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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.

Nigerian militants threaten to attack SA investments

Nigerian militant organisation Mend has threatened to attack SA investments, including MTN, unless their leader, Henry Okah, is released.

Militants claim attack on Nigeria oil pipeline

Nigeria's Movement for the Emancipaton of the Niger Delta has claimed responsibility for the attack on an oil pipeline owned by Italian firm Eni.

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.

Violence shows Christian, Muslim split in Nigeria

The violence over the past two weeks highlights the tensions between Nigeria's two major faiths -- Christians and Muslims.

Questions surround latest Nigerian bomb attack

Muslim extremists may have planted the bomb that exploded at an army barracks in Nigeria's capital, the country's president said on Saturday.

Nigerian militants threaten oil industry

Mend threatened to cripple the country's oil sector after Nigeria's military confirmed it arrested militants believed to have kidnapped oil workers.

Terror-accused Henry Okah denied bail

Nigerian terror-accused Henry Okah was denied bail by the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Friday despite denying being the leader of Mend.

Nigerian militant group releases hostage list

Nigeria's main militant group in the oil-rich southern delta on Friday released a list of hostages it had taken from an attack on an offshore oil rig.

Further delays in Okah bail hearing

Nigerian terrorism accused Henry Okah's bail application was postponed again in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

Five kidnapped in offshore oil-rig attack in Nigeria

Five workers were kidnapped and two others injured on Monday at an oil rig just off the coast of Nigeria's troubled southern delta.

Nigeria bomb suspect Okah talks of fight in diary

A diary entry by suspected Nigerian bombing conspirator Henry Okah talked about staging "a fight to the finish", a court heard on Monday.

Nigerian militant ‘a dangerous man’, court hears

Nigerian former militant leader Henry Okah was a dangerous man and could compromise public safety if released on bail, a court heard on Friday.

Nigerian militant appears in Jo’burg court

Nigerian militant leader Henry Okah appeared in a Johannesburg court on Monday after he was arrested at the weekend by South African authorities.

Nigeria bombings: SA police arrest man in Jo’burg

SA authorities have arrested an ex-leader of a militant group that claimed responsibility for a dual car bombing that killed 12 people in Lagos.

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