NTCA wants FG to increase tobacco tax, health coverage in Nigeria

L:R_Olu’Senu Esan, Project Coordinator NTCA, Mr.Akinbode Oluwafemi,Board chairman NTCA,during a press briefing on Earmark Tobacco Tax for Tobacco Control and Health Coverage in Nigeria ,yesterday in Abuja. By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance(NTCA),has called on the Federal Government to increased tobacco tax,for tobacco control More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, July 4th, 2019
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Mohammed urges ‘unequivocal’ global response to climate change

United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed recently in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, called for “unequivocal’’ global response to climate change and funding gaps. Mohammed made the call More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, July 4th, 2019
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Little progress made at UN climate talks in Germany, Says ERA, Corporate Accountability

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Environment Rights/Friends of Earth Corporate Accountability said that,the UNITED Nation (UN) climate talks in the city of Bonn,Germany wrapped which around up recently,made a little progress More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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FG intervention projects improves sustainable environment in Communities -Buhari

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna President Muhmmadu Buhari said government’s intervention projects would continue to improve and create sustainable environment where everyone could live in harmony . Buhari who was represented More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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FG commissions Flood Control Works in Enhwe

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Federal Government has commissioned and handed over Flood control works executed through the Ecological Fund Office (EFO), Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF) More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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92% of world population breathe unclean air -Odusote

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Environment, Mrs Ibukun Odusote, said by estimation 92% of the world population breathe unclean air and this has cost global economy a whooping $ 3.5 trillion More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 6th, 2019
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Anti-tobacco activists ,FG march to sensitise public on tobacco laws

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna Civil societies organisations, federal ministry of Health recently carried out a public sensitisation rally on the streets of Abuja from beger to wuse Market to commemorate World Tobacco day More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 6th, 2019
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FG comitted to achieving land degradation neutrality-Odusote

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Environment, Mrs. Ibukun Odusote has disclosed that the Federal Government of Nigeria has put adequate measures in place towards achieving More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 6th, 2019
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Do not sign water sector Bill labour civil rights groups urge plateau governor

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees (AUPCTRE) and the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (AUPCTRE) More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, May 30th, 2019
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48 African CSOs write Senate, seek strong Tobacco conntrol regulations

By Mashe Umaru Gwamna Forty-eight groups on the platform of the Africa Tobacco Control Civil Society Organisations have written to the Nigerian Senate asking it to adopt strong Tobacco Control Regulations to protect More...