Appeal Court reserves judgment in Imo Rep’s suit
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.
APC, Okafor ask court to sack Imo House of Representatives member
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...
Lawmaker urges APC to concede Reps speaker slot to Southeast
Rep. Chike Okafor (APC-Imo) has urged the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to concede the Speaker slot to the Southeast.
Reps may absolve Yusuf of wrongdoing in NHIS
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…
Reps to investigate alleged illegal withdrawal of N10b from NHIS fund
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).
Reps may indict 35 HMOs over N351 billion NHIS fund
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.
CSOs, lawmakers worried about budget provisions in health sector
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.