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Naira Marley releases Bad Influence, says he’s Nigeria’s problem


Naira Marley. Photo; NOTJUSTOK

Controversial and embattled artiste, Azeez Fashola is popularly known as Naira Marley has shaded the Federal Government as court resumes his trial on alleged internet fraud charges popularly known as yahoo yahoo.

The Puta singer had while announcing the release of his new single, Bad Influence on Twitter, sarcastically claimed to be Nigeria’s problem. The song is a follow-up to Soapy.

“Naira Marley is the problem of Nigeria, not SARS, not police and not the government,” he posted on his social media handle.


The sarcastic comment came hours after Judge Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court Lagos adjourned his ongoing trial to December 11, 2019.

In his series of tweets, the singer also said that if he was a bad influence, he was trying to figure out what influenced him to be bad. He wondered why his critics do not care to understand what made him who he is, saying he is a youth too.

The singer has faced a lot of backlash for supporting Internet fraud. The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) told the court on Wednesday, October 23, that it had retrieved damning evidence of fraud from the Soapy crooner’s iPhone and laptop.

Recall that the EFCC arrested Naira Marley on Friday, May 10, 2019, and subsequently charged him with 11 counts bordering on conspiracy, possession of counterfeit credit cards, and fraud.


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