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[Africa, Nigeria] FG’s review of excise duty on tobacco commendable, but…

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, ERA/FoEN, has commended the Federal Government over the upward review of excise duty on tobacco products in the newly-announced rates which also affects alcohol. However, ERA/FoEN said governme
Vanguard (ng)
added Mar 15, 2018 23:06
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Taxation: CISLAC Commends FG, Calls For Sustained Increase

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has commended what it described as the much awaited development in the nation’s tax regime with the recently approved amendment by President Muhammadu Buhari to the excise duty rates with tobacco cons
Leadership (ng)
added Mar 15, 2018 23:06
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[Nigeria] Environmentalists hail review of excise duty on tobacco

ENVIRONMENT Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has hailed the Federal Government for increasing excise duty on tobacco products. In addition to 20 per cent ad-valorem rate, each stick of cigarette will attract N1 rate (N20 per pack of
The Nation (ng)
added Mar 15, 2018 17:01
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[Africa, Nigeria] Impose 100% excise duty on alcoholic beverages, tobacco, IMF urges Buhari

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has recommended a 100 per cent increase in excise duty rates imposed on all alcoholic beverages and cigarettes in Nigeria to conform with global norm. The recommendation, contained in its 2018 Mission Report on Niger
Premium Times (ng)
added Mar 13, 2018 15:21
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[Nigeria, South Africa] In Poor Countries, Antismoking Activists Face Threats and Violence

Six years ago, more than a dozen men with AK-47s shot their way into Akinbode Oluwafemi’s home in Lagos, Nigeria. They killed his house guard and his brother-in-law...He was one of several tobacco control advocates at last week’s 17th World Conference on
New York Times
added May 16, 2018 19:10
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UPDATE 1-Nigeria increases excise duties on tobacco and alcohol

In addition to a 20 percent tax on tobacco, the government will add an extra fixed tax per cigarette.
Reuters
added Mar 13, 2018 04:11
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[Africa, Indonesia, Nigeria, Philippines, South Africa] In Poor Countries, Antismoking Activists Face Threats and Violence

his home in Lagos, Nigeria, was attacked by gunmen following threats over his antismoking activities...Two men fined for smoking sued...One said later in a television interview that he was among about 50 men recruited by tobacco industry lawyers to try t
New York Times
added Mar 12, 2018 19:12
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[South Africa] Tobacco industry still selling cigarettes in single sticks in Nigeria, other African countries – Report

The report, released in Cape Town on Tuesday, identified the British American Tobacco (BAT), Philip Morris International (PMI), and Imperial Brands as the main perpetrators of the practice in 10 African countries surveyed. The affected countries include
Premium Times (ng)
added Mar 7, 2018 16:05
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[Africa, Nigeria] GARBA: Yes, Senate On Point With Tobacco Resolution

it is coming at a time in our history when the major players in the tobacco business have succeeded in inducting a very sizeable population of our kids into smoking with their sights set on getting more to begin the toxic journey that ends in life-long ad
Leadership (ng)
added Feb 23, 2018 01:31
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[Nigeria] NTCRG, ERA hail Senate, Tinubu over resolution on ban of tobacco sales around schools

the Nigeria Tobacco Control Research Group (NTCRG) and Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), have commended the Senate for passing a resolution seeking total ban of the sale of tobacco products around schools. According to
Nigerian Tribune (ng)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:03
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