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    Enang: Buhari won’t interfere with leadership of 9th n’assembly

Enang: Buhari won’t interfere with leadership of 9th n’assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari will have nothing to do with the election of new leaders of the national assembly, Ita Enang, a presidential aide, has said.Enang, who is senior special assistant to Buhari on national assembly matters (senate), said the president will allow lawmakers in the ninth assembly do their work without any interference.The presidential aide said this on Friday while [...]

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    ‘N1m fine for offenders’ — Buhari signs disability bill into law

‘N1m fine for offenders’ — Buhari signs disability bill into law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed a bill protecting persons with disabilities into law.Ita Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters (senate), said this in a statement released on Wednesday.The development is coming about a week after the president said he had not seen the bill.Enang said the law provides for fines and jail terms for persons [...]

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    Buhari transmits new minimum wage bill to national assembly

Buhari transmits new minimum wage bill to national assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has transmitted the minimum wage bill to the national assembly after its approval by the national council of state.Ita Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly affairs, said the bill was transmitted to the parliament on Wednesday.NAN reports that Enang did not give details of the content of the bill.The national council of state [...]

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    ‘Stronger response to disease outbreaks’, ‘Extradition amendment act’ — Buhari signs five bills into law

‘Stronger response to disease outbreaks’, ‘Extradition amendment act’ — Buhari signs five bills into law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed five bills into law.The bills are Federal Capital Territory appropriation act, 2018; Nigerian Centre For Disease Control and Prevention (establishment) act, 2018; extradition (amendment ) act, 2018; National Environmental Standard And Regulations Enforcement Agency act, 2018 and the Nigerian Institute Of Mining and Geosciences.Ita Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters [...]

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    Again, Buhari begs aggrieved aspirants not to abandon APC

Again, Buhari begs aggrieved aspirants not to abandon APC

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to aggrieved All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirants not to leave the party.The appeal comes three weeks after he asked those who failed in their bid to secure the party's ticket to emulate Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, who lost his reelection ticket but did not leave the ruling party.The president had a dinner with [...]

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    Ita Enang to lawmakers: Consider the requests before you… Nigerians are crying

Ita Enang to lawmakers: Consider the requests before you… Nigerians are crying

Ita Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters (senate), has asked the national assembly to consider the budget of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as soon as it resumes.In an interview with journalist in Abuja on Monday, Enang said Nigerians were crying because the approval for borrowing and other requests before the lawmakers have not been [...]

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    PDP asks national assembly to override Buhari on electoral amendment bill

PDP asks national assembly to override Buhari on electoral amendment bill

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the national assembly to override President Muhammadu Buhari on the electoral act amendment bill.The party made the call in a statement issued by Kola Ologbondiyan, its national publicity secretary.Buhari had declined assent to the bill, citing "some drafting issues that remain unaddressed following the prior revisions to the bill".The PDP, however, said Buhari’s veto did not [...]

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    Electoral act amendment bill still under scrutiny, says Ita Enang

Electoral act amendment bill still under scrutiny, says Ita Enang

Ita Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters, says the final copy of the electoral act amendment bill is being "scrutinised thoroughly" by President Muhammadu Buhari.Enang dismissed the allegation that the president has refused to sign the bill, saying "there is no cause for alarm".The bill was transmitted to the president for assent on August 2, [...]

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    Enang to Saraki: We are appealing, not compelling… reconvene n’assembly

Enang to Saraki: We are appealing, not compelling… reconvene n’assembly

Ita Enang, senior special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on national assembly matters, is canvassing for the resumption of the national assembly.Enang said it is not a good time for lawmakers to go on break as there are pending matters that require urgent attention.Senate President Bukola Saraki had announced the recess a few days early, shortly after security operatives laid siege to the [...]

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    Ita Enang: Governors, party leaders made defectors leave APC

Ita Enang: Governors, party leaders made defectors leave APC

Ita Enang, senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on national assembly (senate), says a great number of the lawmakers who defected to other political parties from the All Progressives Congress (APC) have indicated that they will campaign for his principal in 2019.On Tuesday, 15 senators and 37 members of the house of representatives left the APC.Speaking with journalists on [...]

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    Enang: Greater part of 2018 budget will be funded through loans

Enang: Greater part of 2018 budget will be funded through loans

Ita Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters (senate), says the federal government is working on ways to raise funds for the 2018 budget.Speaking with NAN on Thursday, Enang said all ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) have been directed by President Muhammadu Buhari to activate the country’s economy following the signing of the 2018 budget into [...]

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    New law prescribes single term for VPs who complete president’s tenure

New law prescribes single term for VPs who complete president’s tenure

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law, a bill that prevents a vice-president who completes a president's tenure from contesting twice.Speaking with journalists at Aso Rock on Friday, Ita Enang, senior special assistant on national assembly matters (senate), said the law also applies to a deputy governor who completes the tenure of a governor.“The effect is that having taken the oath [...]

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    ‘Immunity for lawmakers, avoidance of double taxation’ — Buhari signs eight bills into law

‘Immunity for lawmakers, avoidance of double taxation’ — Buhari signs eight bills into law

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday signed eight bills earlier passed by the National Assembly into law.The brief signing ceremony was held inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja.Ita Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters (senate), briefed state house correspondents after the president gave assent to the bills.Enang said the bills signed include the Legislative Houses (Powers and [...]

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    Enang: National assembly will get 2018 budget in October

Enang: National assembly will get 2018 budget in October

Nigeria’s 2018 appropriation bill will be submitted to the national assembly in October, Ita Enang, special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on national assembly matters (senate), has said.He said this on Sunday when he appeared at a NAN forum in Abuja.The national assembly had fixed October as the deadline for the submission of the bill.Enang said the federal government was committed [...]

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    Ita Enang commends senate for defending Buhari

Ita Enang commends senate for defending Buhari

Ita Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters (senate), has commended the senate for its stance that President Muhammadu Buhari has not violated the law.The senate had described the call for the resignation of Buhari as unjustified, saying the president “has broken no law”.Enang described the senate’s position as “patriotic, commendable and constitutional.”“The senate has always [...]

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    Presidency has no plans to reject 2017 budget, says Enang

Presidency has no plans to reject 2017 budget, says Enang

Ita Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters (senate), says the presidency has no plan to reject the 2017 budget.Enang made this known in a statement he issued on Saturday in Abuja.He said the presidency was working within the constitutional time-frame required to process details of the budget.“There is no such plan by it to reject [...]

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