Henry Okah

Henry Okah to be jailed for 24 years

Terrorist Henry Okah has been sentenced to 24 years in prison by the South Gauteng High Court for three bomb blasts that killed 13 people altogether.

Sentencing starts for convicted terrorist Henry Okah

Nigerian Henry Okah has briefly appeared in the high court in Johannesburg ahead of his sentencing, before a short adjournment was announced.

Henry Okah’s prison sentencing postponed

The sentencing process of Nigerian terrorist Henry Okah has been postponed until February 28 by the High Court in Johannesburg.

Henry Okah given guilty verdict for Abuja car bombings

Nigerian terrorist Henry Okah has been found guilty of masterminding two car bombings in Abuja in October last year, by the South Gauteng High Court.

Nigerian authorities ‘knew about planned terror attack’

Nigerian security authorities were informed of an imminent attack before the 2010 terrorist bombings in Abuja that left 12 people dead and 36 injured.

Nigeria leader willing to work with Okah for peace

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has shown a willingness to offer terror-accused Henry Okah an olive branch to pacify the volatile Niger Delta.

Minister: I had no knowledge of Okah’s bomb plans

Niger Delta Minister Godsday Orubebe has given a grisly account of the 2010 bombings in Abuja as the trial of Henry Okah begins.

Okah blames Nigerian government for bombing

Alleged terror mastermind Henry Okah has accused his native country's government of being behind a bombing in which he is to stand trial.

Nigeria terror suspect to face trial in January

Henry Okah, accused of planning Nigeria's deadly Independence Day bombings last year, will go on trial in Johannesburg in January, a court has heard.

Hawks: Okah’s cell raided, contraband recovered

Cellphones, chargers, a map and papers with telephone numbers were seized in a raid on the prison cell of Nigerian terror accused Henry Okah.

Okah’s case remanded to April

The case against Nigerian terror-accused Henry Okah was remanded until April 18 at the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Friday.

Court dismisses Okah’s bail appeal

A court hasrejected a bail appeal for Henry Okah, the suspected ex-militant leader accused of ordering car bombings on Nigeria's independence day.


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