Tag: Tobacco

Nigeria’s Underaged Kids Being Taught to Smoke in School

by Mercy Abang Musa, 14, is a student of Government Secondary School Wuse, Abuja, He has been smoking for five years, starting out at the tender age of 9 – when he was enrolled in the Junior Secondary School. For Musa, smoking was not a matter of choice; cigarettes and[Read More…]

Nigerian Government Launches 2 Powerful Ads Targeting Second-hand Smokers (WATCH) #ClearTheAir

by Tahir Sherriff   Tobacco Free Campaign: Nigerian Government Launches 2 Powerful Ads targeting second-hand smokers and raising cancer awareness (WATCH) The Federal Ministry of Health has released two sets of public service advertising targeting second hand smokers. The advert narrates that about 10% of the 6 million annual tobacco-related[Read More…]