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Tobacco Control

‘Ethiopia has set an example for what all African nations should to do curb tobacco use,’ says expert

BINTOU Camara, Director of Africa Programs, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, has praised Ethiopia for passing a new regulation for tobacco, describing it as “historic...

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...

ERA praise for FG over new excise duty on tobacco

  The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), a nonprofit organization, has commended the Federal Government on the increase of excise duty on...
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How Health Council Can Take Tobacco Control To States

As the National Council on Health meets in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, it is anticipated that major issues confronting Nigerians and particularly the...

Activists Call For Enactment Of Stricter Anti-Tobacco Policies

By Abiose Adelaja Adams The coalition of advocacy groups promoting the enactment of effective tobacco control legislation has called on the National Assembly to shun...

Smokers In Nigeria Risk 6 Months Jail Term Plus N50,000 Fine

The federal government has announced plans to completely halt the advertisement of tobacco products in the country and fine persons who smoke in places...
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2023: With me as candidate PDP is assured of victory in Kwara – Former ambassador to Japan 

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Buhari appoints Adeyemi as Statistician-General of the Federation

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Semiu Adeyemi Adeniran as the substantive Statistician-General of the Federation and...

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...
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