On Friday morning, May 10, 2019, Afeez Fashola (aka Naira Marley) and Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael (aka Zlatan Ibile) were arrested in connection with advance fee fraud.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has disclosed that it is in the process of charging Nigerian Musician, Naira Marley, Zlatan Ibile and two others to court for their alleged links to cybercrime popularly called ‘yahoo yahoo’.
Tony Orilade, EFCC’s Head of Media and Publicity said their arrest followed an early morning raid at 9, Gbangbola Street, Ikate, Lekki, Lagos.
They were arrested along with: Tiamiu Abdulrahman Kayode, Adewunmi Adeyanju Moses and Abubakar Musa.
A top source within the EFCC who spoke to SaharaReporters on Sunday, 12 May, 2019, said the agency has plans to use information volunteered by the arrested gang to charge them to court.
Until then, the Musicians will remain in detention.
Incidentally, Naira Marley’s arrest came on the day of his birthday.