Only Ill- Health Will Stop Buhari in 2019 – Amosun

Only Ill- Health Will Stop Buhari in 2019 – Amosun
 

The number of governors rooting for President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the 2019 general election increased on Saturday with Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, saying only ill- health will stop the President from seeking re-election in two years time. The governor stated this in Abeokuta shortly ...

Posted on Sep 9, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 9, 2017

Nigerian Pilgrims in Saudi not Facing Health Crisis-NAHCON

Nigerian Pilgrims in Saudi not Facing Health Crisis-NAHCON
 

National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) By Maryam Garba Hassan The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria NAHCON has denied a report published in an online medium that health crisis has hit Nigerian pilgrims in Saudi Arabia as Nigerian pilgrims cannot access the country’s health facilities in th...

Posted on Aug 16, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 16, 2017

Things Fall Apart at Abia College of Health Technology

Things Fall Apart at Abia College of Health Technology
 

From Okey Sampson, Aba Abia State College of Health Sciences and Management Technology, Aba (ASCOHSTECH), Abia State, was founded in 1948 by the colonial masters with the name, School of Health Technology, which the natives shortened to “School of Health,” to provide ancillary health courses. In...

Posted on Aug 15, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 15, 2017

OPINION: IF ONLY IT WAS ABOUT BUHARI’S HEALTH

OPINION: IF ONLY IT WAS ABOUT BUHARI’S HEALTH
 

“The public does not like you to mislead or represent yourself to be something you’re not. And the other thing that the public really does like is the self-examination to say, you know, I’m not perfect. I’m just like you. They don’t ask their public officials to be perfect. They just ask t...

Posted on Aug 14, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 14, 2017

Stop Playing Politics With Buhari’s Health, Gbenga Daniel Tells Fayose

Stop Playing Politics With Buhari’s Health, Gbenga Daniel Tells Fayose
 

A former Governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, on Sunday cautioned the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, to desist from playing politics with the health of President Muhammadu Buhari. Mr. Daniel cautioned the controversial governor while featuring as a guest of Freelance and Independent Broadca...

Posted on Aug 7, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 7, 2017

Nasarawa to Launch Health Insurance Scheme 

Nasarawa to Launch Health Insurance Scheme 
 

From Linus Oota, Lafia  THE Nasarawa State government has revealed plans to establish an agency to manage the state health insurance scheme for civil servants in the state.   Briefing newsmen in Lafia yesterday during the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the state chapter of the Nigerian Medical As...

Posted on Aug 6, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 6, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: You Cannot Suspend Me, NHIS Boss Tells Nigeria’s Health Minister

EXCLUSIVE: You Cannot Suspend Me, NHIS Boss Tells Nigeria’s Health Minister
 

The suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Usman Yusuf, has officially replied the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole. In his letter dated July 12 on the official letterhead of the NHIS, Mr. Yusuf said he would not comply with the July 6 suspension order. He ackn...

Posted on Jul 14, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 14, 2017

Controversy: Nigerian Lawmakers Ask Health Minister to Recall Suspended NHIS Boss

Controversy: Nigerian Lawmakers Ask Health Minister to Recall Suspended NHIS Boss
 

The House of Representatives on Wednesday asked the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, to within a week reinstate the suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Usman Yusuf. It also asked the minister to halt the re-accreditation of Health Maintenance Organisations, HMO...

Posted on Jul 13, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 13, 2017

Lagos health Insurance Scheme Will Grow Services, Says Report

Lagos health Insurance Scheme Will Grow Services, Says Report
 

By Chioma Obinna As the Lagos State government prepares to roll out the mandatory State Health Insurance Scheme, SHIS, report of an assessment carried out on its health sector has revealed that the introduction of the  SHIS, will grow health services but increase workload on the state’s instituti...

Posted on Jul 10, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 10, 2017

Buhari’s Health: Fayose Under Fire From Okorocha, BMSG, Lawyer

Buhari’s Health: Fayose Under Fire From Okorocha, BMSG, Lawyer
 

Imo State Governor and Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors Forum Rochas Okorocha yesterday led attacks on Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose over his comments on President Muhammadu Buhari’s health. Others, who flayed Fayose, include Buhari Media Support Group (BSG) and activist lawye...

Posted on Jun 30, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 30, 2017

President’s Health: Fayose, Buhari Support Group in War of Words

President’s Health: Fayose, Buhari Support Group in War of Words
 

By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti-GOVERNOR of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, were yesterday engaged in a war of words over the health of President Muhammadu Buhari. While  Fayose said President Buhari has been on a life-support devise since June 6, at a West-End Hospital in London, the Buhari Media Suppo...

Posted on Jun 29, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 29, 2017

Major Health Stories Across Nigeria Last Week

Major Health Stories Across Nigeria Last Week
 

FAMINE, DISEASE OUTBREAK LOOMS IN NIGERIA The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned that malnutrition, thirst and diseases threaten the lives of millions of children in North-east Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen. “In north-east Nigeria, with Boko Haram violence which continues to contribute...

Posted on Jun 25, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 25, 2017

Nigeria Health Minister Writes AGF, Police, NDLEA, Wants Tobacco Law Enforced

Nigeria Health Minister Writes AGF, Police, NDLEA, Wants Tobacco Law Enforced
 

The Health Minister, Isaac Adewole, has written to the Attorney-General of the Federation and the Nigeria Police Force over the enforcement of the National Tobacco Control Act. In the letter addressed to Abubakar Malami and Ibrahim Idris, the attorney general and inspector general of police respecti...

Posted on Jun 21, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 21, 2017

Niger Prioritises Education, Health

Niger Prioritises Education, Health
 

BY Abubakar Bello Abu Nmodu in his mid-term assessment of governance in Niger State, gives Governor Abubakar Bello thumbs up for doing what is remarkable in the educational and health sectors. When Governor Abubukar Sani Bello popularly called Abu Lolo started in Niger State in May 29, 2015, most of...

Posted on May 27, 2017 - Last updated on May 27, 2017

Holyfield Pledges $3m Health Facilities for Lagos

Holyfield Pledges $3m Health Facilities for Lagos
 

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield on Wednesday in Lagos said his foundation would donate health facilities worth three million Dollars to Lagos State. Holyfield who announced the donation during a courtesy visit to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode at the State House in Alausa also said...

Posted on May 25, 2017 - Last updated on May 25, 2017

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