Ministerial Nomination: Obanikoro Inclusion Causes Stir As Senate Prepares To Screen Candidates

Those nominated in the ministerial list sent to the Senate by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria are set to appear before the Senate for screening. Naij disclosed that despite the stir surfacing from the inclusion of former minister of state for defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, as one of

Election Postponement? Senate Summoned The Chiefs


The Nigerian Senate has just summoned the nation’s service chiefs to clarify the reasons security agencies were unavailable to provide security during the dates of elections. As Premium Times informs, the decision was made at plenary after yesterday meeting with the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Attahiru Jega.

Initial Ministerial Nominees List Sent To Senate


President Goodluck Jonathan, today has reportedly sent eight ministerial nominees to the Senate for screening and approval. The names which was contained in a letter signed by Jonathan and read by Senate President David Mark, include senator Musiliu Obanikoro from Lagos state Punch Newspaper reports.