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21 Aug 2018
Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has obtained an ex-parte injunction restraining MultiChoice Nigeria Limited from implementing its recent hike in DStv subscription rates.Subscribers to the new Digital Satellite Television (DStv) had protested against its new tariff hike, which commenced at the beginning of this month.
24 Jul 2018
Bounce News has announced winners of its maiden Bounce Awoof Promo, a consumer loyalty promotion, held earlier in the year to reward users of the Bounce News App. In the electronic draws held in Lagos recently, Jacob Ovey and Kayode Oyeyemi emerged as the grand prizewinners of an all-expense paid trip to Dubai and London…
18 Jul 2018
The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has described the absence of a competition law and regulator as one that discourages innovation, economic growth, foreign investment and consumer protection. According to the agency’s Director-General, Babatunde Irukera, unregulated markets in competition context constitute the otherwise “legitimate” vehicle for both financial and social extortion. Speaking at the United Nations…
8 Jun 2018
Consumer Protection Council (CPC) and the National Association of Telecoms Consumers of Nigeria (NATCOMs) have warned telecoms service providers in the country against hiking the tariff of telecoms services.
27 Mar 2018
The Consumer Protection Council [CPC] has warned the management and staff of the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission [NERC] to henceforth, desist from collecting illegal electricity bills and charges from consumers or face severe sanctions and prosecution. CPC equally said that any reported case of unlawful disconnection of customer’s electricity will be treated as a case…
28 Feb 2018
Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has congratulated Air Peace Airlines over its acquisition of a Boeing 777 aircraft, the first of such huge investment by a local carrier.   The Council, in a congratulatory message, described the feat as another major milestone in the airline’s journey to becoming a major carrier in Nigeria.      Air Peace…
4 Dec 2017
Nigerians may soon begin to have some reprieve from the plethora of unexplainable charges imposed by banks, telecommunications, and other service providers, as the Consumer Protection Council....
12 Nov 2017
The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has urged business owners to prioritise consumer protection as the pre-eminent factor in protecting brand, businesses, building confidence and corporate growth.
2 May 2017
Stressing the need for proper training, customer focused policies across organisation and leadership by example, particularly for startups, Phido hinged the growth of every organisation on robust customer relationship.
12 Apr 2017
Following investigations carried out by the Consumer Protection Council (CPC), on the possible quality issues affecting consumers of products of the Nigeria Bottling Company....
15 Mar 2017
Today is World Consumer Rights Day. Consumers of banking and financial services in Nigeria would have loved to join their counterparts all over the world to commemorate and celebrate this Special Day.
23 Dec 2016
The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) is leading other stakeholders in the pursuit of the passage of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection bill in the National Assembly.

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