Tag: Isaac Adewole

Bernard DayoMarch 15, 2019

The Big 5: Nigeria improves on HIV ranking, now fourth worst hit country in the world; Tribunal grants Buhari, APC access to poll items | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: NLC urges INEC to ensure credible supplementary polls  The Nigeria Labour ...

Wilfred OkicheJanuary 2, 2019

#YNaija2018Review: Ganduje, Buratai, Kemi Adeosun…Who are the worst people of the year?

From a covetous governor obsessed with securing kickbacks to a disgraced professor soliciting sex for marks, is there anything redeeming ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 24, 2018

Today’s Noisemakers: Isaac Adewole, Onome, Samklef, others

Every day on the Nigerian Internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 31, 2018

The Big 5: Saraki challenges Jega to list corrupt Senators, Health Minister insists no pay for striking health workers and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the new President of Sierra Leone, ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 25, 2018

The Big 5: House of Reps throws out Peace Corps Bill, Amnesty International accuses Nigerian Military of rights abuses and other stories

These are the major stories you should be monitoring today: The House of Representatives on Thursday has aligned itself with ...

AzeezOctober 18, 2017

Monkeypox: Suspected cases rise to 74 in 11 states

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has said the cases of Monkeypox virus has risen to 74 in 11 states. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 6, 2017

‘NHIS boss remains suspended till further notice’

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole has extended the suspension of the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Usman ...

AzeezSeptember 21, 2017

Zamfara has only 23 doctors in 24 hospitals – Health minister

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has said Zamfara State has only 23 doctors managing 24 hospitals. Adewole said this ...

AzeezSeptember 18, 2017

New case of Yellow fever confirmed in Kwara – FG

The Ministry of Health has said a young girl in Oke Owa community, Ifelodun local government area of Kwara state has ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 7, 2017

Resident doctors continue strike despite meeting with FG

As reported by The Cable, the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has refused to call off its strike despite ...

AzeezSeptember 5, 2017

Health minister asks govt hospitals to employ ad hoc doctors

Minister of health, Isaac Adewole has directed headsbof Federal hospitals to engage the services of ad hoc doctors while resident ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 2, 2017

80 percent of cancer cases in Nigeria curable, Health minister says

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, yesterday said that 80 percent of cancer cases are curable even as he disclosed ...

AzeezJuly 28, 2017

Why I can’t appear before the House of Reps – Adewole

Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole has written to the House of Representatives on why he would not appear before it. ...

AzeezJuly 24, 2017

NHIS: Reps give HMOs deadline to submit N351bn audit

The House of Representatives has given Health Maintenance Organisations up to Wednesday to submit audited accounts on how the N351bn ...

EditorJuly 18, 2017

Fashola drops 6 places in the YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Ministers

Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing has dropped six places in the YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Ministers. The ...

AzeezJuly 18, 2017

Health minister suspends 8 NHIS officials

The Ministry of Health on Monday suspended eight officials of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). This comes after more facts ...

EditorJuly 15, 2017

NHIS: Is Prof. Yusuf hissing at Acting President, Osinbajo?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Has the suspended NHIS boss said he is not answerable to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo? The ...

EditorJuly 15, 2017

NHIS: Why is Osinbajo involved in the matter?

by Alexander O. Onukwue There is a situation with the administration of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) which is ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 14, 2017

NHIS boss dares Health Minister, says he won’t obey suspension order

The suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Usman Yusuf, has officially replied the Minister of Health, ...

EditorJuly 11, 2017

Audu Ogbeh rises to the top 10 | The YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Ministers

Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has risen to the top ten in the YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Ministers. ...

EditorJuly 3, 2017

Fashola, Adewole are the best ministers in Nigeria | YNaija Effectiveness Ranking for Ministers

Nigeria’s Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN) and his counterpart in the Ministry of Health, Professor Isaac ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 29, 2017

NYSC members included into NHIS – Health minister

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved the inclusion of members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) under the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 29, 2017

Osinbajo approves appointment of 14 heads of tertiary health institutions (SEE LIST)

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the appointment of 14 Chief Medical Directors and Medical Directors in Federal Teaching Hospitals, ...

AzeezApril 28, 2017

FG needs N47bn for meningitis vaccines – Minister

The Federal Government said about N46.7bn is required to vaccinate the population against the Type C meningitis. Minister of Health, ...

AzeezFebruary 24, 2017

Why Nigerians will continue to seek medical treatment abroad – Health minister

by Azeez Adeniyi Minister of Health, Prof. Issac Oyewole on Thursday said Nigeria will require $1 billion annually to stop ...

AzeezFebruary 2, 2017

Health ministry not aware of HIV cure by Nigerian Professor – Adewole

Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole has said he was unaware of any cure of HIV/AIDS being reported by the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 19, 2017

Aisha Buhari hosts Bill Gates’ wife, Melinda (PHOTOS)

Wife of the President, Her Excellency Mrs. Aisha M. Buhari has commended the activities of the Bill and Melinda Gates ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 28, 2016

Nigeria has no functional cancer machine – Health minister

Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole has said Nigeria does not have any functional cancer machine at the moment. He ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 9, 2016

FG releases N420m to states to revitalize health centers

The Federal Government, on Monday, disclosed that it has released N420 million to each of the 36 states and the ...

Isime EseneJune 28, 2016

Opinion: Sacking of doctors – an irresponsible display and show of anarchy

by Abiola Akintunde On June 21st, it was shocking that Nigeria could once again retrace the path of anarchy, as ...

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