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President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday suspended the embattled Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Professor Usman Yusuf, and ordered that he proceeds on administrative leave immediately.
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.
The Health and Managed Care Association of Nigeria (HMCAN), the umbrella body of all the Health Maintenance Organisations (HMOs) in Nigeria, has warned the federal government that the report and investigation of the Executive Secretary of the National Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Usman Yusuf, should not be swept under the carpet despite reinstatement.
Mr Jalal Arabi, the Permanent Secretary, State House, says the State House Medical Centre (SHMC), which currently offers free medical services to patients will be repositioned to offer qualitative and efficient services.
The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has called on enrollees to give feedback on service delivery at health facilities to ensure that they enjoy efficient and quality healthcare services.
The Director of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS, NACA, Sani Aliyu, has stressed the need for the country to go back to the drawing board in the implementation of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS.
Africa's biggest grocery retailer, Shoprite, is exiting the continent's most populated country, Nigeria, after 15 years.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has named former governors of Delta State James Ibori and Emmanuel Uduaghan, former Governor of Abia State Orji Uzor Kalu and Senator Ifeanyi Ararume as beneficiaries of the corruption at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
The Nigerian Military said on Sunday night that troops of Operation Whirl Stroke acting on credible human Intelligence traced wanted Benue Militia leader and kidnap kingpin, Terwase Akwaza alias “Gana” to a hideout in Tse-Audu village in Akate ward, Donga LGA of Taraba state but noted that he and his gang members escaped a dawn raid before they could be caught.
Kano State Executive Council has approved the establishment of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Computer-Based Testing Centres (CBTCs) in the five Emirates Councils as zonal offices and 44 local government areas in the state.
The Zenith Labour Party, on Sunday, confirmed the adoption of Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, as its governorship candidate.
Iran’s confirmed coronavirus cases rose to 304,204 on Friday after an overnight registration of 2,674 new infections, official IRNA news agency reported.
Keane knows a thing or two about playing central midfield for the Red Devils, having led them to Champions League glory and several Premier League titles.
Dutch airline KLM said Friday it would shed up to 5,000 jobs due to a “crisis of unprecedented magnitude” caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Muslim faithful, in Maiduguri and environs, on Friday conducted their Eid-el-Kabir prayers peacefully under massive security arrangements.
The Bauchi state government has debunked the allegation of the non-payment of July salaries in the state, saying that no legitimate civil servant in the state will be deprived of his or her salary as it has so far paid more than sixty percent of its workers their July salaries.