Tag: Naira Marley

Forensic analyst’s absence stalls trial of Naira Marley

The absence of a prosecution witness, Mr Augustine Anosike on Tuesday, stalled the ongoing trial of a popular Nigerian musician, Azeez Fashola, a.k.a Naira Marley before a Federal High Court, Lagos. Anosike, a forensic analyst, is testifying as a second prosecution witness in the case. The Economic and Financial Crimes[Read More…]

EFCC displays CD of 51,933 pages, depicting content of Naira Marley’s iPhone

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, displayed before a Federal High Court Lagos, virtual projection of a Compact Disc (CD) with 51,933 pages analysis of the iPhone of Azeez Fashola a.k.a Naira Marley. The EFCC projected the virtual, through its second witness, Mr Augustine Anosike, a forensic[Read More…]

Naira Marley cancels planned #EndSARS protest

Popular Nigerian Afrobeats artiste, Naira Marley on Tuesday announced the cancellation of the planned protest against the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police. “We won’t be protesting anymore because there’s a lot of changes being made right now,” Naira Marley tweeted. “As a Marlian we will give[Read More…]

Fredrick Nwabufo: Naira Marley irritates the hypocrisy in all of us

By Fredrick Nwabufo Our society is one which diminishes the young. Being young is a capital offence in Nigeria. We take a loathing to the daring young. Confidence of youth is garbled as arrogance and juvenile vitality is dismissed as imprudence or irresponsibility. We hold fast to the materiality of[Read More…]

Court fines Naira Marley N200,000 for violating COVID-19 restrictions

A Mobile Court of the Federal Capital Territory FCT sitting at the Eagle Square in Abuja has convicted an artiste, Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, for violating provisions of the COVID-19 Regulations, 2020. The regulations were made by a Presidential Order pursuant to Section 4 of the Quarantine Act, Cap.[Read More…]

Naira Marley and his manager plead guilty to violating lockdown order

Controversial pop star Azeez Fashola, popularly known by stage name Naira Marley, and his manager, Seyi Awouga, have pleaded guilty to violating a COVID-19 lockdown order in Lagos. According to a police statement on Thursday, they were “awarded a fine of one hundred thousand naira each by the presiding Magistrate.”[Read More…]

Just In: Nigerian Govt suspends airline for flying Naira Marley to Abuja

The Federal Government has suspended the operations of a private jet charter and aircraft maintenance firm, Executive Jet Services, for flouting COVID-19 regulations by flying Musician, Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley, to Abuja to attend a concert. This was disclosed on Monday by Mr Hadi Sirika the Minister of Aviation,[Read More…]

Court ask Naira Marley to shoot a video against the spread of COVID-19 pandemic – The Singer had said he didn’t believe in the virus

Controversial musician Afeez Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley has agreed to shoot a video against the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in collaboration with the Lagos State Government. NewsWireNGR recalls that before the events that transpired at the Funke Akindele house party, Naira had in a viral video said he[Read More…]

Lagos Govt withdraws charges against Naira Marley & former Guber aspirant who attended Funke Akindele’s Party

The Lagos State Government has withdrawn charges against a musician, Azeez Fashola, alias Naira Marley, and a politician, Babatunde Gbadamosi. Naira Marley, Gbadamosi and his wife were charged before the Lagos State Magistrates’ Court in Ogba for attending a crowded birthday party in violation of the government’s social distancing directive[Read More…]

Breaking: Singer, Naira Marley Arrested and now in custody, Say Lagos state Police Command

The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed that artist Azeez Fashola alias Naira Marley has turned himself in. Fashola was among the guests at the 42nd birthday party organised weekend by actress Funke Akindele-Bello for her husband Abdul Rasheed Bello at their residence in disregard to the lockdown directive ordered[Read More…]