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At Last, Naira Marley Regains Freedom From Ikoyi Prison

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Music artiste, Naira Marley, has eventually been set free. The artiste was released 14 days after he was granted N2m bail.

Recall that Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court, Lagos had granted the singer bail, but he wasn’t set free sparking speculations that he couldn’t meet his bail condition and had been returned to Ikoyi Prison.

In a video that surfaced online, he was seen in the company of his mother and some other members of his crew hugging and shaking hands.

Recall that the singer was arrest on his birthday by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) following allegations of cyber fraud.

He is facing an 11 counts charge bordering on cybercrime for allegedly conniving with one Yad Isril (at large) to use Access card issued to other persons in a bid to obtain gain, an offence contrary to Section 27(1) (b) of the Cybercrime Prohibition, Prevention Act 2015.

He is expected back in court on October 22, 23 and 24.

Tony Oriade, EFCC media Officer couldn’t confirm the fact that the singer had regained freedom, according to him, he was in the care of prison authorities.

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