Court Remands Naira Marley In Prison Over Allegations Of Cyber Fraud


Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos yesterday remanded controversial Musician, Azeez Fashola, also known as Naira Marley, in prison over his alleged involvement credit card fraud.

Justice Oweibo order that the upcoming musician be kept in custody after he was arraigned before him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on an 11 count charge of conspiracy and fraud.

Naira Marley, who pleaded not guilty to the charge, is to remain behind bars until the hearing and determination of his bail application by the court.

He risks seven years in jail if found guilty in accordance with Section 33 (2) of the Cyber Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention, etc) Act, 2015.

Some of the credit cards, according to the anti-graft agency, bore Nicole Louise Malyon, and Timea Fedorne Tatar.

The alleged crimes were in contravention of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act and the Cyber Crimes Act.

The court fixed the 30th of May for arguments on the…

Source: Leadership Newspaper