Nigeria moves on

ABUJA - Nigeria's house of representatives will begin confirmation hearings on Tuesday for President Goodluck Jonathan's nominee for vice-president, Kaduna state Governor Namadi Sambo, a senior lawmaker said on yesterday.

ABUJA - Nigeria's house of representatives will begin confirmation hearings on Tuesday for President Goodluck Jonathan's nominee for vice-president, Kaduna state Governor Namadi Sambo, a senior lawmaker said on yesterday.

Ita Enang, chairman of the house committee on rules and business, confirmed that Jonathan asked parliament on Friday to approve Sambo as his deputy.

"The house will consider the request when we reconvene for plenary on Tuesday," Enang said. - Reuters

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