Wednesday, 6th December 2023


25 Jul
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has advised point of sales (PoS) operators in the country, especially in Lagos, against price-fixing or forming a carte
24 Jul
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has vowed to prosecute Point of Sales (POS) operators that violate its order over the proposed increase in their charges. The Executive Vice Chairman/ Chief Executive Officer of FCCPC, Babatunde Irukera, in a statement, said this is an update on the potential anti-competitive conduct in the POS…
24 Jul
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Agency (FCCPC), has identified cartels, climate change and traders, among other factors as reasons for food crises in Nigeria.
21 Jul
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has promised to release a full list of unregistered or illegal loan apps in Nigeria. The FCCPC said this on Thursday in an official press release signed by the Executive Vice Chairman/ Chief Executive Officer, Babatunde Irukera. Irukera in the statement said that the Commission would also…
19 Jul
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has said it will sanction members of trade associations who engage in indiscriminate hiking of prices of food items. Chief Executive Officer of FCCPC, Babatunde Irukera, said this on Tuesday at a forum organised by the commission to discuss fair food prices - themed, ‘Fair food prices…
9 Jul
The Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL) has called for strengthened collaboration with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) to boost Nigeria’s economy.
6 Jul
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has taken a firm stance against the planned increase in unified price-fixing on point of sale (PoS) charges by the Association of Mobile Money and Bank Agents in Nigeria (AMMBAN), Lagos Chapter.
9 Jun
The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has recommenced the registration of Digital Money Lenders (DMLS) in the country.
10 May
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) won the Outstanding Achievement Consumer Education Awards at a ceremony which took place in Sydney, Australia.
11 Apr
Relief has come the way of borrowers in Nigeria and other countries as Google has introduced a new policy that bans loan apps from accessing photos and contacts of users.
10 Apr
The Nigerian Government has welcomed Google's restriction on loan applications from accessing their users' contacts and photographs from May 31, 2023.
6 Apr
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has warned defaulting online money lenders and their clients that they will be taken to court soon. The Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the FCCPC, Babatunde Ayokunle Irukera, gave the warning in an interview on Arise TV on Wednesday. Irukera also spoke on the commission's…


18 mins ago
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has tasked the Federal Government to investigate the bombing of 120 villagers in Tudun-Biri, Igabi Local Government of Kaduna State by the Nigerian Army. Prof. Ishaq Akintola, the Executive Director, MURIC, said this in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday. “Army drones killed 120 innocent villagers at Tudun-Biri, Igabi Local…
22 mins ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday landed in the United Arab Emirates for a rare visit outside the former Soviet Union, as Moscow seeks to reassert itself on the global stage. Isolated by the West over the Ukraine war, Putin is courting allies in the Middle East, where he will discuss oil, trade and the…
38 mins ago
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted sunshine and haziness from Wednesday to Friday across the country. NiMet’s Weather Outlook released on Tuesday in Abuja forecast sunny and hazy skies over the northern region with few patches of clouds over parts of Taraba state during the forecast period. According to NiMet, sunny and hazy skies…
52 mins ago
Turkey has become internationally isolated and must dial down its rhetoric if it wants to win key concessions from the European Union, a top European official said Wednesday in Istanbul. Nacho Sanchez Amor, the European Parliament's rapporteur on Turkey, said Ankara's abrasive talk on foreign affairs was one of the main impediments to improving relations…
57 mins ago
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Lagos Command, on Wednesday, arraigned one Abdulhamid Isah before an Ikeja High Court over alleged $63,599 fraud. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Isah is facing a three-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretences, stealing, and retaining proceeds of criminal conduct. NAN also reports that…
1 hour ago
The Presidency has accused the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in the 2023 presidential election, Peter Obi, of hypocrisy following his comments about President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s delegation to COP28. Reacting to the number of Nigeria’s delegates at COP28 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) Obi, in his X handle on Sunday said…
1 hour ago
The president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Joe Ajaero, has said that social safety nets and insurance policies will be provided for workers who may lose their jobs during the global energy transition. Ajaero made this disclosure at ongoing COP28 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) where the NLC organised a side event with…
1 hour ago
The Minister of State for Defence, Dr Bello Matawalle, has visited victims of the recent accidental bombing by the Nigerian Army in Agabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Matawalle, alongside the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dr Ibrahim Kana, led a high-level delegation to visit and express the Federal Government’s condolences to the victims,…
1 hour ago
Boris Johnson on Wednesday apologised for "the pain and the loss and the suffering" caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, as he began giving evidence at a public inquiry into his government's handling of the health crisis. The former prime minister, who has faced a barrage of criticism from former aides for alleged indecisiveness and a…
1 hour ago
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday swore in two new cabinet members into the State Executive Council. This was announced in a statement issued by the governor's spokesperson, Gboyega Akosile on X. "Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed two Cabinet members. One is Mr. Abiodun Ogunleye as the Honourable Commissioner, Ministry of Energy and…