Court Remands Naira Marley, Sam Larry Over Mohbad's Death
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News - October 5, 2023

Court Remands Naira Marley, Sam Larry, and Others in Connection with Mohbad’s Death

A Magistrate Court sitting in the Yaba area of Lagos State has remanded Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, and Balogun Eletu, alias Sam Larry,  to police Custody over Mohbad’s death.

The Lagos State Police Command had earlier requested that Naira Marley and the others be remanded for 30 days pending the completion of their investigation.

However, Magistrate Adeola Olatunbosun ruled that Fashola and the others be detained for 21 days.

Lagos Police declares Singer Ibrahim wanted

In line with the ongoing investigation, the Lagos State Police declared a singer, Owodunni Ibrahim, alias Prime Boy, wanted for shunning an invitation to assist in the probe of the circumstances leading to the death of  27-year-old musician, Ilerioluwa Aloba, alias Mohbad.

This was contained in a statement released on Wednesday by its spokesman, Benjamin Hundeyin.

Hundeyin who said the police had placed a N1million bounty on Prime Boy, described Ibrahim as a “male, approximately 1.64 m tall, complexioned with tribal marks and Yoruba by tribe.”

He said, “If seen, contact the nearest police station or call 0803 688 5727. CP Idowu Owohunwa hereby offers a handsome reward of N1,000,000 to anyone with useful information leading to his arrest.”

What you need to know

The House of Representatives on Wednesday assured Mohbad’s family of its commitment to secure proper compensation and royalties from his musical works.

Chairman of the House Committee on Justice, Olumide Osoba, representing the Abeokuta North/Odeda/Obafemi-Owode Federal Constituency of Ogun State stated this during an interactive session on the rights and royalties of the deceased rapper who passed on the 12th of September 2023, at the age of 27.

Osoba also acknowledged that young musicians are often not well-informed about their rights when entering into contracts.

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