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Tuesday, 20th August, 2019
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UPDATE: EFCC sets to charge Nigerian Artistes: Zlatan, Naira Marley, other suspects to court
May 13, 2019
Source: Oyedokun Ibukun S.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) sets to prosecute the duo of the Nigerian music artistes, Afeez Fashola known as Naira Marley, Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael known as Zlatan Ibile together with three others to court over reported case of cybercrime and money laundering.

Tony Orilade, The EFCC’s acting Head, Media and Publicity in a statement on Sunday affirmed that the anti-graft force plots using data tendered by the suspects to prosecute them to court. In which they will remain in detention until then.

Sequel to an earlier statement provided on Friday, Toni Orilade stated that the suspects were apprehended in respect of “connection with alleged case of internet fraud and money laundering".

In this regard, information gathered by report has it that all suspects apprehended on Friday morning by EFCC are still in the custody due to the reported case of cybercrime and money laundering.

The Nigerian hip-hop artistes were apprehended alongside three other suspects: Tiamiu Abdulrahman, Adewunmi Adeyanju and Musa Abubakar at 9, Gbangbola Street, Ikate, Lekki, Lagos, after an early morning raid based on “intelligence report” reportedly connecting them to cybercrime breaches.

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