Tag: Justice Okon Abang

Breaking: Justice Okon Abang Sentence Maina’s son to 14 years in prison for money laundering

A federal high court in Abuja has sentenced Faisal, son of Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Taskforce Team, to 14 years in prison. In the judgment delivered on Thursday, Okon Abang, trial judge, found Faisal guilty on a three-count money laundering charge preferred against him by[Read More…]

National Judicial Council Investigating Justice Okon Abang

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Mahmud Mohammed, has said that the National Judicial Council is currently investigating cases of contrasting judgements emanating from courts of coordinate jurisdiction. Mr. Mohammed stated this at the swearing in of New Senior Advocates of Nigeria in Abuja acccording to PREMIUMTIMES report. Cases of conflicting judgements increased[Read More…]

Budget Padding: Justice Okon Abang Declines To Hear Lawmaker Abdulmumin Jibrin’s Suit

An application by former chairman of Appropriation Committee in the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, to stop his alleged suspension has suffered a setback. Jibrin had in a suit before a Federal High Court in Abuja sought to stop the alleged plans by members of the House to suspend him[Read More…]

“Convention Will Hold” – PDP Rejects Justice Okon Abang’s Order Stoping Scheduled PH Convention

Two different judgements have been made by two different courts in cases related to the planned Peoples Democratic Party’s National Convention scheduled to hold in Port Harcourt on August 17. The latest in the rulings, a declaration issued by a Federal High Court in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, suspended the convention[Read More…]

“Quickly Intervene In Ongoing Crisis” – PDP Youths Beg Ex-Pres. Jonathan, Finger Justice Okon Abang

Youths of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, under the aegis of PDP National Youth Frontiers, PDPNYF, has asked ex-President Goodluck Jonathan to quickly intervene in the party’s ongoing crisis, in order to return lasting peace. In a statement by its National Coordinator, Austin Okai, the PDPNYF, which expressed worry in[Read More…]

Confusion In Edo State As INEC Await Court’s Final Decision On PDP’s Right Candidate For Guber Polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Friday, said that it would await final outcome of court cases in deciding on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s candidate for the governorship election in Edo. Deputy Director, Voter Education and Publicity, INEC, Nick Dazang, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency[Read More…]

“I Remain Abia State Governor”– Okezie Ikpeazu Heads To Appeal Court

The Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has called on Abians not to panic, but “remain calm” over the judgment of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court Abuja delivered in favor of Mr. Uche Ogah against him, in the case of alleged falsification of tax receipts. Governor[Read More…]

Justice Okon Abang Threatens National Hospital Over Olisa Metuh

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has berated the National Hospital, Abuja, over the transfer of PDP Spokesman Olisa Metuh to a Lagos hospital. The judge, Justice Okon Abang, berated the hospital when he ruled in an application for adjournment brought by Metuh’s Counsel, Emeka Etaiba (SAN) in Abuja[Read More…]