Obinna Iyiegbu, alias Obi Cubana, a popular socialite and businessman, has been detained for money laundering by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
The Anambra-born club owner, who arrived to the EFCC offices in Jabi, Abuja, around noon on Monday, was still there as of 10.11 p.m.
As of press time, allegations against the socialite were hazy, but a source revealed that his case involved alleged money laundering and tax fraud.
“Obi Cubana was detained and brought to the EFCC offices on Monday afternoon over allegations of money laundering and tax fraud,” according to the source.
Detectives are questioning him right now.”
Wilson Uwujaren, spokesman for the EFCC, said he had not yet been briefed on the situation.
Obi Cubana, Mr Ibu, and the UAE envoy are honored at the Nollywood New Yam Festival.
Obi Cubana reacts to a fan tattooing his name on his skin.
Obi Cubana made news in July when he conducted a spectacular burial for his mother in Oba, Anambra State, with over 200 cows butchered.