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[Africa] ‘BAT meets MOU, FDI obligations in Nigeria’

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described the commissioning of British American Tobacco (BAT) Nigeria... “With the warning on cigarette packs, the government and tobacco companies have fully discharged their duties. We cannot sacrifice the huge be
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Feb 12, 2016 14:19
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[Africa, Nigeria] Lagos to clamp-down on public smokers

Bola Shabi, the General Manager of the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency, on Wednesday said public smoking would no longer be tolerated in the state as offenders would be sanctioned. Shabi told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that this was
The Eagle Online (ng)
added Feb 11, 2016 20:13
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[Africa] Group calls for probe of cigarette importation into Nigeria by foreign coy

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of Earth Nigeria (ERA/ FoEN)... Oluwafemi accused Philip Morris International of attempting a comeback into Nigeria, exploring the window period that regulations for full implementation of the NTC Act was being put
Peoples Daily Newspaper (ng)
added Jan 18, 2016 15:32
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[Nigeria] Don't Ask Me Why I Smoke - Nollywood Actress

Nollywood actress, Ronke Odusanya, recently got thumps up from fans after she released some artistic stunning photos to pass a message across. The actress while releasing the photos urged people to look deeply into it to see the artistic part of it befo
Peace FM 104.3 (gh)
added Dec 26, 2015 00:50
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[Africa, Nigeria] ERA/FoEN To FG: Prosecute Philip Morris for Illegal Importation of cigarettes

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has asked the Federal Government to prosecute Philip Morris International (PMINTL) for illegaal importation of cigarettes into Nigeria.
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Dec 15, 2015 17:33
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[Africa, Nigeria] Solidstar: Fans blast singer for smoking shisha

Solidstar indulged in a little bit of shisha and posted a video of him smoking the popular Arabian tobacco on his Instagram page. He captioned the video “Grateful to God always for the gift of life..” Solidstar’s fans didn’t like the video of him smoking
Pulse.ng (ng)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:59
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[Africa] How American company, Philip Morris, is flooding Nigeria with 122 million ‘units’ of cigarettes

secured an approval to import 122 million ‘units’ of cigarettes into Nigeria from September 1, 2015, to March 31, 2016...said flooding the country with the “unlicensed, tax-not-paid” cigarettes was a deliberate violation of the National Tobacco Control Ac
Premium Times (ng)
added Dec 10, 2015 15:41
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[Africa, Nigeria] Kano to enact law on public smoking

Kano State governor Dr. Abdullahi Unar Ganduje yesterday vowed to enact law banning public smoking in the state. The governor, who stated this when he visit victims of Sabon Gari market fire disaster, said the law became necessary in order to prevent inc
Daily Trust (ng)
added Dec 7, 2015 21:35
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LETTER: Nigeria doesn't need designated smoking areas

In our own Lagos which passed a legislation in 2014 prohibiting smoking in certain public places, public health advocates raised the alarm about attempts by British American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN) to confuse the public through several meetings with imple
The Nation (ng)
added Dec 6, 2015 21:11
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[Africa, Nigeria] Lag in tobacco law exposes millions to danger – CISLAC

Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) says failure to implement the National Tobacco Act passed in May 2015, could expose millions of Nigerians to tobacco-related diseases and death.
Daily Trust (ng)
added Dec 5, 2015 17:42
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