Photo News: Senate Leadership Visits President Buhari

The 9th Senate of the federal republic of Nigeria led by Senator Ahmed Lawan on Thursday paid a Sallah homage to President Muhammadu Buhari   

Ministerial Screening: Controversy Trails Senate ‘Bow And Go’ Privilege

Controversy again trailed the Senate generous use of its “bow and go” privilege accorded ministerial nominees presented to the Upper Legislative House by President Muhammadu Buhari for screening and confirmation as members of his incoming cabinet. Nigerians who watched the two-day screening of 26 of the 43 ministerial nominees accused the Senate of denying them […]

Senate Confirms Buhari’s Appointment Of NCC Commissioners

The 9th Senate on Thursday confirmed four Commissioners for the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC). Africa News24 (AN24) reports that President Muhammadu Buhari had sent their names to the Upper Legislative chambers for confirmation. Buhari’s request was contained in three letters read by Senate President Ahmad Lawan on the floor of the upper legislative chamber last […]

Just In: Senate Screens Justice Tanko Behind Closed Doors

The Senate is currently screening Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria in an executive session The confirmation was included in the Order Paper of the day. It was, thus, expected that Mr Tanko will be screened and confirmed during plenary – as is the custom. This was, however, not the case […]