Posts Tagged ‘Ministerial Screening’

PDP Urges Senate To Submit Ministerial List To EFCC

…Says Buhari Promotes, Endorses Corruption The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) urges the Senate to further give credibility to its ministerial screening by sending the names of the nominees to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The party says the screening exercise must have enabled the Senate to further confirm that many of the nominees […]

No Osun worker was owed Salary when I was Governor- Aregbesola

Former Governor of Osun State Rauf Aregbesola said on Monday that rumours of owed salaries in Osun State during his tenure was due to mischief and ignorance. Aregbesola made this known during his turn for ministerial screening and confirmation before the Nigerian Senate. Aregbesola said “We (Osun State Government) ensured between July 2015 and July […]

Why Senate asked some nominees to “take a bow and go” – Presidency

The Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly matters, Dr Ita Enang has reacted to the “take a bow and go policy” the Senate adopted during the ministerial screening. Enang said that the “take a bow policy” of the nominees was not unusual. Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on Friday, […]

Ministerial Nominees Risk Disqualification over Assert Declaration

The Senate may have commenced moves to disqualify 42 out of the 43 ministerial nominees they are screening should they fail to submit their certificate of asset declarations before a stipulated date. This is as the Senate yesterday screened seven additional ministerial nominees, bringing to 31 the total number of nominees assessed by the upper […]

BREAKING| Senate to begin screening of ministerial nominees on Wednesday ~ Lawan

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has said that the screening and confirmation of the nominees would begin on Wednesday. He added that other legislative activities in the chamber would take back seat to ensure the speedy completion of the important assignment. Lawan said this after reeling out the list on the floor of the upper legislative […]


Then President Obasanjo sent his list of ministerial nominees to the Senate for confirmation. Senator Evans Enwerem was Senate President then. The nominee from Abia State was Chief Ojo Maduekwe. The three senators from Abia State then were: 1. Senator Ike NWACHUKWU – Abia North 2.Senator Dr. Bob John NWANNUNU – Abia Central 3.Senator Adolphus […]