Tag Archives: Dubai

UAE Convicts Six Nigerians For Funding ‘Boko Haram’ Terrorists In 2019

Six Nigerians have been convicted by an Abu Dhabi Federal Court of Appeal in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after they were accused of funding of Boko Haram, Daily Trust reports. The conviction which was upheld by the appellate court after they lost an earlier appeal at a lower court saw Surajo Abubakar Muhammad and Saleh…

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Update: Hushpuppi’s Trial Set To Begin In U.S Over Alleged Cybercrime

Nigerian Instagram star, Ramon Abbas Igbalode, popularly known as “Hushpuppi“, has been arraigned in a court in California, United States, ahead of his trial on October 13. According to Premium Times, Hushpuppi pleaded not guilty to four counts of conspiracy to commit money laundering conspiracies, wire fraud, international money laundering and engaging in monetary transactions in…

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Aisha Buhari Wants Medical Tourism Reduced After Returning From UAE

Aisha Buhari, the wife of the President Muhammadu Buhari has returned from her exclusive medical trip to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Recall that she had travelled out of the country in the first week of August following a severe neck pain, according to The Punch. The First Lady disclosed her return in an Instagram post shortly landing in Abuja,…

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Nigerian Government Says Stranded Nationals In UAE Can Return From August 29

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said with the August 29 resumption of international flights, Nigerians in a viral footage who claimed to have been compelled to flee to the desert by the United Arab Authorities could return home. The video which drew many criticism showed the stranded individuals standing in an open ground outside a city…

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Aisha Buhari Reportedly Flown To UAE For Medical Treatment

Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari has reportedly travelled out of the country to Dubai, in the United Arab Emirate for undisclosed reasons. Although the office of the First Lady could not confirm the reason for her trip, SaharaReporters reported that Mrs Buhari may be receiving medical attention in the western Asian country. The First Lady who was last…

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UAE Debunks Reports Of Restricting Travels From Nigeria

On Thursday August 6, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Government denied unfounded claims that Nigerians have been barred from entering the Western-Asian country. Recall that an unverified report made rounds accusing them of suspending different categories of visa to Nigerians after Hushpuppi was arrested for alleged fraud. In a statement released by the nation’s embassy in Abuja, the agency noted that the UAE took a…

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Tonto Dikeh Speaks On Forgiving Her Ex-Husband, Nollywood Stereotypes & More In New Interview

Tonto Dikeh was the latest celebrity to grace journalist Dele Momodu‘s Instagram Live interview, and had quite a lot to talk about. The actress opened up on the importance of forgiveness, saying she has come to realize that forgiveness is not about the next person but about one’s self, how her sense of style caused an altercation in Dubai and stereotype…

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ICYMI: Hundred More Stranded Nigerians Evacuated From Dubai, UK

Flights conveying hundred more stranded Nigerians around the globe has landed in Nigeria amid rising Coronavirus cases being reported daily. According to the Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) report on Tuesday, 329 nationals arrived at Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. Earlier, 261 more evacuees had arrived at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja at exactly…

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Hushpuppi Reportedly Denied Bail In The US Over Alleged Cybercrime

Suspected international fraudster, Ramon Abbas Igbalode, popularly known Hushpuppi has been denied bail in the United States in spite of his lawyer, Gal Pissetzky insisting that his job as an Instagram celebrity paid for the $10,000 monthly rent on his luxury Dubai flat. His lawyers had applied for him to leave jail with an electronic tag and live with the…

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Alleged Fraud: Lawyer Accuses FBI Of Kidnapping Hushpuppi From Dubai Illegally

Gal Pissetzky, legal representative to international social media star, Ramon Abbas Olorunwa, popularly known as Hushpuppi, has accused the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation of kidnapping his client from Dubai. Hushpuppi who made headlines weeks ago is facing multimillion-dollar fraud and money laundering charges in Los Angeles. The Chicago-based top lawyer argued that the Dubai Police should have extradited…

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