By Sola Omoniyi, Lagos
Nigerian artist Kizz Daniel found himself in legal trouble after he allegedly refused to perform at a show in Ivory Coast despite being paid a substantial sum of $150,000.
The incident occurred on Thursday, October 12, 2023, when Kizz Daniel stayed backstage and did not come on stage to entertain the audience.
As a result, he was arrested by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and is currently in detention.
This is not the first time Kizz Daniel has faced legal consequences for refusing to perform at a show.
Last year, he was arrested in Tanzania under similar circumstances.
The repeated incidents of show refusals have raised questions among fans and netizens about the artist’s reliability and professionalism.
In the comment section, netizens have expressed their confusion and frustration over Kizz Daniel’s repeated show refusals.
Many failed to comprehend why an artist would consistently decline to perform at shows for which he has been paid.