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COVID-19: It’s time to discuss universal free healthcare for all Nigerians

COVID-19: It’s time to discuss universal free healthcare for all Nigerians

Debo Onifade While I pray that Nigeria and indeed the rest of the world will overcome the COVID-19 plague soonest, I wish to address a more important issue today that electorates and politicians need to think about. It is about universal free healthcare for all Nigerians.  Most of our traditional politicians may not care about […]

Our accounts unaudited in 6 years, says NHIS boss

Our accounts unaudited in 6 years, says NHIS boss

By Tordue Salem – Abuja The National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, hasn’t audited its accounts in 6 years, the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Prof. Nasiru Sambo confessed to the House of Representatives on Tuesday. The ES whose self-disclosure followed and apology to the Public Accounts Committee of the House said […]

NHIS covers less than 5% of Nigerians ― Reps

NHIS covers less than 5% of Nigerians ― Reps

Say scheme, can’t account for billions of public funds By Tordue Salem – Abuja The House of Representatives Joint-Committee on Insurance & Actuarial Matters, Health Services and Health Institutions, has disclosed that despite a steady guzzle of billions of public funds in 15 years, the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has captured less than five […]