Police arrests Islamic cleric for allegedly scamming victims of N5.4m

Police arrests Islamic cleric

Police arrests Islamic cleric

Ejes Gist newspaper reports that, Abdul Salami Yakub, an Islamic cleric, has been detained for allegedly scamming several members of the public in .

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The was arrested after Rukayat Ibrahim filed a complaint with the claiming that the cheated her and her younger sister, Oluwaseun Ibrahim, of N5.475 million. Yakub claimed to have a spiritual remedy to her daughter’s problem, according to Rukayat.

After a search of his home, a masquerade head, several charms, and magic pots were discovered.

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DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the spokesperson for the Police Force, also warned Nigerians to be careful about who they seek spiritual help from.

Meanwhilee, Burna Boy, Damini Ogulu’s stage name, is the first Nigerian musician to perform a sold-out show at Madison Square Garden in New York, grossing over N3 billion in ticket sales alone.

Tickets ranged in price from $80 to $2,125, with an average of $350. According to BusinessDay calculations, average sales of N145,365.50 ($350) multiplied by the total available capacity for a music concert in the arena of 20,789 equals $7,276,150, or roughly N3,022,003,379.50, at the current exchange rate of N415.33.

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The historic two-hour concert, titled “One Night in Space,” was also aired live on YouTube, attracting over 81,000 people from Nigeria, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada. Burna Boy commenced the event wearing a black designer jacket and matching black slacks before changing into several fancy outfits to sing songs from his African Giant and Twice as Tall albums.

That is the latest Naija Gist today on Police arrests Islamic cleric.



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