Tanzanian police release Nigerian singer, Kizz Daniel after detention


Tanzania police have released the Nigerian music star, Oluwatobiloba Daniel popularly known as Kizz Daniel, hours after he was detained.

He was detained at the Oysterbay Police Station under tight security.

The Chairperson of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, confirmed his release on Twitter Monday night.

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Ms Dabiri-Erewa tweeted, “KD has been released . His legal team will, however, report back to the police tomorrow while he will subsequently return to Nigeria”.


As previously reported by atinkaNews , Kizz Daniel was arrested in the East African country and held at the Oyster Bay Police Station, Civil Police in Dar es Salaam after failing to show up for a paid performance there.

Someone was heard saying in a viral video that the artist would be punished for cancelling the concert.

As part of his Afro Classic World Tour, the Buga crooner was slated to perform at the Warehouse, Old Nextdoor Arena in Tanzania on Sunday night.

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Following his failure to show up, a video of angry fans trashing the show’s venue had trended earlier.

In fresh videos trending on Twitter, however, the singer wearing a hooded jacket was seen being led into a police vehicle.

An angry voice was saying, “You will go in for it. You’ve caused damage in this country. I warned you yesterday.”

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