Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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    IT’S OFFICIAL: Omoworare replaces Enang

IT’S OFFICIAL: Omoworare replaces Enang

President Muhammadu Buhari has named Babajide Omoworare, a former senator from Osun state, as his senior special assistant on national assembly (senate).Omoworare succeeds Ita Enang, who was appointed in 2015.In a statement on Tuesday, Omoworare said Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, announced his appointment."Mr Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President of the Federal Republic [...]

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    Buhari approves bill to change Nigerian Prison Service to ‘Nigerian Correctional Service’

Buhari approves bill to change Nigerian Prison Service to ‘Nigerian Correctional Service’

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law, a bill changing the name of the Nigerian Prison Service to Nigerian Correctional Service.Ita Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters (senate), disclosed this in a statement.Enang said according to the law, correctional service has two main faculties: custodial service and non-custodial service.He said among the functions of the [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: Femi Adesina retains position as senate picks Enang’s replacement

EXCLUSIVE: Femi Adesina retains position as senate picks Enang’s replacement

Femi Adesina will retain his position as special adviser to the president on media and publicity as President Muhammadu Buhari prepares to announce more appointments anytime from this week.Adesina was initially rumoured to have been shortlisted for a ministerial appointment before the entrance of Rauf Aregbesola, former governor of Osun state, into the fray.Both of them are from Osun.TheCable also [...]

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    N2.2bn already budgeted for Ruga programme, says Enang

N2.2bn already budgeted for Ruga programme, says Enang

Ita Enang, aide of President Muhammadu Buhari on national assembly matters, says N2.2 billion has already been earmarked in the 2019 budget for the implementation of Ruga programme.The federal government had announced a suspension of the programme for its lack of consistency with the approved national livestock transformation plan.But speaking with students of the law school in Abuja from Akwa [...]

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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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