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2010 bombing: Charles Okah sentenced to life imprisonment

Charles Okah has been sentenced to life imprisonment for his role in the 2010 Independence Day bombing in Abuja.

Independence Day Bombing: Charles Okah, Obi Nwabueze to know fate on March 7

Charles Okah and Obi Nwabueze, the accused standing trial for their alleged involvement in the Oct. 1, 2010 blast, will on March 7, know their fate as Justice Gabriel Kolawale of the Federal High Court will deliver judgment.

Independence Day bombing: Ex-President Jonathan wanted me to implicate Babangida, El-Rufai, Dokpesi – Charles...

“The plot to implicate me by the government was as a result of my refusal to do the bidding of former President Jonathan to implicate Mr. Nasir El-Rufai and General Babangida,” he said.

Charles Okah, son Boloebi testify in defence of terrorism trial

Charles Okah, the alleged mastermind of the October 1 Independence 2010 Day bomb blast near Eagle Square Abuja, on Wednesday gave evidence-in-chief in his ongoing terrorism trial.

Group demands release of Henry Okah, others

The Convener of the Niger Delta People’s Congress, Chief Mike Loyibo, has called for the release of Henry Okah and several others incarcerated in connection with October 1, 2010 Abuja bombings.


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