Thursday, June 24, 2021



Global Health 2030: Absence of financial risk protection, bane of healthcare delivery in Nigeria – NIPSS

The National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, says the absence of financial risk protection; low budgetary allocation, inadequate and untimely releases of appropriated funds

Lalong appoints new Head of Service, permanent secretaries in Plateau

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has approved the appointment of Mr Sunday Hyat as the new Head of Service of the State.

Nigeria drifting, requires better leaders — Tambuwal

Nigeria is heading for the rocks except its leaders rally round to save it from the impending doom and also get the leadership selection...

Osinbajo challenges NIPSS on failed policies, projects

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS, to unlock the mystery of failed or poorly implemented policies and projects in Nigeria.

NIPSS boss, Prof. Habu Galadima, dies at 57

Habu Galadima, the Director General of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS, Kuru, near Jos, is dead. Chukwuemeka Udaya, the Secretary and...

Nigeria’s insecurity won’t go away until political, religious differences addressed – IGP

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has disclosed that the current insecurity is intertwined in Nigeria’s political, ethnic and religious differences, stressing that until these differences are ironed out, the country would not be rid of the cankerworm.

Senate President mourns Longjan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has commiserated with the family of late Sen. Ignatius Longjan who died at a Turkish hospital in Abuja on Sunday.

NIPSS to Buhari: NHIS can’t cover all Nigerians, consider replacing it

The National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to repeal the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Act and replace it with the National Health Insurance Commission Bill to make the healthcare delivery in Nigeria more flexible, accommodating of all citizens.

NIPSS @40: Osinbajo tasks institute to lift 100m Nigerians out of poverty

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has charged the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS, to help the country achieve its national target of lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years.

Make democracy your everyday culture, Fayemi tell politicians

The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi has called on the political elite to cultivate a habit of imbibing and internalizing democracy as a culture.

Buhari seeks Senate’s confirmation of Habu Galadima as NIPSS boss

President Muhammadu Buhari has sought the confirmation of the Senate for the appointment of Prof. Habu Galadima as the substantive Director-General of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS, Kuru, Jos.

Chukwu replaces Kukasheka as Army spokesman

The Nigerian Army has named JTE Chukwu, a brigadier general, as its new spokesman. Mr Chukwu, replaced Sani Kukasheka, a brigadier general also, who has...

Ex-minister dies in road accident

John Shagaya, a retired army general and former internal affairs minister, dies in road accident on his way to Jos from Langtang on Sunday....

NCC, Danbatta and public intellectualism, by Yakubu Musa

Distinct commonalities often stand out in bold relief about most academics and intellectual heavyweights who find themselves in public service. They are usually transformational,...

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