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Executive Order 6
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.
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.
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.
The Federal Government said yesterday that Executive Order 06 signed by President Muhammadu Buhari last week will facilitate speedy conclusion of corruption cases.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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The organisation explained that bitter politics was one of the factors responsible for crisis and violence witnessed during elections.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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