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Latest Update On EFCC Arrest Of Obi Cubana And ‘Seized Passport’



Obi Cubana

Contrary to reports that Obi Cubana has been released, ENigeria Newspaper reports that socialite is still in the commissions custody.

There are reports that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly seized the passport of the Anambra based businessman, Obinna Iyiegbu better known as Obi Cubana.

According to The Punch, the seizure of his travel document was to stop him from leaving the country during the period of his investigation.

“Obi Cubana has not been released, he is still having quality sessions with investigators over alleged money laundering running into millions of naira and tax fraud,” a source revealed.

“He will be released when he has satisfactorily responded to all questions relating to his involvement in various illegal deals. As part of investigation, his travel document has been temporarily seized pending the conclusion of investigations.”


EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, who confirmed that the suspect is still in custody of the anti-graft agency however stated that he has no information on the seizure of his passport.

Obi Cubana was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday, November 1, 2021 for alleged money laundering and tax fraud.