Nobody is actually above the law, not even your faves or the celebrities you hold in high esteem. So, in this article we are going to be talking about the 5 naija celebrities that have been arrested by the economic and financial crimes commision (EFCC).
5 Naija celebrities that have been arrested by the EFCC
The following 5 celebrities have been arrested by the EFCC before:
- Naira Marley
- Rahman Jago
Azeez Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley is the first person on our list of 5 naija celebrities that was arrested by the EFCC because of his controversial lifestyle. The “am i a yahoo boy” crooner was arrested by the EFCC in 2019 after releasing a very controversial song titled “am i a yahoo boy” which featured Zlatan Ibile.
Like Naira Marley, Zlatan was arrested by the EFCC in 2019 for alleged financial fraud related cases. In Fact he was arrested alongside Naira Marley.
Shalipopi who recently broke into the music industry was arrested by the EFCC, and became popular after he got released.
Pankeeroy who happens to be an instagram skitmaker got arrested by the EFCC in 2021 in connection to an alleged bitcoin scam. The content creator was released a few weeks later after the arrest, and he explained the ordeal he went through while at detention.
Rahman Jago was arrested alongside Naira Marley and Zlatan Ibile in 2019 too in connection to an alleged advanced fee fraud related case.