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Police: We didn’t provide security for NHIS boss

The Police Force Headquarters, in Abuja, said it did not provide security for the embattled executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Yusuf Usman.
NHIS boss Prof Yusuf Usman at TUC National secretariat Lagos

Suspended NHIS chief Yusuf Usman vows to remain in office

The embattled Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Yusuf Usman, has allegedly vowed never to proceed on suspension as directed by the NHIS Governing Council, insisting that only the President has the power to suspend or remove him from office.
NHIS boss Prof Yusuf Usman at TUC National secretariat Lagos

House of Reps may query Yusuf Usman’s suspension by NHIS council

The governing council of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) yesterday announced the indefinite suspension of the executive secretary, Prof. Yusuf Usman.
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PDP welcomes President Buhari’s declaration to jail looters

“President Buhari should immediately allow the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to commence Oshiomhole’s investigation, which has been stalled despite his indictment for allegedly stealing billions of naira belonging to Edo state.”

Miyetti Allah denies plan to attack Cross River community

The Cross River State Branch of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has debunked rumours that Fulani herdsmen were planning to attack residents of Obanliku Local Government Area of Cross River.

Three killed at mining site in Kaduna

No fewer than three persons have been killed following a clash at a mining site in Bakin Kogi village of Kaninkon Chiefdom in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Commonwealth Games: Nigeria’s Yusuf Usman appointed sole African referee

The chairman of the Nigeria Wrestling Referee Association, Yusuf Usman, has been appointed as the only African referee to officiate at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

Malabu oil scam: AGF Abubarkar Malami has failed – CACOL

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) says President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to ensure prosecution of those involved in the Malabu OPL 245 scam was an indication that the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubarkar Malami (SAN), has failed.

N10bn NHIS scam: APC government stinks corruption – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said the alleged N10 billion theft by officials of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is the height of official hypocrisy‎ by President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Over 90% of Nigerians not captured by NHIS – Usman Yusuf

Prof. Yusuf Usman, the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has said that over 90 per cent of Nigerians eligible for the scheme have not been covered.

NANS faults corruption allegation against NHIS chief

The National Association of Nigeria Students has faulted the allegations of corruption against the reinstated Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Yusuf Usman.

Gunmen assassinate Kaduna politician Moses Banka

Mr Moses Banka, a politician and businessman from Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State, has been assassinated by unknown gunmen.

Two remanded for impersonating Gombe deputy governor

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Gombe Zonal office, on Wednesday arraigned two persons, Yusuf Usman and Sani Ahmed before Justice M. J Umar of the Federal High Court Gombe on 10-count charge bordering on conspiracy, forgery, contract scam and obtaining money by false pretense.

Nigerians are responsible for preservation of NOK artifacts – Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, on Thursday said the preservation and promotion of the Nok artifact and other cultural materials was the responsibility of every Nigerian citizen.

Why we can’t return African artworks – museum

The National Museum of African Art (Smithsonian museum) has explained why it cannot return the original works of art from African countries back to their places of origin, amidst calls for their repatriation.

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The prosecution on Monday opened its case before a Federal High Court Lagos in the criminal trial of immediate past Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, charged with N6.9 billion fraud.

1, 714 NYSC members take oath of allegiance in Kwara

The NYSC Coordinator in the state, Mrs Ikupolati Tosin, said during the oath-taking that the NYSC members were made up of 878 females and 837 males.
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Aisha Buhari impostor, two others remanded in prison

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2019: SDP affirms Godfrey Miri as Plateau governorship candidate

The National Secretariat of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) has affirmed Godfrey Miri as the party’s governorship candidate in Plateau State.