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Stakeholders want sugar-sweetened beverages tax key on health council agenda

A group of civil society organisations (CSOs) as well as environment and health officials who met recently to examine issues related to the sugar-sweetened...

Nigeria SSB tax: Starting early is key to healthy citizenry

As Nigeria grapples with the steady increase in Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), the role of sugary drinks as a contributing factor to this trend cannot be ignored. The Nigerian government's implementation of a tax...

Health for all: SSB taxes towards improved healthcare access

As we commemorate the 2023 World Health Day, it is an opportune moment to reflect on the state of healthcare and access to medical...

World Obesity Day: Govt urged to address growing obesity crisis through SSB Tax

As Nigeria joins the global community to commemorate World Obesity Day on Saturday, March 4, 2023, the Federal Government has been reminded about the...

Benefits of SSB tax outweigh other considerations – Expert

Pharmacist, Barnabas Yahaya, is Provider Behaviour Change Officer with Breakthrough ACTION-Nigeria. He is a member of the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax Coalition which comprises of...

Prioritising health over profit through sugar sweetened beverages tax

It is easy to consume large quantities of sugary drinks because of their availability, affordability, and sizes. Sugar Sweetened Beverages (SSBs) are beverages that...

Govt urged to stand firm on proposed increase of sugar sweetened beverages tax

The Federal Government of Nigeria has been told to be very firm in defending the health of the country by enacting the proposed N20/litre...

Setting the records straight on sugar-sweetened beverages tax

There’s been a lot of media reports in recent times about the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages tax (SSB Tax) which was introduced in the 2021 Financial...

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One year of the Tinubu Administration: Building a safer, stronger and prosperous Nigeria

Introduction Nigeria's democratic journey has often been met with challenges. But President Bola Ahmed Tinubu's election marked a significant turning...
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Seven arrested as Uganda, Tanzania protesters condemn Chinese president’s support for EACOP

Protests over the community impacts of the controversial East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project and the associated oil...

SIDS4: Nigeria to collaborate with small islands, prioritise investments in climate resilience – Tinubu

Nigeria has said that it stands in solidarity with Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and is committed to contributing...

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