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[INSIGHT] How Nigeria botched plan to cover 24 million pupils with health insurance

BETWEEN 2014 and 2015, the National Health Insurance Scheme (now the National Health Insurance Authority, NHIA) severally pledged to provide coverage for 24 million pupils in public...

What Nigerians should expect from govt after its commitment to Universal Health Coverage

ON Monday, the member states of the United Nations adopted a political declaration on universal health coverage (UHC) which sought after quality health for...

Medical experts, policymakers interact on improving quality healthcare in Nigeria

NIGERIAN health workers and policymakers have raised a concern for a quality healthcare provision and the attainment of universal health coverage (UHC) in the...
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Good health is still a privilege, not a right in Nigeria. Here is why

DIRECTOR  General of the World Health Organisation, Tedros  Adhanom Ghebreyesus, in his speech during an event in Geneva to mark the 2019 World Health...

More than $2.4 trillion is lost to diseases annually in Africa, WHO says in new report

THE World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated that more than 2.4 trillion dollars are lost to the diseases afflicting the population across its member...

Child and maternal mortality rate in Nigeria is ‘like having 10 plane crashes every day’

  The dialogue aims to bring major stakeholders in the health sector to brainstorm on ways of improving the quality of healthcare delivery. According to Shuaib, the objective...
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NASENI to use technology to combat oil theft, bunkering

THE National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) has revealed its plan to adopt technology to stop bunkering...

Osun Labour Party governorship candidate defects to PDP

LASUN Yusuf, the Labour Party (LP) candidate in the 2022 Osun State governorship election has defected to the Peoples...

Kaduna govt confirms airstrikes on bandits hideouts

THE Kaduna State government has confirmed an airstrike on a terrorists' hideout by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF). Military airstrikes,...

Despite obstacles, IT companies in Nigeria intend to expand locally

DESPITE economic uncertainties, about 72 per cent of global businesses plan expansion into new markets through digital technologies, a...

EFCC commences public auction of over 400 forfeited cars in Lagos

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commenced the auction of 435 cars, which are subjects of final...
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Illegal loan apps ignore Nigeria’s cyber laws, continue to shame customers

RAUFU Kareem took a loan from AddMoney, an app...

Nigerian fintech companies shame, threaten customers for late payment of loans

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June 9 marks the end of the deadline given...

Russia’s ‘Satan 2’ nuclear missile NOT capable of destroying the whole world

AMID the ongoing Russia – Ukraine crisis, a viral post...

2023: Winners emerge at APC governorship election (LIST)

THE All Progressives Congress(APC) held her governorship primaries across...
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