“Issa Goal” crooner, Naira Marley (real name: Azeez Fashola) is set to serve a 7-year jail term based on the evidence against him relating to Internet fraud. The singer was arrested alongside Zlatan and others. However, Zlatan and others were granted bail, leaving others behind.
He was charged 11 counts bordering on alleged credit card fraud. According to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), some of the credit cards bore the names – Nicole Louise Malyon, and Timea Fedorne Tatar.
On Thursday, the charges with suit number FHC/L/178C/19 were filed before a Lagos State High Court.
In part, the charges read:
“That you, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, aka Naira Marley, and Raze (still at large), on or about the 11th day of December 2018, within the jurisdiction of this honourable court, conspired amongst yourselves to use Access card 42658840359191132 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 Cyber Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention etc) Act 2015 and punishable under Section 33(2) of the Same Act.
“That you, Azeez Adeshina Fashola, aka Naira Marley, and Raze (still at large), on or about the 10th day of May 2019, within the jurisdiction of this honorable court, with intent to defraud possessed, counterfeit card 4921819410257431 issued to Timea Fedorne Tatar and you thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 33(9) of Cyber Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention etc) Act 2015.”