Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag "Usman Yusuf"

    NHIS ES asks ‘warring factions’ to cease fire

NHIS ES asks ‘warring factions’ to cease fire

Mohammed Sambo, newly appointed executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has urged "warring factions" in the agency to cease fire.Sambo said this during his maiden interactive session with staff of the scheme at its headquarters in Abuja.President Muhammadu Buhari had approved his appointment as the executive secretary of the agency after Usman Yusuf, the former NHIS boss, was [...]

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    Report: FG panel recommends dismissal of NHIS ES, board members

Report: FG panel recommends dismissal of NHIS ES, board members

The executive panel set up to investigate the crisis in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has recommended the dismissal of Usman Yusuf, the executive execretary of the agency, according to PUNCH.The newspaper said the panel also recommended the dissolution of the NHIS governing board over the crisis.The board had suspended Yusuf for alleged fraud, and for "rendering the scheme dysfunctional".But [...]

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    HMOs neglect families of soldiers fighting Boko Haram, we’ll sink this board of corruption… 7 fresh revelations by NHIS ES

HMOs neglect families of soldiers fighting Boko Haram, we’ll sink this board of corruption… 7 fresh revelations by NHIS ES

Usman Yusuf, suspended executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has listed some of the reasons why he was suspended from the scheme.In an explosive 43-minute video, Yusuf exposed some of the shady dealings in the NHIS and what he was doing to curtail them before he was suspended.The executive secretary said his relationship with the board started [...]

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    NHIS ES: I was suspended for refusing to release N975m to health ministry

NHIS ES: I was suspended for refusing to release N975m to health ministry

Usman Yusuf, executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), says he was suspended for refusing to release N975 million to the ministry of health.He said this on Friday when he appeared before the house of representatives panel investigating the crisis that followed his suspension.The NHIS governing board recently suspended Yusuf after accusing him of financial infractions and abuse of [...]

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    ‘NHIS dysfunctional under him’ — governing board defends Yusuf’s suspension

‘NHIS dysfunctional under him’ — governing board defends Yusuf’s suspension

The governing board of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has defended its decision to suspend Usman Yusuf, executive secretary of the scheme.Speaking during an investigative hearing by a house of representatives ad-hoc committee, Enyantu Ifenne, chairman of the governing board, said the decision was to ensure transparency at the agency.The board had recently suspended Yusuf over allegations of financial [...]

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    Yusuf sues Adewole, NHIS board over ‘administrative leave’

Yusuf sues Adewole, NHIS board over ‘administrative leave’

Usman Yusuf, suspended executive secretary of the National health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has dragged the scheme's governing board to court over his suspension.In a suit filed at the federal high court Abuja, copies of which were seen by TheCable, Yusuf asked the court to nullify his suspension and declare that the board has no power to discipline him.Joined as respondents [...]

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    NHIS ES remains suspended, workers reply SGF

NHIS ES remains suspended, workers reply SGF

Two labour unions have insisted on the suspension of Usman Yusuf, executive secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), by the governing council of the organisation.The unions are the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN), and Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN).On October 18, the council suspended Yusuf indefinitely on allegations of financial infractions.Enantu Ifenna, chairman [...]

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    SGF: Boards have no power to suspend CEOs of parastatals

SGF: Boards have no power to suspend CEOs of parastatals

No governing board of a federal agency or parastatal has the power to remove the chief executive officer (CEO) appointed by the president, Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), has said.He said this amid the controversy over the suspension of Usman Yusuf, executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme(NHIS).Mustapha said this at an induction programme [...]

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    House of reps probes NHIS crisis

House of reps probes NHIS crisis

The house of representatives has set up a panel to probe the ongoing crisis at the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).The agency was thrown into crisis after its governing board suspended Usman Yusuf, executive secretary, over allegations of financial infractions.Yusuf had maintained innocence and also kicked against his suspension, insisting the board lacked powers to do so.At plenary on Tuesday, [...]

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    NHIS ES: Those plotting to stop me have failed

NHIS ES: Those plotting to stop me have failed

Usman Yusuf, executive secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), says those who think they can stop his fight against corruption in the agency have failed.In an interview with BBC Hausa, the NHIS executive secretary said he has been going through “unnecessary accusations of fraud” since he came on board at the NHIS.Yusuf said he was only accused of corruption [...]

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    ‘There’s God o’ — NHIS ES taunts his opponents after barging into office with policemen

‘There’s God o’ — NHIS ES taunts his opponents after barging into office with policemen

Usman Yusuf, suspended executive secretary of the National health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), went comical on Monday when asked to comment on the ongoing crisis in the agency.In what seemed to be a mockery of Patience Jonathan, former first lady, Yusuf sent a three-worded response: "There's God o", to inquiries by TheCable.Jonathan's wife caught headlines in April 2014 when she used [...]

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    We are not aware that our men accompanied suspended NHIS ES to office, say police

We are not aware that our men accompanied suspended NHIS ES to office, say police

The police say they are not aware that some officers accompanied Usman Yusuf, executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), to office on Monday.Yusuf was suspended by the NHIS governing board last week but he had argued that his suspension was illegal and that he would resume office nonetheless.He had said only President Muhammadu Buhari could suspend him.On [...]

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    Governing board of NHIS suspends ES indefinitely

Governing board of NHIS suspends ES indefinitely

The governing board of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has suspended Usman Yusuf, executive secretary of the scheme, indefinitely.Enantu Ifenna, chairman of the board, announced Yusuf's suspension at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday.Speaking to TheCable over the phone, Ifenna said Yusuf was suspended over allegations of financial infractions levelled against him.She also said the executive secretary had [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: ‘NHIS on the brink of collapse’ – governing council raises the alarm

EXCLUSIVE: ‘NHIS on the brink of collapse’ – governing council raises the alarm

Six months after Usman Yusuf, executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) was recalled from suspension, he has been enmeshed in a fresh crisis with the governing council of the scheme accusing him of running it into "ruin".On July 6, Isaac Adewole, minister of health, suspended Yusuf over allegations of fraud levelled against him. Insiders had told TheCable [...]

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    ‘I can’t steal blood money’ — NHIS ES speaks on allegations of theft

‘I can’t steal blood money’ — NHIS ES speaks on allegations of theft

Usman Yusuf, executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), says allegations of the theft of N900 million from the scheme are false.In an interview with reporters in Kano at the weekend, Yusuf described the money at NHIS as "blood money".He accused some hospitals and insurance companies of ganging up against him for opposing some sharp practices.Yusuf alleged that [...]

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    ‘We’ll fight back’ — NHIS ES breaks silence

‘We’ll fight back’ — NHIS ES breaks silence

Usman Yusuf, executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has vowed to fight back.According to THISDAY, Yusuf said this at a programme in Sokoto state on Thursday.Isaac Adewole, minister of health, had suspended the NHIS executive secretary over some corruption allegations.Adewole had said Yusuf could not provide a satisfactory explanation to the issues raised against him.However, President Muhammadu [...]

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