Tag: confirmation

AzeezJuly 20, 2017

Senate begins process to confirm 12 INEC RECs

The Senate on Wednesday received the report on the remaining 12 nominees for INEC Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) sent to ...

AzeezJuly 17, 2017

Seek judicial resolution to confirmation of appointees | Falana, others tell FG

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana and other prominent activists have called on the Presidency to approach the Supreme Court over ...

AzeezJuly 7, 2017

Malami’s statement on Magu’s confirmation unconstitutional – Sagay

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN) has said any minister who openly disagrees ...

ItunuoluwaMay 9, 2017

US Senate confirms Heather Wilson as President Trump’s Air force secretary

by Itunuoluwa Adebo The U.S. Senate confirmed Heather Wilson, a former Republican member of the House of Representatives, Monday as ...

AzeezMay 2, 2017

Senate begins process to confirm 27 INEC RECs

by Azeez Adeniyi The Senate on Tuesday initiated the process of confirming the appointment of 27 resident electoral commissioners (RECs). The ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 5, 2017

Magu’s confirmation hearing was dead on arrival – APC senators

by Dolapo Adelana APC senators have said they were not responsible for the non-confirmation of the Acting Chairman of the ...

AzeezMarch 23, 2017

Buhari sends names of INEC RECs to Senate for confirmation

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday forwarded the names of 28 nominees as Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) for the Independent National ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 14, 2017

Senate to screen Magu on Wednesday

by Dolapo Adelana The Senate has summoned acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu to ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 1, 2017

Saraki congratulates Onnoghen

by Dolapo Adelana Senate President Bukola Saraki has congratulated Justice Samuel Walter Onnoghen on his confirmation as the Chief Justice ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 1, 2017

Presidency congratulates Justice Onnoghen on his confirmation as Chief Justice of Nigeria

by Dolapo Adelana The presidency has congratulated Justice Samuel Walter Onnoghen on his confirmation as the new Chief Justice of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 8, 2017

UPDATE: ‘Buhari writes Osinbajo to send Onnoghen’s name to Senate’

President Muhammadu Buhari has written a letter to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, requesting that he forwards the name of Justice ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 8, 2017

‘Osinbajo to send Onnoghen’s name to Senate for confirmation’

The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, is set to send the name of the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 20, 2016

We rejected Magu as EFCC chairman – Senate spokesperson

The Nigerian Senate has dismissed reports in the media that it did not reject the nomination of Ibrahim Magu as ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 19, 2016

We did not reject Magu’s nomination – Senate leader

The Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, says the nomination of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as the chairman of the Economic and Financial ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 8, 2016

Just In: Senate to screen Magu on December 15

The Senate on Thursday said the confirmation screening for Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 18, 2016

BREAKING: Senate confirms Augie, Eko as Supreme Court Justices

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of Justice Amina Augie (Kebbi/North-West) and Justice Eko Ejembi (Benue/North-Central) as Justices of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 20, 2016

Buhari submits nominees for NCC, NERC to Senate for confirmation

The Senate President Bukola Saraki on Tuesday read two correspondences from the President, Muhammadu Buhari for the confirmation of the ...

Mazi EmekaJune 22, 2016

Senate orders return of Ambassadorial list over ‘irregularities’

Citing irregularities in the ambassadorial list forwarded by the Presidency, the Nigerian Senate, on Wednesday, summoned the secretary to the ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 2, 2015

Ministerial portfolios: What’s the hold up? – The Senate

While President Muhammadu Buhari can’t be absolved of blame in the seemingly unending wait for the composition of his cabinet, ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 29, 2015

BREAKING: Senate approves 17 of Buhari’s ministerial nominees… Amaechi made to wait

After emerging from a closed session on Thursday, the Senate ratified the nomination of 17 ministers. Chairman of the Ethics and Privileges ...

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