Naira Marley (source: Instagram)
Naira Marley (source: Instagram)

The Federal High Court in Lagos has adjourned the trial of controversial singer, Azeez Fashola better known as Naira Marley.

Justice Nicholas Oweibo announced the adjournment on Tuesday, October 22, earlier slated for Naira Marley’s trial.

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This is to allow EFCC’ counsel, Rotimi Oyedepo, and the singer’s counsel, Olalekan Ojo, respond to two motions.

However, there is no fixed date for the proper trial.

Recall that anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on May 10  arrested Naira Marley.

The singer was arrested on 11-count charge bordering on conspiracy, possession of counterfeit cards, and fraud.

His co-defendant is one Yad Isril, who is said to be at large.

According to the charge, the defendant committed the offences on different dates including November 26, 2018, December 11, 2018, and May 10,

Naira Marley and his accomplices allegedly conspired to use different Access Bank ATM Cards to defraud their victims.

The “Am I a Yahoo Boy” musician, was arraigned on May 20 before Justice Nicholas Oweibo but denied the charges, after which the court granted him bail in the sum of N2 million with sureties.