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As the airline industry across the world continues to take a beating following the suspension of most local and international flights, Nigeria’s largest commercial airline, Arik Air, on Thursday informed staff it would cut the salaries of its employees by a whopping 80 per cent.
The Roche Diabetes Care says no less than 70 per cent of Nigerians living with diabetes remain undiagnosed due majorly to financial constraints.
The United States of America has commended the administration of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State over its commitment to revitalise the State’s health sector.
The Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof Mohammed Sambo, on Wednesday, said the enrolees of the NHIS and the State Supported Health Insurance Scheme would come under one roof to ensure a central coordinating system.
Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker has hinted that the present administration is determined to make the health sector attractive to both residents and non-residents in a way that will provide solutions to health issues and attract investors to the sector.
As debates continue on the Lagos State Health Insurance Scheme, the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, has picked holes in its structure, saying, it lacks a constituted governing council.
The Edo State Government has commenced enrolment of residents into the state’s primary health insurance scheme, to guarantee access to affordable and quality healthcare services in the newly refurbished health care centers across the state.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has said that his administration was considering putting in place Health Insurance Scheme that would enable the people access affordable and quality healthcare services in the State.
The Minister of Youths and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, has said the Federal Government plans to start soon, a one-year health insurance scheme for Corps members.
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.
Cameroon’s military says three of five men recently arrested by Togolese police and portrayed by Togolese media as notorious criminals who committed serious offenses against Togolese citizens are Cameroonian soldiers, while the other two are former convicts. The three military men stole weapons from the military headquarters in Yaoundé and went to Togo’s capital, Lomé, where they used the weapons to harass Togolese, according to Togolese police.
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz apologized on Sunday for Israeli police’s shooting to death an unarmed, autistic Palestinian man in East Jerusalem on Saturday.
The Lagos State Government would soon embark on the ‘Register-to-Open Initiative’ toward the gradual reopening of the economy in the state.
The candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the Ibadan Southeast/Northeast Federal House of Representatives in Oyo state during the 2019 general election, Mr Deji Aboderin, has defected to the ruling People’s Democratic Party.
The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.
Police in Ebonyi State have rescued two siblings aged five and ten who were recently abducted from their home in Abakaliki at gunpoint by unknown gunmen.
The turn out at the polling units was fair bearing the COVID-19 pandemic but the state chairman of the Cross River State Independent Electoral Commission, Mike Ushie, explained that the commission adopted and strictly followed the Covid-19 election protocols recently released by INEC for elections in Edo and Ondo.
The law would bypass Hong Kong’s internal legislature to punish acts related to endangering national security and subverting state power in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.
strong indications emerged, yesterday, that officials of the Federal and Lagos State governments are working out guidelines for re-opening of schools, which closure was precipitated by the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.
The extension, the Executive Chairman, Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS), Mr. Ayodele Subair, said is in the government’s continuous effort to provide the much needed relief to taxpayers and mitigate the economic impact of Covid-19 pandemic.