Naira Marley to be remanded in prison……
Written by tobi adejare on May 20, 2019
Justice Nicholas Oweibo of Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the remand in prison custody of hip hop artist, Azeez Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley.
The judge ordered that Naira Marley be remanded in prison after his arraignment before the court on an 11 count charge of alleged credit fraud by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Naira Marley who looked subdued however pleaded not guilty when the counts were read to him.
After his plea, EFCC Counsel, Mr. Rotimi Oyedepo who asked the court for a trial date, prayed for accelerated hearing of the case.
Meanwhile his counsel, Mr. Taiwo Ore-Agba, asked the court for a short adjourned date to entertain the bail application saying it’s bailable offence.
Correspondent Wahab Akinlade reports that the court fixed thirty of this month for arguments on his application for bail.