Home Topics Executive Order 6

Executive Order 6

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed: Executive Order Six not political witch-hunt

The Federal Government clarified on Wednesday in London that the implementation of Executive Order 6 signed by President Muhammadu Buhari has nothing to do with 2019 general elections.

Executive Order 6: PDP charges Walter Onnoghen to protect judiciary from fascism

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday, called on Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), to immediately protect the judiciary from President Muhammadu Buhari’s unconstitutional and repressive fascist policies.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Lawyers appeal judgment on Executive Order 6

Two Abuja based legal practitioners, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere and Kenneth Udeze, have gone to the Court of Appeal to challenge the October 11 order of Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which held that the Executive Order 6 did not violate the right of citizens to own property.
PRESIDENT BUHARI SIGNS INTO LAW EXECUTIVE ORDER ON THE PRESERVATION OF SUSPICIOUS ASSETS CONNECTED WITH CORRUPTION AT THE STATE HOUSE IN ABUJA JULY 5 2018

Presidency: How Muhammadu Buhari’s Executive Order 06 will facilitate anti-corruption war

The Federal Government said yesterday that Executive Order 06 signed by President Muhammadu Buhari last week will facilitate speedy conclusion of corruption cases.

Attahiru Bafarawa: Why I cannot be on Muhammadu Buhari’s travel ban list

Former Sokoto State Governor, Attahiru Bafarawa, on Sunday said he cannot be on the travel ban list because he has been discharged and acquitted by a Sokoto State High Court on the case in which he was involved.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI 2

BCO: Muhammadu Buhari’s travel ban criticisms corruption fighting back

As reactions continued to trail the travelling ban placed on 50 Nigerians by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Buhari Campaign Orgainsation (BCO) yesterday described as absurd the barrage of criticisms trailing the ban.

Junaid Mohammed: Muhammadu Buhari’s travel ban in order

A Second Republic lawmaker and elder stateman, Dr Junaidu Mohammed, has said that there was nothing wrong with the travel ban placed on 50 high profile Nigerians by the President Muhammadu Buhari government.
Akin Osuntokun

CNM: Why Muhammadu Buhari placed travel ban on 50 Nigerians

The Coalition for Nigeria Movement led by former President Olusegun Obasanjo has blasted the President Muhammadu Buhari administration for imposing a travel ban on 50 Nigerians.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar condemns Muhammadu Buhari’s ‘draconian executive order’

The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) presidential candidate and former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, yesterday condemned the travel ban placed on some 50 Nigerians through the controversial Executive Order 6.

Presidency: No travel ban list

The Presidency has denied issuing a list of Nigerians affected by a travel ban as it also clarified that the Executive Order No. 6 is not a political weapon against opposition but part of revolutionary efforts to rid Nigeria of corruption.

Femi Fani-Kayode: I don’t care if my name is on list of 50 Nigerians...

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has said he does not give a damn that his name is on the list of the 50 Nigerians barred by the Federal Government from travelling out of the country.
The Muslim Congress has urged governors and politicians in Nigeria to shun bitter politics.

TMC: Ayodele Fayose’s decision to shun Kayode Fayemi’s inauguration’ll promote politics of bitterness

The organisation explained that bitter politics was one of the factors responsible for crisis and violence witnessed during elections.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: Muhammadu Buhari cannot impose travel ban on suspected looters

It will be recalled that the Federal Government placed no fewer than 50 high profile persons directly affected by Executive Order 6 (EO6) on watch-list and restricted them from leaving the country pending the determination of their cases.
Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

Atiku Abubakar: Muhammadu Buhari’s executive order will lead to capital flight, another recession

The Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation has said the Executive Order 6 by the President Muhammadu Buhari Administration will lead to capital flight and another recession.

SERAP faults Muhammadu Buhari’s travel ban on 50 Nigerians

The organisation said: “A travel ban by its nature is an interference with the right to leave one’s country. It is neither necessary nor proportionate to prevent dissipation of stolen assets or stop politically exposed persons (PEPs) from tampering with any such assets. The ban should be immediately lifted and the order rescinded.”

Executive Order 6: Sambo Dasuki, Orji Kalu, Danjuma Goje, Sule Lamido, Chimaroke Nnamani, 45...

A former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), 13 former governors and seven ex- ministers have been barred from travelling out of the country under Executive Order 6 (EO6) issued yesterday by President Muhammadu Buhari.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI 1

Muhammadu Buhari bans 50 prominent Nigerians from travelling

The war against corruption received a boost on Saturday as President Muhammadu Buhari ordered Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General of the Federation and the Minister of Justice, to begin full implementation of Executive Order 6.
Muhammadu Buhari

Executive Order 6: Federal government moves against corruption

The Federal Government, yesterday, engaged turbo gear in the bid to drive out corruption from the polity, with President Muhammadu Buhari mandating the Attorney General of the Federation and the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami to implement the Executive Order 6 (EO6) in full force.

Recent Stories

The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC: N30,000 minimum wage must be paid before 2019 elections

Waheed Olojede, Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Oyo state chapter, has assured workers of the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage before the 2019 general election.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: Why I shunned the 2019 elections peace pact signing

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, said he did not attend the signing of a peace pact for 2019 presidential elections in Abuja because he “did not receive any formal invitation.”
Tunde Ayeni

EFCC detains ex-Skye Bank chief Tunde Ayeni for alleged fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained a former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc (Now Polaris Bank), Mr. Tunde Ayeni, for fraud.

VON chief, others call on mainstream media to counter fake news

The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on mainstream media organisations in the country to establish ‘Social Media Desks’ that would track and counter fake news disseminated on social fora.

Plateau PDP accuses APC of buying voters cards

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of buying voters cards especially in the PDP strongholds as part of its plan to win 2019 election at all levels even as the governor stated that PDP was merely playing to the gallery and engaging in diversionary tactics to misinform and mislead the public.