The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested a rising Nigerian musician, Afeez Fashola, popularly referred to as Naira Marley and others in connection with alleged advance fee fraud.
The spokesman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Tony Orilade, made this known on Friday.
Speaking with News Agency of Nigeria,he said Naira Marley was arrested in Lagos on Friday.
According to him, more details about the arrest would soon be made known.
His words: “Yes, he is with us. He is 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.
“We shall give details shortly.”
Naira Marley has featured prominently in the social media in recent time following his support for “Yahoo Yahoo” another name for advance fee fraud.
He spoke against another artiste, Simi, who condemned the act.
Naira Marley, in his reaction, had posted an Instagram video with the caption, “If u know about slavery u go know say yahoo no b crime.”