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Tobacco responsible for 20% of deaths from coronary heart disease – Report

Every year, 1.9 million people die from tobacco-induced heart disease, according to a brief released on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 by the World Health Organisation...

Tobacco watchdogs express COVID-19 related concerns in Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Indonesia

Global tobacco industry watchdog organisations, STOP (Stopping Tobacco Organisations and Products) and Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), are urging caution following a rash of reports that tobacco...

CPC to play pivotal roles in safeguarding Nigerians from tobacco harms

Director- General of the Consumer Protection Council (CPC), Babatunde Irukera, has promised that the Council will support efforts to safeguard Nigerians from tobacco harms. Irukera...

Report identifies increase in tobacco control policies in last decade

The World Health Organisation (WHO) latest “WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic” published on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 finds that more countries have implemented tobacco...

Philip Morris exposé: Government urged to probe delegation to tobacco treaty talks

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has demanded the Nigerian government institute a probe of members of the Nigerian delegation that...

World No Tobacco Day: How tobacco kills, scars environment, threatens livelihoods – WHO

Action to stamp out tobacco use can help countries prevent millions of people falling ill and dying from tobacco-related disease, combat poverty and, according...

These tobacco loud mouths and the rest of us

There is a general perception, and rightly so, that tobacco companies are economical when it comes to disclosing facts about the nature of their...

Group alerts on ‘suspicious’ amendment of tobacco bill

Akinbode Oluwafemi, deputy director, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), alerted media executives in Abuja on Thursday, May 4, 2017 on alleged...

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Fadina decorated as Best Female Mediator

Mrs Adejoke Fadina has emerged the Best Female Mediator Award. The gesture recognises her as the best female expert...
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Govt urged to halt IOC divestments until degraded Niger Delta environments are fully restored

The Nigerian government has been told to halt the divestments by international oil companies (IOCs) operating in the Niger...

Stakeholders tag Nairobi biodiversity talks ‘a failure’

For the past week, negotiators from 195 states plus the EU met in Nairobi, Kenya to agree on text...

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Fadina decorated as Best Female Mediator

Mrs Adejoke Fadina has emerged the Best Female Mediator...

Govt urged to halt IOC divestments until degraded Niger Delta environments are fully restored

The Nigerian government has been told to halt the...