Reps panel begins probe.

John Ameh. An ad hoc committee of the House of Representatives has begun an investigative hearing into the raging crisis at the National Health Insurance Scheme. The committee, which is headed by Mr Nicholas Ossai, is already grilling the Chairman of the Governing Council of the national health interview survey (NHIS), Doctor. Enyantu Ifenne, on…

Researcher develops robotic system to detect faults in buildings

    An Australian researcher has developed a major robotic system to detect structural faults in buildings, tapping latest technology that offers significant export potential, authorities said today. “This technology, which combines microwave systems with cutting-edge robotic technology and artificial intelligence algorithms has great potential because it will be the first gold standard structural inspection…

President Buhari dines with aggrieved APC aspirants

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday hosted aggrieved aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the just concluded party’s primaries across the country. Those in attendance at the dinner included aggrieved gubernatorial, National and State Assembly aspirants who failed to secure the party’s tickets in the forthcoming 2019 general elections.   The meeting was also…

Governors offer to pay twenty-two thousand, five hundred naira As New Minimum Wage

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum has agreed to pay the sum of twenty-two thousand, five hundred naira as new minimum wage for workers, as against the existing eighteen thousand naira. Chairman of the Forum and Zamfara State Governor, Abdul’Aziz Yari, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.   He explained that the decision followed…

Harzard to miss Derby County

 Eden Hazard will sit out Chelsea’s Carabao Cup fourth-round match against Derby County on Wednesday but could return against Crystal Palace on Sunday. The Belgium international missed the Europa League victory over BATE and the Premier League win against Burnley due to a back injury. Chelsea assistant coach Gianfranco Zola expects the 27-year-old to return…

DELE ALLI SIGNS NEW CONTRACT

 Tottenham’s England midfielder Dele Alli has signed a new contract that will keep him at the club till 2024. The twenty-two-year-old joined Spurs from MK Dons for five million pounds in 2015 and has scored forty eight goals in one hundred and fifty three competitive matches. He has played in six Premier League games this…

NHIS: No govt. Board has powers to suspend CEOs of parastatals – SGF Read more at: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/10/nhis-no-govt-board-has-powers-to-suspend-ceos-of-parastatals-sgf/

No governing board of a Federal agency or parastatal has the power to remove the chief executive appointed by the President, the secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha declared today. FG’s $1.8m daily on feeding of school children (1) Mr Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) The…