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COVID-19: Police Shutdown The Court Gate Against Journalists During Naira Marley’s Trial – Says It’s An Order From Above

The Journalists covering the trial of Nigeria singer, Fashola Azeez, popularly known as Naira Marley, has on Wednesday been denied the opportunity for covering the trial.

The Pressmen were locked out of the court premises during the trial, as the court gate was shutdown to deny journalists access to the court premises.

According to a policeman’s Suumonu Kazeem, ordered the gate to be shut against journalists, saying he was only acting on an order from above.

Naira Marley was alleged by the Lagos State Government for disobeying the restriction orders in the state, as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic,

The Lagos State Government arraigned the singer before the Lagos State Magistrate Court in Ogba for attending a crowded birthday party in violation of the social distancing directive put in place to checkmate the spread of the Coronavirus.

The singer was spotted on a video on Sunday at a birthday party organized by Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, popularly known as Jennifer.

Jennifer and her husband, Abdul Rasheed Bello, popularly known as JJC Skillz, has been sentenced to 14 days community service on Monday.

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Efecha Gold
Efecha Gold
Journalist, Analyst, Multimedia expert, and Musician.


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