Singer Naira Marley is currently a guest at the Ikoyi Prison as a result of a court order.
The entertainer real names Azeez Adeshina Fashola is battling an 11 count charge slammed on him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for Internet Fraud.
Naira Marley To Spend 10 Days In Prison Before Bail Hearing
He is scheduled to appear before the court for his bail hearing next week – Thursday, May 20 3019.
Checks by societynow.ng revealed that while ‘’Naira’’ as the Singer is fondly called by friends and fans is ‘’incarcerated’’, the circumstances surrounding his arrest appears to be soaring his career.
Naira’s arrest came on the heels of controversially endorsing Internet Fraud otherwise known as ‘’Yahoo’’ which has shredded the nation’s image home and abroad.
Naira dropped a song featuring Zlatan Ibile – the rapper he was arrested with but later released – titled ‘’Am A Yahoo’’ on the waves of the controversy.
Digs by societynow.ng revealed that circumstances of Naira Marley’s arrest, especially the build-up has transformed ‘’Am I A Yahoo’’ into a fast-rising underground song.
Societynow.ng’s check of Naira’s official youtube video for the song revealed that it is the number 4 trending this morning – May 22, 2019.
It was number 3 trending video yesterday, May 21, 2019.
The views have galloped to 1, 452, 196.
Further checks revealed that his subscribers rose by about 10,000 from 24,000 to 34,000 within 24hrs.
Multiple sources further confirmed to societynow.ng that Naira Marley has transformed into the most talked about Nigerian artiste actors platforms in recent time.
‘’This is good for Naira if he doesn’t get convicted’’ a music critic pointed out.
Naira can actually leverage on these huge mentions to take his career to unprecedented heights if he doesn’t get convicted for the alleged crime and sent to prison.
‘’If he gets convicted. The brands, especially the big brands won’t touch again ans that would be very bad for because recognition and bulk of the revenues come from engaments directly or indirectly by the brands” a source asserted.