Controversial singer, Naira Marley arrested and detain by the police

Controversial Nigerian singer, Naira Marley, has been arrested and detain by the Nigeria police for holding a concert in the federal capital territory, Abuja despite the ban on gatherings and events in the country in line with the coronavirus protocols lay down by the federal government and NDDC.

Report gathered, revealed the singer was arrested in Lagos on earlier today and still currently in police custody.

The controversial star, who made headlines after videos of him surfaced on the internet showing him boarding an airplane after interstate travels were banned and seen mingling with fans during the concert.

The Spokesperson for the police in Lagos, Bala Elkana, confirmed that Naira Marley was arraigned in court for the offence.

He said, “We are in court as we speak. He will be arraigned for violating the interstate travel order. That is the aspect that concerns Lagos State.”

The singer who is not new to various controversies, was also indicted when he showed up at a party organised by Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, in honour of her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello.

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