• MEND founder Henry Okah appeals conviction by South African court

    MEND founder Henry Okah appeals conviction by South African court

    Henry Okah, the alleged mastermind of several bombing incidents in Nigeria on Wednesday appealed his conviction, challenging South Africa’s right to try him, his lawyer said.

    Henry Okah is serving 24 years behind bars for masterminding a series of terror attacks, including twin bombings which killed 12 people in the Nigerian capital Abuja during independence day celebrations in 2010.

    The bombs exploded outside a venue where the 50th anniversary was being marked, with several foreign heads of state attending.

    He was put on […]

  • MEND working to free Henry Okah and others’ – Militants

    MEND working to free Henry Okah and others’ – Militants

    Ultimate Warriors of Niger Delta, a militant group affiliated to the Niger Delta Avengers, has said the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, which recently named some respected leaders from the region to negotiate on behalf of militants, is only working to free Henry and Charles Okah.

    MEND had earlier on Sunday confirmed that it was in talks with the Federal Government to end attacks on oil facilities in the Niger Delta and urged the government to ignore the […]