Buttigieg confirmation: Good transportation policy key to the American Dream
22 January 2021 | 3:05 pm
"Missed opportunities in transportation can reinforce racial and economic inequality," says Pete Buttigieg, US President Joe Biden's nominee for Secretary of Transportation, in the opening statement at his Senate confirmation hearing. If confirmed, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, and Democratic presidential candidate would be the first openly gay Cabinet member.
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Confirmation of Magu As EFCC chair leads to huge debate in the Senate.
5 Jul 2017
Senate suspends confirmation of nominees for FG appointments.
13 Oct 2017
President Buhari has written to the Senate seeking approval for the appointment of Mrs. Aishah Ahmad as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and members of the Monetary Policy Committee of the apex bank.
11 Apr 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate to confirm the appointments of 23 members of the National Population Commission.
10 May 2018
The Senate on Tuesday announced the receipt of a request from President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation of seven-member Governing Board of Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation(NDIC).
18 Jul 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Muiz Banire as Chairman of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) and Bello Tukur as Chairman of the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC).
26 Jul 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate to confirm Bolaji Owasanoye as chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).
3 Nov 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja received the attestation and confirmation of his 1961 West African School Certificate Examination result from the West African Examinations Council.
18 Jan 2019
Buhari writes Senate, seeks confirmation of Tarfa as Chairman, North East Devt Commission.
14 Mar 2019
Buhari seeks confirmation of 30 nominees for RMAFC board.
31 May 2019
Police Council’s resolution after IG Adamu’s confirmation.
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Sudan says troops from neighboring Ethiopia executed seven Sudanese soldiers and one of its civilians, putting the bodies on public show. Relations between the two neighbors have soured over a border dispute.
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Ahead of the annual NATO Summit in Madrid this week, the alliance's chief announced plans to increase the number of its high-readiness forces and bolster its eastern flank.
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Authorities in South Africa are seeking clues after 21 teenagers died in a packed bar. Also, the G7 is to mobilise $600 billion of investment in global infrastructure projects in the next five years, including in Africa, in a bid to counter China's initiatives. Finally, we speak to DJ and curator Mo Laudi about the "Globalisto" exhibition by African artists in the French city of Saint-Etienne.
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A German court has sentenced a 101-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard to five years in prison. The pensioner is the oldest person so far to be charged with being complicit with the war crimes of the Holocaust.
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It is election season again and some words and terms will be flying around making you wonder what they really mean. Here are some of the words and their meanings.