Buhari dismisses heads of PPPRA, PENCOM, CPC, 20 others

President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed and approved the replacement of heads of 23 Federal Government agencies with immediate effect. The agencies include Petroleum Products Pricing and Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), Pension Commission (PenCom) and the Consumer Protection Council (CPC), which is now headed by an executive secretary instead of a director general. This was disclosed in…

Why Nigerians should avoid Mirinda, Lucozade – CPC

​T​he Consumer Protection Council (CPC) ​has declared Mirinda and Lucozade soft drinks a unsafe for Nigerian consumers. The council said both beverages contained benzoic acid level above the limit approved by the Nigerian Industrial Standard (NIS). The Council said in a statement yesterday in Abuja that while the NIS limit for benzoic acid is 250mg/Kg,…

News Summary 17/03/2017; Ex-Cultists Renounce Old Ways

Arrested Cultists Fifty eight ex-cultists from various institutions of higher learning in Kogi State have renounced their involvement in the act with a pledge to assist security agencies in the fight against cultism. They made their position known at the inauguration of the Kogi State chapter of the Nigerian Police Force Campus Cult Eradication Foundation…

Court judgment on Fanta, Sprite: CPC begins investigation

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has launched a detailed investigation into the alleged danger of mixing Fanta or Sprite with Vitamin C. CPC’s Director-General, Mrs Dupe Atoki, announced this in Abuja on Thursday. Cue in audio “The Consumer Protection Council is keenly interested and extremely concerned about the questions that have arisen from and on……

CPC Orders VIP Express Tourism Ltd To Refund N25 Million To Aggrieved Consumers

(CPC) CPC’s Order, which was signed by its Director General, Mrs. Dupe Atoki, was the outcome of its investigation into the operations of the company, following complaints alleging gross abuse of consumers’ rights against the company. The Council’s investigation was informed by the multiplicity of consumer complaints, concerning the quality of service provided by VIP…

CPC summons Arik Air over alleged consumer rights abuse

The Consumer Protection Council, CPC, has summoned the management of Arik Air over alleged consumer rights abuse. The summon followed complaints of alleged ill-treatment by passengers of recent London-Abuja Arik Air flights. In a statement made available to DAILY POST on Tuesday, the CPC said it summoned the airline so it could provide facts relating…

CPC Orders VIP Express To Refund N25m

The Consumer Protection Council, CPC, has ordered VIP Express Tourism limited to refund over 25 million naira to 63 aggrieved subscribers due to gross violation of their rights. A statement by the  Director General CPC, Dupe Atoki alleged that the company’s operational method was predatory and that its business practice in which consumers were pressurized…

The threat of a new political party

By Reuben Abati…When aggrieved politicians within the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) decided to join forces with members of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) and the All Progressives Peoples Alliance (APGA) to form the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2013, they had well-defined,…

Copy of King Mohammed VI of Morocco to Visit Nigeria ◉ Only reason Buhari contested was to protect Nigerians from “merchants of corruption” – Garba Shehu ◉ An average of 5 persons are murdered in Zamfara daily ◉ De-emphasise years of experience, let’s give our youths opportunity – Anambra CP ◉ COPA Lagos organizers clean 750kg of trash off beach ◉ DSS DG, Mamman Daura’s security details ran for life day kidnappers struck ◉ We never find Islamic books with Boko Haram, we find condoms, sex enhancing drugs etc – Army ◉ Pay your N100b debt – Discos tell FG, Prove the debts – FG tells Discos ◉ You can never defeat Shell in a Nigerian court, Nigerian courts are corrupt ◉ Nigerian king takes Shell to court in London

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King Mohammed VI of Morocco to Visit Nigeria ◉ Only reason Buhari contested was to protect Nigerians from “merchants of corruption” – Garba Shehu ◉ An average of 5 persons are murdered in Zamfara daily ◉ De-emphasise years of experience, let’s give our youths opportunity – Anambra CP ◉ COPA Lagos organizers clean 750kg of trash off beach ◉ DSS DG, Mamman Daura’s security details ran for life day kidnappers struck ◉ We never find Islamic books with Boko Haram, we find condoms, sex enhancing drugs etc – Army ◉ Pay your N100b debt – Discos tell FG, Prove the debts – FG tells Discos ◉ You can never defeat Shell in a Nigerian court, Nigerian courts are corrupt ◉ Nigerian king takes Shell to court in London

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APC Crisis: Former CPC members regroup in Gombe

A group under the aegis of “Adalchi”, comprising members of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) in Gombe State have been formed to broaden support for President Muhammadu Buhari and ensure better representation in the All Progressives Congress leadership in the state. This was disclosed Monday, by Chairman of the group and former member…