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House of Reps probes alleged N264 million budget padding against embattled NHIS chief

Following a motion passed on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by the House of Representatives to investigate the lingering leadership crisis rocking the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), an ad hoc committee Thursday commenced investigation into allegations against the Executive Secretary, Prof. Usman Yusuf.

House of Reps begin probe of NHIS crisis

A House of Representatives ad hoc committee chaired by Nicholas Ossai (PDP, Delta) yesterday began the probe of the embattled Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Usman Yusuf.

Ben Omogo named acting NHIS chief

Mr Ben Omogo, a Director from the Federal Ministry of Health, has been appointed to oversee the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

Group faults suspension of NHIS boss, call for dissolution of Governing Council

Speaking through its Convener, Comrade Odeyemi Oladimeji, the Civil Society Groups said the NHIS establishment Act is also clear about the functions of the governing council, and among the many functions listed there, none empowers the council to even oversee the actions of the Executive Secretary, much less probe or suspend him.

NHIS: One out of 57 HMOs has met conditions for accreditation

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Governing Council, on Thursday said only one out of 57 Health Management Organisation’s (HMOs) had fully met the criteria for accreditation.

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