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NHIS Scandal: Buhari Executive Secretary Usman Yusuf to proceed on ‘administrative leave’

NHIS Scandal: Buhari Executive Secretary Usman Yusuf to proceed on ‘administrative leave’

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the embattled Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Usman Yusuf, to proceed on administrative leave effective from November 5. The directive was conveyed in a letter signed by the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, on Wednesday. The letter was signed

Shiites killing: Frank demands urgent International Judicial Commission

Immidiate past Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has written an open letter to the Secretary/General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, demanding an urgent International Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the recent killings of protesting members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) over detention of their

BREAKING: Tony Anenih is dead

A former works minister, Tony Anenih, is dead. His death was confirmed by multiple sources including his son who said the family would release a statement later tonight. Mr Anenih, 85, died on Sunday evening at an Abuja hospital where he was receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment. Born in Edo State, Mr. Anenih was

Buhari’s Certificate Saga: PDP’s Unnessary Plot to Divert Attention From Issues — NDF

The National Democratic Front (NDF) has described the recent dust being raised on the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Certificate saga as “unnecessary and a needless campaign of calumny” by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to divert attention from the issues affecting the country. In a press statement made available to journalists in Abuja, NDF national

NNPC dismisses reports of cash gift to Buhari’s campaign as “Political Hallucination”

The Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Friday distanced its Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, from an alleged cash transfer to the President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organization for the purpose of funding the media/publicity leg of the exercise. The NNPC in a statement by its Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs

#GandujeGate: Video showing Kano governor receiving bribe is authentic, publisher tells investigative committee

The Publisher of the online Daily Nigerian newspaper, Jaafar Jaafar, has appeared before lawmakers at the Kano State House of Assembly investigating the bribery allegation against Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. PREMIUM TIMES published stories from the videos, sourced from Daily Nigerian, which showed the Kano governor receiving bribe in dollars at different instances. The

Cartel with vested interested sabotaging River Niger dredging, development of inland waterways- Speaker Dogara

Efforts by successive administrations to implement the national transport master plan that will see to the dredging of Nigeria’s inland water ways could not be achieved because some powerful interests are opposed to it, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon Yakubu Dogara, has said. Speaking when he received the Managing Director of National

Kebbi Governor praises Ambode, says Lagos Governor gracious and grudge-free

Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu on Thursday showered accolades on his counterpart in Lagos, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode for the high sense of maturity displayed in the wake of the political developments in the State, saying the latter demonstrated grace which has united the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the 2019 elections.  Speaking at