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British American Tobacco Nigeria Global Graduate Recruitment Programme 2017 – Finance

If you have the talent and motivation to help us succeed you’ll find we are equally committed to helping you reach your full potential too. We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Global Graduate (Finance) Progamme
Jollyboss (ng)
added Feb 11, 2017 16:43
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[Africa, Nigeria] OGBEBO: Why A Puff Of Cigarette Could Be Dangerous

According to Onwufor, “sub-Sahara Africa is the most hostile place to live with a cancer because of the lack of facilities in managing cases.” He noted that Nigeria has only about 7 ill equipped cancer centres to cater for the increasing number of can
Leadership (ng)
added Feb 6, 2017 15:15
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[Africa, Nigeria] Ministry Of Labour And Justice For Tobacco Factory Workers

Ex-workers of a leading tobacco firm in Ibadan are now in the news with details of how they now carry in their bodies the indelible marks of the hazards they were exposed to while working for the tobacco firm. At a press conference last year in Lagos the
Leadership (ng)
added Feb 6, 2017 16:34
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Avoiding “A Massive Spin-Off Effect in West Africa and Beyond”:The Tobacco Industry Stymies Tobacco Control in Nigeria [FREE FULL TEXT]

Implications: This is the first detailed account of tobacco industry interference with tobacco legislation in Africa. The emergence of tobacco control in Nigeria threatened the tobacco industry, which believed that success in Nigeria would have a “domi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 27, 2017 03:55
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[Africa, Nigeria] ADIGUN: How health council can take tobacco control to states

imperative that if the goal of the National Council on Health that Nigerians attain the highest health standards, it must be in the fore in ensuring all states of the federation take tobacco control seriously. Efforts have been on-going to institute appr
The Cable Newspaper (ng)
added Jan 27, 2017 17:48
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Regulation: How NGOs Misrepresent Facts

tobacco control... is sometimes tainted with rascality and overzealousness...promote their own interest, misinform the Nigerian populace and gratuitously lobby for the enactment of unenforceable laws that are detrimental to the existence of legitimate org
Concise News (ng)
added Jan 20, 2017 20:12
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[Africa] Nigeria: ERA/FOEN Wants Imposition of 150% Special Levy On Tobacco Products

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has canvassed the immediate imposition of a minimum of 150 per cent special levies on all tobacco products. Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, had, in a circular to the Nigeria
All-Africa.com
added Jan 17, 2017 22:05
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[Africa, Nigeria] ADETUBERU: Tobacco regulation, NGOs and human rights issues

In recent years, the tobacco industry has been the subject of unjust attacks by anti-tobacco lobby groups. While it is pertinent to state that tobacco consumption poses a grave health risk, it is worthy of note that every consenting adult (18 and above)
Ikenga Chronicles
added Jan 17, 2017 22:00
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[Africa, Nigeria] ERA Calls on FG to Impose 150% Special Levy on Tobacco Products

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), has urged the federal government to as a matter of necessity immediately impose a minimum of 150 per cent special levies on all tobacco products. The group said it was a means of ra
This Day (ng)
added Jan 11, 2017 12:38
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[Africa, Nigeria] SHISHA, The Good and Bad Sides of Smokers Latest Fad

At parties and drinking joints, shisha pipes are conspicuously displayed, making it smoking a fad on the rise. The desire for the potpourri of chemicals cuts across ages and social strata. Even popular celebrities are not left out. Emmanuel Adebayor, the
Timeofgist Media (ng)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:03
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