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Electricity consumers must get 10 days notice before disconnection – FCCPC

THE Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has said it is illegal for electricity distribution companies (DisCos) to disconnect a customer without serving...

FCCPC to address loans apps method of obtaining customers’ contact list

THE Executive Vice-Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, (FCCPC), Babatunde Irukera has vowed to address the way loan apps...

INSIDE STORY: Illegal loan apps ‘victims’ form groups to seek retribution, vow not to repay

By Bankole Abe and Omolola Pedro DEBT collectors for many loan apps in Nigeria exploit unconventional techniques to shame defaulting borrowers to retrieve loans. This has...
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FCCPC chairman blows hot, vows to prosecute illegal loan apps

THE Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) is set to initiate criminal proceedings against any digital money lender whose conduct is in violation of...

Multichoice increases subscription rates

PAY Television Service Provider, Multichoice Nigeria, has announced an increase in the price of its packages. In a statement released on Tuesday, the company identified...

Deadly snacks: How trans fats in popcorn endanger lives

DURU Chinelo Bose, a 53-year-old lawyer and civil servant who works at the Federal Ministry of Justice in Abuja, likes to eat popcorn, especially...
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Senate wants FCCPC, NAFDAC to track injuries from cosmetics in Nigeria

THE Nigerian Senate wants the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Council (FCCPC) and the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)...

FCCPC exposes inhuman treatment, violation of labour laws at steel company in Abia

  THE Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), has accused Inner Steel Company Limited located at Obehie, Ukwa-West Local Government Area of  Abia State...

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How Obafemi Awolowo Teaching Hospital hid details of N3.07 billion COVID-19 awarded contracts

ON May 30, The ICIR wrote to the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation to request details of...

Misinformation: Tinubu asks Peter Obi to caution supporters

THE Tinubu Campaign Organisation (TCO) has asked Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP) to caution his supporters for...

West Africa plans enhancement fund for regional electricity market

THE West African Power Pool (WAPP) is planning to create a Liquidity Enhancement Revolving Fund (LERF) for the ECOWAS...

NED offers grants for media projects

THE National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is seeking proposals for projects that advance democratic goals and strengthen democratic institutions.  NED encourages applications...

Alabama boy makes U-turn, admits he “unintentionally” killed his Nigerian mom

A 12-year-old Alabama boy has admitted “unintentionally” killing his mother over the weekend in their home after initially making...
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