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Reps Summon Health Minister Over NHIS Boss’ Suspension

File Photo The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole over the suspension of the executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). The lawmakers alleged that the suspension was an attempt to intimidate and punish Professor Usman Yusuf for testifying on issues of …

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Adeosun, Reps Disagree Over Oil, Gas Exports

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, says no laws have been breached by the ministry in the process of engaging pre-shipment inspection agents and monitoring and evaluation agents for oil and gas exports from Nigeria. The minister said this while appearing before the House of Representatives Committee on Public Procurement …

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Procurement Act: Reps unearth 5 ghost firms involved in N17bn consultancy fees

Summon Okonjo-Iweala, Adeosun, Oronsaye, others By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA — THE House of Representatives Committee on Public Procurement investigating the pre-shipment inspection contract, yesterday, unearthed five ghost companies, which benefitted from N17 billion consultancy fees between 2011 and 2017 . Chairman of the committee, Oluwole Oke, who disclosed this, yesterday, …

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Reps to compel dress code on Policemen, say personnel on mufti an embarrassment to nation

The House of Representatives has urged the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) to ensure that officers and men of the force dress in uniform whenever they are on highway patrol duty, maintaining that personnel on mufti are an embarrassment to the nation. The call was sequel to a unanimous adoption of …

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