Connect with us

News

NEILS Holds Nigerian Entertainment Industry Health Insurance Convention Scheme in Kaduna, Port-Harcourt, Warri, Benin

Published

on

Neil's Logo

Neil’s Logo

Ahead of the roll out of the Nigerian Entertainment Health Insurance Scheme (NEIHIS), a powerful delegation have been embarking on a nationwide tour to further sensitize and educate the practitioners of the entertainment and media industry on the workings of the scheme and also importantly the Nigerian Entertainment Industry Health Trust Fund (NEIHTF). Also, to lay a rock solid foundation for the planned uniform health insurance cover for the entire entertainment industry.

Initiated by the Nigerian Entertainment Industry Lecture Series (NEILS) and backed by the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), the main objective of this initiative is to Institute a private health insurance scheme with customized plans known as; the Nigerian Entertainment Industry Health Insurance Scheme (NEIHIS) specifically for the entertainment industry to enroll to. This will be administered by 3 partner Health Management Organisations (HMOs) under the close supervision of NHIS. Also, to establish the Nigerian Entertainment Industry Health Trust Fund (NEIHTF) with the sole aim of providing an effective health care delivery systems to practitioners within the industry through several projects and initiatives that will help curb the surge in avoidable deaths amongst celebrity entertainers owing to poor health management. This will also put to an end the traumatic experience entertainers go through to raise funds when down with terminal ailment and other related sicknesses. The Nigerian Entertainment Industry Health Trust Fund will serve to compliment the insurance cover.

Also Read:  Where is Tolu Omoniyi?

The Kaduna convention is billed to hold on Sunday October 26, 2014 at the conference hall of Kenfeli Palm Beach Hotel, Barnawa, Kaduna. The Port-Harcourt event is scheduled for Wednesday October 29th, 2014 at The Arena, 30 Tombia Street (Beside Le Meridian), GRA. The Warri convention will also hold on Thursday October 30th, 2014 at the Shell Ramp, By Enerhen Junction, Warri/Sapele Road, Warri.. The last leg of the tour is the Benin-City convention and is scheduled for Friday October 31st, 2014 at Oba Akenzua Cultural Center, 1 Airport Road. The convention will kick off by 10am in all the states except Kaduna which will kick off by 1pm. Practitioners of entertainment industry and media resident in these states are all invited to attend the conventions and get first-hand information on how the scheme can work for them.

Speaking concerning the four states tour, the coordinator of the scheme, Mr Seun Apara said it is only necessary to take the information to the people the scheme has been designed for. “What we are currently doing is a major sacrifice and a deliberate attempt to safe guard the future of our dear entertainment industry and restore the dignity. I must tell you that the project has been receiving tremendous support from the entertainment industry all over Nigeria as more entertainment industry stakeholders continue to identify with it as novel project that is timely and laudable. We can’t keep complaining of lack of structures in our industry while we are obviously not doing anything about it. We can play politics with everything but we can’t with our health. An injury to one is an injury to all. Never in this industry will any entertainer beg for money again”.

Also Read:  Redeemed Christian Church Relieve 20 Pastors

Aside the major convention that held at the Grand Ball Room of Eko Hotels & Suites in Lagos on July 22, 2014 to launch the scheme, the organisers have had major meetings and conventions with stakeholders in states like Oyo, Ogun, Kano and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

This scheme will also come at an affordable rate owing to the unique nature of the health insurance cover design being planned for the entire entertainment industry. Under this plan, entertainers will have easy and ready access to a network of good doctors across several hospitals with standard medical facilities and information. They would also be encouraged to embark on regular checkups whereby potential life threatening ailments may be uncovered early and dealt with before degenerating. Adequate arrangements for timely intervention to save the lives of practitioners within the industry in case of eventualities are also prominent on the agenda of the scheme.

 

 

 

Share
Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News

I Will Fight For This Mandate Till The End-Peter Obi

Published

on

Peter Obi

The vice presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election has said that he will fight for his his mandate till the end.

Obi said this in his speech at the 8th stakeholders meeting of Anambra State chapter of the PDP titled,” Repositioning for power and good governance”.

At the event which held in Awka, Obi said he was ready to lay down his life to deliver Nigerians from the hardship witnessed all over the country.

Also Read:  I Once Suffered Depresssion-YCee

Alleging that every Nigerian now wants to identify with the PDP because they have lost confidence in the ruling APC government, the former Governor of Anambra State added that he is ready to fight for the party’s mandate to its logical conclusion in court.

 

“I am ready to lay down my life to ensure that Nigerians are rescued from the hardship inflicted on them by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government in the country.

“ I will fight for this mandate till the end. The person who is at the helm of affairs today ran for four times and nobody killed him. So, I am not afraid because when PDP was in power it did not kill anybody,” he said.

Recall that the PDP closed its case at the Presidential Election Tribunal in Abuja on Friday, July 10.

Share
Continue Reading

News

Why We Invited Timi Dakolo, Wife-Police

Published

on

Kidnapper
Share
Continue Reading

News

Protests Will Not Make Me Release El-Zakzaky, Buhari Tell Shiites

Published

on

Urge

President Muhammadu Buhari has told protesting Shiites that no amount of protest will make him order the release of El-Zakzaky.

The President made the revelation while warning shiite members to desist from their protest.

Buhari also appealed to the Shiite members to desist from unnecessary violent protests and await the decision of the court in Kaduna where their leader is currently being tried.

Also Read:  WFM 91.7, will change the face of radio broadcasting - analysts

The President spoke through his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.

Shehu who spoke on the issue of El-ZakZaky said since the issues was before the court in Kaduna, supporters should focus on the on-going trial instead of causing daily damages, disruptions and public nuisance in Abuja.

Also Read:  About Unassuming Hadiza El Rufai

According to the presidency, it is wrong to be in court and resort to violence at the same time in order to get justice for anybody accused.

Members of El-Zakzaky’s spiritual group have been protesting the of their leader who is facing trail for alleged breach of public peace.

Share
Continue Reading

Facebook

Trending

Copyright © 2019, February13 Media