• Senate rejects NCC nominee who called for its scrapping

    Senate rejects NCC nominee who called for its scrapping

    It was gathered that the Senate yesterday rejected the nominations of a former Speaker of Kwara State House of Assembly, Ezekiel Yisa Benjamin and Saidu Abubakar as non-executive Commissioners of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).

    Benjamin’s rejection was based on the report by the Chairman of the Committee on Communications, Senator Gilbert Nnaji. The report recommended his rejection, alongside Abubakar’s.

    The committee, while recommending Benjamin’s rejection, said his background as a trained nurse “will not put him in good stead to effectively cope […]

  • Osun Assembly approves Aregbesola’s nominee as Civil Service Commission’s commissioner

    Osun Assembly approves Aregbesola’s nominee as Civil Service Commission’s commissioner

    It was gathered that the Osun State House of Assembly has approved Gov. Rauf Aregbesola’s nominee, Mr Adebowale Asaolu, as Commissioner 1 in the State Civil Service Commission.

    Governor had written a letter to the Assembly for approval of Asaolu to replace the late Robert Adebiyi, a former commissioner with the commission.

    The letter was read at the assembly’s plenary by the Speaker, Mr Najeem Salaam. The motion for the approval of the nominee was moved by the leader of the house, […]

  • Drama as Buhari’s NCC board nominee presents one-year diploma certificate as academic qualification

    Drama as Buhari’s NCC board nominee presents one-year diploma certificate as academic qualification

    One of the arrowheads for the campaign that the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria be scrapped, Alhaji Aliyu Saidu Abubakar, on Wednesday, insisted that Nigeria does not deserve a bicameral legislature.

    Aliyu, who is a nominee representing the North East in the proposed Governing Board of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) stated that the upper legislative chamber was a waste of fund and government resources.

    The nominee had appeared before the Senator Gilbert Nnaji-led committee on Communications for the ongoing […]

  • Buhari elects Another Ministerial Nominee from….

    Buhari elects Another Ministerial Nominee from….

    Strong indications emerged yesterday that Senate President Bukola Saraki will today read a letter from President Buhari on a new ministerial nominee from Oyo State.

    It was gathered that the initial nominee from Oyo State, Barrister Adebayo Shittu may be replaced with Adewole Isaac Folorunsho.

    The nominee from Oyo State, Barrister Adebayo Shittu was one of the 21 nominees sent to the Senate, September 30 and on Wednesday, October 14, his name was number nine on the Order Paper, but was however […]