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[Africa, Asia, India, Nigeria] COP7 vistas and the tobacco epidemic

It took the intervention of the leader of the Nigerian delegation, Professor Ukoli Onawefe and a few other vocal members of the team to steer the erring delegates back to the path of honour. Some other delegations also had their share of very disturbing
The Cable Newspaper (ng)
added Nov 30, 2016 04:49

[Africa] Tobacco firm to commence production in Nigeria

in pursuit of our long term objectives in Nigeria, we have entered into a strategic agreement with International Tobacco Company Limited (ITC), a Nigerian company, to commence local manufacturing of some of our brands before the end of 2016. We are proud
Vanguard (ng)
added Oct 11, 2016 16:06

[Africa, Nigeria] SON intensifies raids on shops, outlets selling flavoured cigarettes

the Standard Organisation of Nigeria, SON, has commenced raiding of outlets selling illicit tobacco in the country. In an exclusive chat with Vanguard, the Director Inspectorate and compliance directorate, SON, Engr. Bede Obayi, said that Apapa has become
Vanguard (ng)
added Aug 8, 2016 16:11

[Africa, Nigeria] BATN Calls for Urgent Enforcement of Tobacco Control Act

expressed concern that non implementation of this law after about a year of its enactment has given illicit tobacco traders unrestricted liberty to carry on with their nefarious activities. Messanvi stated that in line with the belief in the value of a ba
This Day (ng)
added Jun 18, 2016 18:56

[Africa, Nigeria] Breaking: Jonathan signs Tobacco control bill, five others

Nigeria’s outgoing president, Goodluck Jonathan, has signed the Tobacco Control bill into law, hours to the end of his tenure. The president signed the bill alongside five others, his spokesperson, Reuben Abati, announced on Twitter, Wednesday. Other bil
Premium Times (ng)
added May 28, 2015 07:08

[Africa, Nigeria] Adebamowo: Matters Arising On Tobacco Control Legislation

has the war on tobacco smoking control failed or worked? it is pertinent that all proponents for and against tobacco control policies should sit down and accurately evaluate if the tobacco control policies or the drive for its implementation in several co
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Nov 3, 2014 20:40

[Africa, Nigeria] ADEJORO: Will Increase In Tobacco Taxes Reduce Smoking?

There has been call for the increase in tobacco taxes, which will in turn save many from death, LARA ADEJORO in this write up x-rays how this can in turn reduce the number of smokers by 49 million within the next 3 years and ultimately save 11 million li
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Jun 22, 2014 20:27

[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco smuggling, terrorism and the economy

Who ever thought that opponents in the tobacco control drama – companies, governments, anti-tobacco lobbyists and health campaigners – could one day be joined in a fight against a common cause? When it comes to cigarette smuggling, it may well become a ca
Vanguard (ng)
added Jun 2, 2014 14:40

[Africa, Nigeria] Hard times ahead for tobacco industry, smokers - Vanguard News

Tobacco Control Bill 2014 becomes law soon. When passed, the law comes with stiff penalties for companies and individuals who violate the regulations in the country. In 2004, Nigeria along with other nations of the world signed the World Health Organis
Vanguard (ng)
added Jun 2, 2014 14:38


Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), signed into law two bills … He reiterated that the state’s commitment to public safety and public health is stronger than the question of whether the law to regulate smoking in public places will work
Daily Trust (ng)
added Feb 25, 2014 16:06
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