Yusuf claims he was suspended for refusing to release N975m to the Ministry of Health

  Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Usman Yusuf, has claimed that he was suspended for refusing to release N975million to the Ministry of Health.   Yusuf has made this known on Friday when he appeared before the House of Representatives panel investigating his suspension.   He said his “refusal” to grant…

INEC honours 77 outstanding staff in Ebonyi

  On Thursday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has honoured 77 of its staff in Ebonyi for outstanding performance and excellent service.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event took place at the commission’s multi-purpose pavilion on Thursday in Abakaliki.   The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), INEC Ebonyi, Prof Godswill…

Cholera outbreak in Gombe kills 5

  On Thursday, the Gombe State Government revealed that a fresh outbreak of cholera had killed five people, while 16 others were hospitalised at the Primary Health Centre, Kembu in Balanga Local Government Area of the state.   Dr Nuhu Bile, the state Acting Epidemiologist, has made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria…

Fani-Kayode reveals why Nigerians hould clap for Buhari, Tinubu

  On Thursday, former Minister for Aviation, said that President Muhammadu Buhari and Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu, deserved applause for bringing the country to its knees.   The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain restated that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has failed Nigerians.   Fani-Kayode said via Twitter: “88 million Nigerians live in extreme…

Aisha Buhari reveals what Nigerian artists did for Buhari

  Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, revealed how Nigerian artistes helped her husband to achieve success in his political career.   Mrs. Buhari has stated this while calling on the artists to use their talent and popularity in mobilizing Nigerians towards unity, peace, tolerance, and productivity.   According to the details forwarded…

Nigeria not in hurry to sign AFCFTA

  On Wednesday, the Federal Government of Nigeria revealed that the country was not in a hurry to sign the controversial African Free Trade Agreement (AFCFTA).   Dr Adeyemi Dipeolu, Special Adviser to the President on Economic Matters, has made this known in Ibadan at the 60th anniversary lecture of the Department of Economics, University…

SABC is technically insolvent – Mxakwe

  On Wednesday, CEO Madoda Mxakwe has revealed that the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is technically insolvent, and has no choice but to embark on the mass retrenchment of workers in order to avoid total collapse.   Mxakwe told reporters in Auckland Park that the cost-cutting measures that were already implemented saved the SABC…