I Have Been Arrested 24 Times In England – Naira Marley Says

Singer Naira Marley, who recently got released by EFCC, has revealed that he has been arrested 24 times when he was still living in England.

Shortly after his release from the commision’s custody, the singer could be seen saying in a live video:

“Lemme tell you, you don’t know me I have been arrested 24 times in England and i am not doing any other type of music, No slow songs, no love songs, just street music”.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) confirmed the singer’s arrest which they also gave reasons for.


According to EFFCC spokesperson, Tony Orilade, popular singer Afeez Fashola aka Naira Marley was nabbed by operators this morning, May 10th. Giving reason for Naira Marley’s arrest, he said:

“Yes, he is with us. He’s not the only person; he had some other persons also arrested alongside (him). They were arrested in relation to advance fee fraud — Internet-related cases and all of that. Give me a little time and I will get you the details.”

Naira Marley’s arrest comes after the singer took to Instagram to defend internet fraudsters popularly known as ‘Yahoo-Yahoo’, saying it is not a crime.