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A race against time: Impending consequences of delayed tobacco control funding

Public health experts have consistently warned that the dearth in funding for enforcement of the National Tobacco Control (NTC) Act 2015 may be exploited...

Philip Jakpor: Has the countdown to smokefree Nollywood begun?

The recent convergence of movie practitioners on the auspices of Nollywood in Abuja to discuss the dangers of smoking in movies is indicative that...

Nicotine Policy separate from Tobacco Control Policy needed for Africa

The presence of a thriving black-market trade for electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and other new nicotine products in Africa is a concerning issue. The growth...

Tobacco smoking: It’s time to stop the initiation ceremony

Films are a preferred source of entertainment and learning for many, and audiences are often quick to mirror in their daily lives what they...

Tobacco kills 8m people globally every year, says WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says tobacco epidemic is one of the biggest public health challenges the world has ever faced, killing more than...

On World No Tobacco Day, pressure mounts to make Big Tobacco pay

As the global community commemorates the World No Tobacco Day, tobacco control groups – Corporate Accountability and the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa...

Tobacco use kills more than 1,200 Fijians per year – Ministry

Over 1,200 people in Fiji die from tobacco use every year, causing an economic loss of millions of dollars due to healthcare costs and...

WHO urges govts to stop subsidising life-threatening tobacco crops

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged governments to stop subsidising tobacco farming. Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, the WHO Director-General, made the call on Friday, May...

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Baku to host parliamentary session within COP29

Baku will host a parliamentary meeting within the framework of the COP29, which will be held in Baku in...
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Investigation underway on Ogboinbiri-Tebidada pipeline leak, says Agip

The Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) says investigation has begun on a leak from its Ogboinbiri-Tebidada pipeline in Bayelsa...

Govt approves $21m contract for metering 187 flow stations to curb oil theft

The Federal Government has approved a $21 million contract for the construction of a metering system for 187 crude...

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Baku to host parliamentary session within COP29

Baku will host a parliamentary meeting within the framework...

Investigation underway on Ogboinbiri-Tebidada pipeline leak, says Agip

The Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) says investigation has...
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