Tag: alcohol

How to apply for the Gulder Ultimate Search 2021

The organiser of the Survival reality show, Gulder Ultimate Search (GUS) has announced its return. The TV premiere of ‘Gulder Ultimate Search: The Age of Craftsmanship’ is set for October 16, 2021, and will run till December 19, when the grand finale will hold. In case you are thinking of[Read More…]

Presidential Committee led by Buba Marwa (rtd) wants Govt to Scrap alcohol adverts to discourage use

The Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse has recommended cutting out adverts for recreational drugs like alcohol to discourage its use. The Committee’s Chairman, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa, revealed this on Monday while being interviewed on Sunrise Daily  on Channels Television, over the country’s drug abuse problem. “You[Read More…]

Atiku Abubakar Says States Opposed To Alcohol Should Not Share From Alcohol Tax

Former vice president Atiku Abubakar has said states opposed to the sale and consumption of alcohol have no business and should not benefit from tax paid on alcohol. He also said the country does not need more states because existing states are too weak and unviable to be federating units,[Read More…]

Alcohol Kills One Person Every 10 Seconds Worldwide Says WHO

AFP Alcohol kills 3.3 million people worldwide each year, more than AIDS, tuberculosis and violence combined, the World Health Organization said Monday, warning that booze consumption was on the rise. Including drink driving, alcohol-induced violence and abuse, and a multitude of diseases and disorders, alcohol causes one in 20 deaths[Read More…]

Road Transport Employers Ask Govt To Ban Sale, Consumption Of Alcohol

NAN The Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) in Kwara on Friday urged the state government to ban selling and consumption of alcohol in motor parks. The Chairman of the association, Alhaji Salman Ayoku, made the call in an interview in Ilorin. He said the ban would dissuade habitual[Read More…]

Kano Hisba Board Destroys 200, 000 Bottles Of Beer In 2013

The Kano State Hisba Board said on Wednesday that it destroyed more than 200, 000 bottles of assorted beer worth millions of naira between January and December, 2013. The Director-General of the board, Dr. Abba Sufi, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano.[Read More…]