Nicholas I. Oweibo the justice of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Thursday, May 30, 2019, allowed to be a Nigerian artiste on bail, Azeez Fashola, otherwise called Naira Marley, in the whole of N2,000,000.00( Two Million Naira).
Marley was summoned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on May 20, 2019 on a 11-check charge verging on digital wrongdoing.
He argued not blameworthy to the charges favored against him and was remanded in jail.
At the last sitting, guidance to the respondent, Taiwo Oluwa Ore-Agba, had approached the court for a date to hear the bail application for the benefit of his client.
At the present sitting, guidance to the respondent, Olalekan Ojo, SAN, received the bail application under the watchful eye of the court and asked the court to practice its optional capacity to concede his client bail in the most liberal terms, saying “the offense under the watchful eye of the court is a bailable one.”
In any case, insight to the indictment, Rotimi Oyedepo, restricted the bail application and encouraged the court to decline the respondent bail.
“This offense identifies with the utilization of digital violations and it is a period bomb in the event that it isn’t quickly tended to.
“It won’t just influence our today, yet in addition put our tomorrow in peril and the picture of the nation,” he further contended.
In his decision, Justice Nicholas Oweibo allowed the respondent safeguard in the total of N2, 000,000.00 (Two Million Naira) with two sureties in like entirety.
One of the sureties must be a government employee on Grade Level 10, while the other must possess a landed property inside the locale of the court.
The Judge additionally coordinated the EFCC to confirm the status of every one of the sureties.
The case was adjourned to October 22, 23 and 24, 2019 for initiation of trial.