Singer, Naira Marley has reportedly been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
According to reports from Premium Times, Marley whose real name is Afeez Fashola, is currently being questioned at the EFCC office in Lagos.
The reason behind his arrest is yet to be made public, but it could be in connection with his statements on social media which glorifies internet fraudsters, popularly called Yahoo boys.
Naira Marley broke the Internet a few weeks ago when he made comments suggestive of his sympathy towards Internet fraudsters popularly known as ‘Yahoo Yahoo Boys.’ There were divergent views over his comments from Nigerians and even among celebrities. Even though he went on to explain the reason behind his comments, many felt he was only trying to save his face.
Last week Naira Marley released the music video to his latest hit track titled “Am I A Yahoo Boy” featuring Zlatan.
We will bring you more updates on this story as it unfolds.