According to report by Premium Times, the fast-rising singer is currently being questioned at the EFFC office in Lagos. Although the reason behind his arrest is yet to be made public, it might be in connection with his statements on social media which glorifies internet fraudsters, popularly called Yahoo boys.
Naira Marley who turns a year older today also released the official video of his hit track, ‘Am I A Yahoo Boy’ featuring Zlatan on Thursday night and has been in the news lately for so many ‘Yahoo’ related news.
Naira Marley during a recent Instagram live session, urged Nigerians to pray for internet fraudsters (Yahoo boys) saying they are the reason money circulates to the common man.
In his words, “All you guys, all the money in your pockets, all the money you spend, you think it’s the government that is making the money go round?” The video has since stirred reactions from Nigerians who described Marley as a disgrace and bad example to young Nigerians.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission while Confirming his arrest, explained why it arrested popular singer Afeez Fashola aka Naira Marley this morning Friday, May 10th.
the acting EFCC spokesperson, Tony Orilade, in an interview with Punch, said
“Yes, he is with us. He’s not the only person; he had some other persons also arrested alongside (him). They were arrested in relation to advance fee fraud — Internet-related cases and all of that. Give me a little time and I will get you the details.”
Naira Marley made news few weeks ago after he publicly endorsed Internet fraudsters also known as Yahoo Yahoo boys.
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