Buhari assents to engineering amendment act
President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Engineers Registration Amendment Act, 2019, giving constitutional backing to the Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) absolute power to regulate the sector.
Buhari surpasses other presidents on assent to bills, say Enang
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. Ita Enang says President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the highest number of bills compared to any other president since 1999.
Enang denies snatching ballot boxes in Akwa Ibom
Sen. Ita Enang, the Senior Special Adviser to President Buhari on National Assembly Matters has denied allegations that he hijacked ballot boxes in Akwa Ibom. He was reacting to allegations by the electorate at Unit 12, ward 2, Ididep in Ibiono Ibom Local Government Area of the state where he hails from. Chief Anthony Bassey,…
New FCCP Act to check monopoly, price fixing
To check monopoly and protect consumers from unfair prices, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, assented to the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Bill, thereby making it the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection (FCCP) Act 2019. The Act prohibits agreements made to restrain competition such as agreements for price fixing, price rigging, collusive tendering etc. (with specific…
President Buhari signs disability bill into law
President Muhammadu Buhari has assented the Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities (Prohibition) Act, 2018. Specifically, the Act prohibits all forms of discrimination on ground of disability....
Buhari signs extradition law, FCT budget, others
President Muhammadu Buhari has assented an extradition law consistent with extant protocols. His Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, stated yesterday in Abuja that his principal also signed into law the 2018 budget of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). He said with the Extradition (Amendment) Act, 2018, “this Act vests jurisdiction…
Buhari begs aggrieved APC members not to leave party
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to leave the party after they failed to win in their respective primary election. Most of the aspirants faulted the entrenchment of internal democracy in the party, with allegations of bias in the conduct of the APC's National Working…
Nigerians should be happy Buhari did not sign PIGB, says Enang
Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (Senate) to the President, Ita Enang, has said rather than express displeasure, Nigerians should be grateful that President Muhammadu Buhari did not sign the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) into law.
Presidency faults National Assembly panel on polls budget funding
Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, yesterday said the National Assembly Joint Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) lacks the final say on source of funds for the 2019 general elections. He told the News Agency of Nigeria yesterday in Abuja in reaction to the August 30…
Buhari again declines assent to electoral bill
President Muhammadu Buhari has for the third time declined assent to the Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2018.
Buhari will treat Electoral Act Amendment Bill this week, says Enang
President Muhammadu Buhari will attend to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill before the expiration of the 30 days constitutional provision, the presidency has assured.Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, said the presidency “will do the needful before the bill expires.”