Hushpuppi: Still on Abba Kyari and extradition application setback

September 2, 2022 Blueprint 0

The recent ruling by a Federal High Court in Abuja which dismissed the extradition application by the suspended deputy commissioner of police, Abba Kyari, to the United States to face criminal charges, has been generating mixed reactions with the allegation that the case was handled in a way to favour him. TOPE SUNDAY takes a look at the scenario. On Read More

Abba Kyari, Dariye, Nyame ‘missing’ after attack on Kuje prison

July 6, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Some high profile inmates at the Kuje Correctional Centre, Abuja may have reportedly escaped Tuesday night’s attacks on the facility by some gunmen. Sources said Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, and his men who were in the facility may have escaped from the facility. Former Plateau governor, Joshua Dariye and former Taraba state counterpart, Jolly Nyame, who had been Read More

Extradition suit: Court set judgment day for Abba Kyari

June 3, 2022 Blueprint 0

A Federal High Court in Abuja, will on August 29, 2022 delivered judgment in the extradition suit filed by the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) against the suspended DCP Abba Kyari, over his alleged link with Ramon Abbas, aka Hushpuppi, an alleged internet fraudster held United States. Justice Inyang Ekwo fixed the date after counsel for the parties in the Read More

Drug deal: Court denies Kyari’s co-defendants bail

April 28, 2022 Kehinde Osasona Abuja 0

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has dismissed a bail application filed by ASP Bawa James, a co-defendant in the drug trafficking case preferred against suspended DCP Abba Kyari and others. The NDLEA had, on March 7, arraigned Kyari (1st defendant) and six others on allegations bordering on cocaine deal. The embattled crime buster was arraigned alongside four suspended Read More

VIDEO: Drama as wife of suspended DCP Abba kyari slumps in Court

March 14, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The wife of suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba kyari, on Monday, slumped at the Federal High Court in Abuja. She slumped after trial Justice Emeka Nwite deferred ruling on applications that DCP Kyari and six other persons facing drug trafficking charge with him, filed to be released on bail pending the determination of the case against them Watch the Read More

Police DIG, Joseph Egbunike, slumps, dies

March 9, 2022 Editor 0

A Deputy Inspector General of Police and the head of the Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID), Joseph Egbunike has reportedly slumped and died. Blueprint gathered that Egbunike collapsed inside his office in Abuja late Tuesday March 8, 2022 and was rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead. Until his death, Egbunike was in charge of the highest investigating Read More

Breaking: Abba Kyari, others arraigned in court over ‘cocaine deal’, 2 co-defendants plead guilty (PICTURES)

March 7, 2022 Kehinde Osasona, Abuja 0

The suspended senior Police officer DCP Abba Kyari and six others involved in an alleged drug deal, on Monday, were arraigned at the Federal High Court, Abuja. Others in the dock with him are four other police officers – ACP Sunday J. Ubia, ASP Bawa James, Insp. Simon Agirigba and Inspector John Nuhu, as well as two alleged drug traffickers Read More

[Breaking] Abba Kyari: At last, FG begins extradition process

March 3, 2022 Kehinde Osasona, Abuja 0

The federal government has officially kicked off the process of extradition of suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police DCP Abba Kyari to the United States of America. This followed request by US authorities for Kyari to be extradited over $1.1million wire fraud perpetrated by Abass Ramon aka Hushpuppi and four others. The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Read More

[Breaking] ‘Drug trafficking’: Abba Kyari fights back, drags FG to court

February 21, 2022 Editor 0

DCP Abba Kyari, the suspended Police officer on Monday sued the federal government to the court over his alleged involvement in drug trafficking. Kyari is currently in the custody of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). Pending the hearing and determination of his fundamental right enforcement application, the detained Police officer in his suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/182/22, is praying the Read More

Abba Kyari was created by us…

February 21, 2022 Prince Charles Dickson 0

The Indians have a proverb that literally means “Your future does not depend on the lines of your hands, because people who do not have hands also have a future”. Often people ask me why I write on certain topics and issues all the time, like bashing governments at all levels and the band of ‘confusionists’ that run them, my Read More

Pictures: 6 months after, suspended Police cop, Abba Kyari, shows up in public

January 29, 2022 Editor 0

Abba Kyari, former head of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) on Saturday appeared in public six months after he was suspended following allegation of receiving bribe from a Nigerian fraudster Hushpuppi. Kyari was among the guests who graced the wedding Fatiha of Maina Alkali, son of incumbent Inspector General of Police Usman Baba Alkali in Maiduguri, Borno state capital. Shortly Read More

Re: Hushpuppi-Kyari saga and the accentuated lessons

August 25, 2021 Prof. M. K. Othman 0

I have to crave the indulgence of my esteemed readers to allow me to publish the views of few readers on the “Huspuppi-Kyari saga” before their views become stale. The opinions on the subject were both quantitatively and qualitatively overwhelming but the few selected ones can provide a clearer picture of the topic. Next week, I will conclude the article Read More

CNG petitions US, demands fairness in Kyari’s investigation

August 16, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has petitioned the United States Embassy in Nigeria, demanding for fairness in the matter of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari. The CNG in a letter served and duly endorsed by the American Embassy in Abuja on August 14, said it did not deny the FBI Read More

Hushpuppi-Kyari saga and the accentuated lessons

August 10, 2021 Prof. M. K. Othman 0

Abba Kyari. The first time I heard his name was when I had the misfortune of being visited by night marauders in the early hours of the night a few years ago. It was a 30-minute operation but it became the most terrifying period of my life, the type you cannot even pray for your known sworn enemies to experience. Read More

Courses of action in the US request for extradition

August 9, 2021 Blueprint 0

It is no longer news that a US court has issued a request for the extradition of Abba Kyari. Debates have ensued should the FGN extradite him or not? Permit me to say my piece: It is first important to note that extradition as a process is not governed by an international treaty or overseen by the United Nations. It Read More

Leave Abba Kyari alone

August 8, 2021 Blueprint 0

It is no longer news that the celebrated super cop and erstwhile head of the Intelligence Response Team, Abba Kyari, has been suspended by the Police Service Commission to pave the way for investigation of bribery allegations against him by the notorious internet fraudster, Hushpuppi.  Abba Kyari has been declared wanted by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for Read More

DCP Abba Kyari’s 96 hours

August 5, 2021 Blueprint 0

There is a popular saying- Life is a flip. Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari just witnessed one. Just within 96 hours- DCP Abba Kyari’s life flipped. Just within 96 hours, his indictment by the American Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was made public, Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, set up a four-man Special Investigation Panel (SIP) headed Read More

Abba Kyari: Super cop with a sad end?

August 3, 2021 Blueprint 0

The suspension of DCP Abba Kyari, the erswhile head of intelligence response unit, by the Police Service Commission on the directive of the inspector general of police, did not come to many Nigerians as a surprise. The highly decorated super cop who in the last one decade was in the good news for busting criminal syndicates has been indicted by Read More