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[Africa] Nigeria: 17,500 Deaths Yearly Linked to Smoking-Related Diseases

Chukwuka added that tobacco taxation had proven to be the most effective tobacco measure and that CSEA’s study on the Economics of Tobacco Control which is the first of such study in Nigeria was aimed at strengthening advocacy efforts for tobacco control
This Day (ng)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:19
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[Africa, Nigeria] Alliance counters MAN on new tobacco tax

A coalition of civil society organisations across the country under the Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) yesterday in Abuja urged the federal government to shun the demand by the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) for a halt in the impleme
Daily Trust (ng)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:15
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[Africa] Review of tobacco tax puts Nigeria closer to treaty compliance

Sonny Kuku, president, Nigeria NCD Alliance has said that the recent review of tobacco and alcohol taxes has put Nigeria in better position to comply with the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO/ FCTC) guideline.
BusinessDAY (ng)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:15
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[Africa, Nigeria] CISLAC Backs New Govt Regulation on Tobacco

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), a non-governmental organisation with head office in Abuja has backed the Federal Government on the new regulations on tobacco; just as it condemned the aversion of Manufacturers’ Association of Nige
This Day (ng)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:15
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[Africa, Nigeria] Groups fault MAN on tobacco excise duty

A Coalition of civil society groups across the country under the aegis of Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) faulted calls by the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) for a halt in the implementation of the new excise duty on tobacco products.
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:14
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[Nigeria] Yes, Senate on point with tobacco resolution By Musa Garba

The weight that the Senate has thrown behind demands for a ban on tobacco product sales around schools has come at a very auspicious time. In fact it is coming at a time in our history when the major players in the tobacco business have succeeded in indu
Blueprint Newspapers (ng)
added Mar 29, 2018 02:30
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[Nigeria] 10, 000 Jobs At Risk Over Hike In Alcohol Excise Duty – Labour

The increase in excise duty on alcoholic beverages and tobacco products might lead to a loss of 10,000 jobs, says the Union of Food Beverage and Tobacco Employees, (NUFBTE)...BAT, has just decided to make Nigeria its African headquarters where all its pro
Concise News (ng)
added Mar 27, 2018 15:20
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[Africa, Nigeria] Cracking hard nuts in tobacco, alcohol tariff hike

Under the newly approved excise duty rates for tobacco in addition to the 20 per cent ad-valorem rate, each stick of cigarette will attract a N1 specific rate per stick (N20 per pack of 20 sticks) in 2018, N2 specific rate per stick (N40 per pack of 20 s
New Telegraph (ng)
added Mar 23, 2018 14:58
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[Africa] ERA/FoEN to Labour Ministry: Distance Nigeria from Ugandan position on ILO partnerships with tobacco industry

and other delegates attending the meeting of the governing body of the International Labour Organisation, ILO, to support calls for ILO to cut ties with Big Tobacco. ERA/FoEN said Nigeria has to declare its stand unequivocally in view of the Ugandan posit
Vanguard (ng)
added Mar 21, 2018 23:40
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[Africa, Nigeria, Uganda] Activists mount pressure on ILO to sever ties with Big Tobacco

“Nigeria’s delegation and that of other countries currently under tobacco industry assault should distance themselves from the Ugandan position,” said Akinbode Oluwafemi, Deputy Executive Director, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria
Premium Times (ng)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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