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CPC, online marketing companies partner to protect consumers

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) is partnering online marketing companies in the country to protect consumers from abuse.

Arik Air: CPC calls for additional scrutiny, precaution for safe operations

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has underscored the need for additional scrutiny and precaution in the aviation sector to ensure safe operations and passenger satisfaction.

Medview Airline: Why our Maiduguri-bound flight turned back after taxiing

Medview Airlines on Sunday said passengers were not exposed to danger when it aborted its Maiduguri-bound flight due to technical issues.

CPC: Legislation for stiffer penalties for fake products underway

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) is working on a legislation that will ensure stiffer penalties for sellers of fake and manufacturer of adulterated products.

Consumer Council warns DisCos against arbitrary charges

The Consumer Protection Council on Thursday warned electricity distribution companies against imposing arbitrary charges on consumers.

CPC, NAFDAC collaborate against adulteration of food and drugs

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) is set to collaborate with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), to fight the menace of counterfeit and adulterated products in the country.

NCAA, AIB launch probe after Dana Air plane overshoots runway

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has commenced investigation into how Dana Air plane overshot the runway at Port Harcourt International Airport.

Dana Air: CPC demands responsive action for passengers

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has directed Dana Airline to provide necessary logistics support to affected passengers on its Airlines Flight 9J0363, which veered off the runway in Port Harcourt on Tuesday.

NAFDAC destroys N80m fake, expired drugs

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has destroyed fake, expired and unwholesome products worth N80 million.

Governor Ambode seeks extension of CPC operation to other key sectors

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has charged the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) to look beyond the rights of people to have quality products and services and beam its searchlight on other key sectors which have direct impact on the standard of living of Nigerians.

APC chief John Oyegun to meet state chairmen over board appointments

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, will be meeting with the chairmen of the state chapters of the party on Thursday to iron out issues relating to the recently released list of appointees to the boards of federal government parastatals.

In defence of the dead as government appointees

Many Nigerians have reacted with criticism or ridicule to the recent inclusion of the names of seven dead people out of the over 1,000 appointed into various boards by the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Those criticising President Buhari over dead appointees unreasonable – Itse Sagay

Prof Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), has faulted those criticising President Muhammadu Buhari’s inclusion of deceased persons’ names in new boards of Federal Government agencies.

APC South Africa commends President Buhari over boards appointment

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.


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