112 Views

EXPOSED: 8 Nigerian Music Stars That Have Been Arrested & Spent Time in Police Custody!! (+Photos)

Nigerian musicians don’t go to jail like their American counterpart but that doesn’t mean they don’t land in the hands of law enforcement agencies. We take a look at some of our favorite musicians that have landed in police custody in recent times

ORITSEFEMIoritsefemi-1

Singer Oritsfemi spent the night at the police custody after stabbing a club bouncer with a glass cup in Lagos last weekend.

The singer has since apologized for his behavior and has been set free.

2SHOTZ8 Nigerian Music Stars That Have Been Arrested & Spent Time in Police Custody (With Pictures) 3

Rap veteran 2shotz spent a night at the police headquarters, Langbasa Division in Ajah last year after he was arrested for no reason.

According to him, he tried explaining his identity to the police but one way or the other he was dragged in. Few days later 2shotz was invited by the police and the issue was resolved amicably

WIZKIDwizkid-wizkid-2016

Reports in Kenya in 2014 say Wizkid was invited by the police for questioning and quizzing for smoking illegal substance in their country.

Wizkid allegedly got into a heated argument with a hotel front officer after he was told not to smoke the banned substance in their hotel. The singer was later handed to the police and was released with singer Victoria Kimani the surety.

SINZUsinzu1

Rapper Sinzu was arrested in 2013 for a credit card scam that was filmed by a CCTV in Atlanta.

The mugshot of the rapper formerly known as Sauce Kid didn’t hit the internet until 2014. Sinzu admitted he spent time in jail in one of his songs. He has since become a freeman.

ALSO READ  Nigerian Brothers Featured on CNN African Start-Up

VECTOR8 Nigerian Music Stars That Have Been Arrested & Spent Time in Police Custody (With Pictures) 7

Rap titan Vector was put in the hands of the Nigeria police by his former label YSG for breaching contractual terms.

Vector surrendered the car and apartment provided for him by the label during the dispute. He revealed he was arrested twice over the matter. The second time he was in custody from 3pm to 10pm.

SPECIAL EDedward-chukuma-jiah_mugshot-400x800

Davido’s hypeman and singer Special ED born Edward Chukuma-Jiah was arrested for fraud in the U.S in 2011.

Special was reportedly arrested on 28th of August 2011 and was released 2days after 30th of August 2011 with $17,000 bond. Special was charged with Financial Credit Card Theft, First Degree Forgery and Identity Fraud.

Edward has since completed his community service and is a freeman.

SKALESskales1

Skales was put into the hands of the police by his current label Baseline Music. Skales and his former manager Osagie were arrested for financial crime and mismanagement by the music company.

According to Baseline, Skales and his manager were making monies that weren’t documented. The rapper was eventually freed but his manager spent longer time with the NPF.

GODWONgodwon3

Rapper Godwon real named Neyu Nyan was arrested after he burgled into the house belonging to another in the U.S

The singer was taken into custody and was released on $20,000 bond.

Godwon stole items during the process and some of the items he stole were seen in his car. The singer had been fingered in 4 burglary cases that happened in the same day.

godwon

Get the best viral stories straight into your inbox!

Don't worry, we don't spam

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Latest Posts

This Soldier Has Promised N100K To Anybody Who Helps Find His Best Friend. [Photos]
Inspiring
42 views
Inspiring
42 views

This Soldier Has Promised N100K To Anybody Who Helps Find His Best Friend. [Photos]

MT - January 18, 2018

A Nigerian soldier simply identified as Daniel is set to give out N100,000 to anybody who could find his secondary schoolmate and best friend, Anthony Nwadike a.k.a…

“Buhari Didn’t Say He May Not Contest In 2019” – Presidency Rubbishes Reuters
Politics
35 views
Politics
35 views

“Buhari Didn’t Say He May Not Contest In 2019” – Presidency Rubbishes Reuters

MT - January 18, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday he does not know if he will seek re-election in 2019 and the decision is personal and also for Nigerians. Buhari,…

Governor Ortom Reacts To Claims By Prof. Muhammad That Benue State Belongs To Fulani
Politics
42 views
Politics
42 views

Governor Ortom Reacts To Claims By Prof. Muhammad That Benue State Belongs To Fulani

MT - January 18, 2018

The Benue State Government has reacted to the claim by Professor Umar Labdo Muhammad of the Faculty of Humanities, Northwest University, Kano that Benue State belongs to…

See How Patience Jonathan’s Multimillion Naira Abuja Property Was Demolished (VIDEO)
Politics
46 views
Politics
46 views

See How Patience Jonathan’s Multimillion Naira Abuja Property Was Demolished (VIDEO)

MT - January 18, 2018

These are not the happiest of times for Nigeria’s former first lady, Patience Jonathan after the Court of Appeal (Lagos Division) on Friday upheld an order of…

Reekado Banks Manager, Temi, Arrested Over Two Million Naira
Entertainment
33 views
Entertainment
33 views

Reekado Banks Manager, Temi, Arrested Over Two Million Naira

MT - January 18, 2018

Mavin singer, Reekado Banks has been dragged to the police station for failing to show up at an event he received 2 million naira for, LIB claims.…

How To Fight Malaria With Toothpaste – New Study
Food and Health
41 views
Food and Health
41 views

How To Fight Malaria With Toothpaste – New Study

PH - January 18, 2018

Research carried out in part by an Artificially-Intelligent (AI)’robot scientist’ has found that a common ingredient of toothpaste could be developed to fight drug-resistant strains of malaria.…

Reasons Why Your Smartphone Gets Hot – What You Need To Know
Inspiring
51 views
Inspiring
51 views

Reasons Why Your Smartphone Gets Hot – What You Need To Know

MT - January 18, 2018

  Ever had that experience where your smartphone gets so hot you think it’ll explode? You are eventually left wondering if it’s a phone issue, a battery…

6 Health Benefits Of Laughter: Why Humor Is Your Best Medicine
Best of Nigeria
34 views
Best of Nigeria
34 views

6 Health Benefits Of Laughter: Why Humor Is Your Best Medicine

MT - January 18, 2018

  Laughter which is just as natural as breathing, is a physical response to stimuli when our senses are exposed to something good or “funny”. Even a slight…

Li-Fi: How Scientists Will Replace Wi-Fi With Super Fast Internet Speed Li-Fi
Technology
44 views
Technology
44 views

Li-Fi: How Scientists Will Replace Wi-Fi With Super Fast Internet Speed Li-Fi

MT - January 18, 2018

  Light Fidelity or Li-Fi is a new scientific breakthrough which promises to make our phones and laptops a lot faster. It is a Visible Light Communications…

Wives Of Nigerian Billionaires: The 6 Success Pillars You Must Know
Best of Nigeria
53 views
Best of Nigeria
53 views

Wives Of Nigerian Billionaires: The 6 Success Pillars You Must Know

MT - January 18, 2018

  Behind the money, fame and power that popular Nigerian billionaires exude are some women of steel who you may never have heard of. While trying to…

7 Amazing Reasons Why You Should Own A Dog
Lifestyle
39 views
Lifestyle
39 views

7 Amazing Reasons Why You Should Own A Dog

MT - January 18, 2018

  Dogs have over the years been known as man’s best friend and it has been shown that a dog offers more than just companionship to its owners.…

Soy Milk: 5 Reasons Why This Healthy Drink Is Ideal For Your Diet
Food and Health
37 views
Food and Health
37 views

Soy Milk: 5 Reasons Why This Healthy Drink Is Ideal For Your Diet

MT - January 18, 2018

Soy milk produced from soybeans is a natural plant beverage which offers high nutritional value and a good dairy alternative. It is generally believed that soy milk is healthier…

Lady Who Says She Can’t Date A Guy That Earns 100k Spotted Begging Don Jazzy & Tekno For 50k
Shocking
44 views
Shocking
44 views

Lady Who Says She Can’t Date A Guy That Earns 100k Spotted Begging Don Jazzy & Tekno For 50k

MT - January 18, 2018

Yesterday, a social media user, Toke caused an uproar on social media, after she declined a request to date a guy who earns N100,000 salary monthly. She…

Yoruba Actress And Mother of 2, Iyabo Ojo Shares Lovely Family Photos With Her Kids
Entertainment
48 views
Entertainment
48 views

Yoruba Actress And Mother of 2, Iyabo Ojo Shares Lovely Family Photos With Her Kids

MT - January 18, 2018

Nollywood Yoruba actress Iyabo Ojo and single mum of two has just released some new family photos and we are loving them! Recall she narrated how she…

Pretty Burn Survivor, Shares Touching Story Of How She Suffered 3rd Degree Burns and 4 Surgeries -Photo
Inspiring
71 views
Inspiring
71 views

Pretty Burn Survivor, Shares Touching Story Of How She Suffered 3rd Degree Burns and 4 Surgeries -Photo

MT - January 18, 2018

Julie S.-Future is a 24-year old burn survivor who suffered a terrible accident in 2016 that left parts of her skin cooked, spent 4 weeks in the…

Face Of Nigerian Billionaire, Walter Wagbatsoma Jailed In UK Over N754million Oil Subsidy Fraud
Shocking
65 views
Shocking
65 views

Face Of Nigerian Billionaire, Walter Wagbatsoma Jailed In UK Over N754million Oil Subsidy Fraud

MT - January 18, 2018

Walter Wagbatsoma, chairman, Ontario Oil & Gas Limited who was sentenced to 10 years following his prosecution by EFCC for N754million oil subsidy fraud, has been convicted…

Former Beauty Queen, Anna Banner Still As Stunning As The 1st Day She Won The Pageant (See Photos)
Entertainment
59 views
Entertainment
59 views

Former Beauty Queen, Anna Banner Still As Stunning As The 1st Day She Won The Pageant (See Photos)

MT - January 18, 2018

Former most beautiful girl Anna Banner still as Stunning as the first day she won the pageant!

Revealed: See The 3 Countries To Face Super Eagles In 2018 World Cup Warm-Up
Sports
71 views
Sports
71 views

Revealed: See The 3 Countries To Face Super Eagles In 2018 World Cup Warm-Up

MT - January 18, 2018

Nigeria has on Wednesday announced friendlies against Serbia, Czech Republic, and Congo as part of their preparations for the World Cup finals, NAN reports. The president of…

Loading...