect when we discovered there was no life threat from the Suspect. This is the true story. Vincent is alive, he can be contacted.

For those who are celebrating that this is an indictment on us and mentioning some fictitious Big Money, They will be disappointed once again as our hands are clean and our record of Service for 2 decades is open for everybody to See. They will continue seeing us serving our father land and we will Continue responding to ALL distress Calls from ALL Nigerians provided they are life threatening.

For Good Nigerians who appreciate our Service please don’t worry as our hands are clean and they should please not respond to those celebrating and creating many false Narratives without any Evidence. We are used to such types of people and false newsmakers and distributors.

Thank you all and GOD bless Nigeria.

 

 

 

Nigerian Internet fraudster, Ramon Abbas popularly known as ‘Hushpuppi’ who recently pleaded guilty in the United States, has narrated how he bribed Nigeria’s celebrated police chief Abba Kyari, Peoples Gazette reports.

Mr Abbas and his co-conspirators are currently under-going investigation by the U.S. Federal authorities after their syndicate was busted in Dubai, New York and other top cities last June.

 

Officials said in court filings that Mr Abbas disclosed during interrogation that he paid bribes to Mr Kyari, a deputy police commissioner, to have one of his rivals arrested and jailed in Nigeria following a dispute over a $1.1 million dupe of a Qatari businessperson.

 

Mr Kyari did not immediately return calls and messages seeking his response to Mr Abbas’ claims when reached by The Publication on Thursday morning.

 

Mr Abbas asked Mr Kyari to arrest and jail a fellow fraudster Kelly Chibuzor Vincent after both were locked in a dispute presumably over how to share the $1.1 million loot received from the Qatari businessperson. Mr Vincent subsequently contacted the victim and informed them that they were being scammed by a syndicate involving him and Mr Abbas.

 

This elicited anger from Mr Abbas, who contacted Mr Kyari to arrest and jail his rival over the dispute. Mr Abbas said Mr Kyari sent pictures of Mr Vincent in jail and subsequently sent his bank account number to Mr Abbas to which a wire transfer should be made having done a good job as sent by Mr Abbas.

 

“Court documents outline a dispute among members of the conspiracy, which allegedly prompted Vincent to contact the victim and claim that Abbas and Juma were engaged in fraud. After this contact, Abbas allegedly arranged to have Vincent jailed in Nigeria by Abba Alhaji Kyari, 46, of Nigeria.

 

“According to the affidavit, Kyari is a highly decorated deputy commissioner of the Nigeria Police Force who is alleged to have arranged for Vincent to be arrested and jailed at Abbas’ behest, and then sent Abbas photographs of Vincent after his arrest. Kyari also allegedly sent Abbas bank account details for an account into which Abbas could deposit payment for Vincent’s arrest and imprisonment,” U.S. Justice department said in a statement.

 

After the $1.1 million fraud was successful, Mr Abbas spent $230,000 on a watch and also bribed officials at St. Kitts and Nevis for his citizenship of that island country.

 

“Approximately $230,000 of the stolen funds allegedly were used to purchase a Richard Mille RM11-03 watch, which was hand delivered to Abbas in Dubai and subsequently appeared in Hushpuppi’s social media posts.

 

“Other illicit proceeds from the scheme were allegedly converted into cashier’s checks, including $50,000 in checks that were used by Abbas and a co-conspirator to fraudulently acquire a St. Christopher and Nevis citizenship, as well as a passport for Abbas obtained by creating a false marriage certificate and then bribing a government official in St. Kitts,” officials said.

 

Mr Abbas pleaded guilty to multimillion-dollar fraud earlier this month and faces up to 20 years in jail. He will be sentenced in the coming weeks and will forfeit some of his assets and his rights to appeal while also paying restitution to victims of his years-long fraud.

 

 

Come Sunday 1st August, 2021, (TBELA) Trust Bethnews Media Communications would be the toast of the Month as it would be celebrating 6 years of consistently informing Nigerians as well as present it’s glamorous EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARDS (TBELA) 2021 to the world.

 

However, the most important and spectacular aspect of Sunday’s event would be the convergence of the Media, Corporate, Politicians and Entertainment world and gathering of family and friends to witness and celebrate with the incredible and wonderful publisher of Bethnews, Mr. Seun Fabiyi, as he officially commences the journey of his fourth decade on earth.

 

Billed to hold at the Lagos NUT Pavilion Event Centre, NERDC Road, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos, red carpet starts 1:pm while event proper from 2pm, the event is expected to be graced by the presence of the movers and shakers of all major industries and top dignitaries in government and monarchy. Watch out for Official coverage from Seun Okinbaloye, Chief Kingsley Uranta of CHANNELS TV, Kolade Otitoju of TVC,  Ola Onabajo of KAFTAN TV. And many more.

 

 

… Adds N15,000 as monthly allowance  

 

Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum on Wednesday approved N12.8m as support for 641 candidates currently at their final stage of exercises to qualify for recruitment into the Nigerian Army's 81 regular intake for 2021.  

 

Zulum announced the support, while addressing the candidates at Maimalari barracks in Maiduguri. The Governor was received at the barracks by the theatre commander of operation Hadin Kai, Major General Christopher Musa.  

 

The 641 candidates, each of whom is to get N20, 000, were those who passed different stages of medical and fitness tests and soon to leave for final military fitness exercises at Falgore Game Reserve in Kano from where successful candidates will be recruited into the army.   

 

Governor Zulum urged all the candidates, many of whom hailed from the 27 local government areas of Borno state to be good ambassadors of the state. 

 

"I commend your patriotism for choosing to enlist into the Army. However, as citizens of Borno, I advise that you should be good ambassadors of our State. Under no circumstances should you behave wrongly anywhere outside. Insha’ Allah, we shall provide the needed support to all of you” Zulum said. 

 

 

The Governor, in addition to his release of N12.8m also approved N15,000 monthly to support each of the 641 candidates during the last stage of the recruitment exercises.  

 

Successful candidates from across the country are expected to proceed to the Nigerian Army Depot in Zaria for other stages of their recruitment training.

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As the campaigns for the seat of the  National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC, is gradually gaining momentum all over the country, the ruling party is said to as at this evening advised all intending politicians with corruption cases hanging on their necks to suspended their ambitions.

 

 

Access gathered from a realiable source that the the advise came up so that those candidates that are having cases with the EFCC or ICPC most especially (Corruption cases), should for his or her own interest withdraw from the race and give rooms to the clean ones among them to occupy the number one position of the party. 

 

Recalled that few weeks ago, President Muhammadu Buhari was quoted to have said during one an event that, "APC as a party could not afford to work with dishonest and corrupt people, rather to mould the honest ones amongst to steer the party's affairs."

 

With this development and advise from the party before the general convention, the ruling APC, may drop many candidates who have been parading themselves as likely contestants, most especially in the Northern part of the country.

 

Their ambition for the APC National Chairmanship job may have reached a sudden end due to the series of corruption cases hanging on the necks of some of these candidates.

 

Recalled, one of the leading candidate seeking for the seat of APC National Chairman, the former Executive Governor of Zamfara State, Abdul-Aziz Abubakar Yari, is currently facing about 345 different corruption charges bordering on money laundering to the tune of billions of naira, and has been reporting almost every week to the office of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC Sokoto Zonal Office.

Sean polotee is a Nigerian journalist, poet, publisher and artist for almost two decades, he…
Wednesday, 28 July 2021 00:00

THE MANY LIES OF KAYODE OPEIFA

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It is not a crime for a person to fall in the journey of life. We have heard and read many stories of people who fell. What makes some of such stories inspiring is the ability of these individuals to rise again after such a plunge. That is what, they say, makes a man.

 

In the case of Kayode Opeifa, a former commissioner for transportation in Lagos State, falling does not have a solution. It only has a strategy aimed at an attempt to pull others down with him. Opeifa’s pitiable political deep is no longer news. What is news is the fabrications, the lies with which he has enveloped himself in a bid to win a level of pity. But his error is the fact that he seeks this pity from the same people of Agege, who have long despised him and who, at every opportunity, he tries to coerce into doing his bidding.

 

 

With a depleted and battered image in Agege politics, Opeifa, the author of political violence in Agege, attempted to push his way back into political limelight albeit forcefully taking advantage of the recently held local government election in Lagos. His fall again was unprecedented. Rather than pick the pieces and move on, he decided to reenact what he is best known for – violence and lies – one of which was to claim that his residence on Oyewale Road, Mulero, was attacked in the aftermath of the election by suspected hoodlums whom he was quick to link with the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa.

 

He further claimed that the attack on his residence was because he attempted to fight for the All Progressives Congress (APC) while some people are trying to thwart the progress and planned victory of the party in the election.

 

 

This is the same Opeifa, a master of violence who is infamously renowned for introducing violence into Agege politics in 2007 and who had lived on violence since then. This is the same person who unjustifiably fought against the emergence of a prospective candidate for the councillorship of Ward D whose popularity is widely affirmed in the area. You love the APC, but you tried to pull down someone who would lead the party to victory because of his widely-held popularity. How sensible can this lie be?

 

Afolabi Omotunde, believing in his capacity to win the election, decided to defect to the Young Progressives Party (YPP) where he sought and won. Even a child would understand that as a prospect, Afolabi would have had his supporters in the APC who left and campaigned for him out of anger that he was not treated well. Linking this to someone else is like trying, interminably, to latch at straws while drowning. Opeifa should not forget so soon that there are video evidences of the jubilation that greeted the defeat of his anointed aspirant at the primaries. Or does he want someone to remind him that the people jeered and chorused ‘Opeifa olee’ in the ward where he is supposed to be one of the most respected?

 

 

On the day of the election, it was evident that Afolabi, now in YPP, was coasting home to victory. Even as this was painful to the leaders of the APC in Orile-Agege, the election was peaceful until Opeifa unleashed his thugs on the ward. One of the hoodlums was said to have been heard shouting that it was either Opeifa or no other person. He claimed Opeifa was their leader and thus, they won’t allow him disgraced. At the end of the chaos caused by these hoodlums, six people were lying on the ground with gunshot wounds. This is not concocted. The photographs of the injured residents, who are still being treated is attached here. Some of them have given accounts of how the incident happened.

 

These victims confirmed that they were rescued by Niniola Moruf, a youth leader in the area, who rushed them to the hospital. Niniola has, on his own, confirmed that when Obasa got wind of the incident, he immediately placed a call to the chairman of the House committee on health at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hakeem Sokunle, who made the successful effort that got them to receive urgent medical attentions. Opeifa, a supposed leader in the ward, as he wants to be identified, had left the victims to journey to their graves, but another leader decided to rescue them from death. Yet, Opeifa claims being the victim.

 

In politics, like it happened in Agege during the local government election, not all antics work. A political lie must be well calculated to avoid a backlash. No, Opeifa may have been too blind to study what he was putting out. He decided to confirm a saying that when an unreasonable man clings to a decision, he fails to listen to other arguments against it. The lies fell ‘yakata’ on his laps. His own music went off on him.

 

Then, he played the next drama, an allegation that his residence was attacked and that he escaped death. When you decide to throw a stone, in the case of this election, shoot at a people you are supposed to protect, then you should know that there could be reactions.

 

There are two angles to his claim. Some said the attack on his residents was done by angry youths who were provoked by the shooting of the six people at the Ward D. Others claim Opeifa damaged his own residence to win sympathy. He should have also availed the public about the details of his supposed escape even if it would mean telling lies again. It won’t be surprising then if it is later realised that it was Opeifa who truly cracked his glass windows and called it ‘escape death’. Laughable. This is because despite the mass opposition he got from his own people during the election, nobody attacked him apart from the fact that he was booed while he drove around during the election as seen in videos that trended. The people were angry, yet they allowed him move freely during the election.

 

The election is over or so it feels. Will it make sense to continue to brood over a loss? It is proven that brooding does no one any good. Bracing up from a political fall will be the best for Opeifa at this time, not the strategy of cooking up imaginations and lies which have a way of backfiring.

 

After his term as commissioner, it is known that Opeifa became redundant. He, thereafter, ran after Babatunde Fashola to Abuja. He was rehabilitated, but lies did him wonder. He was again made the executive vice chairman of the Presidential Task Team on the Apapa gridlock. What brought him down? The former commissioner saw the office as an opportunity to enrich himself rather than serve. Bribery from the truck and tanker drivers became a norm. Could he say this was made up or that it is the imagination of detractors?

 

It is widely held that a leopard can never change its spots, but in politics, Opeifa can turn a new leaf and become responsible for his own actions rather than point fingers endlessly. Or what is the relationship between a councillorship election and a senatorial ambition?

 

Ajibade wrote this piece from Orile-Agege, Lagos

 

 

 

… Directs Recruitment of 3,000 Teachers 

… Wants Schools Maintenance Unit 

 

Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Tuesday commissioned five primary and secondary schools carried out by the Borno State Education Trust Fund, created by the administration. 

 

Complete rehabilitation works were carried out to transform existing structures in the five schools while new classrooms were constructed. 

 

More than 5000 school buildings were destroyed by Boko Haram in primary, secondary and tertiary schools in different parts of Borno State since 2009,  according to a 2016 report co-authored by the World Bank, European Union, Nigeria’s Federal Government and governments of Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe States which make up the northeast where the insurgents have been operating.  

 

Zulum has, since 2019, constructed dozens of Mega-sized secondary schools, constructed new primary schools and rehabilitated many, which are being commissioned in phases. 

 

At the latest, schools located at Mashamari, Customs, Maimalari Barracks, Arabic Teachers College and Goni Damgari schools within Maiduguri and Jere Local Government Areas were commissioned by Governor Zulum to meet the educational needs of growing population in the state capital due to influx of internally displaced persons from more than 20 Local Government Areas for north, south and central Borno. 

 

"These projects which are made up of newly constructed classes and the remodeled ones are all situated within the metropolis which is home to a large percentage of our IDPs, thereby, providing them with opportunities to ensure their wards attend schools. We believe that education remains the bedrock for the development of any society. It is for same reason that the bulk of this year's budget was allocated to the education sector”, Zulum said. 

 

The Governor announced the recruitment of 3,000 qualified teachers that will be deployed to various schools to boost the education sector before the end of the year. 

 

He explained that the Trust Fund is providing instructional materials and equipment, academic staff training and development as well as facilitating research and publication in schools and educational institutions across Borno State. 

 

The Governor promised government’s determination to sustain aggressive drive on education and to maintain school facilities. 

 

In her welcome address, chairperson of the trust fund, Professor Hauwa Biu, expressed gratitude to Governor Zulum for giving her team opportunity to serve Borno. She assured of their sustained commitment towards enhancing the quality of education in the state.

 

Executive Secretary, Borno State Education Trust Fund, Maina Yaumi highlighted the activities of the board in the last one year. These include: the rehabilitation, development and consolidation of education at all levels in the state with emphasis on the provision and maintenance of essential physical infrastructure for teaching and learning.

 

 

 

 

Promising Nigerian artiste Ibadin expensive says his ability to create happiness through his songs give him joy and will directly impact positive in the life’s of many, Recently this Auchi Polytechnic ND graduate in a chat with the media explain why he venture into the industry, his kind of music and other sundry issues about him and the industry, enjoy the chat,,,

 

How are you, can we meet you?

 Yes you are welcome my name is Ibadin Expensive.

Tell us about yourself?

I went to Auchi polytechnic Auchi in Edo state, I studied computer science and graduated with OND in 2016.

How was your early life like?

I grow up as an ordinary child and manage to go through school it wasn’t easy but I had to survive.

How did you venture into the music industry?

Well music for me started in school I use to follow my friend to his studio sections to record and he started encouraging me to start making music with him and that was how it started we actually made a couple of songs together back then but I never took it serious until 2018 when I went to visit another friend of mine OHB and he had a studio in his house and he told me I could come and record for free and that was it.

Are you with any record label now?

I’m currently not in any record label but the journey has been great so far and I just hope for the best.

Are you consulting to join any record label soon?

I’m just getting started and I only hope and pray for the best.

Tell us the experience and journey so far in the industry?

I have always knew the journey won’t be easy but like I said earlier the journey has been great and I only hope and pray for the best.

Is government doing enough to encourage the upcoming artiste like you in the industry?

Well I think the government are doing their best and it all depends on us to work hard so we can achieve our goals.

Are you satisfied with the level of creativity in the industry?

Yes I am very satisfied with Nigeria music content and I believe with time our music will be everywhere.

Ok is the industry there yet?

Not yet but with time we’ll get there.

Which major artiste did you wish to work with in Nigeria?

I will say Wizkid, Davido, Burnaboy.

What of international level?

Internationally I will prefer Drake, young thug and future.

You did not tell us your marital status?

I’m single.

How do you relax?

I spend most times with myself and sometimes with friends and family.

 

Tell me the kind of friends or opposite sex you like to be with?

I will say different, simple and straightforward.

How will you best describe your kind of music?

I will describe my music as a unique sound a mixed of afro fusion and afro soul.

What is your unique selling point?

My vibes and flow.

How?

I just want it to develop and evolve in whatever direction it found.

Who and who among the top players in the music industry that inspired you?

Wizkid, burnaboy, popcaan and drake.  Fela, 2face, lil Wayne, Rick Ross and Rihanna

They really inspire me each time I listen to their music, they are geniuses.

Tell me some of others artiste song that keep you more inspiration aside your own music?

Diced pineapple by Rick Ross

Mirror by Lil Wayne

Blessings by Big Sean

Ambition by Wale

Blue notes by meek mill

Each time I listen to these songs it reminds me a lot about me.

Can we say you are born with music?

I have always been interested in music ever since I was very young.

What give you joy about the kind of music you sing?

The ability to create something that doesn’t exist into existence for people to play it and enjoy it is a thing of joy for me.

My music says a lot about me as a person, my experience, things going on around me, relationships, friends and so on.

Which project are you working on now?

I’m working on a project called Timeless but for now I will be droppings until is done.

Words for your fans out side there?

I just want to say a thank you to everyone supporting me out there and I promise never to let you down.

 

 

We now have the judgement of the Federal High Court of Nigeria Gusau Zamfara state that:

 

1. That in light of the subject matter of this suit, the circumstances and nature of this case, the parties are enjoyed to preserve the subject matter of this suit until the 28th July, 2021.

2. That the dependants if they wish to file any process shall do so on or before 28th July, 2021 in response to the motion on notice. 

3. That the case is adjourned to 28/07/2021 for hearing of the motion on notice.

 

This judgement was delivered by Honorable Justice Aminu Bappa Aliyu on Friday, 23th July, 2021.

 

But former Governor Abdulaziz Yari boys has claimed that the judge took away the case file and refuses to release the court judgment to them. Here is the court judgment, A.A Yari should come here and see it.

 

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