Tag: Tobacco

EditorFebruary 6, 2020

Tobacco is coming under the microscope with new regulations & enforcement

A few days ago, people across the world commemorated World Cancer Day. While activities to mark the day in Nigeria ...

AzeezNovember 25, 2017

FG to increase taxes on tobacco, alcohol

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has said the Federal Government is working towards increasing excise tax on tobacco and alcohol. ...

RoqeebahAugust 24, 2017

[The Alausa Blog] Olamide definitely learnt a few things from partnering with LASG

Last week, the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission placed a futile ban on Olamide‘s latest video, Wo – which has managed to ...

EditorJuly 22, 2017

Tobacco’s soft targets: Nigeria’s under aged kids getting taught to smoke in school

by Mercy Abang Musa, 14, is a student of Government Secondary School Wuse, Abuja, he has been smoking for five ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 1, 2017

FG introduces 9 regulations to limit tobacco use (SEE LIST)

Nigeria’s Health Minister, Isaac Adewole, has announced nine regulations in the Nigeria Tobacco Control Act to be implemented by the ...

YEditorAugust 19, 2014

Activists warn about deliberate misinterpretation of tobacco law by firms, endangering all of us

by Godwin Akanfe The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has alerted the public about what it described ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 6, 2014

National Assembly holds public hearing for National Tobacco Control Bill

by Kolapo Olapoju   With 10 million Nigerians presently at risk of tobacco epidemic, billions of tobacco sticks are still ...

January 14, 2014

Opinion: The task before Nigerian lawmakers in controlling Tobacco

by John Stewart The tobacco industry is fuelling the most deadly epidemic on the planet – causing nearly six million ...

November 21, 2013

Tobaccoctrl & SRM call on Health Minister to fasttrack passage of tobacco control bill

by Oke Efagene More than 600,000 who die annually from tobacco related diseases are non-smokers exposed to second-hand smoke. The ...

November 7, 2013

Opinion: This is why we need tobacco companies

by Alaba Cole There is currently a lot of money flowing in and around tobacco control in Nigeria, so it ...

September 24, 2013

Join In! Stella Damasus, Fela Durotoye become ambassadors as TobaccoCtrl organises Google+ Hangout

  by Isi Esene Actress, Stella Damasus and motivational speaker, Fela Durotoye have become TobaccoCtrl celebrity champions as the campaign ...

September 18, 2013

7 foods that make you smell bad

by Mansi Kohli  Over-eating will lead to issues liker perspiration and unwanted sweat. 1. Spicy food  A spice overload can lead ...

July 31, 2013

Opinion: Brother’s keeper or killer? The truth about second hand smoke

by Bankole Oluwafemi The global tobacco industry counts on this ignorance to bolster a business that is reported to be ...

July 15, 2013

Temitope Ben-Ajepe: Last week in my travels (30 Days, 30 Voices)

“I didn’t have to fret so long because the smelly man with the yellow teeth resurfaced and offered to take ...

June 24, 2013

Opinion: The bad, the bad, and the ugly – 10 hard facts on the effects of tobacco

by Bankole Oluwafemi  Tobacco kills people who don’t even smoke! More than 600,000 who die annually from tobacco related diseases ...

June 7, 2013

8 serious health risks to be aware of in your 20s

by Melissa Deim It’s no secret that half of those who smoke or chew tobacco will die prematurely because of ...

December 1, 2012

The bad habit that rots your brain

by K. Aleisha Fetters   Quitting smoking doesn’t just stop the damage to your noggin—it can also reverse it. In ...

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