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The Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Prof. Mohammed Sambo, has called for the involvement of the States in health insurance schemes to enable speedy achievement of the Universal Health Coverage, UHC, in Nigeria.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has assured the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) of its readiness to release the Scheme’s recovered funds in the Commission’s custody, which it has been safeguarding.
To promote the knowledge of Information Technology among young people in Bayelsa, the state government has partnered with the private sector in organising a hackathon, a tech event, where coders and programmers work in teams to provide solutions for problems using technology.
Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia says the state government is determined to improve life expectancy rate in the state through implementation of healthcare programmes that will increase access to healthcare services.
Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has commended Gov. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe for placing the health sector on top of his agenda.
Dr Fatima Atiku, the daughter of Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has described her tenure as Adamawa Commissioner for Health under immediate past Gov. Muhammadu Bindow as memorable.
Bayelsa State Government on Tuesday accused the Federal Government of manipulating the Excess Crude Account, saying it had led dwindling allocations to the state.
Osun state is to benefit from health services worth 916 million over the next nine months, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has said.
The newly-elected Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ben Ukpepi, has alleged that the Cross River State Government issued fake employment letters to workers, especially those in health institutions.
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday joined thousands of workers to commemorate the 2019 edition of the May Day celebration, commending labour unions for their understanding and cooperation in the last four years that ensured the State did not witness any industrial action.
The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has appealed to the Federal Government to use the approved N30,000 minimum wage as yardstick in calculating the retirees’ monthly pensions.
The Ayangburen of Ikorodu land, Abd’Kabir Shotobi, received the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Jimi Agbaje, on Tuesday, and used the opportunity to condemn military rule while urging politicians to eschew violence.
The Lagos State All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his Peoples Democratic Party counterpart, Jimi Agbaje, on Friday differed on infrastructure, health and other issues that would spur the development of the state.
The budget was 0.19 per cent higher than N157. 5 billion presented to the House by Gov. AbdulFatah Ahmed on Dec. 6.
The Bayelsa State Government has commenced the payment of N3,000 to pregnant women in the Safe Motherhood Scheme to stem the tide of maternal and infant mortality.
As part of Federal Government’s efforts to improve basic health care in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari will perform the national flag off of basic health provision fund in Osogbo, the Osun state capital.
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The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.
Markson Fefegha, the Bayelsa State Commissioner for Mineral Resources, has resigned his appointment in the administration of Governor Seriake Dickson ahead of the governorship election slated for November 16.
Participants at a Focus Group Discussion on the trends and challenges in election coverage in Nigeria have asked the media to support ongoing advocacy on the administrative independence of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) by actively collaborating with the Civil Society and other stakeholders to bring the issue to the front burner at the National Assembly.
Campaign Council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State on Thursday said its candidate in the November 16 election, Senator Douye Diri, is ready to face the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Chief David Lyon, in a debate.
Fugitive former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has turned himself in to Belgian justice authorities after Spain issued a new warrant for his arrest following the sentencing of 12 of his former colleagues.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said a total of 2.37 million voters will have access to voting during the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa and Kogi states.
Super Eagles stand-in captain William Troost-Ekong has hailed the display of the team in their draw against Brazil in Singapore on Sunday.
Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has attributed the poor socio-economic and political situation in Nigeria to the inadequate participation of women in active politics.
The Ekiti State Government has finally expressed its readiness to build an airport facility as part of efforts to attract investors to the state and make it the economic hub in all facets.
Popular Nigerian singer, Wizkid has said that he was spending between $300 (N108, 300) and $400 (N144, 400) on food every day, while he was residing in Los Angeles, US.