INVESTIGATION: NHIS Board Overrides Buhari, Suspends scheme’s embattled Executive Secretary, Usman Yusuf

INVESTIGATION: NHIS Board Overrides Buhari, Suspends scheme’s embattled Executive Secretary, Usman Yusuf

The governing board of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has suspended the scheme’s embattled Executive Secretary, Usman Yusuf, in a clear defiance to President Muhammadu Buhari, who reinstated him months back. President Buhari had on February 6, reinstated Mr. Yusuf who had been indicted for embezzlement and investigated by anti-graft agencies. In taking the […]

EXCLUSIVE: Rivers APC Guber Candidate, Tonye Cole skipped NYSC, omits degrees in nomination forms

EXCLUSIVE: Rivers APC Guber Candidate, Tonye Cole skipped NYSC, omits degrees in nomination forms

The gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, is in trouble for skipping the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme, the NEXT EDITION has found out. Sources close to the stylish businessman-turned-politician said he is struggling to get the NYSC to help him out with the problem. The […]

INVESTIGATION: Untold Stories of How Naval Ratings Consistently Attack, Kill Policemen in Calabar

INVESTIGATION: Untold Stories of How Naval Ratings Consistently Attack, Kill Policemen in Calabar

More than a dozen naval patrol Hilux pickups barricaded adjoining streets, isolating the Otop Abasi police station in Calabar, the Cross Rivers State capital on May 30, 2017. As residents scampered for safety under a barrage of gunfire, one woman, her husband a police officer, crouched on the floor of their police barracks home and […]

INVESTIGATION: Finally, First Bank Settles Core Staff Affected In Controversial Job Cut

INVESTIGATION: Finally, First Bank Settles Core Staff Affected In Controversial Job Cut

First Bank Nigeria Limited has finally paid terminal benefits to the over 300 core staff affected by its controversial job cut in August 2017, the NEXT EDITION can authoritatively report. Already, the accounts of the disengaged core staff have been credited with funds suspected to be severance payment. However, nothing has been paid to the […]

INVESTIGATION: Dead or Alive: The Enforced Disappearance of Jones Abiri

INVESTIGATION: Dead or Alive: The Enforced Disappearance of Jones Abiri

In the past two years, the SSS has rebuffed all efforts by Jones’ family, lawyers, journalists and civil society actors to get any information on him. In tears, 80-year-old Mama Abiri undressed. Before strangers, family, and friends alike, Mama clasped her frail breasts, and cried inconsolably, naked. With emotions only a mother could express, Mama […]

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