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Impact has been more pronounced in developing countries due flight to safety.”

Impact has been more pronounced in developing countries due flight to safety.”

Business
Aella Launches Health Insurance Scheme Fintech start-up, Aella has launched its own health insurance scheme in partnership with Hygeia, a foremost HMO in Nigeria. A statement from the organisation noted that as Nigeria battles the Covid-19, the pandemic continues to reveal the cracks in the country’s healthcare sector. One such challenge is the lack of financial protection for the healthcare needs of a vast majority of the population through an effective social health insurance scheme. Commenting on the initiative, the CEO of the company, Akin Jones said: “We have a responsibility to our customers, employees and communities to build businesses that have a positive impact on daily life. We originally launched Aella as a micro-lending app, but we soon realised that 25 per cent of l...
NASU cautions against arbitrary implementation of Oronsaye’s report by government

NASU cautions against arbitrary implementation of Oronsaye’s report by government

Appointments
– Alleges exercise may lead to massive job losses The Federal Government must comply with all relevant laws and policies guiding the establishment of agencies and parastatals that might be scrapped as recommended by Steve Oronsaye’s report, the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU), has insisted. The Presidential Committee on Rationalisation and Restructuring of Federal Government Parastatals, Commissions and Agencies, had in 2012, recommended the scrapping, abolition, mergers and reversion of some existing institutions to departments of ministries. The General Secretary of the union, Peters Adeyemi, said the agencies, departments and parastatals are creations of laws, which will have to be repealed or amended, while those that ...