Thursday, September 20, 2018

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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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    Police officers stationed at NHIS headquarters over workers’ protest

Police officers stationed at NHIS headquarters over workers’ protest

Officers of the Nigeria police force are currently stationed at the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) head office in Jabi, Abuja.The police officers arrived in the premises on Monday morning following rumours of a planned protest by the staff of the agency.The armed officers are occupying the premises and also stationed along the road in the area.Last week, the workers [...]

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    Reinstated NHIS executive secretary resumes

Reinstated NHIS executive secretary resumes

Usman Yusuf, reinstated executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has resumed work.Yusuf resumed at his office in Abuja on Tuesday, according to Daily Trust. He told the newspaper that he had a meeting with some key officials of the agency."I have resumed. You know, the reinstatement is with immediate effect. I will be in the office tomorrow [...]

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    ‘Nepotism’, ‘impunity’, ‘Adewole should resign’ — anger as Buhari reinstates NHIS boss

‘Nepotism’, ‘impunity’, ‘Adewole should resign’ — anger as Buhari reinstates NHIS boss

Usman Yusuf, the executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, has been reinstated by President Muhammadu Buhari.He was reinstated on Tuesday, according to a circular reportedly issued to the health ministry by Abba Kyari, chief of staff to the president.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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    EXCLUSIVE: Suspension of NHIS ES extended indefinitely

EXCLUSIVE: Suspension of NHIS ES extended indefinitely

Isaac Adewole, minister of health, has extended the suspension of Usman Yusuf, executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), indefinitely.In July, Isaac Adewole, minister of health, suspended Yusuf for three months over allegations of fraud.Adewole had set up a committee to probe the NHIS ES, saying his response to the petitions written against him were “considered unsatisfactory”.In a recent [...]

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    Yusuf: The insolent child of impunity

Yusuf: The insolent child of impunity

Those tempted to view corruption only in materialist terms, overlooking the abstract subversion of norms and values, will perhaps be forced to have a rethink by simply following the farcical drama currently unfolding at the National Health Insurance Scheme.Equating his kinship with President Buhari to a talisman, Usman Yusuf was not content at only breaking all extant service rules as [...]

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    Health minister suspends eight top NHIS officials

Health minister suspends eight top NHIS officials

Isaac Adewole, minister of health, has suspended eight senior officials of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).The development comes less than two weeks after Usman Yusuf, executive secretary of the agency, was sanctioned.Yusuf had rejected the action of the minister, saying only the president could take such step.The newly suspended officials are Olufemi Akingbade, general manager, zonal coordinator south-south zone; John Okon, [...]

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    ‘You can’t try it’ — NHIS ES rejects suspension by minister

‘You can’t try it’ — NHIS ES rejects suspension by minister

Usman Yusuf, executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has rejected the recent directive by the minister of health to go on three months suspension.Last week, Isaac Adewole, minister of health, ordered Yusuf to proceed on three months suspension to pave way for an investigation following petitions that were written against him.However, in a letter dated July 12, 2017, [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: Osinbajo asks minister to probe suspended NHIS boss

EXCLUSIVE: Osinbajo asks minister to probe suspended NHIS boss

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has directed Isaac Adewole, minister of health, to probe the allegations against Usman Yusuf, the suspended executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), TheCable understands.Yusuf was suspended by Adewole last week over allegations of fraud, but he is alleging that it was because he refused to accede to illegal requests from the minister.The house of [...]

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    THE INSIDER: How N58m SUV landed NHIS ES in trouble — and earned him suspension

THE INSIDER: How N58m SUV landed NHIS ES in trouble — and earned him suspension

Usman Yusuf, executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), has been suspended for three months by the minister of health, Isaac Adewole, over allegations of fraud.In a letter dated July 6, 2017 seen by TheCable, Adewole said Yusuf's response to the petitions written against him were "considered unsatisfactory".An investigative committee to probe the NHIS ES has been set [...]

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