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ICPC releases popular Nigerian singer, D’banj

The popular Nigerian singer, Oladapo Oyebanji, professionally known as D’banj, has regained his freedom from the detention of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC.

The Nigerian singer was released after spending 3 days in the custody of the ICPC.

The Informant247 gathered that the veteran musician was set free on the ground that he may be reinvited later for further interrogation.

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, arrested and detained the popular Nigerian singer, Oladapo Oyebanji, professionally known as D’banj.

The ICPC arrested and detained the singer on Tuesday at the headquarters of the agency in Abuja.

Dbanj was arrested and detained over alleged fraud.

He was alleged of diversion of hundreds of naira budgeted by the federal government for the payment of N-Power project.

The N-Power project was an empowerment programme set up by the federal government in 2016 to reduce unemployment in the country.

Report has it that the Nigerian singer collaborated with the officials of government include fake beneficiaries into the payroll of the scheme.

It was gathered that the funds to be paid to the fake beneficiaries have allegedly taxed to the singer.

The pop singer has refused to honour the invitation of the agency, and was subsequently arrested and brought before the agency on Tuesday.

After intensive questioning at the agency’s headquarters in Abuja, he was detained.

The agency has declined his plea for administrative bail.

It was learned that the agency may drag the pop star to court.

D’banj, has told the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, to carry out thorough investigation on the allegation of fraud levelled against him.

D’banj has called on members of the public not to fall for media sensationalism.

He said the media space has been filled with reports that he has been detained by the ICPC over alleged fraud.

He said it is important that he reacts to the report which has gone viral in order to make clarification.

The federal government has confirmed the arrest and detention of some individuals in connection with the alleged N-Power fraud.

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