This Day (Lagos)

25 January 2013

Nigeria: Court Sentences Independence Day Bomber to Life

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday sentenced one of the four suspects, Edmund Ebiware standing trial for their involvement in the October 1, 2010 twin bombing, which occurred at the Eagle Square in Abuja, to life imprisonment.

The is coming few days after a South African court also sentenced the mastermind of the bomb blast, Henry Okah to life imprisonment.

Ebiware was initially arraigned along side three others Charles Okah, Obi Nwabueze and Tiemkefa Osuvwo, who eventually died in Kuje Prison in the course of the trial.

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