Hushpuppi Denied Bail, Court Held He Is A Flight Risk

Suspected international fraudster, Raymond Abbas, aka Ray Hushpuppi, has been denied bail by the US Northern District of Illinois court. The court ruled that the self-acclaimed billionaire Gucci master, Hushpuppi, who has over 2.5m followers on Instagram, will remain in detention until his trial is done. Hushpuppi will be transported to Los Angeles by the United States Marshall Service and will not be allowed to stay with his girlfriend’s uncle in Homewood, Illinois. The trial is slated to be held in Los Angeles where the case was filed rather than…

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan Bags ECOWAS Appointment

The Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan has been appointed by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) as a special envoy to lead the sub-regional body’s mediation mission in Mali. As a Special Envoy, the former President is to facilitate dialogue with all principal stakeholders in Mali, including President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, opposition leaders, civil society as well as religious organisations, towards resolving the worsening socio-political situation in the West African country. Speaking ahead of his scheduled departure for Bamako on Wednesday, Mr Jonathan promised to do his…

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British Visa Processing Will Commence In Nigeria On July 28

The British High Commission in Nigeria via its verified Twitter account in a post on Tuesday said Visa Application Centres will be open in Abuja, Ikeja and Victoria Island, adding that testing will also commence for the International Language Testing System. The tweet reads, “Visa Application Centres are resuming services in Nigeria from 28 July. “You must have an appointment to visit a VAC and will not be admitted without one. “For new applications, we aim to assess within our normal service standards, but there may be some delay. “Staff…

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The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit Presents A Investigative Report On Magu

Irrespective of the recent attack on the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit by some hoodlums, the agency on Monday presented its investigative report on the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu to the panel. We gathered that the NFIU provided a comprehensive report on Magu’s alleged activities, including details of his relationships with some Bureau de change operators to the panel. A news source revealed that the NFIU kept report of all concluded investigations on its servers or cloud storage system where the chances of…

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UK Blackouts Huawei 5G Mobile

The United Kingdom has barred all service providers in the country from buying new Huawei 5G equipment over national security concerns. Oliver Dowden, the UK’s Digital Secretary, told the House of Commons of the decision on Tuesday, the BBC reports. The service providers must also remove all the Chinese firm’s 5G kit from their networks by 2027 under the new regulations.

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Two Men On Ryanair Flight Arrested Over ‘bomb note’ Found In Toilet

-sayo Johnson A 47 and 26 year old were arrested in suspicion of endangering an aircraft. This was revealed after notes were found in the toilet claiming there were explosives on the plane. “The captain followed orders by alerting the UK authorities and diverted to the nearest airport (Stansted) where the plane landed normally, but was taxied to a less crowded stand where passengers disembarked safely,” said the airline. After the investigation there was nothing harmful found on the plane, however, the men are still in custody.

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Over 140 People Missing Or Dead In China Due To Flood

–Sayo Johnson Thousands of homes have been destroyed in China since a flood has occurred since June. Over 140 people have been reported missing/dead. More than 33 rivers have risen to their highest levels. China is preparing for the worst as more rain is due to come. China has issued 600 million yuan about 85.7 million U.S. dollars for disaster relief in 5 regions hit by this natural disaster: Jiangxi, Anhui, Hubei, Hunan and Chongqing, according to Ministry of Emergency Management and the Ministry of Finance.

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Fayemi Is A Governor With Developmental Soul, Oba Onikun Says As He Lauds Ekiti Governor

The Onikun of Ikun Amure – Ekiti, Oba Olusola Olatunde, has described the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr John Kayode Fayemi, as a man whose life ambition is to develop and add value to humanity. “I must confess to the fact that Governor Fayemi is a thoroughbred humanist whose activities and acts as a governor are geared toward the development of this state and upliftment of humanity. He is a God-fearing human being whose development initiatives in the town are legendry. Such a man is an inestimable asset both for…

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More Than 3600 Rape Cases Were Recorded During The Lockdown, Minister For Women Affairs Claims

More than 3,600 rape cases were recorded across Nigeria during the lockdown, the Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Pauline Tallen, stated. The Minister made this revelation during a courtesy visit to the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, on Monday. The exposition was contained in a statement by Mr Omo-Agege’s media office. Her comments comes amidst increase in the number of reported rape cases. The UN Women recently reported a rise in Gender-Based Violence in Lagos State, indicating a 300 per cent increase between March and April. Also in…

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Actress Naya Rivera Body Found

Sayo Johnson On Monday morning, police announced that they have found 33 year old Naya’s body. In a press conference, officers said that they were certain that it was her body because of where it was found, the clothes she was wearing and the state of the body. After this news came out, fans of Naya were utterly disappointed and shared their prayers and sympathy with all of her loved ones. Keep Naya’s loved ones in your prayers during this poignant time. Rest in peace Naya.

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