The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has confirmed the arrest of a rising Nigerian musician, Afeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, and others.
The EFCC said the arrest was in relation to alleged advanced fee fraud.
The Acting Spokesman of the Commission, Tony Orilade, made the confirmation to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Friday.
According to Orilade, Naira Marley was arrested in Lagos in the early hours of Friday.
He said: “Yes, he is with us.
“He is 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.
“We shall give details shortly.”