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The National Film and Video Censor Board (NFVCB) and the tobacco community have reaffirmed their commitment to a smoke-free Nollywood. They firmed up their alliance in Abuja during an advocacy visit by the tobacco control community led by Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA). The NFVCB’s Executive Director Dr. Shaibu Husseini pledged to Continue Reading
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Lagos State Government in  a bid to reduce the rise in non-communicable diseases (NCDs) burden, is considering a pro-health levy on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages (SSB) to boost public health. Commissioner for Health Prof. Akin Abayomi stated that an SSB levy would contribute to driving the state’s human capital agenda – healthier children and good nutrition – […]Continue Reading
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The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) is calling on the Federal Government to expand its investigation into tax waivers, grants, and unjust benefits granted to corporations by previous administrations. Specifically, they recommend including the Export Expansion Grant (EEG) received by tobacco companies in this scrutiny. The EEG scheme is a Continue Reading
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