The senate  has  confirmed the nomination of two ministerial nominees sent by President Muhammadu Buhari . 
 
They are Professor Stephen Nkani Ocheni from Kogi State and  Suleiman Zana Hassan from Gombe State.

In another development, the trial of former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party ,Olisa Metuh was  stalled at the FCT High Court, Maitama, and adjourned until June 22. 
 
Metuh was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission  on a two-count charge of destruction of evidence. 
 
The trial was adjourned until June 22, for the defence to open its case.
 
The prosecution closed its case on October 10 last year.