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October 18, 2018 2:47 PM Buhari govt suspends NHIS boss, Prof. Usman indefinitely

The Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Prof. Usman Yusuf, has been suspended. Yusuf was suspended by the agency’s governing council to pave way for investigation into allegations levelled against him. Chairman of the governing council, Dr Eyantu Ifenne made this known at a briefing in the NHIS headquarters on Thursday 22

October 18, 2018 6:12 AM Plateau 2019: PDP guber candidate, JT Useni picks Shignugul as running mate

The Peoples Democratic Party’s gubernatorial candidate in Plateau State, Jeremiah Useni, has picked Benedict Shignugul, a retired Theatre Nurse, as his running mate. This was disclosed by the PDP Organising Secretary in the State, Yakubu Chocho. Chocho said, the 58-year-old Shignugul, who hails from Mangu, was picked after “careful considerations and deliberations 17

October 13, 2018 6:33 AM 2019: Northern Elders speak on Atiku choosing Peter Obi as running mate

Elder statesman and Chairman of the Northern Elders’ Council (NEC), Alhaji Tanko Yakasai has reacted to the choice of Peter Obi as Atiku Abubakar’s running mate in 2019. Yakassai in a statement described Atiku’s choice as a balanced one owing to the fact that Obi is a Christian and from the South-East. He, however, expressed doubt whether the choice 32

October 11, 2018 3:32 PM Senate rejects Buhari’s NPC nominee over certificate scandal

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday rejected a commissioner-nominee for the National Population Commission (NPC). Dr. Abdul Malik Mohammed Durnnguwa was the only one out of the 23 nominees of President Muhammadu Buhari who was not cleared. The Senate explained that Durnnguwa’s West African Examination Council (WAEC) certificate was questionable 27

October 11, 2018 9:24 AM Buhari govt to release 1042-page achievement compendium

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received 1042-pages achievement compendium. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, made the presentation before the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting. Mustapha added that the compendium was a summary of policies and programmes implemented between 2015 and 2017, as approved 20

October 11, 2018 7:02 AM Justice Waziri Abali is dead

The death has been announced of Justice Waziri Abali, the Yerima of Fika. Abali is also a younger brother to Muhammad Ibn Abali Muhammad Idrissa, Emir of Fika and Chairman, Yobe State Council of Chiefs. His funeral prayers were held on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at Garki Area 1 Mosque near old Federal Secretariat, Abuja. He was known for his frank views 20

October 10, 2018 12:40 PM Outstanding leave bonus: Strike looms as Ondo workers give Akeredolu three-day ultimatum

The organized labour in Ondo State has given the state government a three-day ultimatum for all outstanding leave bonus to be paid to workers in the state, or risk an industrial action. Labour leaders stated that workers in the state’s civil service will down tools if their demand is not met by Friday. According to the state chairman of the Joint Negotiating 22

October 8, 2018 5:23 AM Ohanaeze youths congratulate Atiku, insist on VP slot

The leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide led by Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro has congratulated Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on his recent victory as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, flag bearer. This was contained in a statement made available to DAILY POST on Sunday by Comrade Obinna Achionye, Deputy President General and Mazi Alex Okemiri 20

October 5, 2018 6:01 AM 2019: We will sink PDP if Vice President’s slot if not zoned to South east – Ohanaeze youths

Leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, OYC, has once again asked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to zone Vice Presidential slot to South-East if the party must get its endorsement for the 2019 general election. The youths, however, threatened that they would work against the PDP in the zone during next year’s presidential election 40

September 29, 2018 3:26 PM Osinbajo storms Lagos ahead of APC primary, meets Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat [PHOTOS]

During his visit, Osinbajo will meet the All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftains and stakeholders. On Saturday, he held a meeting with APC governorship aspirant, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. In attendance was a former commissioner, Toyin Hamzat, who has since stepped down for Sanwo-Olu. Sanwo-Olu, who is the reported canidate of APC national leader, Bola Tinubu 47