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Commission engages supermarket operators on fake, substandard products

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: BBC. The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has engaged supermarket operators in the six geo-political zones with a view to ensuring effective consumer protection. The Commission also decried the influx of fake and substandard consumables products at supermarkets especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Executive Vice Chairman of Read More…

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Lagos markets drop prices of perishable food items?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: BADRU KATUMBA/AFP/Getty Images, Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty Images. With barely one week to Christmas, prices of perishable food items were observed to be plummeting, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. This was based on a survey conducted by NAN in four major markets including Mile 12, and Oyingbo, on Saturday in Lagos. According Read More…

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Electricity consumer group threatens to sue NERC over tariff increment

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/SIPHIWE SIBEKO. A group, the All Electricity Protection Forum, says it will sue the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), if the recent increment in electricity tariffs is not reversed. Its Public Relations Officer, Mr Gideon Balogun, on Wednesday in Lagos decried the tariffs increment as announced by the electricity Distribution Companies on Sept. 1. Read More…

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FCCPC says discriminatory Haufei Chinese restaurant remains shut

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) says a Chinese restaurant, Haufei Restaurant & Mall 33 Aboyade Cole, VI,  known for exclusive and discriminatory service in Lagos, remains shut. The FCCPC Director General, Mr Babatunde Irukera, disclosed this when he appeared on the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) forum in Abuja. Irukera said that if a place Read More…

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Relaxation of lockdown: Traders still observe precautionary measures in Lagos market

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Olaniyi Balogun, Market Master of Igando-Ikotun Local Council Development Area says all precautionary measures against the coronovirus pandemic are still observed in Ikotun market in spite of the relaxation of the lockdown. Balogun disclosed this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Wednesday. He said that market men and women Read More…

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LASG issues guidelines for reopening markets

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Government has issued new guidelines for the reopening of markets and shopping malls, as part of efforts to curb the spread of new coronavirus. The state Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Dr Wale Ahmed, said in a statement on Saturday in Lagos that the guidelines were necessary. He said that Read More…