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EFCC Releases Full Statement On Naira Marley’s Arraignment



Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, was arraigned at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos this morning to face 11 charges bordering on fraud against him for alleged credit card fraud.

Naira-Marley-release-from-prison EFCC Releases Full Statement On Naira Marley's Arraignment

He was remanded in EFCC custody until Might 30th pending his bail software.

Learn assertion from EFCC as sighted by

“The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, EFCC, Lagos Zonal workplace, on Might 20, 2019, arraigned a Nigerian artiste, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, also referred to as Naira Marley, earlier than Justice Nicholas I. Oweibo of the Federal Excessive Courtroom sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on an 11-count cost bordering on cybercrime.

The defendant was arrested on Might 10, 2019, following intelligence report obtained by the Fee about his alleged involvement in web fraud.

One of many counts reads: “That you simply, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, aka Naira Marley, and Yad Isril (nonetheless at giant), on or concerning the 26th day of November, 2018, inside the jurisdiction of this honourable courtroom, conspired amongst your self to make use of Entry card no : 5264711020433662 issued to individuals apart from you in a bid to acquire achieve and also you thereby dedicated an offence opposite to Part 27(1) (b) of the Cybercrime Prohibition, Prevention and many others Act 2015 and punishable underneath Part 33(2) of the identical Act.”

The defendant pleaded not responsible to the costs most popular in opposition to him.

In view of his pleas, the prosecution counsel, Rotimi Oyedepo, requested the courtroom for a trial date.

He additionally prayed for accelerated listening to of the case and urged the courtroom to remand the defendant in jail custody.

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Counsel to the defendant, Taiwo Oluwa Ore- Agba, requested the courtroom for a date to listen to the bail software on behalf of his consumer.

Consequently, Justice Oweibo adjourned the case to Might 30, 2019, and ordered the defendant to be remanded in jail custody pending the listening to of the bail software”

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