Although the reason for the singer's arrest is yet to be made public, it might be in connection with his statements on social media which praises 419 internet fraudsters, popularly known as Yahoo Boys.
Naira Marley, Zlatan Ibile to Appear in Court, Says EFCC
Guardian, 13 May 2019
Nigeria's anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Monday said the arrested Nigerian musicians, Afeez Fashola (aka Naira Marley) and Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael… Read more »
Naira Marley, Zlatan, Three Others Still in EFCC Detention
Premium Times, 12 May 2019
Fast-rising Nigerian musicians, Afeez Fashola (aka Naira Marley) and Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael (aka Zlatan) are still being detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission… Read more »
EFCC Arrests 'Am I a Yahoo Boy' Crooner, Naira Marley
Guardian, 10 May 2019
Nigeria anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Friday arrested Nigerian musician Naira Marley, real name Afeez Fashola. Read more »
Anti-Graft Agency Arrests Musician Naira Marley
Premium Times, 10 May 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Nigerian musician, Naira Marley, real name Afeez Fashola. Read more »
"Most Nigerian hip-hop artists reflect on socioeconomic realities in their songs, performances and records. This includes cyber-criminals, commonly known as Yahoo Boys - the people ... Read more »
Yahoo boys are named after the international web portal and search engine Yahoo! They're known for flaunting their wealth on social media as some have become filthy rich. It ... Read more »
Burna Boy Speaks On Trending Issue of Yahoo Boys
Guardian, 25 April 2019
For some weeks now, the social media sphere has been rife with the debate of whether cybercrime popularly known as Yahoo Yahoo is an actual crime. Read more »
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