Suspended NHIS boss drags health minister, AGF, agency to court

The Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Usman Yusuf, has sued the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole; the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN) and the NHIS over his suspension by the governing council of the board. In the suit with the number, FHC/ABJ/CS/1220/2018 filed before the Federal High More...

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By Olaolu Ayoola On Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
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Ease of Doing Business ranking: Nigeria scores high, but drops to 146th

The World Bank’s 2019 Doing Business Index (DBI) has reported an improvement in Nigeria’s ease of doing business score from 51.52 to 52.89. But the report, which was released on Wednesday also saw Nigeria fall More...

By Olaolu Ayoola On Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
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Minimum wage: FG backs labour, rejects governors’ offer of N22, 500

The federal government has rejected the N22, 500 minimum wage proposed by the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF). Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige, said on Wednesday he had made it known to the governors that the More...

By Olaolu Ayoola On Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
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Minimum wage: Showdown looms as NLC rejects governors’ N22, 500 offer

…demands N66, 500 minimum wage The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has lambasted the Nigeria Governors’ Forum for pegging the minimum wage at N22, 500. The NLC subsequently pegged the minimum wage at N66, 500. The More...

By Olaolu Ayoola On Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
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Corpse of missing general, Muhammed Alkali, found in a well

The remains of the missing Senior Army officer, Major General Idris Alkali(rtd) has been found by a team of the Nigerian Army on Search and Rescue Operation. This is coming after the officer had been declared missing More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Saturday, October 27th, 2018
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Food aid suspended in Lake Chad region over surge in Boko Haram attacks

The death toll from a Boko Haram attack on a Nigerian army post on the border with Niger has risen to 48, military sources told AFP A surge in Boko Haram violence has forced several major aid agencies to suspend More...

By Felix OLOYEDE On Monday, October 22nd, 2018
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By Felix OLOYEDE On Monday, October 22nd, 2018
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‘Exploding population growth will worsen economic woes’

A densely populated area of Lagos With the economy facing slower-paced growth an increasing number of Nigerian economists predict that youth demography could threaten early recovery. Indeed, according to Kemi Akeju, More...

By hallmarknews On Thursday, October 18th, 2018
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Can Kayode Fayemi perform any magic now that he’s the Ekiti state governor?

Some locals say Fayose, the former governor has tried his best but there was too much water for the available garri, that the state’s treasury can’t cope with the size of worker’s total salary payments, More...