Convicted terrorist Okah to be kept at Kokstad prison

2014-06-28 07:32

The High Court in Pretoria has dismissed an application to relocate convicted terrorist Henry Okah from a prison in KZN to one in Pretoria, the department of correctional services says.

Escape bid by rapist and terrorist foiled

2014-02-10 09:32

Observant wardens at Leeuwkop prison have foiled an escape attempt by Sunday rapist Jaco Steyn and Nigerian terror mastermind Henry Okah, according to a report.

Okah my forever guy - wife

2013-03-26 22:33

The wife of convicted Nigerian terrorist Henry Okah says that he is her "forever guy" and that she will stand by him despite his 24-year jail sentence.

Calls for a lighter sentence for Okah

2013-03-18 22:24

Nigerian Henry Okah, convicted of terrorism, should receive a lesser sentence to maintain peace in his home country, the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has heard.

Lawyer claims Okah trial irregular

2013-03-18 14:48

Nigerian Henry Okah, convicted of terrorism, believes his trial in the South Gauteng High Court was irregular, his lawyer has told the court.

Henry Okah sacks lawyers

2013-02-28 22:27

The South Gauteng High Court has been forced to delay the sentencing of Nigerian national Henry Okah, convicted of 13 terrorism charges, after he sacked his lawyers.

Okah lawyer to take the stand

2013-02-01 08:25

The lawyer for convicted Nigerian terrorist Henry Okah is expected to take the stand in the South Gauteng High Court during his sentencing procedures.

State: Okah chose not to bring witnesses

2013-01-31 14:13

Nigeria Henry Okah, who has been convicted on 13 counts of terrorist activities, chose not to apply for his witnesses to come to South Africa to testify, the State says.

Life sentence for Abuja bomber

2013-01-26 08:12

A Nigerian court has sentenced to life in prison a man convicted in connection with the twin bombings in the capital Abuja near independence day commemorations in 2010 that killed 12 people.

Terror accused Okah found guilty

2013-01-21 11:20

Nigerian terrorist Henry Okah has been found guilty of masterminding two car bombings in Abuja, by the High Court in Johannesburg.


Okah moved after failed prison escapes

2014-04-04 09:30

Convicted Nigerian terrorist Henry Okah has been moved twice after failed prison escapes with inmates, according to a report.

Mend claims Nigeria oil region attack

2013-04-07 22:22

A statement 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.

Henry Okah jailed for 24 years

2013-03-26 13:02

Nigerian Henry Okah has been jailed for 24 years by the South Gauteng High Court, three months after being found guilty of 13 counts of terrorism.

Protestor proclaims Okah's innocence

2013-03-18 18:02

Nigerian Henry Okah is not a terrorist and South Africa has prosecuted an innocent man, a protester says outside the South Gauteng High Court.

Okah in court ahead of sentencing

2013-03-18 14:07

Convicted Nigerian terrorist Henry Okah has briefly appeared in the High Court in Johannesburg ahead of his sentencing, before a short adjournment was announced.

Okah sentencing postponed

2013-02-01 12:48

The sentencing process of Nigerian terrorist Henry Okah has been postponed by the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.

Okah will work for peace, court hears

2013-01-31 21:50

Convicted Nigerian terrorist Henry Okah will work with the country's government to bring peace to the region, the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has heard.

Nigerian terrorist's sentencing to start

2013-01-31 07:47

Sentencing of Nigerian Henry Okah, convicted on 13 charges of terrorist activities, is expected to start in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.

Okah 'planner, funder' of car bombs

2013-01-21 14:22

Nigerian Henny Okah was "the leader, planner, funder, supplier... of car bombs used in Warri in 2010", a judge says, adding that the evidence of all the accomplices that worked with him was not contradicted.

Henry Okah trial starts in SA

2012-10-01 12:39

The trial of a presumed militant leader, Henry Okah, accused of masterminding two deadly bombings at Nigeria's independence celebrations two years ago is set to open.

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