Tag: Hushpuppi

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Michael IsaacAugust 3, 2020

The ‘Hushpuppi Effect’ and why Nigerians are tired of being labelled as cyber criminals

Suspected Nigerian internet fraudster, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, alias Hushpuppi, has no doubt opened the channels up for discussion on cybercrime ...

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Chinedu OkaforJuly 24, 2020

Dismissal of fraud complaint against ‘Woodberry;’ End of the road or fight for another day?

From personal experiences and stories that circulate in the media, the justice system in Nigeria is largely seen as abysmal ...

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Op-Ed EditorJuly 10, 2020

Psychological fantasy movie ‘Sylvia’ is finally coming to Netflix l 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Psychological fantasy movie Sylvia is finally coming to Netflix and it’s long overdue. With the high flux of Nollywood titles ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 4, 2020

‘Hushpuppi faces 20 Years in US Federal Prison’ | What it means for Nigerians

Suspected Nigerian internet fraudster, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, alias Hushpuppi, faces a possible 15 – 25 years in US federal prison ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 2, 2020

Reactions as Hushpuppi and bestie, Woodberry are extradited to the US

Instagram ‘Big Boy,’ Ramon Igbalode Abbas a.k.a Hushpuppi and Olalekan Jacon Ponle a.k.a Mr. Woodberry have been extradited to the ...

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Michael IsaacJune 29, 2020

Here’s why Hushpuppi’s bestie, Woodberry is trending

The news of the arrest of popular Nigerian-Dubai based socialite, Hushpuppi is one that is still fresh in many people’s ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 27, 2020

The FBI has some explaining to do for why “6 Nigerians” is trending

Barely has a month passed in 2020, that we haven’t received some report of a Nigerian fraud syndicate being exposed ...

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Michael IsaacJune 26, 2020

All we gathered from the Daddy Freeze and Hushpuppi trend on Twitter

The issue of internet fraud popularly known as ‘Yahoo Yahoo,’ has for a while been a controversial topic where many ...

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Michael IsaacJune 19, 2020

Here’s why EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu is trending on Twitter

Nigeria Twitter has a track record of bringing to awareness on many issues of concern, initiating conversations on them and ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 10, 2020

Is Interpol trying to crush Puppi? | The #YNaijaCover

Dubai-based Instagram big boy Ray Hushpuppi has been reportedly arrested in Dubai by International Police (Interpol) and Federal Bureau of ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 10, 2020

How to woo a Nigerian woman, The Chronicles of HushPuppi | Funny tweets we saw from Nigerians today

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 10, 2020

Here’s how Mompha’s reaction to the Hushpuppi saga was received

by Toluwanimi Onakoya Following speculations that Dubai-based socialite, Ray Hushpuppi popularly known for his extravagant lifestyle was arrested by Interpol for ...

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Michael IsaacJune 10, 2020

‘Millions and millions of Dollars’ – Everything we know from Hushpuppi’s ‘arrest’

If you use Instagram a lot, and not just to post your photos, but to see all things flashy and ...

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AzeezJuly 17, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Justine Skye may still have a thing with Wizkid | Mr Eazi says he’s not with Star Boy records | More stories

Here’s how the entertainment world fared while we chilled out over the weekend plus all that’s still buzzing this Monday ...

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ToluJuly 2, 2017

Hushpuppi barks loud, Saraki wins N4bn in damages, Jay-Z’s 4.44 album | Here are last week’s winners and losers

It’s super easy to be the talk of town in these parts and it’s even easier to make our losers’ ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 1, 2017

Opinion: The Hushpuppi epidemic- A narrative of a nation in decline

by Stephen Oloh For a little while now I have considered Ray Hushpuppi a punishment on Nigerians for being boring ...

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RoqeebahJune 30, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 30th of June

Follow these links to read our cover stories and analyses on YNaija: But why did Kcee, Ice Prince and Phyno ...

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EditorJune 30, 2017

Thought Experiment: What if Hushpuppi is only hyping himself for “The Hushpuppi show”?

This is all hypothetical, but we are anticipating that, eventually, Hushpuppi will get into a ‘career’ and really start doing ...

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EditorJune 30, 2017

Maybe Hushpuppi should be the face of the VAIDS campaign

by Alexander O. Onukwue Hushpuppi has gate-crashed the internet for 48 hours with his jabs at Ice Prince and Phyno. ...

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EzinneJune 30, 2017

The Thread: This Phyno-Ice Prince-Hushpuppi clash is prime entertainment

What do you do when you have a few million naira in the bank and homesickness? look for trouble, that’s ...

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ToluJune 30, 2017

But why did Kcee, Ice Prince and Phyno jump in the kernel with Hushpuppi?

CAVEAT: We terribly loathe the fact that we find ourselves in a situation where we have to contribute a measure ...

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EditorJune 30, 2017

Does Hushpuppi need to prove his source of income?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Hushpuppi challenged Phyno to prove that his wrist watches are original, promising to reward him with ...

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EditorJune 30, 2017

Crash Course: What is a Hushpuppi?

by Alexander O. Onukwue This is a crash course in profiling the personality known in Nigerian social media circles as ...

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EditorJune 30, 2017

EFCC watch: Why voices like Hushpuppi cannot be hushed

by Alexander O. Onukwue As at Friday morning, a Google Search on Hushpuppi turns up, amongst a few scanty results, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 30, 2017

Why Kcee wants to petition EFCC to investigate Hushpuppi’s money

“Lagos big boy”, Hushpuppi, started a social media war on Thursday when he asked Nigerian music stars to stop flaunting luxuries ...

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