Tag - Tobacco Nigeria

Group seeks proper enforcement of tobacco control laws

The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance has called on the Standards Organisations of Nigeria, the Federal Ministry of Health, the Nigeria Police Force, and Federal Competition and Consumer Protection, among others, to immediately commence the enforcement of the graphic health warnings policy on tobacco products. The group said the Federal Ministry of Health had approved a...

Smoking in Nollywood and the Next Generation of Nigerian Youths

What seemed like an insignificant issue in 2007, when tobacco control activists screened 10 randomly-selected movies and found out that the tobacco industry has been using Nollywood to promote tobacco, smoking has grown into a mega monster. A new research carried out by Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa, CAPPA, in 2020 shows how Igbo,...