LEGISLATION & POLICY

Drug Authentication and Cost of Counterfeiting to Economy

James Emejo writes that allocating funds for the enforcement of the Mobile Authentication Scheme for pharmaceuticals and other products will check widespread counterfeiting which...

Buhari Signs Competition, Consumer Protection Bill

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Bill into law. Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant to the President on...

FG Moves to Promote Consumer Confidence, Ensure Fair Pricing

THE Federal Government has assented to the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Bill, thereby making it a Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2019....

Putting FG’s Eligible Customers’ Policy to Work

Chineme Okafor, reviews the status of the eligible customers’ policy the federal government declared in 2017 Experts in the power sector have often posited that...

Central Bank of Nigeria Communique No 120 of the Monetary Policy...

Background The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) met on the 24th and 25th of September, 2018 and evaluated developments in the global and domestic economic...

Rights & Obligations of Electricity Consumers in Nigeria

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) is empowered by the Electric Power Sector Reform (EPSR) Act, 2005 to ensure an efficiently...

Themes of World Consumer Rights Day (1997 – 2016)

It would be recalled that United States President John F. Kennedy presented a historic speech to the US Congress outlining four basic consumer rights...

Rights and Responsibilities of Air Travellers

Air travellers in Nigeria often have their rights violated with impunity by airlines. Unfortunately, they suffer in silence and never seek redress because they...

Know your consumer rights & responsibilities

What is today known as basic consumer rights evolved from the March 15, 1962 historic speech presented by President John F. Kennedy to the...

John F. Kennedy’s Historic Speech to the Congress of the United...

“Consumers, by definition, include us all. They are the largest economic group in the economy, affecting and affected by almost every public and private...