The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Monday arraigned, Azeez Fashola, a.k.a. Naira Marley at the Federal High Court in Lagos.
The anti-graft agency filed an 11-count charge of alleged credit card fraud against Fashola on May 14 in a suit marked FHC/L/178C/19.
Some of the credit cards, according to the EFCC, bore the names Nicole Louise Malyon and Timea Fedorne Tatar.
The agency said the alleged crimes contravened the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act and the Cyber Crimes Act.
The artist was under fire recently following his open support for online fraud. He was arrested on the 10th of May along with four others, including his friend and fellow artist, Zlatan Ibile.
Zlatan was, however, released by EFCC without any charges.
However, #nairamarley Pleads ‘Not Guilty’, To Be Remanded In EFCC Custody Until May 30.
After the charges were read to him in the presence of Justice Nicholas Oweibo, he pleaded ‘ not guilty’.
Azeez Fashola, better known as Naira Marley has pleared not guilty to the 11 count charge preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
After the charges were read to him in the presence of Justice Nicholas Oweibo, he pleaded ‘ not guilty’. Justice Oweibo however slated the 30th of May for the hearing of bail application.
Until then Naira Marley will be remanded in EFCC custody.
By Dominic C. Odoh
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