President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the names of 46 nominees to the Senate as ambassadors.
Some of the names were mentioned by the Senate President Bukola Saraki on the senate floor on Thursday.
Among the nominees are Pauline Tallen, Olorunibe Mamora and Musa Ibeto who was formerly nominated minister before his nomination was withdrawn in 2015.
Mr. Mamora, a former speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, was also a member of the Senate. He is an ally of ex-Lagos Governor Bola Tinubu.
Ms. Tallen is a former Plateau State deputy governor while Mr. Ibeto is a former Niger State deputy governor.