Tag Archives: UAE

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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Nigeria Evacuates 162 Nationals Stranded In India, 246 More In UAE

The Federal Government has confirmed the arrival of 162 stranded Nigerians in India and also the return of 264 UAE evacuees. Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Foreign Affairs, made the announcement in a tweet on Wednesday while the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) made the update known via their official Twitter account. The Minister said, “The third batch…

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Instagram Celebrity, Hushpuppi Charged To US Court Over Multiple Cyber Fraud

On Friday June 3, popular Nigerian social media star, Raymond Abass also known as Hushpuppi made his first appearance in court in Chicago after being arrested for cyber-crime in Dubai, the United States Department of Justice confirmed. According to the Department of Justice, the 37-year-old is expected to be transferred to Los Angeles in the coming weeks…

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FG Warns Nigerians To Avoid Contact With Quarantined Dubai Returnees

The Federal Government has sent advised Nigerians to avoid contact with citizens recently evacuated from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, until their quarantine phase was over and they were certified healthy. Some returnees had in a viral video on Wednesday protested their ill treatment by the Nigerian Government since they voluntarily returned to the country. Boss Mustapha, Secretary…

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NIDCOM To Begin Planned Evacuation Of Nigerians In Diaspora This Week

Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has announced that the planned evacuation of Nigerians from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), United Kingdom, the United States of America (USA) amongst other countries will begin this week. The Chairman of the commission, Mrs. Dabiri- Erewa made the disclosure on Monday through her Twitter handle. She wrote, “Planned evacuation…

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Air Peace Inaugural Flight Gets Warm Reception in Dubai 

Nigerian aircraft carrier, Air Peace, was warmly received at the Sharjah International Airport in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), following the introduction of international flights services to the Middle East nation. The B777 aircraft, operated by the Chief Pilot of Air Peace, Capt. Victor Egonu departed for its first international flight at the Murtala Muhammed…

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Trouble For Corrupt Nigerians As Buhari Signs Anti-Corruption Agreements

President Buhari on Thursday signed some agreements bordering on Anti- Corruption, Tax Admin, and Intellectual Property Protection. He also signed a deal with the United Arab Emirates, UAE, to extradite Nigerians who abscond to the country after committing crimes in the country. The UAE, especially Dubai, one of its major regions, is one of the…

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Dubai Properties: Investigate Buratai – Group Urges EFCC

 “President Buhari Aided By Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo Decorating Chief Of Army Staff, Maj.-Gen. Tukur Buratai With His New Rank Of Lt.-Gen”  An anti-graft coalition, the Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC), has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, over alleged diversion of funds to…

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UAE Creates New Ministerial Portfolios For Happiness & Tolerance

Shamma al-Mazroui, 22, Minister for Youth Ohoud al-Roumi, Minister For Happiness     The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday appointed women to the newly created posts of state ministers for happiness and tolerance, and a 22-year-old female for youth affairs. Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum named eight women as he revealed his latest…

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