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10 Dec 2021
Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned the trial of former Governor of Adamawa, Murtala Nyako and others until Jan. 24.
3 Dec 2020
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, granted the request of a lawyer, Mr Ademola Adedipe, to withdraw from the N2 billion money laundering case involving Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, the defunct Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT).
24 Nov 2020
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, ordered that Senator Ali Ndume be remanded in Kuje Custodial Centre of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NcoS) for failure to produce Abdulrasheed Maina in court.
6 Oct 2020
The absence of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, and Abdulrasheed Maina, Chairman, defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT), on Tuesday, stalled the continuation of the N2 billion money laundering trial again.
1 Oct 2019
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
27 Jun 2019
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…
21 Jun 2019
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…
7 Jun 2019
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.
24 May 2019
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…
22 May 2019
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.
7 Jul 2018
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.
4 Jul 2018
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.

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