Hospitals do not need police report to treat emergency cases, says FCCPC
The Chief Executive Officer, Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), Babatunde Irukera, has restated its mandate to protect the general public, stressing that hospitals do not require police report to attend to emergency cases.
Group to deploy consumer protection law to curb unfair trade practices
Human Rights Foundation (HRF), has expressed its focus on consumer protection to curb deceptive and unfair trade and market practices.
FG ban businesses from deducting N50 service charge for POS payment
The Nigerian Government on Tuesday stopped business owners from deducting a N50 service charge for payments made by customers using the point of sales (POS) machine. “Effectively, and in furtherance of this clarification, merchants are now prohibited from penalising or otherwise assessing any duty, costs or assessment characterised as “stamp duty” on consumers who select…
Commission targets enforcement of consumer rights, wider education in 2020
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), said it will focus more on robust enforcement of the rights of Nigerian consumers to enable them derive more value for their money come 2020.
Commission lauds varsity over sack of 15 staff on alleged sexual harassment
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), has welcomed the bold and decisive action of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, terminating the employment of 15 staff, and demotion of one academic staff on account of conducts bordering on alleged corruption and sexual harassment.
Border closure restricted influx of contraband goods, says FG
The Federal Government yesterday said the closure of the nation’s borders helped immensely to contain the importation of contraband goods, urging consumers to shun fake and substandard products.
FCCPC, SEC sign MoU for regulatory collaboration
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to foster a mutually beneficial engagement and seamless operation of the mandates of both organisations.
In search of fair treatment for electricity consumers as FCCPC tackles IE, EKEDC
To check monopoly and protect consumers from unfair prices, President Muhammadu Buhari, in February this year, assented to the Federal Competition...
NERC moves to address 57% meter deficit
Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says it has instituted measures to accelerate adequate metering of Nigerians.