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Senate President Lawan appoints Chief of Staff, SA media & publicity

Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday approved the appointments of Babagana Muhammad Aji and Festus Adedayo, as his Chief of Staff and Special Adviser on Media and Publicity respectively.
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PDP charges President Buhari to probe alleged N14 trillion graft before May 29

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, charged President Muhammadu Buhari to probe alleged graft of N14 trillion that reportedly occurred in his administration, before the May 29 handover date, if he has nothing to hide.
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NUJ to reactivate insurance policy for members

The Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), says it is studying its insurance policy with the view to reactivating the process and making it more useful to its members.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo: Federal government to expand NHIS

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has announced Federal Government plan to expand the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to cater for the health of Nigerians.
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World Asthma Day: NTS wants health insurance to cover drugs

To reduce asthma-related deaths and morbidity, the Nigerian Thoracic Society (NTS) has advocated that the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) covers asthma medications.
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May Day: Osun government to begin implementation of NHIS

Osun State governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola, has promised to begin implementation of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) this month.

Danfodiyo Teaching Hospital commences open heart surgery

The Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, has commenced open heart surgery.
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VP Osinbajo: Health insurance central to federal government’s healthcare plans

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said the Federal Government has made the National Health Insurance Scheme central to its plans for the healthcare system in the country.

Minister: Federal government ‘working tirelessly’ to reduce medical tourism

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has reiterated the federal government’s commitment to ensuring that every Nigerian, irrespective of their location get access to Primary health care services.

Federal government restates commitment to Universal Health Coverage

The Federal Government says it will work closely with state governments towards providing quality healthcare services for the populace with a view to achieving Universal Health Coverage.

FRC begins verification of federal government’s project in North East

The Fiscal Responsibility Commission on Tuesday said it has begun verification of the 2018/2019 Federal Government’s projects in the North East.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court admits more evidence against ex-NHIS boss

Justice A. O. Faji of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Thursday, February 21, 2019, admitted a document tendered in evidence by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Martins Thomas, a former Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

NHIS: Governor Bagudu, Isaac Adewole seek inclusion of cancer treatment

As the campaign for a review of the National Health Insurance Scheme Act gathers momentum, Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has called for the coverage of cancer treatment in the scheme.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: Adams Oshiomhole has finally exposed President Buhari, APC

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation (PPCO) has said that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has finally exposed President Muhammadu Buhari as a “patron of corruption” and his anti-corruption fight as “just a ruse.”

NAMA to implement workers’ welfare package

The Managing Director of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Mr. Fola Akinkuotu, has assured that the controversial condition of service for the agency’s workers will be reviewed, adding that the Federal Government has completed modalities for the exercise.
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NAMA installs ILS at Benin airport

As part of ongoing bid to upgrade infrastructure in the aviation sector, the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has installed Category II Instrument Landing System (ILS) at the Benin Airport.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Federal government receives probe panel report on NHIS crisis, promises speedy implementation

The federal government has received the report of the panel which probed the allegations levelled against Usman Yusuf, executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Boss Mustapha receives NHIS investigative panel report

Mr. Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, on Monday in Abuja received the report of the Presidential Independent Fact-Finding Panel on National Health Insurance Scheme.

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Kebbi polytechnic students stopped from writing exams

The Kebbi Government has appealed to the management of Umaru Waziri Polytechnic, Birnin Kebbi to reconsider the banning of 7,000 Kebbi students from writing semester examinations over the government failure to settle the students tuition fees.
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Seven APC support groups endorse General Ankpa for Kogi governorship ticket

A group, Kogi state Liberation network, an amalgamation of seven All Progressives Congress (APC) support groups, has endorsed Gen Patrick Ademu Akpa (Rtd) for the APC governorship primary.
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Kogi guber: APC NWC to decide mode of primary

In a stakeholders meeting by the Haddy Ametuo-led All Progressives Congress (APC) Kogi State executive, held in Lokoja, on Monday, the faction resolved to allow the National Working Committee (NWC) wade in and determine the mode of election to be adopted for the August governorship primary.

General Gowon commends NYSC managers on success of the scheme

General Yakubu Gowon has commended the management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) for mentoring graduate youths towards becoming responsible leaders in the society.
The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the Arab Republic of Egypt, His Excellency Professor Dandatti Abdulkadir has urged players and officials of the Super Eagles to strive to be worthy representatives of the country while fighting for her pride during the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt.

Mutiu Adepoju: AFCON will bring out the best in Super Eagles’ attack

Mutiu Adepoju, a former Nigeria international, has played down Super Eagles’ poor scoring form of late, but believes the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations which kicks of this weekend in Egypt will bring out the best in the three-time champions’ attacking potential.