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[Africa] EKO Hospital alerts to rising cases of smoking-related diseases in Nigeria

has alerted on the rising cases of smoking-related illnesses in the country even as it advised Nigerians to stop smoking, as it would lead to lung cancer infections, kidney diseases, among other diseases. Officials of the Hospital, at the Stop Smoking P
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jun 16, 2016 13:57
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[Africa, Nigeria] BAT seeks enforcement of Tobacco Control Act to reduce smuggling ($$)

is calling on relevant authorities to ensure full enforcement of Tobacco Control Act to achieve the objective of that law, including reduction of product smuggling. The Tobacco Control Act, which was passed by the 7th Parliament and signed into Law in 201
BusinessDAY (ng)
added Jun 6, 2016 13:41
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[Africa, Nigeria] BAT seeks enforcement of Tobacco Control Act

saying that in line with the firm’s belief in the value of a balanced, workable and evidence-based regulatory framework, BATN continually supports the objective of ensuring the effective implementation of practical tobacco control measures, provided tha
The Punch (ng)
added Jun 3, 2016 15:20
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[Nigeria] Lagos warns restaurants, hotels, others on smoking

The Lagos State Government will soon clamp down on restaurants, hotels and other public institutions operating without places for smokers, Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) General Manager Rasheed Adebola Shabi said yesterday.
The Nation (ng)
added Jun 2, 2016 09:38
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[Africa, Nigeria] Over 5 Million People Die Annually Due To Tobacco Intake – WHO

In commemorating the Family Doctors’ Day, today, the World Health Organisation (WHO) report has revealed that annually, over five million people die worldwide... President of the Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (AGPMPN
Leadership (ng)
added May 18, 2016 18:45
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[Nigeria] 'Smoking causes erectile dysfunction'

The Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to ban all commercial advertisements which promote smoking because “tobacco consumption cases erectile dysfunction.” The association wh
The Punch (ng)
added May 18, 2016 17:54
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[Nigeria] Man caught smoking aboard South-African airways flight

The passenger (name withheld) who was on board a South African Airways 060 from Johannesburg to Lagos was alleged to be smoking on board the aircraft in contravention of Section 58 of the Civil Aviation Act 2006, Part.17.97.2 (a) and (c) of the Nigeria C
Daily Trust (ng)
added Apr 24, 2016 23:42
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[Africa, Nigeria] Motorist burnt to death after cigarette allegedly touched keg of fuel stored in car

The Punch reports that the fire was as a result of the cigarette he lit. Meanwhile, efforts by firefighters from the Lagos State Fire Service to put out the fire were abortive, as he was reportedly burnt to death.
Daily Post (ng)
added Apr 18, 2016 22:03
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[Africa, Nigeria] AKINREMI: Obasanjo, British American Tobacco and Blood Money

At the unveiling of the British American Tobacco’s regional headquarters in Lagos last week...internal BAT documents reveal the details of its bad behaviour in Nigeria that this same company will not dare engage in the United States, United Kingdom or ot
This Day (ng)
added Feb 19, 2016 17:39
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[Africa, Nigeria] AKINREMI: Obasanjo, British American Tobacco and Blood Money

At the unveiling of the British American Tobacco’s regional headquarters in Lagos last week...internal BAT documents reveal the details of its bad behaviour in Nigeria that this same company will not dare engage in the United States, United Kingdom or ot
This Day (ng)
added Feb 19, 2016 17:39
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