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Peoples Gazette laments over ‘blocking’ as Abba Kyari restricts access on social media

Deputy Commissioner of Police and Head of the Inspector-General’s Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Abba Kyari has blocked online news outlet, Peoples Gazette on his Instagram page and denied them access to critical public information.

The media outlet revealed this on Friday through its Twitter handle handle, titled “Hushpuppi ally Abba Kyari blocks Peoples Gazette on Instagram”.

WITHIN NIGERIA had reported that the United States Department of Justice had said ongoing investigations showed that Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi allegedly bribed Kyari to arrest one Kelly Chibuzo Vincent, one of his accomplices in Nigeria.

According to a court document released by the United States Department of Justice on Wednesday, titled: ‘Six Indicted in International Scheme to Defraud Qatari School Founder and then Launder over $1 Million in Illicit Proceeds’, Kyari was said to have been bribed to arrest one Kelly Chibuzor Vincent, 40, in Nigeria, who created bogus documents and arranged for the creation of a fake bank website and phone banking line to support the defrauding of a business person trying to provide $1.1m for the funding of a school in Qatar.

Peoples Gazette claimed Kyari blocked them because they reported the Police Chief’s involvement wuth Hushpuppi in a multimillion-dollar fraud.

The tweet reads: “Nigeria’s deputy police commissioner Abba Kyari has blocked Peoples Gazette on his Instagram page, denying it access to critical public information.

“In the early hours of Friday, The Gazette found that Mr Kyari, who uses the photo-sharing app to disseminate public information, blocked it from accessing his Instagram page.

“This followed The Gazette’s news of his embroiling with Nigerian Internet fraudster Ramon Abass known as Hushpuppi, in a multimillion-dollar fraud.”

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