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.”
Nigeria risks total government shut down — Ita Enang
Sen. Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), has warned that the country might face total government shut down...
Buhari's aides confirm Akpabio's defection
An aide to President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed that Senator Godswill Akpabio will defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress on Wednesday. Akpabio, the Nigerian Senate's minority leader and a former governor of Akwa-Ibom in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta, has been a staunch critic of the APC-led government. "I'm confirming that the APC family as…
The National Assembly is up in arms against President Muhammadu Buhari for permitting the withdrawal of $496 million from the Excess Crude Account for the purchase of a special brand...
FG says it lacks power to create cattle colony
The Federal Government has cited the Land Use Act of 1978 as evidence that he lacks the constitutional power to create cattle colonies across the country, saying that the Act empowers state governors and local government chairmen to control land in their domain.