It was reported that popular Singer Naira Marley, who recently got released by EFCC, has revealed that he has been arrested 124 times when he was still living in England.
Controversial artist, Naira Marley who was arrested yesterday by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has just disclosed that he has been arrested 124 times in England. He made this known shortly after his release via video.
“Lemme tell You, you don’t know me I have been arrested 124 times in England and i am not doing any other type of music, No slow songs, no love songs, just street music”.
Watch the video below.
Naira Marley moved to the United Kingdom at the age of 11. His popular for his street savvy kind of music. Meanwhile, Naira Marley’s close ally, Zlatan Ibile, was also arrested. According to EFCC, 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.”
Meanwhile, Veteran rapper, Ruggedman, has reacted to the arrest of singer, Naira Marley by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The EFCC had yesterday explained why it arrested Naira Marley, real name Afeez Fashola and also confirmed the arrest of Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael aka Zlatan. Ruggedman said he has been accused of reporting the singer to the anti-graft agency, but added that he has no such powers.
Naira Marley was arrested by the EFCC, on Friday over his campaign in support of internet fraudsters also known as Yahoo Boys. Ruggedman had earlier clashed with the singer on social media over his opinion on Yahoo Boys. He had advised him not to mislead Nigerian youths.
In an interview with City Fm on Friday, Ruggedman said he was happy Naira Marley was arrested because the ‘Am I a yahoo boy’ singer played himself.
He said he was expecting to see the singer’s supporters at the EFCC office bearing placards in protest but he never saw any. The musician wondered why Naira Marley should be promoting what everyone had been campaigning against.
“I wake up this morning to see say EFCC don carry am. I don wait since make all those his people wey dey hala I think say dem for don go EFCC office go protest but well I see dem na… make we stiill dey wait sha”.
“Well, at the end of the day, my advice to everyone on social media, all the gansters and gangsteresses, you should know that when they push you on socia media, there’s real lfe”.
“When you cross social media fake life with reality, there’ll be problems and that’s what happened to him [Naira Marley]. Reality pulled him out from social media to explain his slavery issue”.
“Some people are saying that I told EFCC to arrest him. I don’t have such power”.
“My fear was when he came out to say such things, and I said ‘do not mislead the youths”.
“A lot of people see all the Benz life and they want to live. But now they know the EFCC and the police are watching. And at the end of the day someone says Ruggedman snitched on me”.