Sunday, 24th September 2023


26 Apr 2021
A non-governmental organisation, Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA), has commended the Lagos State government over its decision to rehabilitate the five students smoking ‘shisha’ in a recent viral video on social media. The group, however, urged the state government to complement the action by enforcing the ban on the sale of tobacco products…
24 Jan 2020
Smoking trendy hookah pipes (shisha) may increase your risk of a heart attack or strokes by causing deadly blood clots, scientists fear.
17 Oct 2019
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has charged the Federal Government to ban e-cigarettes, shisha, and other new products from the tobacco industry due to rising deaths attributable to vaping globally.
22 Sep 2019
Penultimate Tuesday, the former mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg, declared his foundation’s desire to spend $160m to battle youth vaping, while American President, Donald Trump ....
5 Jan 2019
Funmilola Olorunfemi is a lecturer at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria.
28 Aug 2018
The Lagos State police command at the weekend stopped the inauguration of a gay club in an hotel at the Egbeda area of Lagos. No fewer than 57 out of about 100 suspected intending members of the club were arrested while others escaped. The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Imohimi Edgal, who paraded the…
25 Aug 2018
The male and female attendants were busy at the poolside bar of a five star hotel in Port Harcourt, Rivers State attending to customers. Then a question came from a middle-aged man, do you have Shisha here? Do you want some? The male attendant asked. That is not the answer to my question, the man…
18 Mar 2018
Cigarette smoking is worse than shisha smoking has to be one of the famous myths among youths in Nigeria beyond. With prices going for N3500 or more and coming in flavour variants, smoking shisha has become one of the trends. In fact, some hold the opinion that smoking shisha does cause harm to the body.…
16 Jan 2018
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has urged the Federal government to emulate countries that have banned...


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NEW YORK, 22 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- African Union Heads of State and Government, global health leaders and development partners today issued a joint call for urgent action to address the looming malaria emergency. They warned that failure to act now will put at risk both the African Union’s target of eliminating malaria in Africa…
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Phrank Shaibu, the Special Assistant on Public Communication to former Nigerian Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has unveiled what he described as "the 10 big lies" that have so far characterized the administration of President Bola Tinubu. Shaibu, in a statement issued on Sunday, said the “big lies” were evidence that Tinubu’s only plan was to…
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It is no news that social media directly affects our state of mind. Vinton Cerf and Robert Khan who are credited with inventing the Internet probably never considered the psychological impact of their invention. Martin Cooper, who developed the first hand-held phone, also played a part in this by making phones portable, so that we…
5 hours ago
Son Heung-min's double earned Tottenham a point from a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal, as Liverpool moved into second in the Premier League with a 3-1 win over West Ham on Sunday.
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Tottenham came from behind twice to rescue a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal thanks to Son Heung-min's double in Sunday's north London derby.