Henry Okah

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 8th, 2013
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By Ogbuefi Blogs MEND, says it is responsible for the ambush and gruesome killing of 12 police men in Bayelsa and the Police authorities say it’s a lie MEND was not responsible. Earlier, MEND had issued notice of resumed hostilities and we were told that it was not MEND issuing the notice so we...
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Apr 7th, 2013
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LAGOS — A statement on Sunday purporting to be from the main militant group in Nigeria’s oil-producing region, MEND, claimed an attack on security forces, alleging at least 15 officers were killed. It was however not possible to determine if the statement was authentic. Police have previously c...
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Apr 6th, 2013
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LAGOS: Attackers have ambushed and opened fire on a police boat in the oil-producing region of southern Nigeria, leaving 12 police officers missing, authorities said on Saturday. The attack on Friday came after a purported statement from the main militant group in the Niger Delta region, MEND, threat...
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Mar 29th, 2013
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By Okoi Obono-Obla In the wake of the trial, conviction and sentence of a Nigerian, by a South African High Court, Mr. Henry Okah; one of my good friends, Sunday E. Iyamba Snr, privately asked me a question which has been agitating and nagging a lot of Nigerians. The question by Mr. Iyamba was thus: ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 26th, 2013
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Henry Okah intends to appeal against his 24-year jail sentence A South African court has sentenced Nigerian oil militant Henry Okah to an effective 24 years in jail. He was found guilty of 13 terrorism-related charges over twin car bombings during Nigeria’s independence day celebrations in 2010...
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Mar 19th, 2013
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By Ernest Mabuza NIGERIAN terrorist Henry Okah was on Tuesday described as a “peaceful man” by one of the witnesses he called in mitigation of his sentence. In January, the South Gauteng High Court found Okah guilty of 13 counts of engaging in terrorist activities. The counts relate to a ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 25th, 2013
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A Nigerian court convicted Edmund Ebiware today on three counts of treason and terrorism and sentenced him to life in prison for twin car bombings on Oct. 1, 2010, in Abuja that killed 12 people. Ebiware was found guilty of involvement in the attack close to a venue in the capital where President Goo...
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Jan 25th, 2013
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by Dr. Ahmad Abubakar Mahmud Gumi This is not a criticism or a praise of a man. It is our faith. I mean Islamic faith that looks at every creature of Allah critically to pass a judgment on whether it is Godly or Evil. This is how things are categorized. The angels spearheaded by Gabriel […]...
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Jan 21st, 2013
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A South African court has convicted a Nigerian separatist leader of masterminding twin car bombings during a celebration in Nigeria. Twelve people were killed and three dozen wounded in the double bombing in October 2010 during a celebration in Nigeria’s capital to mark 50 years of independence...
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Dec 22nd, 2012
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General Andrew Azazi, Nigeria’s former NSA and Governor Patrick Yakowa of Kaduna State died in a plane crash a week ago raising concerns over the safety of President Goodluck Jonathan. Those who removed Gen Azazi from the way can remove any other person including the sitting president. Therefore, it ...