Naira Marley’s court case to resume on Tuesday

The trial of Nigerian musician, Azeez Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley, will resume at the Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday, October 23, 2019. understands that Naira Marley is being charged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for conspiracy, possession of counterfeit cards, and fraud.

Naira Marley arraigned on May 20, 2019, before Justice Nicholas Oweibo but denied the 11-count charge filed against him.

Following a bail application by defence counsel, Mr. Olalekan Ojo, (SAN), the court had granted the singer bail in the sum of N2 million with sureties in like sum.

The trial of the defendant, which was earlier fixed for Monday, has now been shifted to October 22, 2019, as the court did not sit. However, both the defence and prosecution counsel were present and seen in the court’s premises.

Muhammad A. Aliyu

Muhammad Ameer Aliyu, is a prolific journalist who joined Okay Nigeria in 2015 with the aim staying committed to bringing more positive growth to the digital news platform. He is the Senior editor at Okay Nigeria.
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