Trending Nigerian singer Naira Marley has come out to say that, he went to jail because of cyber crime people popularly called ‘’Yahoo Boys’’.
The singer, who has suddenly become the rave of the moment in both the entertainment and other industries, recently had an experience from his cybercrime allegations and arrest.
As a result of the experience he had from the period of his arrest, to court proceedings, and jail; the singer reminded the yahoo boys that all he has experienced and gone through are sacrifices he made on their behalf.
To confirm this, the singer deliberately demanded some sort of compensations from yahoo boys saying he went to jail because of them.
This development was made public in a video published by Instablog9ja on Sunday, June 16 2019.
Speaking further, he said, “Those of you that are yahoo boys are owing me money because Am I a Yahoo Boy? No. I have gone to jail because of them”
Going memory lane, Naira Marley apparently appeared before Justice Nicolas Oweiboof Federal High Court, on Thursday, May 30, 2019, Lagos for his bail hearing and the court granted him the bail on the conditions of; a N2,000,000 bond, and two sureties, one with a landed property and the other, a Civil Servant, not lower than a level 10 officer.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday, May 10, 2019 arrested Naira Marley together with Zlatan Ibile, Rahman Jago, Guccy Branch and one other person.
Following their arrest, the EFCC paraded them over their alleged involvement in cyber crimes.
As investigation continued, Zlatan Ibile and others were freed, while Naira Marley remained in the EFCC’s custody.
After some days in jail, Naira Marley was released having fulfilled his bail conditions.