Senate probes alleged corrupt practices in NHIS, NPHCDA
The Senate has directed its joint Committees on Primary Health Care and Communicable Diseases to investigate allegation of corruption in the National Health...
Senate wades into crises rocking NHIS, NPHCDA
The Senate on Wednesday directed its committees to wade into the crises rocking the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA).
Managing mental health issues
Experts say one of the biggest challenges facing mental health in the country is stigmatisation, low level of knowledge and awareness regarding mental health. President, Resident Doctors’ Association at Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba, Dr. Raliat Akerele in this chat with GERALDINE AKUTU, enlightens on mental health, treatment of mental disorders and how families can help their…
NHIS boss faces Reps, blames HMO for troubles
The embattled Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Usman Yusuf, has blamed Health Maintenance Organisations for his troubles. Prof. Yusuf, currently on an administrative leave by the presidential directive, is embroiled in saga with major allegations of financial impropriety levelled against him, by the Governing Council of the NHIS. The Executive Secretary…
Suspended NHIS boss denies suing Presidency
The suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Yusuf Usman, has denied suing the Presidency over his suspension from office.
Buhari suspends NHIS boss, orders probe
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday suspended the embattled Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Professor Usman Yusuf and ordered that he proceeds on administrative leave immediately. This, the president said, was to create room for an unfettered investigation of the allegations against the NHIS helmsman. Consequently, he approved the establishment of an independent…
The disgusting NHIS saga
Professor Usman Yusuf is back at his desk carrying on with his duty as Executive Secretary of National Insurance Scheme alias NHIS, courtesy of the Federal might. His story is by now well known. But just a recap: Yusuf was suspended by the Governing Council of his organization following allegations of corruption; 2018 budget padding…
The Yusuf Saga
The Professor Usman Yusuf saga is obviously sapping the energy and the health of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) of which he is the Executive Secretary.
Reps may absolve Yusuf of wrongdoing in NHIS
There are indications that the embattled executive secretary of the Nigeria Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Usman Yusuf, still enjoys the backing of the House of Representatives. Chairman of the House Committee on Health Services, Chike Okafor, told The Guardian in a chat that Yusuf was being witch-hunted by the Dr. Enyantu Ifene-led governing board…
Okorocha earmarks 250m for take-off of Imo health insurance scheme
Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo on Saturday announced N250 million as the start-up capital for health insurance scheme in the state.
Vacate office for probe, labour tells embattled NHIS boss
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) yesterday asked the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Usman Yusuf, to vacate office for a thorough investigation of the allegations levied against him.