A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Sabo-Yaba area of Lagos state on Wednesday ordered the remand of 32 year old Abdulazeez Fashola a.k.a. Naira Marley and three others for alleged conspiracy and murder of singer Oladimeji Aloba popularly known as Mohbad.
The others remanded are Ogedengbe Fisayo, 37; Ayobami Sadiq, 27, and Samson Eletu 45 aka Sam Larry.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Adeola Olatubosun ordered the remand for 21 days in the police State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCID) and adjourned the case until October 25.
She also ordered that the suspects should be granted access to medicals and lawyers of their choice.
They are charged with conspiracy and suspected murder.
Earlier, DSP Umaru Bello and ASP Augustine Nwabuisi, who led the legal officers for the police, urged the court to remand the men for 30 days to establish that an offence was committed.
On 12 September 2023, Nigerian musician MohBad allegedly died of an ear infection in Lagos, at the age of 27. The nurse who administered the Tetanus vaccine on him, was reportedly arrested and found to be an unlicensed nurse on 19 September 2023 by the Lagos State Police Command.
#Justice4MohBad became a social movement and protest series from mass tweets following the death of MohBad in Nigeria.
It became one of Nigeria’s largest social movements and protests considerably drawing media attention internationally, after the End SARS movement.