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Reinstated NHIS chief yet to resume office

Prof. Usman Yusuf, the reinstated Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme, is yet to resume office.

Minister Isaac Adewole, acting NHIS chief Attahiru Ibrahim summoned to Aso Rock

Isaac Adewole, minister of health, and Attahiru Ibrahim, acting executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), have been summoned to the presidential villa in Abuja.

98% of formal sector workers on NHIS – acting chief

The Acting Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Malam Attahiru Ibrahim, says that 98 percent of the Formal Sector Social Health Insurance Programme (FSSHIS) had been covered under the scheme.

Health ministry warns agencies against flouting spending limits

The Ministry of Health has warned heads of health agencies and parastatals of sanctions against flouting their statutory expenditure limits and spending without due approval.

NHIS urges states to adapt health insurance scheme

Malam Attahiru Ibrahim, the Acting Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has called on State Governments to adapt NHIS mechanisms in pursuit of Universal Health Coverage (UHC).

Why we ignored Reps’ directive on HMO accreditation – NHIS

The National Health Insurance Scheme has given reasons why it continued with the accreditation of Health Management Organisations despite a resolution by the House of Representatives asking the NHIS to suspend the exercise.

NHIS crisis taking toll on health service providers, enrolees – medical chiefs

The Guild of Medical Directors, GMD, has called for speedy resolution of the crisis at the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS.

Less than 5% of Nigerians covered by NHIS – official

The Acting Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme, Mallam Attahiru Ibrahim, says less than 5 per cent of Nigeria’s population has been covered by the scheme.

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Federal government to float specialised bank to improve NDDC funding, projects

The Federal Government is set to float the Niger Delta Development Bank (NDDB) to ease project funding in the oil rich region. The bank is expected to come on stream before the end of December 2018.

UNICEF: 10.5 million out-of-school children statistics outdated

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has faulted statistics of 10.5 million children believed to be out of school in Nigeria.

Ondo APC Congress: Senator Boroffice condemns attack on journalists, others

The senator representing Ondo North, Ajayi Boroffice, has condemned the attack on journalists and leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the factional state congress of the party in Akure on Saturday.

Osun Speaker warns councillors against unhealthy rivalry

Najeem Salaam, Speaker, Osun State House of Assembly, has warned elected councillors against unhealthy rivalry that is inimical to smooth operation of parliamentary system across the local governments in the state.

Rivers APC congresses peaceful amidst boycott by Senator Abe’s loyalists

The rescheduled local government congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State was peaceful across the state despite the boycott of the exercise by members loyal to Senator Magnus Abe.