Sunday, November 18, 2018

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    IN FULL: The house of reps report indicting Osinbajo

IN FULL: The house of reps report indicting Osinbajo

The house of representatives ad hoc committee on emergency and disaster preparedness has indicted the governing board of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).The board, chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, was accused of illegal approval of N5.8 billion north-east intervention fund.The lawmakers, in a report released on Thursday, recommended the dismissal of Mustapha Maihaja, director-general of NEMA, over alleged fraud, accused [...]

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    Falana to defectors: It’s illegal to leave the party that sponsored your elections

Falana to defectors: It’s illegal to leave the party that sponsored your elections

Femi Falana, lawyer and rights activist, says the defection of some lawmakers from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is illegal.Fifty-three members of the national assembly recently dumped the ruling party and moved to the opposition, with most of them citing division as their reasons for leaving.Among the lawmakers were 37 members of the house [...]

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    NEMA probe: If you’re busy send someone to represent you, reps panel tells Osinbajo

NEMA probe: If you’re busy send someone to represent you, reps panel tells Osinbajo

A house of representatives committee probing alleged malpractice at the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo can send a representative to honour its invitation.The committee is investigating the alleged breach of public trust at NEMA and the alleged illegal dismissal of some senior officials at the agency.Last week, it summoned Osinbajo to clear the air on why the [...]

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    Reps panel: We’ve uncovered ‘N1.6bn fraud’ at NEMA

Reps panel: We’ve uncovered ‘N1.6bn fraud’ at NEMA

A house of representatives committee says it has discovered how Mustapha Maihaja, director-general of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), allegedly misused the sum of N1.6 billion meant for the purchase of relief materials.The money, released to him by the federal government in July 2017, was for intervention purposes for flood victims in 16 states.But an investigative hearing organised by the [...]

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    Reps demand Moshood’s resignation over ‘attack’ on Ortom

Reps demand Moshood’s resignation over ‘attack’ on Ortom

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    Reps probe Maina’s reinstatement

Reps probe Maina’s reinstatement

The house of representatives on Tuesday constituted an ad hoc committee to investigate the reinstatement and promotion of Abdulrasheed Maina from the rank of assistant director to an acting director in the ministry of interior.The committee was also asked to recommend strong sanctions against person or persons implicated in the scandal.This followed a motion under matters of urgent public importance [...]

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    Why I can’t honour your invitation — Adewole writes reps

Why I can’t honour your invitation — Adewole writes reps

Isaac Adewole, minister of health, has written to the house of representatives, explaining the reasons why he would not honour the invitation of the lawmakers.The house committee on healthcare services had summoned him over the suspension of Usman Yusuf, executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).The lawmakers had earlier mandated the minister to reinstate Yusuf but when he [...]

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    Reps threaten to block funds allocated to Amaechi’s ministry

Reps threaten to block funds allocated to Amaechi’s ministry

Four committees of the house of representatives on Tuesday jointly expressed dissatisfaction over the implementation of the ministry of transportation’s 2016 budget.Rotimi Amaechi, former governor of Rivers state, is the one in charge of the ministry.The committees on aviation; land transport; maritime safety and administration; ports, harbours and waterways visited the ministry’s headquarters in Abuja on oversight function.Mohammed Bago, chairman, [...]

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