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WHO raises alarm on tobacco industry environmental impact

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, in commemoration of the World No Tobacco Day revealed new information on the extent...

Reiterating urgency of World No Tobacco Day 2021 message

The World Health Organisation (WHO) set aside May 31 of every year as a day to mark World No Tobacco Day. On this day...

WHO to scale up programmes to help people quit tobacco use

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Representative to Nigeria, Dr Walter Mulombo, says the world body is set to scale-up programmes in 22 countries to help...

Second-hand smoke responsible for non-communicable diseases – Minister

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has said that exposure to second-hand smoke from tobacco is a leading preventable risk factor for non-communicable...

1.2m non-smokers die from exposure to tobacco smoke yearly – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, says no fewer than 1.2 million people die annually due to exposure...

No Tobacco Day: Govt urged to protect youth from tobacco harms by enforcing laws

On the occasion of the World No Tobacco Day 2020 commemoration, tobacco control groups in Nigeria have asked the federal government to commit more...

World No Tobacco Day: CSOs highlight tobacco threats

A cross-section of civil society and public health groups have urged the Nigerian government to ensure regulations for implementation of the National Tobacco Control...

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...

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Naivasha: A typical example of energy transition

Only 9% of the use of fossil energies, Kenya must be one of the rare countries of the African...
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Lagos engages stakeholders on Opebi-Mende Link Bridge project Right of Way

The Lagos State Government says it has engaged stakeholders on discussions toward smooth establishment of the Right of Way...

International Youth Day: How to harness potential of Nigerian youths – CSDevNet

Prof. Ibrahim Choji, Chair, Board of Trustees, Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet), while saying that celebrating the International...

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Naivasha: A typical example of energy transition

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Lagos engages stakeholders on Opebi-Mende Link Bridge project Right of Way

The Lagos State Government says it has engaged stakeholders...