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Court grants embattled rapper Naira Marley 2m bail

Naira Marley is still in EFCC detention after release of Zlatan Ibile, Rahman Jago

Embattled fast-rising rapper Naira Marley has been granted bail by the Federal High Court in Lagos, on Thursday over alleged cybercrime offence.

The presiding judge, Justice Nicholas Onweibo imposed a N2 million bail with two sureties in like sum, on the street hop rapper.

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Naira Marley had earlier appeared in court on May 10 for the commencement of proceedings of an advance fee fraud suit levelled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

The arrest, interrogation and arraignment of Naira Marley follows his open endorsement of cybercrime on social media and a song he did with Zlatan Ibile titled ‘Am I A Yahoo Boy’ which claims Yahoo Yahoo is payback time for colonial masters for engaging in transatlantic slave trade.

Ahmed Boulor

Boulor is a versatile journalist who is passionate about the world of arts, entertainment, politics and sports. He is also an ardent Arsenal FC fan.

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Boulor is a versatile journalist who is passionate about the world of arts, entertainment, politics and sports. He is also an ardent Arsenal FC fan.

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