Embattled Nigerian rapper, Naira Marley has arrived the Federal High Court in Lagos today, for his bail application hearing that was postponed last week, May 20.
A video of the ‘Japa’ singer was posted online, showing him in high spirit as he enters the court.
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Naira Marley was arraigned on 11-count charges, bordering on fraudulent activities and money laundering by the EFCC. Some of the counts in the charges filed against him includes,
“That you, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, aka Naira Marley, and Raze (still at large), on or about the 11th day of December 2018, within the jurisdiction of this honourable court, conspired amongst yourselves to use Access card 42658840359191132 issued to persons other than you in a bid to obtain gain and you thereby committed an offense contrary to Section 27(1)(b) of the Cyber Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention etc) Act 2015 and punishable under Section 33(2) of the Same Act.
“That you, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, aka Naira Marley, and Raze (still at large), on or about the 10th day of May 2019, within the jurisdiction of this honorable court, with intent to defraud possessed, counterfeit card 4921819410257431 issued to Timea Fedorne Tatar and you thereby committed an offense contrary to and punishable under Section 33(9) of Cyber Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention, etc) Act 2015.”
In the early hours of today, Naira Marley released a new single titled ‘Why’ from prison. In the song, he hammered that he wants to have some fun today even if it costs him money while questioning a lot of matters, from relationship issues, to fraud, to yahoo yahoo and friendship.