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    Politics I Was Suspended For Refusing To Release N975m – Embattled NHIS ES, Usman Yusuf – Nairaland

    Usman Yusuf, Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has claimed that he was suspended for refusing to release N975million to the Ministry of Health. Yusuf stated this on Friday when he appeared before the House of Representatives panel investigating his suspension...
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    Politics 90% of Nigerians not eligible for NHIS – Executive Secretary – PM NEWS Nigeria

    Prof. Yusuf Usman, the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), said on Thursday that over 90 per cent of Nigerians eligible for the scheme have not been covered. Read more via PM NEWS Nigeria – http://ift.tt/2o1fhDo -- Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics We will contest Yusuf’s reinstatement in court —HMCAN – Vanguard News

    The Health & Managed Care Association of Nigeria, HMCAN, has threatened to challenge the reinstatement of Professor Usman Yusuf as the Executive Director of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS. Chairman of the Association that is the umbrella body for Health Maintenance … Read more...
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    Politics VIDEO: Workers protest as NHIS Executive Secretary Yusuf resumes – Premium Times Nigeria

    VIDEO: Workers protest as NHIS Executive Secretary Yusuf resumes Some staff described Mr. Yusuf’s leadership as causing disaffection and low morale in the system. February 8, 2018Mohammed Lere … Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – http://ift.tt/2Ed0M5D -- Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Buhari’s scandalous recall of NHIS boss – Punch Newspapers

    IN a baffling move, President Muhammadu Buhari demonstrated clannishness and lack of respect for procedure once more by reinstating the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Usman Yusuf. Yusuf was suspended in July 2017 following serious allegations of corruption reported...
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    Politics Adewole, Acting Head of NHIS Summoned to Aso Rock – Thisdaylive

    Reinstatement won’t stop his probe by EFCC, says FG • PDP, labour union chide presidency Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja and Solomon Elusoji in Lagos with agency report The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, and acting Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Attahiru...
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    Politics Reinstatement of suspended NHIS boss questions Buhar’s anti-graft war – BusinessDay

    The decision by President Muhammadu Buhari to recall the suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Usman Yusuf, has attracted knocks from some Nigerian experts, who said that the President’s decision is clearly in conflict with his stance on anti- corruption...
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    Metro FG Includes Corps Members in Health Insurance Scheme

    The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday resolved that youth corps members be incorporated into the National Health Insurance Scheme. Health Minister Isaac Adewole told State House correspondents after the FEC meeting that this was aimed at preventing unnecessary deaths among youth corp...
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    Politics President Buhari Appoints 5 New Directors-General of Health Agencies

    President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of heads of five strategic health institutions in the country. The heads are; the Centre for Disease Control, National Agency for the Control of Aids, the Nigerian Institute for Medical Research. Others are, the National Primary Health...
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    Metro EFCC Arraigns Ex-NHIS Boss Over $2.2m Transaction

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned the former Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Dr Femi Thomas, for allegedly carrying out a cash transaction to the tune of $2.2 million without the involvement of any formal financial...
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    Metro UNIBEN Students To Resist New Fees Hike

    Students of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Edo state has shunned the increment in school fees as announced by the school management at a time when they are at home and promise to resist the new hike in fees. The current increase in fees marks the second time in consecutive academic seasons...