Naira Marley remanded in prison: Music star, Naira Marley was today arraigned in court. Earlier www.e-nigeriang.com reported that Naira Marley risks as much as 7 years imprisonment as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission – EFCC filed an 11-count charge against him with suit number FHC/L/178C/19 at a Lagos State High Court on Friday.
e-NIGERIA! gathered that Naira Marley pleaded not guilty to the 11 count charges read to him and the judge ruled that he is to be remanded in prion custody till May 30, 2019 adjourned date.
The EFCC arrested Naira Marley, real names, Azeez Fashola together with his colleague, Omomniyi Temidayo also known as Zlatan Ibile and three others after the former, released a song, openly glorifying cybercrime. The song titled, Ám I a Yahoo boy ‘generated mixed reactions from internet users with diverse views on the subject.
After spending 5 days in detention, the EFCC later released Zlatan Ibile and others leaving Naira in custody.
Consequently, EFCC also revealed that Naira Marley was in possession of a laptop containing some incriminating evidence linking him to internet fraud, as well as credit cards belonging to someone else in his possession.
The EFCC is hinging on Section 33 (2) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act and the Cyber Crimes Act to prosecute the artiste…
This is a developing news, more details soon.