Nigerians support government's new excise duty for alcohol, cigarettes
The Federal Government has continued to receive accolades for the approving excise duty for alcoholic beverages and cigarettes...
Alcohol lowers sleep quality by 40%
Just two glasses of wine reduces people's quality of sleep by nearly 40 per cent, new research suggests.
NB Plc strategises to assuage alcohol levies on consumers
With the proposed excise duty on tobacco and alcoholic beverages set to be implemented in a few weeks, Nigerian Breweries Plc has announced plans to assuage the impact of such increase, which will be transferred to consumers, by intensifying its cost-saving measures. Similarly, the brewing firm stated that it would continue to intensify its local…
Hoteliers react to ban of alcohol by Kwara state government
Some hotel associations have called on the Kwara State Government to reverse its law prohibiting the sales, production and consumption of alcohol in the state. They said the enforcement of such a law would have a drastic effect on the nation’s economy and the hospitality industry. They spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)…
How evolving gene may stop humans drinking alcohol, researchers find
Humans may be developing a gene that results in an “adverse physical response” to drinking alcohol, according to new research. Scientists believe people have begun evolving so they find it so unpleasant it could stop our species from drinking in the future. Examining recent trends in the positive selection of genes across human populations they…
Why alcohol makes people violent
The mystery of why alcohol makes people violent has finally been solved.
Get Rid Of That Hangover
You know you should have stopped at that last shot but the guys kept cheering you on. Now you're awake feeling like the weight of the world is on your shoulders and there's a planet size drum beating in your head. Sound familiar? If yes, here are some tips to help ease your pain. Water…
Prevention is better than cure
It’s very common to hear the phrase ‘I’m not feeling fine,’ from friends and work colleagues. It’s so frequent with some people that I wonder if they can tell the difference between being ill and just tired.
Drinking at early age raises death risk by 47%
Getting drunk before your 15th birthday nearly doubles your risk of an early death, new research reveals. Those who get inebriated at a young age are 47 percent more likely to die prematurely, a study found.