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Nipsey Hussle’s Alleged Killer Indicted by Grand Jury, Faces Life In Prison 

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Nearly two months after the untimely death of the late great #NipseyHussle, the alleged triggerman in the incident has formally been charged with Hussle’s murder. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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According to Fox11, Eric Holder has been indicted by a Grand Jury for the murder of Nipsey Hussle. According to L.A. County District Attorney, Holder has also been slapped with additional charges for the other two victims injured in the incident. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Initially, officials charged Holder with four crimes, including premeditated murder. However, after the further review, the Grand Jury moved to indict Holder on murder, possession of a firearm and two counts each of attempted murder and assault with a firearm. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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According to the publication, the indictment was unsealed on Tuesday and also revealed that Holder personally used a handgun to “cause great bodily injury and death.” Despite the alleged evidence, Holder pleaded not guilty to the charges, and is now expected to stand before a judge on June 18. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Holder’s bail has been set at $6.53 million. If convicted, the gunman faces the possibility of life behind bars. – #obyorijiblog

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Pull Out: FG shuts Czech, Sri Lanka, Serbia missions, downsizes Ukraine

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The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, says the Federal Government has closed three of the nation’s foreign missions and downsized another due to insufficient funds.

Onyeama said this on Tuesday in Abuja while speaking on activities of the ministry in the last three years.

The Minister said that the countries where Nigeria closed its missions included Sri Lanka, Czech Republic and Republic of Serbia while Ukraine was drastically downsized.

Before the closure, Nigeria had 119 foreign missions.

Onyeama added that the reduction of Nigeria’s foreign missions remains one of the agenda of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

He explained that the closure of the missions was occasioned by inability of the ministry to maintain them due to insufficient funds.

“Every embassy has written to us about their huge financial demands. and when we go to these embassies we see clearly very unattractive state that does not reflect well on the country.

“Very often the staff of the embassy really find things extremely difficult.

“Clearly, if we want to operate on the scale and scope in which we are at the moment with over a 100 missions around the world, we need to spend a lot more.

He said though Nigeria has spent a lot, it was not enough, compared to what other countries around the world spend

“What I am saying is that rather than having this terrible circle of inadequate funding for missions, headquarters and so forth we have to reduce the scope.
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“We should have foreign missions that we can fund, we might not necessarily close the embassies per se, it might be reducing the number of staff in the embassies.

“Because what we found out is that it is more expensive to close the embassies than operating them,” he said. – #obyorijiblog

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Emmanuel Macron invites Buhari to Africa-France summit

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French President Emmanuel Macron has invited President Muhammadu Buhari to the Africa-France Summit scheduled for June 2020 in Bordeaux, France.

Secretary-General, Africa-France Summit, Stephanie Rivoal, said this when she visited the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, on Tuesday in Abuja.

She said that the summit with the theme “Sustainable Cities” was aimed at helping African countries resolve the rural-urban drift among other challenges bedevilling the continent.

According to her, Nigeria is expected to showcase its projects at the two-day summit for all stakeholders involved in development of cities.

She said it was the wish of Macron for Nigeria’s president to be in attendance at the summit because of the importance the country in the continent.

Rivoal also said that the summit, unlike every other summit was expected to provide concrete solutions to the challenges facing cities in Africa.

“I will appreciate it if President Buhari will come with a delegation of people involved in city development.”

Secretary General, Africa-France Summit, Stephanie Rivoal, said this when she visited the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, on Tuesday in Abuja. She said that the summit with the theme “Sustainable Cities” was aimed at helping African countries resolve the rural-urban drift among other challenges bedeviling the continent.

According to her, Nigeria is expected to showcase its projects that have been proven to work at the two day summit for all stakeholders involved in development of cities. She said it was the wish of Macron for Nigeria president to be in attendance at the summit because of the importance the country in the continent. #obyorijiblog

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Hollywood star Fanning faints from the pressure of  a ‘tight dress’

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US actress Elle Fanning, a member of this year’s jury at the Cannes film festival, said she fainted at a gala dinner this week, blaming a “tight dress” she wore at her “time of the month”.

Fanning, who is keeping up a gruelling schedule of movie-viewing and soirees at the glitzy French Riviera event, said on Instagram Monday: “Oops, had a fainting spell tonight in my 1950’s Prada prom dress but it’s all good.”

She posted a selfie giving the thumbs up to a sign, adding the hashtags dress too tight and time of the month.

British actor Colin Firth, who was attending the same dinner, rushed to Fanning’s aid until the “Beguiled” star was taken away for medical assistance, Variety said.

Fanning is one of nine film industry luminaries judging this year’s selection at the world’s top film festival.

They will announce who has won the coveted Palme d’Or for best film on Saturday, choosing one of 21 contenders including Quentin Tarantino’s latest, “Upon Upon a Time In Hollywood”, which premiered on Tuesday.
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Man Who Spent 45 Years In Jail For Murder He Didn’t Commit Gets $1.5m Compensation.

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Richard Phillips, 73, has been selling the watercolours he painted in prison to help support himself since his release .

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel confirmed the award to Richard Phillips, who was the longest-serving US inmate on his release last year.

Mr Phillips spoke exclusively to DailyMailTV in April 2018 following his release. . ‘We have an obligation to provide compassionate compensation to these men for the harm they suffered,’ Mr Nessel said in a statement.

Mr Phillips, a father of two who worked as a clerk typist for Crysler, was convicted in 1972, along with co-defendant Richard Palombo, for the 1971 murder of Gregory Harris.

But he was freed on March 28, 2018, after spending 45 years in prison. Via DailyMail UK – #obyorijiblog

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Breaking : UK Singer MelB goes blind in one eye

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In a spice girls news, after hoping,  planning and rehearsing their comeback  tour with intent to blow our minds, our UK favourite girl group spice girls member and only black girl Melb, has gone blind in her left eyes. The singer who wwas said to have gone as far as being super fit to impress her loving fans, was devastated at the wake of this development.

Though allegedly rumoured to have been as a result of an incurable herpes, the singer is putting the rumours all to rest with her official post that read:

from @officialmelb – Thank you so much for all the lovely support and messages I’ve had about my eye. Just so you know the real truth. I had an awful experience last week when I went blind in my right eye and my left eye went blurry. Even though the stupid press said I’m ok and this has happened to me many times before, just to be clear I was NOT ok and this has NEVER EVER happened to me before,so who every is selling this story “a close reliable source” is full of BS and needs to get there silly facts right big time,I was actually in a lot of pain and very very scared but thanks to the incredible eye specialists in A&E at London’s Moorfields Hospital and after at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital I was diagnosed by and eye specialist with severe IRITIS in my right eye and UVEITIS in my left eye.I’m taking multiple prescription heavy duty eye drops and other medication the dr gave me that I have to take every day to keep the inflammation under control,Also I’m being so well looked after by Team Spice special thanks to our paramedics too!!im still dealing with it and will be fir the next 3/4 months to fully get it under control but I’m no longer worried that my condition will get worse. My only problem now is I have to find a very cool Scary eye patch. Does anyone – apart from Madonna – know where I can get one ?? #eyepatch Pls #takingcareofme thank you #nhs 🇬🇧 – #obyorijiblog

from @officialmelb – Me baby spice in rehearsals the other day having a moment together singing viva forever love you @emmaleebunton let’s get this tour going – #obyorijiblog

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Formular One: Lewis Hamilton mourns Niki Lauda’s passing

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There is sadness and sober reflection in the other land of sports. The motor sports works has lost one of its own, a legend to its existence as a sport. Long time record breaker and successful participant of the sports Niki Lauda was said to have passed away in the early hours of yesterday. Fans friend and the world are all pouring out tribute to the legend who lived above expectation after passing through the life of predicaments giving him the title of the Greatest sports comeback.

His prodigy and buddy Lewis Hamilton is indeed passing his last respect with some adorable picture of them both.

from @lewishamilton – My buddy, I am struggling to believe you are gone. I will miss our conversations, our laughs, the big hugs after winning races together. It’s truly been an honour working alongside you over these past 7 years. I wouldn’t have even been in this team if it wasn’t for you. God rest your soul. Thank you for being a bright light in my life. I’ll always be here for your family should they ever need me. Love you man. Your friend always, Lewis #oneofakind #gonetoosoon #youliveoninourhearts #restinpeace 📷 @motorsport.images – #obyorijiblog

 

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58 year old man in a $8.5m fire Arm business with Nigeria, gets arrested by the United State.

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When you thought you have seen it all, and then you here of  Ara Dolarian, a 58-year-old American, has been arrested by the United States government and charged with illegally brokering the sale of military-grade arms and munitions to the Nigerian government. According to a statement by the U.S. attorney’s office on Monday, May 20, 2019, Dolarian was arrested on May 15 and also stands accused of money laundering, and conspiracy.

His Fresno-based arms brokering company, Dolarian Capital Inc. (DCI), had been denied licenses to broker international arms deals by the U.S. Department of State beginning in 2013 and continuing through 2014.

Despite this, the suspect executed sales contracts with Societe D’Equipments Internationaux (SEI), a French arms brokering company acting on behalf of Nigeria, for the purchase and transfer of high‑explosive bombs, rockets, military-grade firearms, and aircraft-mounted cannons worth more than $8.5 million.

Via:PulseNigeria

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Two Fraudsters Wind up in Jail

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, on Monday, May 20, 2019 secured the convictions of two fraudsters, Akinyemi Toheeb and Adebunmi Raheem Adisa before Justice Patricia Ajoku of the Federal High Court, sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State.

 

Toheeb, who claimed to be a final year student of the Ibadan Polytechnic was found guilty of a one-count amended charge of sending indecent images through his email address, and was accordingly convicted and sentenced to five months in prison .

 

He had employed the trick to defraud people, especially foreigners before his arrest and prosecution by the commission.

 

According to the charge sheet, the offence for which he was arraigned, is contrary to Section 24 (1)(a) and punishable under Section 24 (1)(b) of the Cyber Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention Etc) Act, 2015.

The EFCC had initially arraigned him on a two-count charge on April 30, but the charges were amended to reflect the conditions of the plea bargain agreement he reached with the Commission.

Dated May 17, 2019 and filed same day, the plea bargain agreement proposed a five months jail term, payment of $350 (Three Hundred and Fifty United States Dollar) to his victim as restitution, and forfeiture of items recovered from him to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Above all, Toheeb agreed to plead guilty to the amended charge as proposed to the court.

All the conditions were met during the resumed session of the court on Monday, leading to the conviction of the accused person.

Similarly, Justice Ladiran Akintola of the Oyo State High Court, sitting in Ibadan, on Monday, convicted and sentenced Adisa to eight months in prison.

The convict, who was earlier arraigned on May 22, 2018 before Justice Munta Abimbola, the Oyo State Chief Judge and presiding jurist in Court 1, was originally facing nine-count offences that border on obtaining money by false pretence and forgery.

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EFCC Arraigns Woman for N2. 1m Fraud

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kano Zonal Office on Monday May 20, 2019 arraigned one Hauwa Mohammed Sabo before Honourable Justice Obiora Atuegwu Egwuatu of the Federal High Court, sitting in Kano on a two-count charge of obtaining money under false pretence. .

The defendant allegedly obtained the sum of N2,150,000 (Two Million, One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira) only from the plaintiff, Badura Kabir Idris on the guise that he would invest the amount in his gold mining business. .

One of the charges read that: “You, Hauwa Mohammed Sabo (Alias Hajiya Nina), sometime in the month of November, 2017 in Kano, within the jurisdiction of this honourable court, with intent to defraud, obtained the sum of N2,000,000 (Two Million Naira), only from Badura Kabir Idris, under the false pretence that the money was for investment into your hold mining business which pretence you knew to be false and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 1(2) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act 2006 and punishable under Section 1(3) of the same Act.”

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge.

In view of her guilty plea, prosecution counsel, Sadiq Hussain asked the court for a trial date and for the defendant to be remanded in prison custody.

Defence counsel, Ladi Oseni informed the court that she was yet to file a formal bail application and requested for an adjournment.

Justice Egwuatu remanded the defendant in EFCC custody and adjourned the matter to May 23 and 28, 2019 for the hearing of the bail application and commencement of trial, respectively.

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Magic Johnson reveals why he left Lakers

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Former Los Angeles Lakers executive Magic Johnson on Monday said a breakdown in relations with the team’s general manager Rob Pelinka contributed to his shock exit from the NBA franchise.

 

Johnson stunned the NBA on April 9 after dramatically quitting from his post as president of basketball operations at the struggling former powerhouses.

The move caught the team’s ownership and star player LeBron James by surprise, with Johnson giving no clue beforehand that he planned to leave.

On Monday, Johnson told ESPN he had stepped down because of his fractured relationship with Pelinka, accusing the Lakers GM of undermining him.

“I wasn’t having fun coming to work anymore,” the Lakers legend told ESPN’s First Take. “Especially when I gotta work beside [Pelinka], knowing that you want my position.”

Johnson said he had grown increasingly unhappy after being made aware of a whispering campaign he believes Pelinka orchestrated.

“I start hearing ‘Magic you’re not working hard enough, Magic is not in the office,’ so people around the Laker office was telling me Rob was saying things,” Johnson said.

“And I didn’t like those things being said behind my back, that I wasn’t in the office enough and so on. So I started getting calls from my friends outside of basketball (operations) saying those things were being said to them outside of basketball. Not just in the Laker office, in the media,” he added.
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Johnson said the final straw came when Lakers owner Jeanie Buss did not back his request to fire head coach Luke Walton. – #obyorijiblog

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Shocking: Video shows moment a uniform man exchanged something suspicious with Nairamarley while he exited the Court.

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It seems trouble follows this young man everywhere he goes. But he looked so innocent and humble when leaving the court this raining day. While exiting the court this morning, the singer was surrounded by uniform men, and the men of the EFCC.

 

It seemed like a very innocent video this whole day, up until Nigerians noticed that a very jumpily suspicious uniform man was trying his hardest to negatively part of the other uniform men walking with the singer.

 

While others were dressed in a uniform manner which we identified as the police and efcc, all looking alike with the rest, a strangely dressed one who looked more like a custom officer or a prison warden, was seen suddenly holding on to the singer’s hands for a short while before suddenly letting go, and then the singer put his hands straight into the pocket.

 

While some are saying it is a drug/

marijuana, others are feeling unsettled with whatever it is that had him being that desperate enough to do it in front of the camera. What exactly could that be?

 

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The Duchess of Cambridge welcomed Her Majesty The Queen to her #RHSChelsea Back to Nature Garden.

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from @kensingtonroyal – 🍃 Today The Duchess of Cambridge welcomed Her Majesty The Queen to her #RHSChelsea Back to Nature Garden.

The Duke and Duchess showed Her Majesty some of the features of @The_RHS Garden, and introduced her to some of the activities that those experiencing the Garden can enjoy, including Reed Boat making ⛵ – #obyorijiblog

from @theroyalfamily – Today, The Queen, accompanied by members of The Royal Family, attended The Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show.
The Queen has attended many Chelsea Flower Shows including this visit in 1952, alongside The Duke of Edinburgh (Picture 2). This year The Duchess of Cambridge has designed a garden on the theme of “Back to Nature”. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge accompanied The Queen on a visit to the garden today.
The Duke of York, Princess Beatrice, The Earl and Countess of Wessex, The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, Prince and Princess Michael of Kent and Princess Alexandra also attended the annual show. – #obyorijiblog – #regrann

from @theroyalfamily – The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to share some new photographs of their family as they visited the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) ‘Back to Nature’ Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show this afternoon. The photographs were taken by @mattporteous.

@the_rhs Back to Nature Garden, designed by The Duchess and award-winning landscape architects Andrée Davies and Adam White of Davies White Landscape Architects, is a woodland setting for families and communities to come together and connect with nature.

Her Royal Highness is a strong advocate for the proven benefits the outdoors has on physical and mental health, and the positive impact that nature and the environment can have on childhood development in particular.

Over the past months, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis have helped The Duchess gather moss, leaves and twigs to help decorate the garden. Hazel sticks collected by the family were also used to make the garden’s den.

Tomorrow Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by other Members of the Royal Family, will attend the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. – #obyorijiblog – #regrann

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Air Peace De-board Passenger For Asking Attendant To Translate Safety Instructions in Igbo

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According to saharareporters, an extra loving, attention seeking, English rejecting, Nigerian  language promoting Igbo man, has taken his English language protest to a very new level after he made a scene insisting that an Air peace attendant translates the safety instruction using Igbo so he non English speaking self can understand.

According to them,  A passenger with Air Peace was today de-boarded by the airline over claims that he could not communicate in English during safety briefing.

Iwarah declared that his de-boarding was necessary in a bid to guarantee the safety of its crew and customers and said it would not tolerate an act that would jeopardise safety on any of its flights.

My Opinion

I don’t think the man did anything wrong. If he wants the attendants to talk to him in his mother tongue, then that is it. Afterall, the airline has never categorically stated that English is their official language.

It could be that the man made a scene and caused chaos. But if he was to have that done on a peacefully manner as the airline implied, that means that he is right in the court of law.

To find out what details the story holds,  then READ FULL STORY on #SaharaReporters.com or click the LINK in our Bio.

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EFCC enraged  at NairaMarley’s friends who faked his release video

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When your friends are showing you in various ways that they are not good for you, but you can’t interpret signs.

 

After everyone was left  feeling sympathetic for the Nigerian singer who has been detained by the almighty EFCC for his involvement in Internet fraud, because he was for the first time arraigned to court today.

Alot of Nigerians who were in the “He deserved it” category, were moved to the “Lord have mercy” group. But they went straight back to the “what the hell” category when a certain misleading  video of the singer  release, was posted  by his friends. There by confusing the entire country and wondering how he was bailed out after we were told that he will be in their custody till 30th May.

EFCC has now accused these friends of singer Naira Marley of releasing some propaganda videos in their “desperation” to launder his image.

According to the anti-graft agency in an interview with SaharaReporters, contrary to the viral videos showing the musician going into a private car, he is still very much remanded in Ikoyi prison.

The Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, had, on Monday, ordered Naira Marley to be remanded in prison until May 30th when the hearing of his bail application will take place. – #obyorijiblog

I wish him a safe stay out there. Be safe out there.

Internet Fraud: Naira Marley Arraigned, Remanded in Prison Custody

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on May 20, 2019 arraigned a Nigerian artiste, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, also known as Naira Marley, before Justice Nicholas I. Oweibo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on an 11-count charge bordering on cybercrime. .

The defendant was arrested on May 10, 2019, following intelligence report received by the Commission about his alleged involvement in internet fraud. .

One of the counts reads: “That you, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, aka Naira Marley, and Yad isril (still at large), on or about the 26th  day of November, 2018, within the jurisdiction of this honourable court, conspired amongst yourself to use Access card no : 5264711020433662 issued to persons other  than you in a bid to obtain gain and you thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 27(1) (b) of the Cybercrime Prohibition, Prevention etc Act 2015 and punishable under Section 33(2) of the same Act.” .

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charges preferred against him.

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

He also prayed for accelerated hearing of the case and urged the court to remand the defendant in prison custody. .

Counsel to the defendant, Taiwo Oluwa Ore- Agba, asked the court for a date to hear the bail application on behalf his client. .

Consequently, Justice Oweibo adjourned the case to May 30, 2019 and ordered the defendant to be remanded in prison custody pending the hearing of the bail application.

#CyberCrime #NairaMarley #Naira #Marley #Crime #Fraud #Fraudster #YahooBoy #YahooYahoo #CreditCardFraud #InternetFraudster #InternetFraud #Scam #Corruption #Crime #EFCC #TheFightAgainstCorruption #FightingForYou – #obyorijiblog – #regrann

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Naira Marley pleads “Not Guilty” to 11 count charge to be remanded in prison custody till May 30.

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NairaMarley arraigned, pleads not guilty, to be remanded in prison custody till May 30, when his bail application will be heard – #obyorijiblog

Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered that upcoming musician, Azeez Fashola, alias Naira Marley, be remanded in the prison custody.

The judge made the remand order on Monday morning shortly after the musician was arraigned before him on 11 counts, bordering on credit card fraud.

Naira Marley had pleaded not guilty to the cyber fraud charges pressed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

The judge adjourned till May 30 to take the bail application filed by the defence counsel, Taiwo Oreagba, on behalf of his client.

For more visit>>>>punchng.com – #obyorijiblog

Via: Punchnews and instablog

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