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Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari has denied ever demanding or receiving a kobo from Nigerian socialite and Instagram celebrity, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas (popularly known as Hushpuppi).

But he did acknowledge that he connected him (Hushpuppi) to the man he (Kyari) buys native clothes and caps from, into whose bank account Hushpuppi paid N300,000 for some native dresses and caps.

Abbas, who is being tried in the US for cybercrime, had, according to court documents, alleged that he bribed Kyari to arrest a co-fraudster, Vincent.

During interrogation, Hushpuppi alleged that he gave Kyari money to arrest and jail “one of his rivals in Nigeria after a dispute over a $1.1 million scam on Qatari businesspeople,” the court documents stated.

But in his rebuttal to the allegation on Thursday, the celebrated Nigerian crime buster said the involvement of he and his team with Hushpuppi was to save people’s lives that were purported to have been threatened, and had no pecuniary connections.

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According to him, Hushpuppi called his office about two years ago alleging that somebody in Nigeria was threatening to kill his family here in Nigeria.

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.”

Kyari said his team discovered that they (Hushpuppi and the suspect) were long time friends who had money issues between them; so the suspect was released from custody.

However, he said Hushpuppi later saw some of his (Kyari’s) native dresses and cap on his social media page, and showed interest in them.

Kyari said he connected him (Hushpuppi) to the seller of the materials, and Hushpuppi later sent N300,000 to the person’s account.

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“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 liked 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,” Kyari wrote on his social media page.

“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.”

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He said those who are “celebrating that this is an indictment on us and mentioning some fictitious Big Money will be disappointed once again, as our hands are clean and our record of service for two decades is open for everybody to see.”

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Atiku says he ‘ate failure like yam’ in commercial targeted at voters

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Atiku Abubakar, 2023 presidential flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has described himself as the son of a poor farmer who “ate failure like yam,” in an attempt to woo voters ahead of the next year’s election.

In a Facebook post titled “My Life”, Mr Abubakar shared a commercial that purports to tell the story of his upbringing in a manner similar to former President Goodluck Jonathan, who once described himself as a shoeless boy from Otuoke in Bayelsa State.

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“In this story, the king (Atiku) was once a peasant, a humble son to parents of humble means. A farm hand on the farm, shepherd of rolling herds.

“This story is about the oath the dreamer toed through toil and tremor, tempest and tides, eating failure like yams. Some of them were hard to swallow,” the commercial narrated, adding that Mr Abubakar was “orphaned at 11.”

A former vice president between 1999-2007, Mr Abubakar has begun wooing Nigerian electorates to vote for him as the election campaign begins.

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Mr Abubakar has since 1993 sought five times and failed to be Nigeria’s president, failing at party primary level three times and twice in the main elections.

At 75, Mr Abubakar will contest the 2023 presidential election against Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress, the Labour Party’s Peter Obi and several others.

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I’ve flagged off Tinubu’s campaign with four wives, 28 children – Doguwa

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Alhassan Ado-Doguwa, the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives has flagged off the presidential campaign within his household, with his 28 children and four wives.

The lawmaker represents Doguwa/Tudun Wada Federal Constituency of Kano State.

Doguwa, on different occasions, has affirmed that his entire household will vote for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate in the 2023 elections, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

In the now-viral video, Doguwa who was speaking on the floor of the House, said though APC, has postponed its flag off of the presidential campaign, he has commenced the campaign in his household.

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He said: “Today is the 28th day of September, which is the flag off of presidential and National Assembly campaigns.

“Even though my party had cause to reschedule their programme and activities, I have done my flag off with my 28 children and four wives, who will vote for Tinubu and every other candidate of the APC.

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“I came in very unusually late into the chamber. I had to flag off my campaign and the campaign of my presidential candidate, Tinubu. I was actually doing something worthwhile.”

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APC chairman writes Tinubu, accuses candidate of betrayal

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APC National Chairman, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu and Bola Tinubu

Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Abdullahi Adamu has accused the party’s presidential flag-bearer, Bola Tinubu, of betraying the shared agreement on the appointment of members of the Presidential Campaign Council (PCC).

In a letter written on behalf of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC), Mr Tinubu was accused of hand-picking members of the PCC without consultation or approval from the NWC.

The party chairman claims that Mr Tinubu’s behaviour demonstrates his lack of clear understanding of the distinct functions and responsibilities of the key organs of the party.

The letter read in part: “Your Excellency will no doubt recall our meetings in my office and also at the NWC Conference Room at the Party’s National Secretariat, on Wednesday, 7th September 2022, during which we discussed the details of the Organogram of the PCC and its composition, as a collaborative project between the two entities.

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“Our recollection of those meetings clearly leaves us in no doubt that a breach of agreement has occurred and that a return to the principles of cooperation and respect for each other is required.

“In Your Excellency’s own words, which I take the liberty to quote here, which I also hold dearly, you stated that “there is a burden on everyone’s shoulders towards delivering the elections to the Party and the candidate”. This has been the view of the NWC and myself all along since Your Excellency’s emergence as our Great Party’s Flagbearer.”

While urging Mr Tinubu to respect “established boundaries” and imbibe transparency, Mr Adamu tasked the former Lagos governor to restrain the PCC from further embarking on “solo projects.”

“May I, therefore, point out to Your Excellency, that winning election is a cooperative as well as a collaborative effort, that is done in a transparent and disinterested manner by all parties concerned, by respecting established boundaries and acknowledging the contributions of everyone.

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“The NWC believes that any sign of disarray in the Party’s ranks will undermine the spirit and ethos of the campaign and give the undue alarm to faithful members and followers of the Party across the country.

“Without further admonishment or complaints, I wish hereby to call upon Your Excellency to restrain the PCC from undertaking solo projects of this nature and agree to work with all stakeholders towards taking our Party to victory.

“I shall not find it necessary to reiterate the importance of the Party in the overall scheme of things in these campaigns and the singular position of the NWC in driving the process towards our securing of victory in the polls,” the chairman added.

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Mr Tinubu unveiled a long PCC list last Friday, consisting of 422 members with President Muhammadu Buhari as chairman, himself and national chairman Adamu as co-deputy chairmen. The council also has on it several ex-military leaders, APC governors, lawmakers, and Nollywood actors.

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