Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk also known as Iyanya, was in court for alleged car theft, Premium Times reports.
He was on Tuesday taken to court and arraigned before Justice Okikiolu-Ighile of an Igbosere High Court.
According to Chukwu Agwu, the persecution counsel, the crime was committed in September, 2018, where he converted to his use or of another person, a Black Toyota Land Cruiser Prado SUV with ‘MAVINIY’ as its plate number.
Iyanya pleaded not guilty to the crime.
He was granted bail and handed over to his lawyer as Justice Okikiolu-Ighile adjourned till February 27 and March 17.
Iyanya, is a Nigerian Musician and performer. He rose to fame after winning the first season of Project Fame West Africa and is best known for his hit single “Kukere”.
In August 2016, Iyanya severed ties with his former friend and partner, Ubi Franklin, and was pitching his tent with Mavin Records.
Iyanya also exited from from the Don Jazzy-led Mavin Records in 2018.