WHY EFCC IS PROSECUTING NAIRA MARLEY – MAGU

Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday spoke on prosecution of popular musician, Afeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley. A statement by EFCC spokesman, Tony Orilade, quoted Magu as saying Naira Marley was picked up over internet fraud charges and not because he is a musician. He said: “Let me use this opportunity to emphasize that we have no issues with any member of this very important sector of the country. “I have said it in the past and I will also like…

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EFCC SLAMS NAIRA MARLEY’S FRIENDS FOR FAKING HIS RELEASE ON BAIL

EFCC has accused some friends of singer Naira Marley of releasing some propaganda videos in their “desperation” to launder his image. According to the anti-graft agency in an interview with SaharaReporters, contrary to the viral videos showing the musician going into a private car, he is still very much remanded in Ikoyi prison. The Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, had, on Monday, ordered Naira Marley to be remanded in prison until May 30th when the hearing of his bail application will take place. See more; http://gistmore.com/efcc-slams-naira-marleys-friends-for-faking-his-release Re

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NAIRA MARLEY MAY SPEND 7 YEARS IN JAIL

Embattled rapper Azeez Fashola, better known in music circles as Naira Marley may spend the next seven-years behind bars over charges of advance fee fraud known as Yahoo Yahoo in local parlance. The rapper’s fate now hangs in the balance after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission preferred 11 charges bordering on fraud against the burgeoning rapper for alleged credit card fraud. If found guilty by the anti-graft agency, the rapper risks a seven-year jail term according to Section 33 (2) of the Nigerian law which states that: “Any person…

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EFCC PREFERS 11-COUNT CHARGE AGAINST NAIRA MARLEY OVER CREDIT CARD FRAUD

Eniola Akinkuotu & Tobi Aworinde The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has preferred 11 charges bordering on fraud against upcoming musician, Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, for alleged credit card fraud. The musician effectively risks seven years in jail if found guilty, as Section 33 (2) which he was accused of breaching, reads: “Any person who uses: a counterfeit access device; an unauthorised access device; an access device issued to another person; resulting in a loss or gain commits an offence and shall be liable on conviction to imprisonment for a…

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RAPPER ZLATAN IBILE RELEASED FROM EFCC CELL, NAIRA MARLEY HELD BEHIND

Rapper Zlatan Ibile has regained his freedom, 5 days after being arrested alongside Naira Marley and 3 others over their alleged involvement with cybercrime. . However, while four of them were released, Naira Marley remains in custody, allegedly due to some incriminating items found inside his laptop. According to our source, Zlatan Ibile, Rahman Jago and two others person were freed on “bail” after the intervention of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria that Davido hired for them, but they still have to report at the EFCC’s office, daily, till the…

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MUSICIANS NAIRA MARLEY & ZLATAN IBILE GOING TO COURT FROM DETENTION SAYS EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has provided an update on the arrest and detention of rising artistes, Naira Marley, real name Afeez Fashola and Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael aka Zlatan Ibile. They were arrested along with Tiamiu Abdulrahman Kayode aka Rahman Jago, Adewunmi Adeyanju Moses and Abubakar Musa. Tony Orilade, EFCC Head of Media, told DAILY POST on Sunday that the suspects were still in detention and will be arraigned soon. “They are still with us and expectedly will be arraigned in court this week. No date has been…

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HOW MUSICIAN, NAIRA MARLEY MARKED BIRTHDAY IN EFCC CELL

Nigeria’s fast-rising musician, Afeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, had planned to celebrate his birthday in grand style on Friday but a twist of fate would not let him have any of that as he was arrested by the operatives of  the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), whose operatives  swooped on him and others in the early hours of Friday. The singer, has been in the news for weeks following his public videos and statements where he seemed to be glorifying Internet fraud, known as Yahoo Yahoo in local…

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MUSICIANS NAIRA MARLEY AND ZLATAN IBILE STILL COLLING OFF IN EFCC CELL

Controversial Nigerian musician Naira Marley and rapper Zlatan Ibile according to information gathered by Igbere Tv are still the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Comission, EFCC. A top EFCC source who confirmed to newsmen the continued detention of the duo and three others said they are currently undergoing intense grilling for their connection to advance fee fraud popularly known as ‘yahoo yahoo’. This is contrary to rumors that they have been released. The EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Friday arrested two fast-rising Nigerian musicians – Afeez Fashola (aka…

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SEE EFCC PRESS RELEASE STATING WHY THEY ARRESTED NAIRA MARLEY AND ZLATAN

EFCC PRESS RELEASE 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 alleged case of internet fraud and money laundering. Intelligence report had also linked them to cybercrime offences. 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…

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