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Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi hails President Buhari on basic healthcare provision fund

The Ekiti State government has lauded the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration for enlisting Ekiti as one of the states benefiting from the Basic HealthCare Provision Fund.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

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.
Kola Ologbondiyan

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.
Chris Isiguzo

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.
Etete Peters

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.
Gboyega Oyetola

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.

Factional pension union seeks government registration

Pensioners under the aegis of Federal Parastatals and Private Sector Pensioners’ Association of Nigeria (FEPPPAN), has urged the Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, and the Registrar of Trade Unions to immediately register their association.

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.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

South East APC demand House of Reps Speaker

The South East All Progressives Congress, APC, Youths Consultative Forum, has called on the leadership of the All Progressives Congress to zone the position of speaker to them.
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).

PTAD opens North-East zonal office in Yola

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate, (PTAD), has opened North-East zonal office, in Yola the Adamawa state capital, to bring its service closer to pensioners in the region.
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.
Benin Airport

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).
Edwin Kiagbodo Clark

2019: God‘ll give Nigeria a president after his heart – Edwin Clark

Convener, Pan Niger Delta Forum, and elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has said God will give Nigeria a president after His own heart, regardless of how politicians try to hit up the polity of next year’s polls.

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Expert: Why you must avoid cowhides processed with flames

A Health expert has warned Nigerians against consuming cowhides popularly called ‘Ponmo’ processed with flames from burning tyres and fuel, saying that it could lead to some health complications.
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Tibor Nagy

US warns Africa countries not to expect debt relief

The U.S. top Africa diplomat, Tibor Nagy, warned in Pretoria, South Africa on Monday that African countries running up debt they cannot pay back, including China, should not expect to be bailed out by western-sponsored debt relief.