20 May 2020
The House of Representatives has advocated speedy production of local vaccines to contain the coronavirus pandemic, urging the authorities to ensure the protection and payment...
27 Sep 2019
The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed against the election of Chike Okafor as representative of Ehime Mbano/Ihitte Uboma/Obowo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives.
18 Jul 2019
The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja yesterday reserved judgment in the suit filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its House of Representatives candidate, Chike Okafor.
18 Jun 2019
The All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate in the last House of Assembly ballot in Imo State, Chike Okafor, have asked the Abuja division of the Court of Appeal to nullify the judgement of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory...
1 May 2019
Aspirant for the speakership of the House of Representatives in the ninth National Assembly, Mr. Chike Okafor, has maintained that the Southeast geo-political zone is overdue for the position.
29 Apr 2019
Rep. Chike Okafor (APC-Imo) has urged the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to concede the Speaker slot to the Southeast.
29 Oct 2018
There are indications that the embattled executive secretary of the Nigeria Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Usman Yusuf, still enjoys the backing of the House of Representatives. Chairman of the House Committee on Health Services, Chike Okafor, told The Guardian in a chat that Yusuf was being witch-hunted by the Dr. Enyantu Ifene-led governing board…
14 Mar 2018
The House of Representatives yesterday, resolved to investigate alleged illegal withdrawal of N10 billion from the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) fund.The monies were domiciled in the Federal Government Treasury Single Account (TSA) in the Central bank of Nigeria (CBN).
24 Jul 2017
The House of Representatives may indict no fewer than 35 Health Maintenance Organisations (HMOs) over the usage of N351 billion disbursed by the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) between 2005-2016.
2 Mar 2017
The assessed poor provisions in 2017 budget and usual implementation challenges in the health sector have drawn the ire of civil society group and the House of Representatives Committee on Health.
1 Mar 2017
Members of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Healthcare Services yesterday threatened to prosecute erring official of the Health Management Organisations (HMOs) over alleged misappropriation of N350 billion.