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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

Peer to Peer: University of Abuja Tobacco-Free Club Holds Anti-Tobacco Rally on Campus

By Paul Ashibel Collaborating with the Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance, members of the University of Abuja Tobacco-Free Club, held an anti-tobacco rally on Saturday, July 29, 2023, at the University

Call for Implementation of Graphic Health Warnings on Tobacco Products – Full Text of Akinbode Oluwafemi’s Speech

"Good morning, ladies, and gentlemen of the press. As you know, tobacco use is a major public health concern and is the leading cause of preventable deaths in the world.

Stakeholders Urge Federal Gov to Enforce Implementation of New Graphic Health Warnings on Cigarette Packs

By Royal Ibeh The requirement to rigorously abide by and implement the National Tobacco Control Act of 2015 and its Regulations of 2019, both of which call for the placement

It is Time to Stop the Initiation Ceremony

By Paul Ashibel - Abuja, Nigeria Films are a preferred source of entertainment and learning for many, and audiences are often quick to mirror in their daily lives what they

World No Tobacco Day: CSOs to FG, Nigerians Need Food, Not Tobacco 

By Gabriel Ewepu and Favour Ulebor, Abuja.  As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark 2023 World No Tobacco Day, a Civil Society Organization, CSO, Nigeria Tobacco Control

NTCA Convenes Meeting on Tobacco Control Funding

The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance on April 18, 2023, convened an inaugural meeting of the National Tobacco Control Budget Advocates (NATOBA) in Abuja. Group photograph of Advocates with an official

Keeping up with the Graphic Health Warnings (GHWs) policy – Why FG Must be Proactive

By Paul Ashibel The gazetting of the National Tobacco Control Regulations in December 2019 signaled the beginning of a change in the design of cigarette packs and other tobacco products

How Low Budgetary Allocation for Tobacco Control will Worsen Public Health Issues

The 2023 Appropriation Act has witnessed an innovative budgetary allocation for tobacco control, with an allocation of 4.7 million Naira, out of the overall 21.83 trillion Naira budget, to enforce