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Nigerian Senate to ensure mandatory health insurance, subsidy for poor

  The Nigerian Senate is reviewing the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Act to ensure that it is made mandatory for all Nigerians.The law making body is also working to ensure the subsidisation of premium for poor Nigerians who cannot afford to pay for the health insurance. The Senate Committee Chairman on

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Zimbabwe ex-leader Mugabe, wife on 1st trip abroad since resigning

Associated Press   Zimbabwe's former leader Robert Mugabe and his wife, Grace, have traveled to Singapore on their first trip abroad since Mugabe resigned last month under pressure from the military and ruling party, the presidential spokesman said Tuesday. Mugabe, 93, has gone on his annual leave and for routine medical checkups, spokesman

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Court permits Ex-Finance Minister, Nenadi Usman to travel abroad for medical care

  Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has granted the former Minister of State for Finance, Mrs. Nenadi Usman, the permission to travel to the United States of America, USA, for medical care. Justice Aikawa, who granted the permission on Tuesday, also ordered that Mrs. Nenadi Usman’s

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World’s first human head transplant has been ‘successfully carried out’,Surgeon claims

  A controversial surgeon who aims to carry out the world’s human head transplant claims to have successfully carried out the operation on a corpse. The 18-hour operation showed that it is possible to reconnect the spine, nerves and blood vessels, according to controversial surgeon Professor Sergio Canavero. At a press conference in

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Trump nominates Alex Azar to replace Tom Price as Health Secretary after private plane scandal

  The White House just named Alex Azar as its new nominee for secretary of Health and Human Services. Azar is President Donald Trump's choice to replace Tom Price. Price resigned from the position in September following a scandal over his use of private jets that reportedly cost taxpayers more than $US1

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