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EFCC Grills NHIS Managers Over N919m ‘Fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has summoned some contractors of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) after grilling managers of the scheme on Monday. The NHIS managers were quizzed over an alleged N919 million fraud perpetrated under the watch of its Executive Secretary, Usman Yusuf. Recall that Yusuf, who was last year suspended by the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, over the alleged fraud, was recently reinstated by President Muhammadu Buhari. Adewole’s panel had amongst others…

Nigerian Editors’ Guild Builds Plaza In Abuja

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has announced the foundation stone laying ceremony for its multi-purpose Editors’ Plaza which comes up on March 1, 2018 at Guzape District in Abuja. The Guild, in a statement on Sunday by its Publicity Secretary, Ken Ugbechie, named Senate Minority Leader and former Akwa Ibom State governor, Senator Godswill Akpabio, as chairman of the event. The NGE equally disclosed that Chairman of BUA Group, Alhaji Abdulsamad Rabiu, will perform the ‘turning of the sod’ to herald the construction…

As Fashola Vindicates Former President Jonathan

At various occasions since coming to power on May 29, 2015, both President Muhammadu Buhari and his lying parrot, Lai Mohammed, have attempted to sell the false narrative that the Jonathan administration and the Peoples Democratic Party, destroyed Nigeria’s economy and handed over a collapsed polity and are the reason for the current comatose condition of the nation’s fiscal and financial systems.

Osinbajo Chairs First Economic Mgt Team Meeting Of 2018

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently chairing the first Economic Management Team meeting of Buhari administration for the year 2018. The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Mr Laolu Akande, disclosed this in a statement on Monday. Topping the agenda according to Akande is the Oil and Gas sector, Pension, Family Homes Fund and other vital issues. VP Osinbajo opens week presiding over first 2018 Economic Management Team meeting of Buhari administration. It's a full…

Lai Mohammed: Nollywood To Make N100bn Annually From Digital Switchover

Information Minister, Alh. Lai Mohammed, on Wednesday, said at the launch of Digital Switch Over (DSO) at Ilorin’s Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) that Nollywood can generate N100 billion via the FreeTV distribution network. Mohammed said the country was long overdue for the switch from VCD and DVD to digital. The minister said the switch to digital distribution would allow Nollywood and the entire entertainment industry benefit from digital consumption of content. “With the middleware in our `Set Top Boxes’;…