UPDATE: Ramon Abbas aka Ray Hushpuppi agreed today to plead guilty in federal court to conspiracy to engage in money laundering, of funds from business email compromise scams and other online heists. He’ll face up to 20 years in prison at sentencing. In his plea agreement, Abbas admitted to laundering money from the Malta Bank heist and the BEC attacks on a Premier League club, another UK firm, and an American law firm, as well as additional schemes. Abbas’s plea agreement, which involved crimes allegedly perpetrated by North Korean state sponsored hackers, was heavily redacted, and many of the filings in the case remain sealed.
“This gentleman was full of energy and resilience, loved by many and he was a hero on blood donation mobilisation, a lifesaver, and a motivator. Your killers will the traced for justice. “Accept my condolences and may Allah protect us from this cruel world. What a loss. “I supervised him on a United States funded project in Kaduna; he was super-efficient and delivered his job well. Rest on friend,” a Facebook user, Mansur M Tukur posted.
Davido’s personal logistics manager, Israel Afeare, has stated that he will continue to worship his principal because he knows where he is coming from despite being older than him.
He accused the Senator John Danboi-led team and National Secretariat of the party of doing nothing to address the “perfidious and glaring aberration process” of the registration/revalidation exercise, describing it as flawed with deliberate policies and grand orchestration to deregister and disenfranchise selected members of the party.
“Nigeria has high respect for China and what China is helping Nigeria to achieve particularly in the area of infrastructure. President Buhari came at a time of severe infrastructure deficit in the country and resolved to make a difference and he is making that difference with the assistance of China. Nigeria appreciates China a lot for these and will continue to collaborate with i
The exchange rate between the naira and the dollar at the parallel market strengthened on Thursday, rising from N503/$1 to N485/$1. Initial checks by Nairametrics reveal the rebound of the naira from one of its lowest points in about 4 years held its levels after the initial rise from N505/$1 to N497/$1 on Wednesday.
Buhari expressed delight that the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector was doing very well despite the global economic downturn.
We are still on the trail of the kidnappers. We are trailing them. All our tactical teams have already been deployed to the area. They are working with other security agencies to ensure the safe release of those people. As soon as we have a breakthrough, I will let you
However in separate judgments by the apex court on Friday, the disciplinary measures metted on them were voided and set aside having been done in breach of provisions of laws guiding disciplinary issues
Recall that the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed had urged the House of Representatives to include regulation of Twitter in the National Broadcasting Commission Act