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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

[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

[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
added Jan 17, 2017 22:05

[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

[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

[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

[Africa, India, Nigeria] Cancer eradication: FG plans to increase tobacco taxation to fund healthcare

“We will fast track the regulations for implementation of the National Tobacco Control Act.” I heard what happened in India at the seventh session of the conference of parties (COP7) of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). I am waiting for
Vanguard (ng)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:55

[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, Nigeria] Ex-workers accuse BATN of anti-labour practices

They alleged that the company failed in its responsibility to protect workers’ health and the work environment against all forms of operational hazards. They called on the Federal Government to immediately investigate anti-labour practices and hazardous
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:23


Angry ex-British America Tobacco Nigeria (BATN) workers have demanded that the Nigerian government penalise the company for inhuman treatment of workers in its Ibadan factory and equally urged the company to compensate them for the ill-health they suffer
City Voice (ng)
added Nov 25, 2016 13:49
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