• 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 […]