EFCC arrests popular Instagram comedian Pankeeroy and others for Internet fraud
EFCC arrests popular Instagram comedian Pankeeroy and others for Internet fraud on Wednesday the 21st of April, 2021, in Lagos.
The comedian was taken into custody on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, in Lekki, Lagos, following a report via investigation that was received by the commission.
Pankeeroy is reported to have been involved in ‘Bitcoin scam,’ an illegal act he said he started after falling into depression.
According reports from the EFCC, the comedian posed as a vendor who redeems bitcoin vouchers using a platform to defraud his unsuspecting victims.
A Mercedes Benz car worth N36M was part of the items seized from the comedian.
Pankeeroy is a famous instagram comedian and social media influencer. He graduated from the Redeemers University located in Ede, with a degree in Computer Science
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Nigerian Singer Olakira buys his first house and car
The up-and-coming music star revealed this on his Twitter page on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, where he shared pictures of his car and house.
He captioned his photos, “All the hard work Finally Paid off Bought my first Crib, A sweet Ride, Retired My Mom and To round it off, My E.P drops by months End. Blessed.”
He went on to also reveal that he is now a neighbor to another well known music artiste, Naira Marley.
Olakira is a singer, songwriter, composer, record producer, and multi-talented instrumentalist born in Nigeria.
He is a versatile artist and his music genres range from Afro-pop, R&B to Afro-beat.
He rose to fame in the year 2020 after he released his hit sing;e ‘Aya Mi.’