BREAKING: Naira Marley Pleads ‘Not Guilty’, To Remain in EFCC Custody Until May 30
Azeez Fashola, better known as Naira Marley has pleaded not guilty to the 11 count charge preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
EFCC had arrested Naira Marley in connection with an alleged advance fee fraud known as ‘yahoo yahoo’ in Nigerian parlance.
After the charges were read to him in the presence of Justice Nicholas Oweibo, he pleaded ‘ not guilty’.
The court fixed May 30 for arguments on his application for bail.
Until then Naira Marley will be remanded in EFCC custody.
If convicted on the charge, the musician shall be liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than seven years or a fine of not more than N5,000,000.00 and forfeiture of the advantage or value derived from his act.