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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday proposed a capital expenditure of N46 billion for the Ministry of Health in the 2020 appropriation bill he submitted to the National Assembly.
The World Health Organisation has said four out of ten patients are ‘harmed’ during the process of seeking medical care.
The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and other beneficiaries of the N12.7 billion Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF) have been charged to ensure expeditious and transparent use of the money toward addressing critical issues in the health sector.
The Centre for the Right to Health (CRH), an NGO, has called on the Federal Government to make better efforts towards the implementation of the Patients’ Bill of Rights launched in 2018.
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, says this year’s World Health Day aligns with Federal Government’s resolve to provide qualitative healthcare for every Nigerian.
Edo State Government has paid a total of N100 million as counterpart fund for the Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF).
A non-governmental organisation, the National Advocates for Health (NAH), has urged the Federal Government to reduce medical tourism and brain drain in the health sector by improving the working condition and remunerations of health professionals.
Dr Osahon Enabulele, Vice President, Commonwealth Medical Association, on Saturday decried the slow implementation of the National Health Act (NHA) 2014, saying it was making the country’s health indices worse.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, says maintaining stable exchange rate to avoid depreciation of the Naira is better than building foreign reserve buffers.
As Nigeria clocks 58 as an independent nation, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has called on the federal government to fully implement the National Health Act, (NHAct) 2014.
The Benue State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the Benue Health Management Agency bill, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the Patient’s Bill of Right (PBoR) will translate into better quality healthcare practice in the country and called for strict compliance by healthcare professionals.
The Federal Government says it is determined to ensure effective implementation of the 2018 Budget notwithstanding the delay it encountered before it was signed into law.
Governor Muhammadu Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa state has stated that the APC-led government in the state has fulfilled its campaign promises in three key areas such as agriculture, health, and education.
The Management of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) says it has promoted 968 staffs in the 2019 promotion examination.
Nigeria born England international Tammy Abraham is on the verge of landing a boost on his Chelsea contract it has been revealed.
A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), the Accountable Leadership For Better Nigeria Initiative, ALBNI, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, of his duties over claims by the latter that debt owed the federal government by the International Oil Companies, IOCs, would be difficult to recover legitimately.
Veteran Nollywood actress, producer and TV personality, Monalisa Chinda, has called for improved welfare and better working environment for Nigerian actors.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties in Ikoyi, Lagos, belonging to former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the agency, made this known while delivering a paper entitled, ‘Strategic change administration and innovation to curb corruption in Nigeria’, at the third all administrators national conference of the Chartered Institute of Administration, in Lagos, on Thursday.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced late American international music legends, Whitney Houston and Notorious B.I.G among its inductees for the 35th annual Hall of Fame ceremony, years after their death.
Some Nigerians in Pragati Nagar, Nalasopara Mumbai went on rampage on Wednesday after a Nigerian was beaten to death by fellow Nigerians while drinking overnight.
The news agency said the troops traveled over the Sahela border to Iraq's northern province of Dohuk.
Responding to the development, Acting Head of Service, Folashade Yemi, said: “We have had a very peaceful engagement. But we discovered that there are some grey areas that need to be ironed out. By the grace of God, tomorrow, discussions will continue and we believe that we will be able to get everything resolved.”