Nigerians react as Interpol allegedly picks up Dubai-based money man Mompha

Nigerians react as Interpol allegedly picks up Dubai-based money man Mompha

- Popular Nigerian rich boy based in Dubai, Mompha allegedly arrested by Interpol

- Reports claim he was reportedly arrested on a $5 million (N1.8 billion) scam

- Nigerians have reacted to the news of his arrest on social media

A report that popular Nigerian big boy based in Dubai, Ismaila Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha, has been arrested by Interpol on a $5 million (N1.8 billion) scam he pulled.

The news had surfaced after controversial Nigerian Kemi Olunloyo shared the news on her Instagram page. Olunloyo claimed that Mompha was arrested in Abuja after he fled Dubai. Olunloyo also alleged that the arrest happened three days ago.

According to Olunloyo, she would provide more news about the arrest after further investigations have been done.

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On hearing the news, Nigerians have taken to the popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter, to share their thoughts on the Bureau De Change boss' arrest.

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Many Nigerians expressed that they are not surprised about the arrest. They said Mompha spends money lavishly and never really shows off any real source of his income.

Some noted their shock on how people who scam others for a large amount of money can pull it off.

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However, some just made jokes about Mompha's predicament. Some made jokes about his long rivalry with another popular big boy, Hushpuppi.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that the popular Dubai-based big boy recently bought a car worth N150 million for himself. The big boy shared a photo of the car on his Instagram page while referring to the person he bought the car from as his blood. ( -> We have upgraded to serve you better

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