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Bello Adoke: Why VP Osinbajo is after me

A former attorney general and minister of justice, Mohammed Adoke (SAN), has accused Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo of being behind his travails.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC panel disqualifies Usman Jibrin, Mohammed Audu, Sani Lulu, others

The All Progressives Congress (APC) screening committee for the Kogi State governorship primary has disqualified 12 of the 16 aspirants from running for the party’s ticket.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

Ikeja Electric expands meter roll-out for customers

To meet customers’ needs, Ikeja Electric Plc has commenced the full roll-out of meters under the Meter Asset Provider (MAP) scheme to all unmetered customers across its network.

Ikeja Electric expands meter rollout for customers

In a bid to meet its customer’s needs, Ikeja Electric Plc has fully commenced the rollout of meters under the Meter Asset Provider (MAP) scheme, to all unmetered customer across its network.
The Consumer Protection Council has begun an awareness campaign on the National Tobacco Control Act (NTCA) across major cities in Nigeria where cigarettes and shisha are openly sold.

NTCA tasks National Assembly on Tobacco Act

The Consumer Protection Council has begun an awareness campaign on the National Tobacco Control Act (NTCA) across major cities in Nigeria where cigarettes and shisha are openly sold.

CPC begins awareness campaign on tobacco control act

The Consumer Protection Council has begun an awareness campaign on the National Tobacco Control Act (NTCA) across major cities in Nigeria where cigarettes and shisha are openly sold.

CPC, NGO enforces ban on sale of tobacco to children in Rivers

The Consumer Protection Commission (CPC) and a nongovernmental organization, Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) has begun the enforcement of the ban on sale of cigarettes to children who are under 18 years in Rivers State.

CPC counsels consumers on use of Johnson & Johnson powder

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) said it was aware that a credible judicial process recently decided that Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Talc (Baby/Body) powder may be harmful and injurious to users.

Group urges Multichoice on ‘pay-as-you-view’ software

The National Association of Telecommunications Subscribers has urged Multichoice, the Digital Satellite Television operator in Nigeria, to adopt a software that would ensure the pay-as-you-view billing.

CPC resolves 783 complaints in 2018

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) said it resolved 783 complaints out of 2,773 complaints it received between Jan. and Oct. 2018.

CPC lauds NCC’s threat to sanction network providers over illegal deductions

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has welcomed and lauded the Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC) announcement to sanction Mobile Network Operators with respect to unsolicited value added service subscriptions and unlawful deductions from consumers.

CPC: Healthy competition grows businesses

Mr Babatunde Irukera, the Director-General, Consumer Protection Council (CPC), said a good competition regime would aid the growth of businesses in the country.

CPC calls for improve regulation, stronger competition policies for Africa devt

The Director-General of the Consumer Protection Council (CPC), Mr 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.

CPC: Consumer spending to hit $2.1 trillion in Africa by 2025

The Director General of Consumer Protection Council (CPC), Babatunde Irukera, has said that consumer spending across Africa will rise from $1.4 trillion in 2015 to about $2.1 trillion by 2025.

DStv subscribers demand pay-as-you-view billing system

Digital Satellite Television service subscribers in Nigeria are grumbling over the continued payment for services not rendered by MultiChoice, the major distance-to-home service provider in Nigeria.

CPC alerts Nigerians on consumption of sniper-treated beans

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) on Friday advised consumers to extensively parboil their beans before consumption and to make sufficient enquiries before engaging in purchases.
Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo laments dearth of advocacy lawyers in Nigeria

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday said that the Nigeria legal profession was falling behind on advocacy.
Patrick Anegbe

Expert calls for downward review of excise duty tariff

The Managing Director of Intercontinental Distillers Limited, Chief Patrick Anegbe, has appealed to the federal government to review downward, the over 500 per cent increase in excise duty on alcoholic beverages as being contemplated.

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Some activists on Saturday staged a protest at the headquarters of the Department of State Services in Abuja, demanding the release of the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, and Olawale Bakare. 3

Omoyele Sowore: We were given N1m not to protest – Deji Adeyanju

Convener of a coalition of civil society groups under the aegis of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, has claimed that the group was offered N1m by government sympathizers not to hold today’s sit out against the continued detention of Omoyele Sowore.
U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with a mounting impeachment inquiry, said Monday that written answers are not good enough from the whistleblower who first disclosed that he had pressed Ukraine to pursue investigations of one of his chief 2020 Democratic political rivals, former Vice President Joe Biden.

Donald Trump to release transcript of first phone conversation with Ukrainian president this week

U.S. President Donald Trump announced amid the impeachment inquiry that he would release the transcript of his very first phone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy this week.

N16.4 million fraud: Court clears former police chief Sunday Ehindero

Justice Silvanus Oriji of the FCT High Court, Apo, on Tuesday discharged former Inspector-General of Police, Sunday Ehindero, and Commissioner of Police budget, John Obaniyi, of N16.4 million fraud charge.

Bayelsa/Kogi guber: Ohanaeze tells Igbo to vote their conscience

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, has on Tuesday advised Igbo residing in Bayelsa and Kogi states, respectively to vote their conscience.

Woman arraigned for biting off apprentice’s cheek

The police on Tuesday arraigned a businesswoman, Lovina Chukwuekezi, 34, in a Magistrates’ Court in Ojo, Lagos for allegedly biting off her apprentice’s cheek.