Justice Stephen Adah Biography, Wikipedia, Career, Age, State of Origin

Stephen Adah is a Nigerian Lawyer, Barrister, Judge and Justice. He has precided in top cases in Nigeria.


Early Life 

Justice Stephen Adah was born on June13, 1957 in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State. He grew up with his parents who sent him to school to study Law and legal matters.



His career started immediately he graduated from the university. He began as a practicing laywer at the lowest level and grew to his current state. He is the presiding Justice of the Asaba Division of the Court of Appeal.

Stephen Adah became an Appeal Court judge since November 2012.

Initially he was a Federal High Court judge for over 14 years.


Cases Stephen Adah has Presided 

The renown Appeal court judge has spearheaded many cases in Nigeria.

  • On December 16, 2020, Adah led a three-man appeal court panel that annulled the indictments metted on Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser, by Federal High Court sitting in Abuja.
  • In 2019, Justice Stephen Adah led a three-member panel, that consolidated all the appeals of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.
  • He was among the judges that rejected Abbah Kyari bail request in Feb 25 2023.
  • In 2023 he was among the 5 man team led my  Justice Haruna Tsammani ,that adjourned Peter obi’s presidential law suit against president elect Ahmed Tinubu.
  • Other cases included Olisa Metuh, who was slammed with a seven-year jail term. Mr. Dariye sentence and others.


  • Real name – Stephen Adah
  • Religion – unknown
  • Age – 66 years old.
  • State of Origin – Koji State
  • Wife – not available
  • Nationality – Nigerian
  • Hometown – Dekina Local Government
  • Height – Unknown
  • Weight – Will be updated
  • Tattoo – None
  • Parents name – Mr. And Mrs. Adah.

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