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No Tobacco Day: Warning smokers of dying young is ineffectual, but sanctions are not

Cigarette smokers do not care how long they will live or the health risks associated with smoking. If they do, nobody will be a...

CSOs Accuse Tobacco Companies of Frustrating Smoking Control

Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, have raised alarm over dubious schemes by tobacco companies to derail the implementation of the National Tobacco Control, NTC Act , signed into law in 2015 by former President Goodluck Jonathan.

Minister Insists On Higher Taxes For Tobacco Companies

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has maintained his stance that tobacco companies should pay more in taxes as a way of discouraging the habit of smoking by majority of Nigerians.
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Lagos police parade sound engineer’s suspected killers

THE Lagos Police Command has paraded six persons over the death of a sound engineer, David Imoh. Imoh was killed...

NRC cancels resumption of Abuja-Kaduna train services

THE Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has cancelled the planned resumption of train services along the Abuja-Kaduna route. The NRC announced...

FCT minister seeks Rotary’s partnership in campaign to end open defecation

THE Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory, Ramatu Tijjani, has asked Rotary International District 9125, Nigeria, to...

Lagos court sentences Danish man to death for killing Nigerian wife, child

A LAGOS High Court has sentenced a 54-year-old Danish national, Peter Nielsen, to death by hanging for killing his...

ASUU denies rejecting new FUTA Vice-Chancellor

THE Federal University of Technology Akure, (FUTA) Chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has denied reports...
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