Justice Steve Evo Chukwu of the Federal High Court is dead. Justice Chukwu is the Judge handling some of the controversial cases involving two  politically exposed Nigerians, former Head of Service of the Federation, Steve Oransanye as well as former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako and his son.

The cause of his death remains unknown as he sat only a few days ago over the Oransanye case.