Monday, September 24, 2018

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    Hembe, sacked lawmaker, appointed board chairman by Buhari

Hembe, sacked lawmaker, appointed board chairman by Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Herman Hembe, a sacked lawmaker, as the board chairman of the Michael Imoudo National Institute for Labour Studies (MINLS).The Benue lawmaker was one of the 209 chairmen appointed to fill board positions.Hembe was on June 23 sacked by the Supreme Court of Nigeria as led by Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).He was removed [...]

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    S’court rejects appeal of sacked rep, insists he must return salaries

S’court rejects appeal of sacked rep, insists he must return salaries

The supreme court has dismissed the application of Herman Hembe, sacked member of the house of representatives from Benue state.On June 23, the apex court sacked Hembe and ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to present Dorathy Mato with the certificate of return of Vandeikiya/Konshisha federal constituency.The court also ordered Hembe to return all the salaries and allowances he [...]

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    I have spent all the salaries I collected, sacked rep begs supreme court

I have spent all the salaries I collected, sacked rep begs supreme court

Herman Hembe, sacked member of the house of representatives, says he has spent all the salaries he collected as a member of the lower legislative chamber.Hembe said this in reaction to the order of the supreme court which compelled him to refund the salaries.On June 23, the supreme court sacked Hembe as the lawmaker representing Vandeikya/Konshisha federal constituency of Benue [...]

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    Hembe’s replacement sheds tears as Dogara ‘refuses’ to swear her in

Hembe’s replacement sheds tears as Dogara ‘refuses’ to swear her in

Dorathy Mato, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, whom the supreme court declared as the representative of Vandikwa/Konshisha federal constituency of Benue state, shed tears on Thursday after Yakubu Dogara, the speaker of the house of reps, allegedly refused to swear her in. On June 23, the apex court held that Herman Hembe, former chairman of the house committee on the [...]

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    Supreme court sacks Hembe, APC rep

Supreme court sacks Hembe, APC rep

The supreme court has sacked Herman Hembe, a member of the house of representatives from Benue state.In its ruling on Friday, the apex court declared that Hembe did not win the All Progressives Congress (APC) to represent Vandikwa/ Konshisha federal constituency of Benue at the national assembly.The court held that  Dorothy Mato won the party's ticket and ordered the Independent [...]

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    Reps tell anti-graft agencies to prosecute Anyim over $18bn centenary project

Reps tell anti-graft agencies to prosecute Anyim over $18bn centenary project

The house of representatives on Thursday recommended the prosecution of Pius Anyim, a former secretary to the government of the federation (SGF) over the Abuja centenary city project.The recommendation came in form of a resolution directed to the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Anyim  played a huge role in the [...]

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    Anyim storms out of house of reps after hot exchange with lawmakers

Anyim storms out of house of reps after hot exchange with lawmakers

Pius Anyim, former secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), left the house of representatives abruptly on Friday, following heated arguments with the committee on federal Capital Territory (FCT).He had honoured the summons of the committee, which is investigating the over $18 billion Centenary City project under the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan.Bala Mohammed, the immediate past minister [...]

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    Jibrin’s days of freedom are numbered, says rep

Jibrin’s days of freedom are numbered, says rep

Herman Hembe, chairman of the house of representatives committee on federal capital territory (FCT), says the days of Abdulmumin Jibrin, former chairman of the committee on appropraitons, are numbered.The lower chamber of the national assembly suspended Jibrin after he leveled an allegation of corruption against the leadership of the 8th assembly.He subsequently left the country after raising the alarm over [...]

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    Jibrin on the run because EFCC is closing in, says rep

Jibrin on the run because EFCC is closing in, says rep

Herman Hembe, a member of the house of representatives from Benue state, has accused Abdulmumin Jibrin of running away from prosecution.Jibrin, who was suspended from the house over some allegations leveled against the leadership of the 8th assembly, is currently in London where he received an award.The suspended lawmaker has vowed not return to Nigeria until his safety was guaranteed.‎But [...]

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