June 9, 2020 we broke the alleged News that the popular expensive lifestyle king, Mr Raymond Igbalode popularly known as Hushpuppi and his friends arrested in Dubai.
Shortly after which, an unconfirmed video of the arrest was in circulation; It’s good you all know that the video was fake because hushpuppi was allegedly moved during the day. There was also a picture of a lookalike in blue; also fake an old picture of someone else.
Also Popular journalist, Kemi Olunloyo made statement via her social media that Hushpuppi is on his way to America, thereafter came with a new story that Hushpuppi Just Arrived U.S, Detained By FBI. There was however a list of the friends who accompanied the stealing of over 35Million Dollars.
Although an alarm raised in May about a crime ring of suspected Nigerians who broke into the personal information of citizens and used factitious unemployment claims to steal hundreds of millions of dollars reserved to help jobless American people. The syndicate was alleged to have filed in so many names of Americans who were still working to various state unemployment offices and collected money from the system. They were alleged to have used information stolen from first responders, government personnel and school employees.
Well, If FBI actually arrested Hushpuppi and his alledged friend there would have been a video footage of the arrest as seen in the past from FBI Opperations.
However, there are speculations that Hushpuppi and friends are on a long vacation after arranging the self-arrest to an unknown location.
Below are some informations you might have missed about hushpuppi
Partying with Dino Melaye, Dogara, others
On January 7, 2020, ex-Senator Dino Melaye turned 46 and decided to throw a lavish party for the occasion in Dubai. The guest list had the names of ex-Speaker of the House of Representative, Yakubu Dogara, and former APC spokesman, Timi Frank. Also at the party filled with the distinguished guests was no other than Hushpuppi, the Instagram celeb who partied and took pictures with Dogara, Timi Frank, and Dino Melaye.
The lifestyle displayed by Hushpuppi on Instagram drew several Nigerian music stars to him. Touted as a philanthropist, music stars like Olamide and 9ice sang Hushpuppi’s praises with reckless abandon. It is, however, not certain whether these music stars benefitted from Hushpuppi’s largesse.
On November 16, 2014, Hushpuppi was spotted with ‘Kukere’ star, Iyanya. He shared a picture of himself with the singer with the caption, “Out for dinner with Mr. Oreo Iyanya.”
On November 1, 2018, Hushpuppi shared a picture of himself with Wizkid. The two were seen to be hanging out somewhere in Dubai.
Hushpuppi meets Manchester City defender
On March 26, 2019, Hushpuppi shared a picture of himself with Manchester City defender and French international, Benjamin Mendy. Although the nature of the relationship between the Instagram celeb and the footballer could not be established, he captioned the picture, “I wish I can play for Manchester City and be humble and down to earth like my bro Ben Mendy. Thanks for being the most amazing person ever bro.”
Confrontations with Nigerian celebs
From Davido to Eniola Badmus, Kcee, Phyno and Timaya, Hushpuppi has had his fair share of controversies. He had first taken on Davido, claiming that he was richer than the musician. He bragged about his authentic designer wears and shoes, saying many Nigerian celebs wear fake products.
He had also trolled Phyno and Iceprince, saying that since the duo wear fake Patek wristwatches, they should stop complaining when people pirate their music. He also toed the same line in respect of Eniola Badmus and Timaya, who in anger dragged him and dared him to come back to Nigeria.
Between Hushpuppi and Mompha
Hushpuppi is rarely seen with individuals on his Instagram posts. But on December 14, 2015, he shared a picture of himself and Mompha, announcing to his followers that they were both flying to Malaysia on a private jet for some business deals after expending millions on designer shoes, bags, and clothes. However, there are unconfirmed reports that the relationship between the two Instagram celebs has since gone sour.
Interestingly, Hushpuppi was reportedly arrested in Dubai exactly eight months after Mompha was arrested in Abuja by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for alleged fraudulent activities.
In Summary, there is yet to be a confirmed evidence of this alleged arrest and proof to whatever crime allegedly poored on him and his colleagues/friends ! others on social media says they miss their updates why others are happy for his disapperance.
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