Tag: Nigeria

Nigeria raises excise

Nigeria raises excise

| June 4, 2018

Excise taxes on tobacco products are set to rise three times in three years in Nigeria. Anti-tobacco organizations have welcomed the increases but the tobacco industry is concerned.

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New taxes opposed

New taxes opposed

| April 18, 2018

The Nigerian government is coming under pressure because of a planned three-year program of tax increases on tobacco products and alcohol.

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Extra bans proposed

Extra bans proposed

| August 18, 2017

Since some countries would claim to be free of tobacco if consumption fell below five percent, Nigeria is almost free of tobacco, but it is on its guard.

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Companies on benefits

Companies on benefits

| February 22, 2017

An environmental group operating in Nigeria has been told by the Federal High Court that it has the right to demand information about the export-program benefits enjoyed by tobacco companies.

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