Next Level: Full List Of Buhari’s Ministerial Nominees Confirmed By Senate

The 9th Senate-Assembly presided by Senator Ahmad Lawan has confirmed the nomination of all 43 ministerial nominees sent by President Muhammadu Buhari as ministers of the government of the federal republic of Nigeria. Africa News24 (AN24) recalls that President Muhammadu Buhari last week Tuesday sent names of 43-ministerial nominees to the lawmakers for confirmation. The […]

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 […]

Senate Reveals When Buhari Will Submit ‘Next Level’ Ministerial List

The 9th Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, says the upper legislative chamber will be in receipt of President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial list before the end of the week. Africa News24 (AN24) reports that the Senate President made this known on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday, July 10, after Albert Bassey, senator representing Akwa Ibom […]

Just In: Buhari Asks Senate To Confirm Tanko Muhammad As CJN

President Muhammadu Buhari in a letter on Thursday requested the Senate to confirm the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad as the substantive CJN. The letter was read by Senate President, Ahmad Lawan at plenary following the recommendation by the National Judicial Council (NJC) that the acting CJN be confirmed. Muhammad has been […]

9th N’Assembly: Senate Leadership Tussle Gets Dangerous

Few weeks to the inauguration of the ninth National Assembly, lawmakers loyal to the incumbent Leader of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan and Mohammed Ali Ndume, are flexing muscles and spoiling for war following a disagreement over the voting pattern to be adopted in the election of presiding officers. Lawan and Ndume are the frontline contenders […]

APC Adopts Gbajabiamila For 9th N’Assembly Candidacy

The  All Progressives Congress has formally adopted the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, as its choice for the position of the next Speaker. The party’s National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, said this in a brief statement on Tuesday. Issa-Onilu said the party had also zoned the position of Deputy Speaker to […]

Shettima Backs Lawan For Senate President

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, has endorsed Senator Ahmad Lawan for Senate President of the ninth National Assembly, backing the decision of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Shettima’s endorsement is a setback for the aspiration of Senator Ali Ndume who is from Borno State. Ndume and Lawan are the major contenders for the seat of […]