- D'banj, a Nigerian singer, has been arrested for fraud after it was revealed that he allegedly committed the act with government officials
- According to reliable news sources, the singer diverted funds from the N-Power project to his bank account
- Netizens were disappointed by the act and called out the globally famous singer for allegedly stealing from the poor
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According to Eyewitness News, Nigerian superstar D'banj has reportedly been arrested on fraud charges.
The singer is said to have been involved in a money laundering scheme. Cash intended for the N-Power Project, a youth employment and social development programme, was allegedly diverted to his bank account.
D'banj is accused of fraud along with other senior Nigerian government officials, reported Premium Times Nigeria, a popular Nigerian news outlet.
After the news broke, the Nigerian singer denied any relations with the government officials implicated in the case, reported Eyewitness News.
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Nigerians disappointed with D'banj after his fraud charges made news headlines
Peeps shared the following reactions after finding out what their fave musician allegedly did:
"DBanj is about to be in a hot pot of soup. Chai "
"The Dbanj and ICPC story is extremely worrisome. With what God has blessed him with using his talent, why should he need to defraud the Govt by stealing money meant for the poor?"
"It is heartbreaking to read that Dbanj was part of those laundering money in this country."
"So you are telling me that while we are blaming government officials, Dbanj was diverting funds meant for the poor? WOW!"
"With all the wealth Dbanj has gotten from music, he still wasn’t satisfied, greed still led him to corruption. Such a shame."
"I didn't know D'banj is now an Accountant. He shares money with government This country is just a movie."
"The arrest of Dbanj was quite a shock to many of his fans. It shows that most of the lavish lifestyles of celebrities are sometimes not funded by art or work they do but through illegal & fraudulent means. While I have always loved Dbanj's music, this is disappointing."
@Sirpascal_ also said:
"This case with Dbanj is the major reason why many of all these so-called celebrities have refused to kick against bad leadership in Nigeria. They’re all fraudulently benefiting from the looting sad nation. Only God will save this country "
"Of truly, D'banj is tried and found guilty of involving in N-power fraud; It’s a dent in his image, which doesn’t go well with his personality and career."
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