Category Archives: reps

NHIS boss’ suspension: Reps threaten arrest of Health Minister

….Vow not to pass agency’s budget By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA — For failing to appear before them to clear suspicions on the suspension of Executive Secretary of  National Insurance Health Scheme, NHIS,  the House of Representatives, yesterday, threatened to issue a warrant of arrest against Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole. The lawmakers also said […]

Reps probe disbursement of N1.4bn NDE loans

By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA—To unearth the whereabouts of N1.4 billion loan allegedly disbursed to unknown persons by the Nigeria Directorate of Employment, NDE, the Public Accounts Committee of the House of Representatives, PAC, yesterday raised up a 6-man panel for the task. The decision came on the heels of a query by the Office of […]

Reps fail to swear in Hembe’s replacement

The House of Representatives, on Tuesday again did not swear in the member-elect for Konshisha/Vandeikya Federal Constituency of Benue state, Hon. Dorothy Mato. Mato is to replace erstwhile chairman of the House Commitee on Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Herma Hembe. The Supreme Court had on June 25 sacked Hembe and Sen Sani Abubakar Danladi and […]

Refund N46m to FG coffers within 40 days, Reps tell OhoCSF staff

…Queries NDE over N1.4bn loans By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA—The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts yesterday ordered the Permanent Secretary, Common Services Office, Office of the Head of Civil Service to the Federation, OHoCSF, Mr Chaa Chinyeaka, to cause four staff of the office to refund N46.1 million to the federation account within 40 days. […]

School curriculum: Why Reps returned CRK as independent subject

…Make civic education mandatory ABUJA—By a unanimous voice vote, the House of Representatives yesterday jettisoned the government policy which subsumed Christian Religious Knowledge, CRK, in Civic Education as a compulsory subject in secondary school curriculum. This followed a motion, titled “Call to make Civic Education an optional instead of a compulsory subject for Senior Certificate […]

ALGON partners Enugu Assembly on sports devt

By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU—CHAIRMAN, Association of Local Government of Nigeria, ALGON, Enugu State Chapter, Mr Prince Cornelius Nnaji, has disclosed that the association is committed to the ongoing state boxing talent hunt to increase grassroots talent hunt in the state. He said ALGON Enugu chapter will partner with the boxing talent hunt that is bearing […]