EFCC slams Naira Marley with 11 charges


By Soni Daniel

…To be arraigned on Monday, May 20th, 2019

After being detained for over a week, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will on Monday formally dock Azeez Adeshina Fashola, aka Naira Marley, before a Lagos Federal High Court over allegations of card theft and forgery.

Naira Marley
Naira Marley

In all, the anti-graft agency in the case marked FHC/L/178c/19, has slammed 11-count charge against the musician and his cohorts, many of who are now at large.

Details of the court papers obtained by Vanguard show that most of the charges border on use of forged or stolen access card to obtain money, offences, which are punishable by the Cyber Crimes Prohibition law of Nigeria.

Count One of the charges reads: “That you, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, aka Naira Marley and Yad Isril (still at large) on or about the 26th day of November 2018, within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court conspired among yourselves to use access card No. 5264711020433662 issued to persons other than…

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