Executive Order 6
‘Presidential Order on withdrawal of firearms not well thought out’
Section 5 of the 1999 Constitution gives executive powers to the president. But any executive order he signs that requires constitutional amendment...
Executive Order and presidential power in the Nigerian constitutional democracy
Since this administration, Nigerian constitutional jurisprudence has witnessed a little transformation. We now deal with Executive Orders.
Buhari bans '50 high-profile' persons from travelling out of Nigeria
About 48 hours after a court backed Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on an executive order aimed at firming up his campaign against graft, the government has said that 50 high-profile Nigerians have now been banned from leaving the country. "A number of enforcement procedures are currently in place by which the Nigeria Immigration Service and…
Lawyers sue Buhari, Malami over Executive Order 6
Two lawyers, Ikenga Ugochinyere and Kenneth Udeze, have approached the Federal High Court, Abuja to declare as illegal the Executive Order 6 issued by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Executive order 6 targets thieves, says Gumel
Senator Abdullahi Gumel (APC, Jigawa) has urged Nigerians not to express fears over the Executive Order 6, recently signed by President Buhari. Gumel told the journalists yesterday that “only thieves” would be afraid of an order meant to help preserve assets wrongfully acquired. The lawmaker, who is Chairman, Senate Committee on States and Local Government…