News - House of Representatives committee

House Of Reps Summons Osinbajo Over NEMA Suspensions

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's house of representatives committee on emergency and disaster preparedness has summoned vice president Yemi Osinbajo who is the chairman governing council of NEMA to explain the alleged illegal suspension of six directors in NEMA, also summoned are the EFCC chairman, Ibrahim Magu and the head of service of the federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita to give the outcome of the investigation that led to the suspension of the directors. 

House Of Reps Investigate Flood Relief Materials.

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Mustapha Maihaja has again insisted that he followed due process in the procurement of N1.6n relief materials to flood victims in 16 states of the federation.

House Of Reps Begin Amendment Of Nigerian Extradiction Law

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives Committee on Justice has begun moves to amend the Nigerian Extradition Law to align it with current developments to guarantee justice to Nigerians everywhere  they are.

Abdulmumin Jibrin Resumes Plenary After Suspension

1 month ago /
Nation 

Formerly suspended lawmaker, Abdulmuni Jibrin has resumed plenary at the House of Representatives.

House Of Representatives Lifts Ban On Jibrin After Apology

1 month ago /
Nation 

The suspended former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has sent a letter of apology to the House of Representatives for his numerous allegations that brought the green chamber to disrepute.

Former Head Of Federal Civil Service Justifies Pension Reform Task Force

1 month ago /
Nation 

Former Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Steve Oronsaye, said that The Pension Reform Task Force he set-up while in office, saved Nigeria over half a billion Naira in excess payments to pensioners.

House Of Representatives Commends AMCON For Rescuing Arik, Aero Airlines

1 month ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives Committee on Banking and Currency has commended the intervention of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigerian, AMCON, in preventing the death of Arik Airline and Aero Contractors.

House Seeks Exit Strategy For Amnesty Programme

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives committee on Niger Delta Affairs has called for a constructive strategy to end the amnesty programme so as not to inflame the already volatile region.

House Of Reps Seek Quick Assent To Climate Change Bill

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives Committee on Climate Change has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Climate Change Framework Bill. Speaking with newsmen on Monday, the Chairman of the Committee,  Sam Onuigbo, explained that the nation needs to begin its implementation to checkmate the threat posed to national stability...

 

House Of Reps Reus Poor Budgetary Allocation To Health Sector

2 months ago /
Health  Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives committee on health institutions is blaming consistent medical tourism outside the country on self-centred work force and under funding of the nation’s health sector.

BREAKING: Magu Appears Before Reps, Gives Details Of Recovered Funds

2 months ago /
Nation 

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, is briefing the House of Representatives on the efforts made so far in the recovery of looted funds. Mr Magu appeared at a budget defence session convened by the House of Representatives Committee on Financial Crimes on Monday at...

House Of Reps Seeks Review Of ASUU, Government Agreement

2 months ago /
Education  Nation 

Nigerian lawmakers have fingered the non-implementation of the 2009 agreement between the government and university teachers union ASUU for the incessant crisis in the universities.

Suspension Of SEC DG Instilled Confidence In Nigeria’s Capital Market – Adeosun

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Finance Mrs Kemi Adeosun says the decision to suspend the former Director General (DG) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mounir Gwarzo, paid off. According to her, the decision helped to instil confidence in Nigeria’s capital market as well as its investors. “I think that the position that...

Public Service Rule Quoted By Adeosun Does Not Exist – Gwarzo

2 months ago /
Nation 

The former Director General (DG) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mounir Gwarzo, on Tuesday during the House of Representatives Investigative Hearing on his suspension faulted the public service rule quoted by the Minister of Finance in his letter of suspension. Reading from the letter, which was signed by the...

Nigeria To get National Carrier Soon – Sirika

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has Nigeria will get a national carrier soon in order to take full advantage of the newly launched single African air transport market. The minister said that the national carrier will be private sector driven. He made this known while speaking on the sidelines of the...

House Of Representatives Summons Etisalat Board

3 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives committee on telecommunications is to conduct fresh and more thorough investigation into the alleging mismanagement of the defunct Etisalat telecommunication company. The committee disclosed this during an investigative hearing into the collapse of Etisalat now nine mobile  in order to protect  the interest of Nigerian subscribers and other stakeholders. The...

Adulmumin Jibrin Hopes To Get Justice Soon

3 months ago /
Nation 

Former Chairman House of Representatives committee on Appropriations Adulmumin Jibrin says he hopes to get Justice soon in a case he instituted against the leadership of the green chambers of the National Assembly in the wake of his suspension from the House. Speaking to State House correspondents on Thursday after meeting...

Amaechi, Peterside Appear Before Reps Over Concession Of Waterways

4 months ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives has begun a public hearing on the ceding of the nation’s waterways to some foreign companies. The House of Representatives Committee on Public petitions is probing the planned $195m concession of the nation’s waterways to foreign companies. In the course of its investigation, the committee plans to question...

House Commences Hearing On Conflict Between Finance Minister, SEC DG

4 months ago /
Nation 

A public hearing on the need to intervene in the conflict between the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun and the suspended DG of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr Mounir Gwarzo, has commenced. Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Capital Market and Institutions, Yusuf Tajudeen, however, read a...

FMBN Accuses Banks, Insurance Coys Of Frustrating Housing Fund

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Managing Director of Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, Ahmed Dangiwa says banks and insurance companies in the country are showing utter disregard to the laws backing the establishment of the national housing fund. Dangiwa told lawmakers at a public hearing organised by the House of Representatives committee on housing that...


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