Commission arraigns doctor over alleged professional negligence
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has arraigned a Lagos-based cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Anuoluwapo Adepoju, whose services allegedly resulted in the death of one Mrs. Nneka Onwuzuligbo.
FCCPC restates commitment to consumer protection
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), has restated its commitment to protect consumers in the country.
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.
Body seeks media, others’ support to tackle consumer abuse
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) is seeking support of the media and other professional bodies to tackle the menace of consumer abuse.
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.
Operators seek action on rising inflation from border closure
Operators in Nigeria’s capital market have said that the decision of the Federal Government to shut the nation’s land borders is yielding positive economic results, They however, urged economic managers to check rising...
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.