Skit maker, Zfancy, granted bail after arrest over disturbing pranks

The Nigeria Police Force has confirmed the release of skit maker and prankster, Zion Ubani, popularly known as Zfancy.

This follows his arrest by the NPF-National Cybercrime Centre on July 4, in Abuja over prank videos that falsely accused him of serious crimes, including rape.

In an update on Wednesday, Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, announced that Zfancy was granted bail with a warning “to avoid pranks that could cause public unrest.”

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Adejobi added that Zfancy released to the executives of the Practitioners of Content Creation, Skit-Making, and Influencers Guild of Nigeria.

The delegation, led by Special Assistant to the President on ICT Development and Digital Innovation, Tokoni Igoin, facilitated his release.

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Adejobi noted that the controversial videos were ultimately found to be scripted.

“While encouraging positive creativity among the youthful populace, the NPF urges content creators to responsibly use social media and avoid spreading misinformation that may incite public disorder,” he said.

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