Posted on Fri 8 Jun 2018, 11:26 PM

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the nomination of Mr. Folashodun Adebisi Shonubi as Deputy Governor at the Central Bank of Nigeria subject to Senate confirmation.

Mr. Folashodun Shonubi is currently the Managing Director of the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System  Plc (NIBSS) – the financial payments, facilitation and settlement platform – which has been instrumental to the growth in electronic payments in the Nigerian financial industry.

Posted on Wed 7 Jun 2017, 03:02 PM

The Nigerian Senate has confirmed the nomination of three non career ambassadorial nominees.

The confirmed nominees are Justice Sylvanus Nsofor (Imo), Joseph Iji from Ondo state and Yusuf Hinna from Gombe state.

Their nominations were confirmed after a report by the Senate’s committee on Foreign Affairs

President Muhammadu Buhari had on January 12 re-transmitted the nominees’ list to the senate for confirmation after it was first rejected.

45 of the nominees were confirmed in March while two were rejected.

Posted on Tue 7 Feb 2017, 03:47 PM

Power failure at a section of the National Assembly on Tuesday led to the suspension of the screening of 46 non career ambassadorial nominees submitted to the Senate on the 17 of January.

For the first time in the history of the National Assembly, the screening is being conducted by the Senate and House of Representatives Committees on Foreign Affairs chaired by Senator Monsurat Sumonu and Honurable Nnenna Ukeje respectively.


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