I’m qualified to try you, Abang tells Gabriel Suswam
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja yesterday ruled that he had jurisdiction to entertain the case involving the former governor of Benue State
Judge threatens to withdraw from Kashamu’s extradition suit
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday threatened to withdraw from an extradition suit brought before him by Sen. Buruji Kashamu. The suit is seeking to stop the Federal Government form extraditing him to the U.S. to face trial in an alleged hard drugs offence. Abang claimed to have given judgment…
Extradition: Kashamu to know fate on July 2
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court Abuja, on Friday, fixed July 2, to deliver judgment in one of the two fresh suits instituted by Sen. Buruji Kashamu to stop the Federal Government from extraditing him to the U.S. for trial over an alleged drugs offence. The judge who was billed to deliver the…
Court orders INEC to issue Rochas Okorocha certificate of return
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court on Friday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue Rochas Okorocha, a Certificate of Return.
Alleged N105m fraud: Court adjourns ex-SMEDAN DG’s trial until June 7
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Friday, adjourned until June 7, the trial of Bature Masari, former Director- General, Small and Medium Enterprise and Development Agency (SMEDAN). Masari was arraigned on April 10 by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC)on a 17- count charge bordering on alleged money laundering. The anti-graft agency accused him…
Judge refuses to disqualify self over alleged misconduct in Okorocha’s suit
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday refused to disqualify himself in the suit filed by Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over his certificate of return.
Metuh testifies in his case outside witness box
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, allowed former National Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Oliseh Metuh, to begin his evidence-in-chief outside the witness box.
Court sets aside own order, closes Olisa Metuh’s case
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday set aside his earlier ruling, where he closed the defense of former Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh for alleged laundering of N400 million.
Again, Fayose seeks Justice Abang’s sack, says ‘he is polluting judiciary’
Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has reiterated his call for the sack of a Federal High Court judge, Justice Okon Abang, saying he has polluted the judiciary enough.
Abang insists Jonathan, Dasuki must testify in Metuh’s trial
Justice Abang had signed a subpoena drafted by Metuh’s legal team, praying the court to compel Jonathan to appear as defence witness in the case.