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Yakubu’s Health Failing In Custody, Lawyer Cries Out

The health of former Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Andrew Yakubu, is deteriorating in EFCC's custody, his lawyers complained. One of his lawyers who challenged  the conditions of his detention disclosed:  “His health is deteriorating day-after-day.” Family sources have also revealed  that the 62-year-old has been diagnosed with High Blood Pressure (Hyperte ...

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Aisha Buhari’s Health Screening Exercises for underserved Nigerians, By Aisha Bunu

Since the assumption of Muhammadu Buhari as President of Nigeria, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has focused her attention on issues that affect Women and children who are the most vulnerable in the society. Mrs. Buhari understands that the role of women in every society cannot be over emphasized, therefore, their health and well being should be enhanced in order for them to make meaningful contribution both in politica ...

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Buhari’s Health: Presidency Should Stop Using Phone Calls to Deceive Nigerians – CNPP

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has asked the federal government to stop the phone call games with President Muhammadu Buhari and face governance issues that would alleviate the suffering of the masses. The Conference observed that the continued media hype of Mr. President’s calls to different individuals were unnecessary since President Buhari has transmitted power to Acting President Ye ...

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Meeting With APC Governors Not Linked To Buhari’s Health – Oyegun

By Abdullahi Mohammed National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie Oyegun has said that President Muhammadu Buhari left a structure that is functioning very effectively in the Nations Governance. He made this known on Thursday in Abuja during a  meeting of APC governors with the National Working committee of the ruling party at the  National secretariat. Oyegun said: " In spite ...

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Buhari’s Health: Saraki, Dogara Lead NASS Delegation To London

By Danlami Nmodu The Senate President ,Bukola Saraki and Speaker House of Representatives,Yakubu Dogara have travelled to London  to meet  President Muhammadu Buhari in London, National Assembly, NASS sources confirmed to Newsdiaryonline Wednesday. It was further learnt that Saraki and Dogara were joined by  at least two other lawmakers for  the visit to the president. Newsdiaryonline was told that Saraki a ...

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Buhari’s Health: CAN Seeks ‘Full Progress’ Update On Recovery

The Christians Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called on Nigeria's presidency to give update on the full progress being made towards recovery by President Muhammadu Buhari  who is on medical vacation in London. CAN said it was "deeply concerned about the ongoing national conversation on the absence of the President due to ill- health. We wish to call on all Nigerians to join hands in prayers for the quick ...

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Buhari’s Medical Vacation: Rights’ Groups Give 7-Day Ultimatum

A coalition of human rights’ groups under the aegis of Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ) has called on  President and Commander-in-Chief of Armed Forces, General Muhammadu Buhari(rtd)  to declare his present state of health as stipulated by the  Chapter (VI),Part 1 of section 144 of the amended 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria ,saying that  the indefinite emergency vacat ...

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We Have Received Buhari’s Letter Extending Vacation- Senate

Nigeria’s Senate  has confirmed that it has received a second letter from President Muhammadu Buhari extending his  vacation. Spokesman of the Senate, Senator Abdullahi Sabi  disclosed this to newsmen  Tuesday. Sabi said,“We can now confirm to you that we are in possession of Mr. President’s letter to extend his vacation in order to complete and receive the results of a series of test recommended by his doc ...

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Health Concern: Buhari Extends Vacation, Writes National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the National Assembly today, February 5, 2017, informing of his desire to extend his leave in order to complete and receive the results of a series of tests recommended by his doctors, Presidential Spokesman, Femi Adesina said in a statement Sunday. “The President had planned to return to Abuja this(Sunday) evening, but was advised to complete the test cycle before ...

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IBB Returns, Thanks Nigerians For ‘Concerns Over My Health’

Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), has returned to Nigeria after a 7-week medical vacation in the Switzerland. He arrived Minna International Airport on Saturday evening at 6.45 pm. Alighting from the aircraft, General Babangida expressed gratitude for prayers and goodwill messages from different quarters during his vacation. He said: “I am feeling stronger and better now. ...

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Changing NHIS : A Beneficiary’s View, By Obadiah Kyet

As a participant in the NHIS I must doff my hat to Professor Usman Yusuf, the not so new chief executive of this unique and potentially life-changing health insurance scheme of the Federal Government. Many chief executives have come and gone a t the NHIS without rekindling hopes of beneficiaries that the peculiar problems of the scheme which deny them intended advantages will be addressed in their favour. A ...

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The Tale of My Nation: Leading Backwards In Health, By Judith Gbagidi

Nigeria is famously called the leader of Africa yet still has a depreciating health status. The World Health Organization ranked its 190 member countries using several health indicators including expenditure on health, and Nigeria was ranked 187. Maternal mortality rate, infant mortality rate and under five mortality rate are some of the health outcomes used to assess the effectiveness of our health expendi ...

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