Still on Executive Order No.6 (Vanguard)

Still on Executive Order No.6  (Vanguard)

It is a notorious fact that there is endemic corruption and crime in Nigeria. In foreign countries, Nigerians are regarded as corrupt people and treated as pariahs on the ground that they are Nigerians who hail from the most corrupt country in the world. Over the years, successive governments have enacted special penal legislations designed to combat the high incidence of corruption and established institutions of enforcement. Today, the plague of corruption still ravages the country.  The trend all over the world is to prevent the accused person from retaining the proceeds of his crime. Determined to take stern measures to tame the cancerous monster, the Nigerian President recently made an Executive Order No. 6 which authorises law enforcement agents to seize properties suspected to be proceeds of corruption without recourse to the courts. Read more

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