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JUST IN: Naira Marley fined N100,000 for flouting lockdown order

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Controversial Nigerian musician, Azeez Fashola, better known as Naira Marley has been fined N100,000 for breaching lockdown regulations.

The artist has admitted he broke COVID-19 lockdown rules when he travelled to Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, for a musical concert.

It was earlier reported that the musician was arrested on Thursday alongside his manager Seyi Awouga.

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That event was in June when all non-essential travel was banned to prevent the spread of the virus.

Both men pleaded guilty and were each fined 100,000 naira ($258; £197).

Nigeria, according to the Africa CDC has the third-highest number of coronavirus cases after South Africa and Egypt.





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