Cybercrime remains a big offence against the law in Nigeria and to further stress this Nigerian singer, Naira Marley with the real name, Afeez Fashola has reportedly been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Premium Times reports that Naira Marley is already being interrogated by the EFCC. Reason for the arrest is
Cybercrime remains a big offence against the law in Nigeria and to further stress this Nigerian singer, Naira Marley with the real name, Afeez Fashola has reportedly been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Premium Times reports that Naira Marley is already being interrogated by the EFCC. Reason for the arrest is still unknown as we are yet to ascertain if it is related to the singer’s s stance on Yahoo Yahoo. The ‘Issa Goal’ crooner caused an uproar on social media after advocating for cybercrime in the country.
Mixed reactions trailed his opinion as other celebrities weighed in on the matter. Surprisingly the singer got alarming support from some Nigerians on social media. The ruckus started after Simi gold discouraged Yahoo boys from listening to her music.
Naira Marley all charged up, took it upon himself to lead the cause as he challenged Simi praised Yahoo Boys. On one of his Instalive videos, Naira Marley urged Nigerians to pray for Yahoo boys because they make money circulate and not the politicians.
“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? You better sit down and pray for yahoo boys. If them stop yahoo, the money would not pass you guys. “The money will go like this, from Obasanjo to Tinubu, from Tinubu to Mr Japa, you think me I need Yahoo? I make money from my music.”
Interestingly, despite Naira Marley’s views on fraud being controversial, the singer has several fans who support his message and he recently released a track titled Am I A Yahoo Boy? See Video Below
Earlier on, in the heat of the controversy, Naira Marley had called out singer, Simi Gold for snubbing him at a function. Simi reacted and issued a statement saying that she had no bone to pick with Naira Marley that they were neither friends nor enemies saying that both parties didn’t make eye contact or even talk to each other at an event they both attended.
Below are Simi’s words,
“To be honest with you, I have zero issues with Naira Marley, I don’t have anything against him, he is not my enemy. We are not friends, we are not enemies. I saw him coming, we did not make eyes contacts, he did not talk to me, I did not talk to him. It is funny because he didn’t do anything to me, he did not directly disrespect me, he is not the first person that would say what he is saying.
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