Following a report yesterday by Ultimatetimes Tv  blog that President Muhammadu Buhari travel-banned 50
prominent Nigerians, Ultimatetimes TV has obtained a
list of the affected individuals.

From the information at our disposal, most of the people in the travel ban list are politicians (Governors, Ministers, DGs, etc) who have held one office or the other in the past at both the federal and state levels.

Ultimatetimestv blog understands that the detained ex
National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), thirteen ex governors & 7 former ministers have been barred from travelling out of the country under Executive Order 6 (EO6) issued yesterday by President Muhammadu Buhari.

The restriction followed the judicial affirmation of the constitutionality & legality of the Executive Order 6 (EO6).

The below individuals are on watch-list & restriction were put in place pending the conclusion of the cases against those affected.

The list are

Ex-governors Saminu Turaki (Jigawa),

Murtala Nyako (Adamawa),

Adebayo Alao-Akala (Oyo),

Gabriel Suswam (Benue),

Rasheed Ladoja (Oyo),

Orji Uzor Kalu (Abia),

Danjuma Goje (Gombe),

Attahiru Bafarawa (Sokoto),

Muazu Babangida Aliyu (Niger);

Chimaroke Nnamani (Enugu);

Sule Lamido (Jigawa);

Gbenga Daniel (Ogun);

and Ibrahim Shehu Shema (Katsina).

The ex-ministers are

Nenadi Usman,

Bashir Yuguda,

Jumoke Akinjide;

Bala Mohammed;

Abba Moro;

Femi Fani-Kayode; and Ahmadu Fintiri.

Others include a former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh;

Ex- Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral A. D. Jibrin;

A former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Mohammed Dikko Umar;

A former Inspector-General of Police, Sunday
Ehindero; and

A former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu;

Chairman Emeritus of AIT/ Raypower,

High Chief Raymond Dokpesi;

Waripamowei Dudafa (a former Special Assistant (Domestic) to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan

A former Chief Judge of Enugu State, Justice Innocent Umezulike;

A former judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Rita Ofili- Ajumogobia;

Also on the list are a former National Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh;

Chief Jide Omokore; Ricky Tarfa; and Dele Belgore (SAN).

Most of the affected persons are currently facing trial for alleged corrupt practices in different courts.

The list was generated from cases and proceedings filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other
Related Offences Commission (ICPC), the Nigeria Police, and 17 other agencies.

The document indicated that many of those affected had earlier been placed on similar legal restrictions by the courts and security agencies including restriction of movement, seizure of passport, temporary forfeiture of
assets, freezing of accounts and others.

Explaining the government’s action in a statement yesterday, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), Mallam Garba Shehu said:

Following the instant judicial
affirmation of the constitutionality and legality
of the Executive Order 6 (EO6), President
Muhammadu Buhari has mandated the
Attorney-General of the Federation and the
Minister of Justice to implement the Order in
full force.
“To this end, a number of enforcement
procedures are currently in place by which the
Nigeria Immigration Service and other security
agencies have placed no fewer than 50 high
profile persons directly affected by EO6 on
watch-list and restricted them from leaving the
country pending the determination of their
“Also, the financial transactions of these
persons of interest are being monitored by the
relevant agencies to ensure that the assets are
not dissipated and such persons do not
interfere with, nor howsoever corrupt the
investigation and litigation processes.
“It is instructive to note that EO6 was
specifically directed to relevant law
enforcement agencies to ensure that all assets
within a minimum value of N50 million or
equivalent, subject to investigation or litigation
are protected from dissipation by employing all
available lawful means, pending the final
determination of any corruption-related
“The Buhari administration reassures all well-
meaning and patriotic Nigerians of its
commitment to the fight against corruption, in
accordance with the 1999 Constitution (as
amended) and the general principles of the
Rule of Law.
“Accordingly, this administration will uphold
the rule of law in all its actions and the right of
citizens would be protected as guaranteed by
the Constitution.
“We, therefore, enjoin all Nigerians to cooperate
with the law enforcement authorities towards
ensuring a successful implementation of the
Executive Order 6 which is a paradigm-
changing policy of the Federal Government in
the fight against corruption.”