Yahoo boys: EFCC arrests Naira Marley

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arrested Nigerian musician, Naira Marley, real name Afeez Fashola.

According to reports, the fast-rising singer is currently being questioned at the EFFC office in Lagos.

Although the real reason behind his arrest is yet to be made public, it might be in connection with his statements on social media which glorifies internet fraudsters aka Yahoo boys.

Naira Marley took to social media last month causing a controversy when he supported Yahoo boys.

He tweeted:

If u know about slavery u go know say yahoo no b crime..

He also called on Nigerians to pray for Yahoo boys because he believes they are helping the masses.

He added:

“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”, he said.

He didn’t stop there as he went on to release a new song titled Am I a Yahoo boy?


Tireni Adebayo

Tireni Adebayo is the Editor of Kemi Filani News. She has BSC in Mass Communication from the Redeemer's University and M.A in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos (2014 - 2015) where she majored in Public Relations and Advertising and Digital Media.  When she is not writing, she is either listening to music or reading her favorite books. Tel: +2348000000901 Address: Herbert Macaulay, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria Email: [email protected]

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