National Health Insurance and the Nigerian nation

The bizarre drama that has been going on for several months now surrounding the National Health Insurance Scheme of Nigeria in many ways epitomizes the dysfunction of the Nigerian nation as constituted. After discussion, vacillation and procrastination lasting several years, the Nigerian National Health Insurance Act 35 was signed in 1999. At its most basic…

Senate probes alleged corruption in NHIS

The Senate on Wednesday, directed its joint committees on Primary Health Care and Communicable Diseases to investigate allegations of corruption in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA). Specifically, it asked the panel to carry out thorough investigation into the matter and other infractions and report back……

NHIS has been an abysmal failure – Usman Yusuf

The suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Usman Yusuf, has said that corruption is fighting back just as he said that NHIS has been an abysmal failure. Continue reading NHIS has been an abysmal failure – Usman Yusuf at Vanguard News Nigeria. Find more latest news and headlines from the newspaper

NHIS: We are ready for probe, HMCAN tells FG

In the wake of the controversy trailing the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, the Health and Managed Care Association of Nigeria, HMCAN, has urged the Federal government to investigate activities of Health Maintenance Organizations, HMOs, in the country. Continue reading NHIS: We are ready for probe, HMCAN tells FG at Vanguard News Nigeria. Find more…

Reps’ NHIS probe: Health Ministry, Yusuf differ over N975m fraud

…Panel settled with N19m after my indictment, allegations against me recycled- Yusuf …Health Ministry: He was suspended over financial recklessness, other infractions …Reps c’ttee summons… The post Reps’ NHIS probe: Health Ministry, Yusuf differ over N975m fraud appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria . Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers Find more latest news and headlines…

Breaking: NHIS Probe: Reps summon SGF

ABUJA-THE House of Representatives panel investigating the crisis rocking the National Health Insurance Scheme,NHIS on Friday gave a directive that the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Mr Boss Mustapha should appear before it. Continue reading Breaking: NHIS Probe: Reps summon SGF at Vanguard News Nigeria. Find more latest news and headlines from…

Can of worms as Reps begin probe of NHIS

…Governing Board: Yusuf paid illegal N508m to consultants, diverted N25bn …Crisis facing scheme predates Yusuf as Omogo takes over – Health Minister The Chairman of… The post Can of worms as Reps begin probe of NHIS appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria . Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers Find more latest news and headlines from…

NHIS: Executive Secretary paid N508m without due process— Board chairman

ABUJA—Chairman of National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Mrs. Enyatu Ifenne, yesterday, alleged before the House of Representatives panel probing the agency that the suspended Executive Secretary, Prof. Usman Yusuf, paid consultants N508 milion without due process. Continue reading NHIS: Executive Secretary paid N508m without due process— Board chairman at Vanguard News Nigeria. Find more latest…

How Board, Staff stall moves to siphon N25bn from NHIS coffers – Board, staff tell Reps

Key actors privy to the operations of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) on Thursday explained their roles in frustrating moves to siphon N25 billion from the coffer of the Fund. Ifenne Eyannetu, chairman, NHIS Board and Mohammed Gaji, chairman, Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) gave the details while testifying before the House…