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Senator Shehu Sani urges Senate to confirm central bank appointees

Senator Shehu Sani (Kaduna-APC) has appealed to his colleagues to partially lift a senate ban on consideration of executive appointments.

Senate confirms five central bank nominees, rejects one

The senate has confirmed five nominees of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Senator Rafiu Ibrahim: Senate to consider central bank nominees on Thursday

Nigeria’s upper house of parliament will consider on Thursday President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominees for the central bank’s interest rate-setting committee, the chairman of the Senate’s committee on banking told Reuters.

Senate screens central bank, monetary policy committee nominees

The Senate Monday screened President Muhammadu Buhari’s two nominees for the position of Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

2018 budget: No scheduled date for passage yet – Senate

The Senate on Tuesday said there was no date yet for the passage of the 2018 Budget.

Senate to confirm central bank deputy govs, monetary policy c’ttee members

The Senate has approved that the nominees for the positions of Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and members of the Monetary Policy Committee be screened for confirmation.

Senator Saraki to address Ghana’s Parliament at 25th anniversary

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, is set to lead a delegation of lawmakers to address the Ghanaian parliament as part of activities to mark 25 years of uninterrupted democracy in the country.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar set to pick PDP membership card in Yola

A former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, may return to the Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday (today), according to one of his associates, Mr. Ahmed Lawan.

Senate seeks to expand AMCON’s duties beyond asset recovery

Rafiu Ibrahim, chairman, senate committee on banking, insurance and other financial institutions, says the upper chamber will empower the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to realise its mandate.

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