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Arsene Wenger Linked With Return To Management As New Switzerland National Team Boss Three Years After Leaving Arsenal

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Arsene Wenger Linked With Return To Management As New Switzerland National Team Boss Three Years After Leaving Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has been linked with a return to management to become the new Switzerland national team boss. 

The Frenchman, 71, ended his 22-year spell as Arsenal boss in 2018 and has since been working as FIFA’s chief of global football development.

Switzerland are now on the lookout for a new national coach following Vladimir Petkovic’s departure to manage French club, Bordeaux. But multiple reports in Zurich claim the former Gunners chief is top of the Swiss FA’s wish list.

The report said they want a coach who can step in quickly for the national team’s World Cup bid, and see them through to the Qatar finals in November 2022.

French sources claim Wenger has been sounded out about the vacancy and is thought to be interested.

They tried to recruit Wenger in 1995, while he was coach of Nagoya Grampus, but he refused to break his contract with the Japanese club.

He took charge of Arsenal a year later and led the Gunners to three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups.

The Strasbourg-born tactician is fluent in six languages, making him an ideal fit for a Swiss side made up of German, French, and Italian speakers.

Man Charged After Priest Is Attacked While Praying Alone In Catholic Cathedral

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Man Charged After Priest Is Attacked While Praying Alone In Catholic Cathedral

A bottle-wielding thug has been charged with attacking a priest while he prayed in a cathedral.

The incident reportedly took place at St Mary’s Catholic Cathedral in Edinburgh on Monday morning, July 26.

Father Jamie McMorrin, 35, was sitting alone on a pew in St Mary’s in Edinburgh when he was approached by a man who asked if he was a priest before trying to hit him with a glass bottle, Metro UK reports.  

Despite being chased to the back of the building, the priest reportedly managed to escape unhurt.

Police said that a 31-year-old man was arrested in Cumbria and charged in connection with the incident.  He was also charged in connection with an assault at Princes Street Gardens East on Monday.

The man is expected to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Thursday.

A police spokesman said: ‘A 31-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with an assault at a cathedral on York Place in Edinburgh on Monday, July 26.

‘The man has also been charged in connection with a further assault at Princes Street Gardens East on Monday, July 26.’

Leaders of the Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh said: “A priest sitting alone praying in a pew was subject to a violent and unprovoked assault by a man carrying a glass bottle.

“Prior to the attack the man had asked him if he was a priest. When the priest replied that he was, the man attempted to hit him on the head with the bottle, before chasing him to the back of the cathedral.

“The bottle broke on the ground and the man continued using it in his assault.

“The priest managed to fend him off with a chair before the attacker ran out.”

Download Music Mp3:- KingsMelody – Settle Me

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Download Music Mp3:- KingsMelody – Settle Me

A big shout out to Kingsmelody as he shows forth his new street banger titled “Settle Me”. “Settle Me” is a song that calls for financial settlement of every street hustler.

It’s meant to encourage and inspire the weak to be strong and keep pushing until something positive starts happening because Poverty is the root of evil.

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Oh iyeh eh; Oluwa settle me eh.

1.   If you no get money for this life, my brother hustle for yourself eh. Cos every problem in life na money be the solution eh. People dey talk am say, na money be the root of evil, eh. But me I dey say eh eh, na poverty eh. Cos when you no get my brother, nobody go no you eh eh, but when you hammer, many many people go dey follow  you. Them go be your fans.

Ref: Baba God settle me eh. Oluwa settle me eh. Biko settle me, make I follow my mate Sara Kuba eh.

Chorus: I wan make am o, (Oluwa settle me eh). I wan hit eh, (Oluwa settle me eh). Baba God I dey pray to for Him to reason my matter.(Oluwa settle me eh)  

2.   E don tey wey I dey pray eh, Baba God show me the way eh eh. You see for this life, e  no dey easy to make money eh. If you wan marry today eh, na your money go sign am eh, if you wan build house today eh, na your money go sign am eh. If you wan travel today eh, na your pocket go sign am eh, if you wan showcase yourself eh, na your pocket go prove am eh. That is why me I dey put in work everyday to make sure I dey on top eh, I no wan tell story, when it comes to what a man can do eh. {If we no make money eh, wetin we pass eh, if we no make money eh, everything go Yakpa eh}x2

3.   My fiancee eh, dey hala me everyday. Say if I no give her wetin she want oh, she go leave me go away. Na wetin I go do, when I no get the money. That is why I dey beg Oluwa to settle me, reason my matter.

Police Panel To Grill DCP Kyari As US Issues Arrest Warrant

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The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) will set up a panel to probe Abba Kyari, one of its high-profile officers, over his alleged relationship with Ramon Abbas, the self-confessed international fraudster, TheCable understands.

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has already secured a court order for Kyari’s arrest following his indictment in the confessional statements made by the man better known as Hushpuppi.

TheCable understands that FBI has contacted Nigeria police over the warrant of arrest, but there is yet no official confirmation and the details are still sketchy.

An international warrant of arrest can be executed through the INTERPOL but there still has to be a judicial pronouncement before Nigeria can hand over Kyari to the FBI for trial in the US.

The police have been silent on the Kyari twist to the Hushpuppi saga.

But a senior officer who spoke with TheCable said the police hierarchy would first take an “in-house action” before any extradition process can be discussed.

“The police headquarters will set up a high-powered panel to probe the allegations against him before we decide on what to do next,” the officer informed TheCable without giving further details.

Hushpuppi was arrested in the UAE in June 2020 alongside 11 of his associates over allegations bordering on hacking, impersonation, scamming, banking fraud, and identity theft.

He had earlier pleaded guilty to the money laundering charges against him, putting him at the risk of 20 years imprisonment.

In a recent court document, the social media celebrity had alleged that he bribed Kyari to arrest a co-fraudster.

The crack investigator, however, dismissed Hushpuppi’s claim, saying he did not receive any money from the socialite as alleged.

Amid the ensuing saga, additional court documents seen by TheCable showed that the US district court in California had ordered the FBI to arrest Kyari.

The extradition of Hushpuppi to the US had followed after the UAE police detailed his arrest in a special operation dubbed ‘Fox Hunt 2’ where he was accused of defrauding 1.9 million victims to the tune of N168 billion.

The embattled Instagram celebrity was thereafter arraigned and detained at the Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) in Chicago ahead of his trial.

Source:- The Cable

BBNaija 2021:- Liquorose Sets Record Hits 1 Million Followers On IG Less Than A Week After Becoming A BBNaija Housemate

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BBNaija 2021:- Liquorose Sets Record Hits 1 Million Followers On IG Less Than A Week After Becoming A BBNaija Housemate

BBNaija season six housemate, Roseline Afije who is known as Liquorose has broken a record set by the show’s season five winner, Olamilekan Massoud Al-Khalifah Agbeleshebioba who is known as Laycon.

The talented and beautiful dancer has hit a whopping number one million followers on the popular social media handle, Instagram.

This comes less than a week after she was unveiled as one of the housemates for this season’s BBNaija show.

Nigerian actress, Funke Akindele Bello has also pledged her support to Liquorose. According to the actress, she is a huge fan of the dancer.

She made this known in a recent post she made on her verified social media handle on the popular social media platform, Instagram.

Sharing a photo of the Liquorose, Funke wrote;

“I love her!!! @liquorose I’m a huge fan of all her dance videos!! Can’t wait to see you shine darling.”

BBNaija 2021:- Maria And Pere Identified As The Wild Cards In The House

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BBNaija 2021:- Maria And Pere Identified As The Wild Cards In The House

BBnaija’s Maria and Pere have been identified as the wild cards in the house after Big Brother slightly said so during her dairy session.

Maria is totally confirmed to be one of the wild cards in the house based on her conversation with Big Brother during the dairy session and Pere is suggested to be because he was called to the diary room right after Maria.

Big Brother gave a clue that he would call the wild cards one after the other and Pere was the next person just after he finished speaking with Maria in the diary room therefore Maria and Pere are been identified as the wild cards.

Netizens reacting to this seem surprised as they never expected Maria to be one of the wild cards since she got herself actively involved in the whole show and are praying that the housemates never identify her so she could compete longer.

Maria has been helping the other housemates to identify the wild cards in the house not knowing she’s one of the wild cards but for Pere, he has been keeping it low hoping the housemates don’t identify him as one of the wild cards.

Nnamdi Kanu Is Another Saviour” Sowore And Others Sing At Court

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Nnamdi Kanu Is Another Saviour” Sowore And Others Sing At Court

Sahara TV posted this video of Nnamdi Kanu supporters singing that he is a saviour, with Sowore, founder of Sahara reporters, in their midst:

Kperogi: There Was Always Something Suspicious About Abba Kyari

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There was always something eerily suspicious about so-called super cop Abba Kyari who has now been indicted in a multimillion-dollar money laundering scam in court documents unsealed by the FBI this week. He has always struck me as transparently dodgy and exhibitionistic, and I’ve always wondered why this isn’t apparent to most Nigerians.

As a general rule, most people who have a compulsive need to be overly showy and self-congratulatory about a virtue or a deed—religious morality, policing, etc.— often have something to hide.

Source:- FarooqKperogi

Gunmen Invade Ministry Of Finance In Nasarawa, Cart Away ₦100 Million

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Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers have invaded Nasarawa State Ministry of Finance, Budget and Planning in Lafia, and catered away the sum of N100 million.

DAILY POST gathered that the incident occured on Thursday afternoon when the gunmen invaded the ministry, shooting sporadically.

It was also learnt that the assailants trailed some members of staff who went to a commercial bank to withdraw some cash for the ministry.

The armed men were said to have snatched the N100 million on gun point at the premises of the ministry which is adjacent to the State’s Accountant General’s Office where some security operatives were stationed.

When contacted by DAILY POST on the development, the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Ramhan Nansel said the case is yet to be reported to the command.

He told our correspondent that he cannot confirm the incident “I can’t confirm that, as it was not reported to the Police”.

Source:- Daily Post

Full Extract Of Kyari’s Conversation With Hushpuppi That Nailed Him

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A US Court document has detailed conversations between Nigeria’s celebrated Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, and infamous suspected fraudster, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, alias Hushpuppi regarding bribery and arrest of another suspected fraudster.

Hushpuppi, who recently pleaded guilty in the United States, had narrated how he bribed Kyari.

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

Abbas had asked 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.

Vincent subsequently contacted the victim and informed them that they were being scammed by a syndicate involving him and Abbas.

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

But, Kyari had taken to his Facebook page to react to the allegation, claiming he only assisted Hushpuppi to get native clothes and caps worth N300,000.

Although he admitted to arresting Vincent, he said it was after Hushpuppi alleged that Vincent was threatening his family here in Nigeria.

Kyari denied knowing about the relationship between Hushpuppi and Vincent at the initial stage and later discovered Vincent and Hushpuppi had a misunderstanding over the said amount of money.

He also said he never demanded any money from Abbas (Hushpuppi), adding that they (Kyari and his team) were focused on saving people who were being threatened.

But, the court document proves otherwise, showing clearly that Kyari’s claims were lies.

According to the document, after an earlier discussion with Kyari, Hushpuppi requested for Vincent’s (also known as Chibuzor) contact details, which the latter provided.

Hushpuppi forwarded the contact details to Kyari and on January 15, 2020, Hushpuppi sent an audio recording to Kyari via WhatsApp, stating that he wanted to remind Kyari about what they discussed earlier.

On January 16, 2020, Hushpuppi sent the following threats to Chibuzor: “I dey always tell people to think well before they offend me and make them make sure they fit stand the consequences when the time comes. I won’t say more than that but very soon, very, very soon, the wrath of my hands shall find you and when it does, it will damage you forever. At this point I no get discussion with you, you have committed a crime that won’t be forgiven, that is punishable and you shall receive die (sic) punishment in due time. I swear with my life, you will regret messing with me, you will even wish you died before my hands will touch you.”

Later on, Kyari confirmed the arrest and detention of Vincent Chibuzor to Abbas (Hushpuppi), who requested for an account number to which he will send the bribe meant for Kyari’s team members.

Hushpuppi also pleaded with Kyari to inform his team members to deal with Vincent like an armed robber.

The transcript of their conversation goes thus:

First, Kyari sent a message to Hushpuppi saying, “We would pick him today or tomorrow.”

Abbas (Hushpuppi) wrote, “I will take care of the team also after they pick him up.”

Kyari confirmed “Yes ooo.”

It also stated that on January 20, 2020, Kyari sent biographical, identifying information for Chibuzor to Hushpuppi.

Their conversation goes thus: Abbas (Hushpuppi) confirmed “that is him sir.”

Kyari stated, “We have arrested the guy . . . He is in my cell now. This is his picture after we arrested him today.”

After receiving the photograph of Vincent/Chibuzor, Abbas (Hushpuppi) said, “I want him to go through serious beating of his life.”

In response to Kyari’s question about what Chibuzor had done to Abbas (Hushpuppi), Abbas sent Kyari an audio message.

He said: “What he did is, I have one job. The job want to pay me 500, umm, 75,000 dollars [i.e., $575,000]. He went to message the job behind me because I told him to help me make one document for me to give the job. Then he went—he has a—I gave him the details.

“Then he went to message the job behind my back and try to divert the money and in this process he tell the job because of the documents he gave me that I gave the job, he tell the job, ‘These document they sent to you before. These people are fake (sic).

“’This money—is me who can help you to get it. Come to me le—bring this money you want to pay these people to me. I’m the only one who can help you,’ and all these things to divert the job for himself.”

After listening to the message, Kyari simply said he understood without requesting other information or evidence relating to Chibuzor’s role in the scheme, or any questions about the nature of the transaction, the document added.

Hushpuppi further said he wanted to pay money to send Chibuzor to jail for a long time, stating “Please sir I want to spend money to send this boy to jail, let him go for a very long time.”

Kyari responded, “Ok bro, I understand I will discuss with my team who arrested him . . . And handling the case. We will do something about it.”

Hushpuppi responded, “Let me know how I can send money to the team sir, let them deal with him like armed robber.”

Kyari responded, “OK I will send their account details to u.”

Hushpuppi further wrote, “He betrayed me and try (sic) to take food out my mouth, this is great punishable sin,” and Kyari responded, “Yeah bro.”

Hushpuppi said, “I want him to suffer for many years.”

Kyari responded, “Hahahaha Hahahaha.”

The document stated that about some minutes later, Kyari provided the account information for a bank account at a Nigerian bank, Zenith Bank, in the name of a person other than Kyari himself.

Hushpuppi responded “Ok sir, tomorrow by noon.”

This showed that Hushpuppi planned to pay the Nigeria Police Force officers who arrested Chibuzor for that service.

A part of the document stated, ”This was not the only time that Abbas arranged payments with Kyari. On May 20, 2020, Abbas sent Kyari transaction receipts for two transactions from accounts at Nigerian banks (GTBank and Zenith Bank) of a person Abbas knew in the U.A.E.—a person also arrested with Abbas in Abbas’ apartment in the U.A.E. by Dubai Police on June 9, 2020—to the Nigerian bank accounts of another person in Nigeria.

“The amounts on the transaction receipts totalled 8 million Nigerian Naira, which was approximately $20,600 based on publicly available exchange rate information.”

Source:- SaharaReporters

3,000 Women, Youths Benefit In Lagos Agric Investment To Boost Food Security

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The food sufficiency programme of Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has been taken a notch higher. The Governor, on Thursday, rolled out massive agricultural investment that empowers 3,000 urban and rural farmers in key sectoral value chains.

Women, youths and peasant farmers were the main beneficiaries of the 2021 Agricultural Value Chains Enterprise Activation Programme through which the State Government is supporting agripreneurs with modern equipment and inputs that would help them make significant difference and scale up their agricultural practices.

Various groups of farmers, in their numbers, thronged the parade ground of the Police College, Ikeja to personally receive the material support from the Governor, accompanied by the Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, and members of the State Executive Council.

The scheme is also a component of the Sanwo-Olu administration’s five-year Agricultural and Food System Development Roadmap recently launched to chart a coordinated path for the desired development of the sector and boost food security.

The beneficiaries were selected for the scheme through a merit-based system anchored by independent associations of farmers across the State. The support was majorly for agripreneurs in poultry, piggery and artisanal fishery – the three sub-sectors largely affected by the disruption occasioned by Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Sanwo-Olu noted that the intervention was necessitated by the need to raise food production, processing and marketing, while also creating jobs and sustaining the livelihood of the farmers through value creation.

Through the scheme, the Governor said the Government would be easing the burden of the beneficiary farmers and agriculture workers, describing the programme as “another milestone” in fulfilling his administration’s electoral promises to the people.

He said: “This Agricultural Value Chains Enterprise Activation Programme is a clear demonstration of the commitment of our administration to the development and expansion of the agricultural sector, which is driven by a farm-to-table model that aligns with our goal of making Lagos a truly 21st century economy.

“We are determined to increase food production in the State from the current 20 per cent to at least 50 per cent by 2025 and this effort has been emboldened, given the observed disruption in the supply chain of food across the country as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the outbreak of zoonotic diseases.

“We have emerged wiser and more determined to succeed in creating and nurturing a viable agribusiness sector in Lagos. The State Government has put in place a strategy for the proper utilisation and continuous maintenance of the assets being donated to derive maximum value from them. We are also working with a financial institution regarding appropriate financing structures for the guaranteed sustainability of the programme.”

Sanwo-Olu stressed that the deficiency of agricultural land in Lagos would not deter the State Government from deploying innovative and entrepreneurial ideas to create opportunities that would make the State sufficient in food production and engender economic growth through agriculture.

Lagos, the Governor said, will continue to maximize the value for resources invested in the agricultural sector, urging the beneficiaries to reciprocate the gesture by working hard to nurture their businesses to maturity.

Sanwo-Olu said the intervention would only be sustainable if the beneficiaries succeeded in activating new businesses and created positive impacts for agro-processors in the value chains.

“By putting in your best and judiciously utilising the assets entrusted to you, you are opening doors for more people to benefit tomorrow. Since your selection was based on merit, we believe you can deliver excellent results with these equipment and supplies you are receiving today,” Governor said.

He disclosed that his administration was set to establish Wholesale Agricultural Produce Hubs in strategic locations across the State to promote food safety and ensure access to direct markets for fresh-from-farm products, thereby reducing post-harvest losses for farmers.

Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, said the State Government had not only restructured the projects for greater impacts, but also changed the name to transform the mindsets of beneficiaries not to see the initiative as entitlement and largesse from the Government.

She said the programme would help committed farmers to nurture their businesses into viable agricultural enterprises, pointing out that the Government had created a monitoring mechanism to keep track of the beneficiaries’ activities.

She said:“The Enterprise Activation programme will contribute to inclusive agricultural growth in Lagos, as it will be creating access for beneficiaries to exit the poverty trap and reduce economic inequality. Aside creating new marketing opportunities in the value chains, the programme will also provide a social safety net for youth, women and the vulnerable.”

Oniru of Iru Kingdom and immediate past Commissioner for Agriculture, Oba Gbolahan Lawal, praised the Sanwo-Olu administration for raising the investment for the scheme, which the monarch described as “inclusive empowerment”, as the intervention was extended to farmers in urban areas.

The traditional ruler urged beneficiaries not to betray the Government’s trust, asking them to utilise the support for the improvement of their businesses and turn in good testimonies at the end of the scheme’s tenure.

President of Ogbonge Women, a farmers’ group, Mrs. Chinasa Asonye, praised the Governor for the opportunity and for the priority accorded to women in agricultural business. She promised, on behalf of the beneficiaries, to judiciously deploy the tools for improved food production and return on investment.

In the scheme, 300 youths trained in Aquaculture and Poultry Production at the Lagos Agripreneurship Programme (LAP) were empowered with agricultural inputs valued at N245 million, which represented 46.7 per cent of the total investment in the programme.

Other beneficiaries include 400 pig farmers that participated in Agricultural Youth Empowerment Scheme (Agric-YES), 680 fishermen, 190 fish cage culture artisans, 360 egg marketers, 500 fish processors, 200 rice farmers and 370 crop farmers.

They received variety of modern tools, such as tractors, ploughs, fishing boats and gear, harvesters, threshers, destoning machines, defeathering machines, herbicides, fish juveniles, pig growers, smoking kilns, crates of eggs, and inputs, which are to be utilised in farming communities across Lagos agricultural zones of Badagry, Epe and Ikorodu.

Hoodlums Attack Mark Obi, Ayade’s Ex Aide Who Refused To Defect To APC (Graphic)

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Armed hoodlums have attacked Barrister Mark Obi, a former Special Adviser to Cross River Governor, Ben Ayade on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

LIB had reported that the top PDP stalwart had refused to defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC) with the governor.

It was gathered that Obi was attacked at his country home in Oku, Boki Local Government Area of the state at about 10pm on Wednesday, July 28.

The 62-year-old lawyer tendered his resignation on June 7, 2021, expressing unwillingness to defect from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the ruling party with Ayade.

Obi, who was a two-time House of Assembly member, also served in the administration of former Governor Liyel Imoke.

Source:- Lindaikejisblog

Hushpuppi: Rush To US Now, Defend Yourself – HURIWA Tells Abba Kyari

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Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has suggested to Assistant Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari to go to the United States of America and defend himself from the bribery accusation made against him by the notorious fraudster, Hushpuppi.

HURiWA advised the decorated police officer to hasten to United States Court and file a counter affidavit to the accusation of bribery currently hanging on his neck.

“The United States of America is an organised Constitutional democracy where the Rule of Law is supreme. So if a crime suspect makes an affidavit accusation under Oath against you, it doesn’t need to be disclaimed in the local media here,” HURIWA informs.

HURIWA said the best thing for the police officer to do at this point, and before the Federal Bureau of Investigation hunts him down with the INTERPOL, is to board the next available flights to Washington DC or New York as someone with a clear conscience, and defend himself in the court.

HURIWA said Kyari should be able to present an affidavit evidence in the court to counter what he thinks is a tissue of falsehood and tell Nigerians “the rooster-and-bull story of how you, a very senior police officer acted as the agent of a local tailor is irrelevant and of no moment “.

The human rights organisation said the corporate image of the Nigeria Police Force and the nation would be irreparably damaged should the Inspector General of Police, IGP, not facilitate immediate travel of Abba Kyari to the USA.

The group said the IGP must compel Abba Kyari, who he trusts so much, to clear his name of the allegations instead of just letting him employ the pages of news media to try to exculpate or exonerate himself from an allegation that is lawfully filed before a United States Court.

“This allegation is heavy and it has been filed in the Court of law and not in the court of public opinion,” the group maintained.

The group also pointed out that it was shameful that a serving commissioner of Police publicly admitted to having acted as a go-between a local tailor and the then Dubai based fraud kingpin.

“Is there no longer a code of conduct between the police and members of the public especially with regards to the kind of relationship that should exist between such a top officer with someone that even before he was arrested by the Federal Bureau of investigation was already a person of interest because clearly, he had no credible means of such flamboyant lifestyle that became of global notoriety?

HURIWA quoting a media report said a warrant of arrest has allegedly been issued for Nigeria’s police commissioner Abba Kyari, Peoples Gazette can report based on court documents.

Source:- Newspremises

BBNaija S6: Housemates Receive Their First Rewards

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Big Brother Naija Shine Ya Eye housemates have received their first reward for the season, in the form of currencies referred to as ‘Abeg Naira’.

Big Brother, fondly called Biggie, organised an impromptu task for the collection of the reward at the Big Brother Arena.

Biggie said, “It is time for you to be awarded your first Abeg Naira for the season. Subsequently, Abeg Naira will come in different and likely simpler means.”

In the Arena, 23 stools were arranged with an envelope on each of them.

Biggie explained that in each envelope is a certain amount of Abeg Naira, which differs from another.

“This means some housemates will be richer than others,” Biggie said.

In the game of luck, the 22 housemates were asked to stand behind each of the stools while the 23rd envelope was said to be special.

Biggie explained the the Abeg Naira is a welcome gift to the housemates and by next week, the contestants will use their currency to get admitted into the gym and weekend parties.

For the 23rd envelope, Biggie said the housemates will decide on who gets it. The housemates were given till Friday night to decide on the most-deserving housemate through any means they wish.

Biggie also noted that the Head of House, Peace, and her deputy, Yousef, are not eligible to win the 23rd envelope.

Source:- Punch Ng

Dani Carvajal Extends His Real Madrid Contract

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Carvajal Extends Real Madrid Contract

Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal has signed a new four-year contract which will keep him at the Santiago Bernabeu until 2025.

Right-back Carvajal joins midfielder Luka Modric and versatile defender Nacho in agreeing fresh terms with the club ahead of the 2021-22 season.

Carvajal came through the youth ranks but was sold to Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen in July 2012 having not managed to make a single first-team appearance.

However, Madrid exercised a buy-back option on Carvajal the following year and he has since gone on to become a regular, helping the club secure plenty of silverware.

He has won LaLiga twice with Madrid, as well as the Champions League on four occasions.

Carvajal struggled with injury problems last season, making just 13 appearances in LaLiga as Zinedine Zidane’s squad were unable to defend their league crown.

A hamstring injury ruled him out of contention for Spain’s squad for Euro 2020 but he has begun training with his Madrid team-mates under the watch of new head coach Carlo Ancelotti ahead of the upcoming campaign.

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How Abba Kyari Used Someone’s Account to Collect Money From Hushpuppi – US

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A new report has emerged showing that celebrated police officer, Abba Kyari reportedly used a third party account to collect money from fraudster, Ray Hushpuppi.

The revelation is contained in court document before a district court in the United States of America.

We had earlier reported how embattled Nigerian socialite, popularly known as Ray Hushpuppi was quoted by the US court of bribing Kyari to arrest a co-fraudster in a whopping $1.1m deal.

However, Mr Kyari in a statement issued on Thursday, denied the allegation, saying he did not demand any money from Hushpuppi. He, however, said he introduced the accused to a cloth seller whom Hushpuppi paid about N300,000.

In Kyari’s defence, he never demanded for a dime from Hushpuppi, admitting his focus was to save people’s lives that were purported to have been threatened.

But in a US court document seen by Vanguard, it was revealed that Kyari allegedly sent third party account to Hushpuppi for payment.

“On January 20, 2020, defendant Kyari sent an electronic message to UICC Abbas containing the account information for a bank account at a Nigerian bank in the name of a person other than defendant KYARI himself, where UICC Abbas was direct payment for the arrest and imprisonment of defendant VINCENT,” the US court document reveal.

Hushpuppi, before his arrest, is popular for flaunting his luxury lifestyle, appearing in private jets, luxury cars, wearing designer outfits, and expensive wristwatches.

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Police Foil Robbery Attack On Bullion Van In Ondo

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Operatives of the Ondo police command foiled an attempt by armed robbers to attack a bank bullion van.

The incident was said to have happened in Ondo town, headquarters of Ondo West Local Government where the robbers attempted to rob the bullion van belonging to an old generation bank

It was gathered that after the failed attempt, security operatives were stationed in different locations, causing panic among residents.

According to one of the residents, “it was an unsuccessful attack on a Bank’s bullion van going to Akure. One person sustained an injury and has been taken to the hospital. The robbers didn’t succeed, though no arrest was made yet. The situation is calm now.”

Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Tee-Leo Ikoro said the move by the robbers was repelled.

This is coming about two weeks after some robbers laid siege on a bank at Ilara-Mokin in Ifedore Local Government Area of the state, where three lives were lost including a journalist, Bunmi Afuye.

Commotion As Gunmen Attack Ondo Bank

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Commotion As Gunmen Attack Ondo Bank

According to a report by The PUNCH, there was pandemonium at the Yaba Area of Ondo town, Ondo State as armed robbers attacked a commercial bank a few meters away from the Yaba Police Division

The PUNCH gathered that the bandits stormed the bank about 3 pm on Thursday.

It was learnt that the robbers shot indiscriminately to scare residents away.

Eyewitnesses said many people were injured.

Details later…

Arrest Abba Kyari Fast the Way You Did Igboho, Kanu – Omokri to Buhari

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Following his indictment for fraud by the United States government, a former Presidential aide, Reno Omokri has called for the immediate arrest of popular policeman, Abba Kyari.

Recall that Kyari was indicted by a US district court in California of having ties to disgraced fraudster, Ramon Olorunwa Abass popularly known as ‘Hushpuppi’.

The court also ordered the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI to arrest Kyari and produce him for trial.

Reacting on Twitter on Thursday, Omokri urged the federal government to arrest Kyari fast the way it arrested secessionists: Nnamdi Kanu and Sunday Igboho:

“Let us see if Buhari arrests Abba Kyari with the same speed and brutality with which he attempted to arrest Sunday Igboho.”

“This will help us know whether some are more equal than others in Nigeria. Because if Abba Kyari was Igbo, by now he would have been suspended.”

“Now that the lid has been blown off Abba Kyari, what will Buhari’s Government do with its so called super cop, whose recent pastimes is attending celebrity burials.”

“This alleged FBI indictment must not be swept under the table because he shares ethnicity with Buhari.”

Gunmen Kidnap Popular Nightclub Owner In Bayelsa

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According to a report by SaharaReporters, some unknown gunmen have kidnapped a popular nightclub owner identified as Tari Ajanami in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital.

Ajanami, an indigene of Ayamasa town in the Ekeremor Local Government Area of the state, was abducted around 6pm on Wednesday at his building project site along Otiotio Road in the state capital.

Ajanami is the 43-year-old owner of the popular nightclub, Club 64, along the Bay Ridge area of Yenagoa and he also works as a cash officer at Wema Bank.

SaharaReporters gathered that the victim was at his building site to pay workers when the gunmen whisked him away to an unknown destination.

While some eyewitnesses claim the abduction may be connected to his recent lavish birthday celebration, others argue that he may have been kidnapped for a ransom.

When contacted, spokesman for the state police command, Asinim Butswat, said, “On 28 July 2021 at about 2100 hours, three armed men kidnapped one Oyintari Ajanani, male, 43, at Otiotio, Yenagoa.

“All operatives have been alerted and are on the trail of the suspects.”

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