Justice Okon Abang
25 Nov 2020
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday revoked the bail he granted to Faisal Maina, son of Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman, Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT).
5 Oct 2020
Kinsmen of former Chairman, Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, have petitioned the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Mohammad, over allegations of bias against Justice Okon Abang.
30 Sep 2019
The Federal High Court Abuja has fixed Oct. 7 to hear an application by former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh alleging misrepresentation of facts by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC).
6 Aug 2019
The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos has ruled that the imposition of fines by the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) is illegal.
21 May 2019
Justice Okon Abang of Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja, yesterday expressed displeasure over tactics of defence counsel of former National...
18 May 2019
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday dismissed a suit filed by the Legal Defence and Assistant Project (LEDAP), praying the court to declare the seats of Senate President Bukola Saraki; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and over 50 National Assembly members vacant for defecting from their political parties last year...
18 May 2019
The Federal High Court in Abuja, yesterday, ordered a lawyer, Mr. Orji Nwafor-Orizu, to produce a certificate of mental fitness confirming he is fit to appear in court. Nwafor-Orizu had at previous sittings announced himself as Counsel representing Mr. Osita Izunaso, the third defendant in the ongoing Certificate of Return suit filed by Imo Governor…
8 May 2019
The Federal High Court Abuja has fixed May 9 to rule on an application by the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) seeking to be joined as parties...
10 Apr 2019
Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh has unveiled transactions on his account leading to the spending of the N400 million for which he is standing trial before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja. The court admitted the record of account as exhibit D20. Metuh had…
6 Mar 2019
Counsel representing former National Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, yesterday urged a Federal High Court, Abuja, to allow him withdraw from the case over alleged threat to life.
17 Jan 2019
The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed February 26, for the prosecution and defence counsel handling the late former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh’s case to decide on the suit.
14 Dec 2018
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday convicted and sentenced a Lagos businessman, Adeloye Olukemi and his firm, AG Moeller Nigeria Limited, to 16 years imprisonment. Olukemi, who is the managing director of the firm, was convicted for operating a financial firm without a valid Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) licence. Both…