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Executive Order No. 6
The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) Abubakar Malami has disclosed that the federal government is looking to grow the tax revenue base in the coming years by N900 billion from offshore assets through the Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularisation Scheme (VOARS).
Two lawyers Ikenga Ugochinyere and Keneth Udeze have lost their bid to challenge the Executive Order No.6 issued by President Muhammadu Buhari and which provides for the interim seizure of assets linked to ongoing criminal trials and investigations.
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, SAN, has stated that the government through its whistleblower policy have recovered billions of naira.
The controversy trailing the Presidential Executive Order No. 6 of 2018 issued by President Muhammadu Buhari on the preservation of Assets connected with corruption and other relevant offences has taken a legal dimension with a suit asking the Abuja division of the Federal High Court to declare it illegal and unconstitutional.
The Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion, on Sunday, expressed concern over the Executive Order No.6 of 2018 recently signed by President Muhammadu Buhari and warned Federal Government against using it as oppressive weapon against the opposition or perceived enemies.
The United Progressive Party and its leadership have expressed total support for President Muhammadu Buhari over the issue of the Executive Order No. 6, which is on the seizure of assets that are under investigation including those assets whose owners or claimants to their title are not able to satisfactorily prove their sources of legitimate acquisition.
Senior lawyer Femi Falana advises Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop sealing up assets belonging to suspects of financial crimes
Lagos APC Senator Solomon Adeola kicks against any attempt to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on the Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2018
At least six Jewish settlers wounded in drive-by shooting in occupied West Bank
Senate President Bukola Saraki says People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has all it takes to win next year’s general elections
Cross River governorship candidate John Owan-Enoh says the party will sweep polls in 2019 general elections in the state
The police on Wednesday kicked against a move to subject the confirmation of appointment and removal of the Inspector General Police (IGP) to the upper chamber of the National Assembly.
Banyana Banyana returned back home to a heroes’ welcome after finishing as runners-up in the 2018 AWCON and as a result qualifying for the Women’s World Cup for the first time ever.
The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) has said that the country won’t launch a bid to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after Cameroon were stripped as hosts of the continental showpiece.
The EFCC, accused the defendants of fraudulently converting the AGO at the office of Trafigura Beheer BV located at 20A Sinaro Daranijo Street, off Ligali Ayorinde Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
American Rapper Cardi B was due to appear in New York City criminal court on Monday, facing charges of assault and reckless endangerment in connection with a fight at a strip club.