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Tobacco Promotion in Nigeria: Unveiling the Cinematic Connection

The tobacco industry has a history of using various mediums to promote its products, and movies and streaming platforms are no exception. In Nigeria, like many other countries, the intersection

NTCA Urges Gov’t to Stop Tobacco Industry Interference, Enforce Graphic Health Warnings.

In a media briefing held on November 23, 2023 in Abuja, the Chairman of the Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance, Mr. Akinbode Oluwafemi decried the increase in tobacco industry interference across

FG Commits to Tackling Tobacco Use among Youths and in Public Spaces

On Friday, September 27, 2023, Dr. Jamila Ibrahim, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, received a team of tobacco control and youth advocates alongside Mrs. Bintou Camara-Bityeki, the Africa

Africa Tobacco Industry Interference Index 2023 Report

On the 18th of October 2023, the African Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA) launched the 2023 Africa Tobacco Industry Interference Index Report. With leadership from ATCA, the report was jointly produced

National Tobacco Control Committee (NATOCC) Meeting, 9-13 Oct. 2023

Chairperson of the National Tobacco Control Committee (NATOCC), Dr. Bridget Okoeguale, presided over the committee meeting which held between 9th and 13th of October 2023, at Freshland Hotel, Mararaba, in

Smoke-Free Movies: Bollywood to Nollywood, a handshake of giants – Lessons Sharing

The Nigerian movie Industry popularly called Nollywood is one of the largest film industries globally by output, and ranks third in the world in terms of revenue, sharing similarities to

Has the Countdown to Smokefree Nollywood Begun?

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

Health Ministry, Security Agencies Enforce Tobacco Control Law in Abuja

The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) in collaboration with The Nigeria Police Force and Management Sciences for Health (MSH) and other partners led an enforcement campaign to major supermarkets and

Ensure Sustainable Development Through Effective Tobacco Control Funding/Budgeting, NTCA Tells Govt – Full Text of Speech By Akinbode Oluwafemi

Gentlemen of the press, We welcome you to this briefing on the state of tobacco control funding in Nigeria. We are grateful to you, our media partners, for always heeding

NTCA Trains Advocates on Tobacco Control Budget Advocacy

By Paul Ashibel In the face of dwindling budgetary allocation to tobacco control in the country, stakeholders on August 21, 2023, participated in a capacity building workshop on tobacco control