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Naira Marley Releases New Single, “WHY” In Detention



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Fast-rising Nigeria singer, Naira Marley, while in detention following an internet fraud allegation placed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has released a new single dubbed, “WHY”.

The artist is expected to be in the court today for a bail application at the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos.

The commission had filed an 11 count charge against the singer which he pleaded not guilty to after he was arrested alongside four others who had since been released.

The hashtag “Free Naira Marley” is currently trending on Twitter as he awaits the ruling of the court today.

Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court had adjourned the case to May 30 and ordered that the singer, Azeez Fashola be remained in prison custody after pleading not guilty.

In the song, the singer stated that he wants to have fun today even if it costs him money.

The song that was released by the management of the artist, “WHY” speaks on matters from relationship issues, to fraud to yahoo, to friendship.

Listen to the song below;

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