The Nigerian Senate has postponed its annual recess billed to start on Thursday.

This was made known on Tuesday by the Chairman, Senate ad hoc committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Adedayo Adeyeye while addressing journalist after plenary.

The two-month holiday was halted to enable lawmakers screen and confirm ministerial nominees sent to the upper legislative chamber by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Meanwhile, the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said the screening and confirmation of the nominees will start tomorrow.