EFCC Parades Naira Marley. Nigerian Economic and financial Crimes Commission arrested Naira Marley and sensational street musician Omoniyi Temidayo also known as Zlatan in the early hours of Friday, 10th May 2019 on allegations of advance fee fraud — Internet-related cases.
He has been in the centre of controversies of recent after glorifying internet fraudsters on social media.
Going live on instagram, he urged Nigerians to pray for internet fraudsters.
He said “All you guys, all the money in your pockets, all the money you spend, you think it’s government that is making the go round, he asked.
EFCC parades Naira Marley, Zlatan and 2 others
“Naira Marley, Four Others Quizzed by EFCC over Internet Fraud. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, arrested two fast-rising Nigerian musicians – Afeez Fashola (aka Naira Marley) and Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael (aka Zlatan), in connection with an alleged case of internet fraud and money laundering. Intelligence report had also linked them to cybercrime offenses. They were arrested along with: Tiamiu Abdulrahman Kayode, Adewunmi Adeyanju Moses, and Abubakar Musa.
“Their arrest followed an early morning raid on Friday, May 10, 2019, at 9, Gbangbola Street, Ikate, Lekki, Lagos. At the point of arrest, the Commission found and recovered a number of items, including laptops, from the suspects. They have so far volunteered useful information about their involvement in the alleged criminal activities, even as investigations continue,”the statement reads.