Nigeria

Nigeria Takes Historic Step to Restrict Tobacco in Films
Nigeria Takes Historic Step to Restrict Tobacco in Films
Nigeria announces new measures to restrict tobacco depiction in films, a groundbreaking step for Africa's largest movie industry.
Regulations
May.29
CAPPA Condemns Aspire-BrkFst for 5-year E-cigarette Deal
CAPPA Condemns Aspire-BrkFst for 5-year E-cigarette Deal
African group condemns Burna Boy's company for partnership with e-cigarette firm, raising concerns over marketing influence and health risks.
Business
Apr.17
Nigerian President Fires FCCPC Deputy CEO and BPE President
Nigerian President Fires FCCPC Deputy CEO and BPE President
Nigeria's President Tinubu has dismissed Babatunde Irukera, the CEO of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC).
BAT
Jan.10
Behind $110M Fine: "Compliance Bills" for BAT, among Other Conglomerates
Behind $110M Fine: "Compliance Bills" for BAT, among Other Conglomerates
BAT told 2FIRSTS that "all disputes related to Nigeria have been resolved satisfactorily". Seen as a price paid to become compliant, fines or settlements are not unique among tobacco conglomerates.
BAT
Jan.04
BAT Committed to Complying with Nigerian Law with $110 million Fine
BAT Committed to Complying with Nigerian Law with $110 million Fine
British American Tobacco (BAT) reaffirms commitment to comply with Nigerian laws following $110 million fine by FCCPC.
BAT
Jan.02
BATN Pays $110 Million Fine to Nigerian Government
BATN Pays $110 Million Fine to Nigerian Government
BATN, a subsidiary of British American Tobacco, has paid a $110 million fine to the Nigerian government, according to a statement.
BAT
Dec.29
Nigeria's FCCPC Fines BAT Parties $110 Million for Violations
Nigeria's FCCPC Fines BAT Parties $110 Million for Violations
Nigeria's FCCPC fines British American Tobacco Nigeria $110 million for violating competition and consumer protection laws.
BAT
Dec.28
Experts Call for Nigeria to Adopt Smokeless Tobacco Economy
Experts Call for Nigeria to Adopt Smokeless Tobacco Economy
Experts are urging Nigeria to adopt Sweden's smokeless tobacco economy to address the significant economic losses caused by combustible cigarettes.
Regulations
Dec.26
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