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FG orders telcos, others to block access to online loan sharks

THE Federal Government of Nigeria has directed payment system operators, (PSOs) and telecommunications companies to stop providing access to illegal digital money lenders, also...

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...
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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...

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...
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Deadly snacks: How trans fats in popcorn endanger lives

Edited by Ajibola AMZAT DURU Chinelo Bose, a 53-year-old lawyer and civil servant who works at the Federal Ministry of Justice in Abuja, likes to...

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)...

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Gender-Based Violence: NGO sensitises IDPs in Wassa Camp

A NON-GOVERNMENTAL Organisation, Stand With A Girl (SWAG) Initiative has sensitised Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at Wassa Camp in...
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Nigerian fintech companies shame, threaten customers for late payment of loans

Edited by Ajibola AMZAT YETUNDE Adewole lost her phone in...

Illegal loan apps ignore Nigeria’s cyber laws, continue to shame customers

RAUFU Kareem took a loan from AddMoney, an app...

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AMID the ongoing Russia – Ukraine crisis, a viral post...

Why UAE refuses work permit applications from Nigerians

  THE on-going rift between the governments of Nigeria and...

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