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.”
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…
Buhari signs two new bills into law
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday assented to two new bills, Sen. Ita Enang, the Presidential Liaison to the National Assembly (Senate), has said.
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.
Failure of past National Assembly boosts corruption, says Enang
The Presidency yesterday took a swipe at the immediate past National Assembly for not carrying out its constitutional roles of checking corruption and leakages...
Restructuring: Why Buhari directed agitations to NASS
According to Enang, restructuring is a constitutional matter and the legislature deals with review of the Constitution and should therefore, handle any issue that calls for change of law.
'October deadline for 2018 budget submission to NASS sacrosanct'
Ita Enang gave the assurance when he appeared at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja, and said that the Federal Government was committed to the deadline.