Controversial Nigerian music star and owner of Marlian music label Naira Marley is in the news again, and this time it is centred on his alleged fraud case with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC.
The latest reports revealed that several credit card numbers were extracted from Naira Marley’s iPhone X.
This came up when the EFCC second prosecution witness, Augustine Anosike, on Tuesday, testified in the case involving Afeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, before Justice Nicholas Oweibo in the Federal High Court in Ikoyi area of Lagos state.
According to Anosike, a forensic expert with EFCC, several credit card numbers were extracted while analysing the content of a total of 2,410 messages found on Naira Marley’s mobile phone.
This article is focused on what you should know about Naira Marley, continue reading to see more.
|Full name||Azeez Fashola|
|Nickname||Naira Marley, Marlian President|
|Date of birth||9th May 1991|
|Age||30 year’s old|
|Place of birth||Agege, Lagos state|
|Education||Peckham Academy, Crossways College|
Naira Marley’s biography
His real name is Azeez Fashola, and he was born on the 9th May 1991 in Agege, area of Lagos state; there are no details of who his parents are.
Naira Marley has a sister named Shubomi, who is a model, brand influencer and fashion model. The reports revealed that Shubomi is the last child of Naira Marley’s patently and was born in March 1998.
Recall that the controversial singer was arraigned by the EFCC on May 20, 2019, on eleven counts bordering on conspiracy, possession of counterfeit credit cards, and fraud, all of which he pleaded not guilty.
Naira Marley had his childhood in Nigeria, after which he proceeded to the UK; he went to Porlock Hall, after which he gained admission to Walworth School, where he bagged his General Certificate of Secondary Education.
The Marlian President holds a distinction in business from Peckham Academy and also studied business law at Crossways College, which is now known as Christ the King Sixth Form College in London.
The reports revealed that Naira Marley wanted to be a voice-over artist and MC, but after discovering his musical skills in 2014, he ventured into the music industry.
In 2015, Naira Marley dropped his Max Twick assisted track “Marry Juana”, after which he dropped his debut EP Gotta Dance.
Naira Marley made it to the Nigeria music scene in 2017 after he released the Olamide and Lil Kesh-assisted single “Issa Goal”, which went on to become for the Super Eagles at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Since then Naira Marley has remained in the spotlight dropping hits after hits.
Listed below are some of the popular songs by Naira Marley;
Lord of Lamba (EP 2019)
Ko Si Werey
Rice & Beans
Naira Marley is one of the most controversial Nigerian singers he has been arrested on a number of occasions and is also known for sparking controversial statements on social media; one of the popular ones was when he was arrested during the Covid-19 lockdown in 2020.
Naira Marley is reportedly married to two wives and has four children; he once shared a photo of his twin daughters Aishat and Simiat.