The ANC has reluctantly agreed to halt the Nkandla ad hoc committee until its mandate is clarified and includes the public protector's report.
Ellen Tshabalala, the controversial chairperson of the national broadcaster, is having her colleagues investigated.
Parliament’s speaker insists that asking EFF members to leave was necessary and not born out of conflicted loyalties.
While evading questions about what measures might be taken against the EFF, the defence minister has accused the party of undermining Parliament.
The National Assembly speaker says she is granting EFF members a chance to give reasons why they should remain in the House following recent protest.
As tension over the Nkandla report continued, the ANC said public protector Thuli Madonsela must take responsibility for the leaking of documents.
Many of President Zuma's allies make up the ad hoc committee which will interrogate public protector Thuli Madonsela's report on Nkandla upgrades.
After an uproar in Parliament, sparked by EFF members chanting "pay back the money", questions have been raised about the house's security.
ANC member Bridgette Radebe has joined calls by the EFF for government to curb the controversial practice of transfer pricing in the mining industry.
The ANC and DA have locked horns over whether to allow the new Nkandla ad hoc committee to consider reports from the public protector and the SIU.