September 15, 2020
The controversy surrounding Heated Tobacco Products (HTPs) have escalated, no thanks to the tobacco industry attempt to practically buy [...]Read more Unending Drama About So-called Safe Alternatives to Cigarettes
April 1, 2020
As Nigeria battles to contain the raging COVID 19 pandemic, the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), has warned [...]Read more Smokers Risk Fatal Complications From COVID 19, ERA/FoEN Warns
The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) and Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth, Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) have urged the Senate [...]Read more Tobacco Control Regulations: Groups Urge National Assembly Leadership to Resist Industry Overtures
Michael Bloomberg and Bloomberg Philanthropies on Wednesday announced it would provide $20 million in funding to launch Stopping Tobacco [...]Read more Bloomberg launches $20 million fund to fight big tobacco companies
February 22, 2018
Era released a press statement on the recent display of smoking scenes in the ongoing #BBNaija show, this was seen as unhealthy to the young ones [...]Read more Stop promotion of smoking scenes in BBNaija series!
February 6, 2018
Two major tobacco control groups, the Nigeria Tobacco Control Research Group (NTCRG) and Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria [...]Read more Groups Hail Senate, Senator Tinubu Over Resolution on Ban of Tobacco Sales Around Schools.
January 11, 2018
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has urged the Nigerian government to take a cue from nations that have [...]Read more Emulate other African nations on Shisha ban, ERA/FoEN advices FG
June 1, 2017
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has announced the immediate implementation and enforcement of key sections of the 2015 National [...]Read more Health Minister announces immediate implementation of tobacco control laws
Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids has recently released a press statement where he applauds the recent decrease in the [...]Read more Tobacco control effort has influenced dramatic drop in tobacco use- Matthew L. Myers
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, and presided by Justice M. Idris, has affirmed that the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth [...]Read more Court grants ERA/FoEN permission to sue FG over Tobacco taxes and incentives