Commission seeks compensation for services disruption from Multichoice
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), formerly known as Consumer Protection Council, has urged Multichoice...
Use Of Chemicals For Ripening: Commission urges consumers to examine fruits before purchase
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has advised consumers to examine fruits carefully before purchase.
Talcum powder may cause cancer, experts warn
Researchers are unanimous that talc or talcum powder can cause lung, ovarian, stomach and endometrial (uterine) cancers. They said talc consisting of asbestos...
Commission reiterates consumer protection, education
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), has said it is regrettable that many constitution across...
‘Improved regulation, competition key to Africa’s economic turnaround’
The Director-General, Consumer Protection Council (CPC), Babatunde Irukera, has called for the prioritisation of robust regulation and stronger competition policies as a core strategy in the quest for Africa’s economic renaissance in a changing world.
Population growth to drive continental consumer spending to $2.1 trillion by 2025, says CPC
The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has said that population growth is projected to drive continental consumer spending to $2.1 trillion by 2025.
Sniper-treated beans: CPC advises consumers to parboil beans before consumption
The Consumer Protection Council (CPC), yesterday, advised consumers to extensively parboil their beans before consumption and to make sufficient enquiries before engaging in purchases. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), CPC’s Director General, Babatunde Irukera, in a statement, gave the advice on the heels of information that had gone viral on social media on the…
Consumer Council cautions Nigerians on 'Sniper-treated' beans
The director general of the Consumer Protection Council Babatunde Irukera, has warned Nigerians on the dangers of not thoroughly washing and parboiling their beans extensively before consumption. This coming after a report filtered that retailers use insecticide known as sniper to treat beans so as to preserve it from weevils or molds. “In any and…
Court restates order stopping DSTv from hiking tariffs
The Federal High Court in Abuja has insisted that the order it made on August 20 restraining MultiChoice Nigeria Limited from increasing the subscription tariffs for its cable television, DSTv, subsists until it is set aside.
DStv shuns court injunction, retains new rates
Satellite service provider DStv has continued to implement its new bouquet rates despite court order restraining the action. DStv is a Sub-Saharan African direct broadcast satellite service owned by MultiChoice. The service launched in 1995, provides multiple channels and services to its more than 11.9 million subscribers. An official of DStv, who declined to give…