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Nigeria budgets N2,000 for the healthcare of each citizen in 2020

By Dataphyte THE federal government has deemed it fit that two thousand naira (N2,000) would be enough in the year 2020 to provide for the...

Measles is killing Borno children, Doctors Without Borders calls for children vaccination

A NEWS report from the Medecins Sans Frontiers also known as Doctors Without Borders has narrated how children in Borno State are still dying...

WHO: Measles cases higher in 2019 globally, dramatic rise in Africa

THE World Health Organisation has reported that the number of measles cases in the first quarter of 2019 has tripled compared with the same...
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Buhari promises free healthcare for citizens above 60

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has announced plans to establish geriatric centres at tertiary health institutions across the six geo-political zones of the country to provide...

Buhari buckles, removes NHIS boss temporarily as probe continues

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has finally approved the temporary removal of the embattled Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Usman Yusuf, pending...

REPORT: More than 90 per cent of the world’s children breathe toxic air every day

THE WHO has reported that every day around 93 per cent of the world’s children under the age of 15 years (1.8 billion children)...
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If I’m corrupt, EFCC would have indicted me, says NHIS boss

THE Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Usman Yusuf, has insisted that the allegations of corruption against him are false, otherwise,...

Does NHIS governing council have powers to suspend Executive Secretary?

The Governing Council of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), on Thursday, placed the scheme's Executive Secretary, Usman Yusuf,  on an indefinite suspension over...

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False alarm: Police to arraign Amira Sufyanu in court today

THE Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command is set to arraign Amira Sufyanu in court today. According to the Command's...

Gwanara road project: Kwara govt admits contracts inflation eight months after TheICIR report

By Dare Akogun Kwara state government (KWSG) has admitted that the contract sum for the Ilesha Baruba – Gwanara road...

BURIED DREAMS: The doctors who died in their prime fighting Lassa fever

By Taiwo Adebulu As a teenager, Abel Obetta had big dreams. Following his father’s death, he knew life would never...

Democracy Day speech: Buhari makes false claim about primary elections

IN his nationwide broadcast on Sunday, 12th of June 2022 in commemoration of the 2022 Democracy Day, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu...

Rent your house to Yahoo boys, risk 15 years in jail, EFCC warns landlords

THE Economic and Financial Commission Commission (EFCC) has warned that landlords risk 15 years in jail for renting houses...
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