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British American Tobacco asks: “What would a world with no legal tobacco industry really look like?”
On World No Tobacco Day 2013, British American Tobacco has issued a series of images to illustrate what it believes the world would look like if the legal tobacco industry was forced out of existence.
Kingsley Wheaton, British American Tobacco’s Group Head of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs, warned: “The reality is that people will continue to smoke. But instead of buying legal taxed cigarettes, made by legitimate tobacco companies and sold by reputable retailers, they’ll turn to black market sources to get what they want.
In a quest to create a platform for Nigerian children to express their creative talents, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has partnered with LEGO, the world’s fourth largest manufacturer of children’s toys to commernce a new initiative aimed at deploying their innate abilities to something positive while also instilling in them the culture of financial discipline.
According to FirstBank’s spokesperson, Folake Ani-Mumuney said the partnership with LEGO signposts the Bank’s quest to create a platform for Nigerian children to express their creative talents.
African Voices, a weekly show that examines the diversity, dynamism and global influence of Africa’s people and culture; and highlights Africa’s most engaging personalities within and in the Diaspora will be featuring Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, one of Nigeria’s most prolific writers.
Cheerfully pioneering the way for a new wave of Nigerian writers, renowned Nigerian Author, Adichie, narrates her award winning novel, Half of a Yellow Sun, as it tells a human story of a brutal and controversial civil war which took place in her homeland, Nigeria, in the late 60’s.