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NHIS boss Prof Yusuf Usman at TUC National secretariat Lagos

Usman Yusuf: We can’t trace NHIS’s ‘invested’ N720 billion yet

Till date, the management of the National Health Insurance Scheme has not been able to trace the N720 billion that had been allegedly invested by the scheme in the last 12 years.
Abdullahi Mashi

Health ministry gets new permanent secretary

The new Permanent Secretary of Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Health, Abdullahi Mashi, has assumed office, a press statement from the ministry has stated.

Governor Ortom dissolves cabinet, retains 11 appointees

Anthony Ijohor, secretary to the state government, announced this in a statement on Sunday.

Monarch: Domestic violence cancerous act eating the society

The traditional ruler spoke in Kano on Saturday at a two-day retreat on Legislative Advocacy Campaign for the adoption of the Violence Against Persons Prohibition Bill, (VAPP).

Governor Ambode urges federal government to sign AfCFTA to boost export

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Thursday declared support for the African Continental Free Trade Agreement and urged Nigeria to sign the agreement.
Adamu Ciroma

President Buhari, Obasanjo mourn former CBN chief Adamu Ciroma

President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Olusegun Obasanjo have expressed sadness at the news of the death of a former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Adamu Ciroma.

FEC approves tax information exchange between Nigeria, Others

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has ratified the automatic exchange of information between Nigeria and other countries, in its pursuit of tax defaulters.

Ugandan citizens unite against social media tax

Politicians, clerics, feminists and others have formed a broad coalition of Ugandans calling on Tuesday for an end to a social media tax the government hopes will raise revenue and silence "gossip".
Professor Leonard Karshima Shilgba

Sacked NABTEB chairman accuses minister of corruption cover-up

Two days after the dissolution of the governing board of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB), the chairman of the dissolved board, Leonard Shilgba, has accused the Federal Ministry of Education of covering up fraud in the examinations agency.
Registrar:Chief Executive of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB), Professor Ifeoma Mercy Isuigo-Abanihe

Board indicts, suspends NABTEB registrar, four directors over ‘contract scam’

A special investigative panel constituted to probe activities of the Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB), Professor Ifeoma Isuigo-Abanihe, has uncovered irregularities in contract awards and abuse of office by the embattled Registrar.

Egyptian president Sisi reshuffles cabinet

Egypt swore in a new cabinet on Thursday, replacing key ministers including finance, defence and interior in a major reshuffle after President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi won a second term in office.

Ekiti 2018: Ex-Minister Fayemi’s names campaign officials

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the July 14, 2018 poll in Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has released the names of officials of his Campaign Council charged with the responsibility of driving his campaign.

N5.8bn fraud: Central bank absolves NEMA of wrong doing

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday told federal lawmakers in the House of Representatives that its 2016 food grain mop up scheme was initiated by the Federal Government to save the country from a looming danger arising from threats posed by export of the nation’s food grains by foreign companies.

Central bank: Food grain scheme initiated by federal government

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday told the House of Representatives that its 2016 food grain mop up scheme was initiated by the Federal Government.

VSF reconstruct Adamawa local council secretariat destroyed by Boko Haram

The Victims Support Fund has expended the sum of N387 million in financing the reconstruction of Michka Council Secretariat in Adamawa State destroyed by insurgents four years ago.

APC national convention committee picks June 23

The National Convention Committee of All Progressives Congress (APC) has picked June 23 for the party’s convention in place of June 2 earleir scheduled.

NBS: Banks’ credit to economy dropped by N136bn in Q1

The total credit from banks to the economy recorded a decline of N135.8bn from N15.74tn at the end of the fourth quarter of last year to N15.6tn in the first three months of 2018.

Senator John Eno: APC ward congress didn’t hold in Cross River

The chairman, Senate Committee on Finance, John Eno, said Saturday’s All Progressives Congress (APC) nationwide Ward Congresses did not hold in Cross River.

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Zimbabwe presidential vote could enter a runoff – poll

Zimbabwe’s July 30 presidential election will provide no clear winner, with 40 percent of voters choosing President Emmerson Mnangagwa and 37 percent his opponent, Nelson Chamisa, according to an Afrobarometer poll released on Friday.

President Buhari: Ex-IGP Ibrahim Coomassie brought honour to Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday offered condolences to the family and relatives of the late Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Coomassie, describing him as a valiant officer who brought honour to the nation.

Human trafficking: NAPTIP advises parents against undue pressure on children

The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Friday urged parents to stop putting undue pressure on their children to prevent them from falling victims to human traffickers.

Federal government to engage media to promote exclusive breastfeeding

Federal Ministry of Health on Friday said it would engage stakeholders, individuals and media organisations to promote and support exclusive breastfeeding in health facilities, communities and workplaces.

Governor Ortom: APC demonizing me

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has accused the All Progressives Congress, APC, of “demonizing him for obvious selfish reasons.”