Singer, Naira Marley’s Fraud Case Adjourned

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday  adjourned until Thursday, continuation of trial of a musician, Azeez Fashola (a.k.a. Naira Marley), who is facing fraud and theft charges.

The case was adjourned following a letter by defence counsel, Mr Olalejan Ojo (SAN), who was not available, NAN reports.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) preferred an 11-count charge against the musician.

The charges border on conspiracy, possession of counterfeit credit cards and fraud.

One  Yad Isril, still  at large, was charged alongside the musician.

Fashola, who sang the popular song: “Am I a Yahoo Boy?”, was arraigned on May 20 before Justice Nicholas Oweibo, but he pleaded not guilty.

The court granted him bail in the sum of N2 million with two sureties in like sum.

According to the EFCC, he committed the offences on different dates between Nov. 26, 2018 and Dec.11, 2018, as well as May 10, 2019.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.