Invest in solar energy, Fashola urges Nigerians

Nigeria Consumer News

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN, has urged Nigerians to invest in solar energy to reduce pressure on national grid. Fashola gave the advice in Lagos at a book launch titled: “Solar Electricity Generation for off-grid communities in Nigeria.” The book was authored by Managing Director, Eko Electricity Distribution Company […]

Customers to win prizes as McVitie’s Digestive marks 125

Pladis, a leading international manufacturer of biscuits and confectionery products, and owner of iconic brands, Godiva, McVitie’s, and Ulker, has launched a national consumer promotion in Nigeria to celebrate the 125th year anniversary of its famously known and loved The Original McVitie’s Digestive biscuits.  Pladis, trading as A&P Foods Limited in Nigeria, announced the consumer […]

NCC vows protection for subscribers


The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), yesterday in Kano launched an enlightenment campaign designed to ensure that subscribers are adequately protected from being exploited by service providers. Speaking at the 86th Edition of Consumer Outreach Programme (COP), in Kurna Asabe, Kano, its Director, Consumer Affairs Bureau (CAB), Abdullahi Maikano, said consumer education was identified by the […]

Kano govt. introduces 5% consumption tax

Kano state government has introduced five per cent (5%) consumption tax on goods and services to improve her internal revenue generation profile. The new tax law which was gazetted last week, Daily Trust learnt would be applied on hotel services, event centres, supermarkets and shopping malls as well as other retail outlets across the state. […]

Price of yam soars as FG begins exportation

The prices of yam in Benue State have continued to soar since the Federal Government began exportation of the commodity to the United Kingdom within the past three weeks. Farmers and traders in yam communities in the state are delighted at the development as most of them now confidently smile to their banks but consumers […]

Electricity consumers may protest over meters scarcity

Electricity consumers in the  Southwest zone are planning to protest  the failure by the power distribution companies (DisCos) to supply them with meters. A group, Electricity Consumers Mega Forum (ECMF), said the association is relying on the protest to drive home its demand. Its spokesman, Kamorudeen Balogun said the association has notified its members in […]

Consumer seeks redress from Mouka foam

While the giant foam manufacturer, Mouka Foam, insists that her dealers and sub-dealers are trained by the company to enlighten consumers on the need to buy mattresses which conform to their body weight in order to get value for money spent, Mrs. Esther O, an aggrieved consumer, said her son was not given such information […]

Firm unveils online auction platform

ONE-Naira Integrated Resources Ltd, owners of brand, has launched the first online auctioning platform in the country called i-nairabid.  The platform is a wholly owned Nigerian company with speciality in consumer sales promotion and  was established to deliver value bargains to under-served consumers across the country. Speaking on the innovative platform, its CEO, Hillary […]

Home Appliances Giant, Bosch Enters Nigeria Market

Global home appliances giant, Bosch, has partnered a Nigeria company, Pedini Nigeria Limited, to compete and give consumers choices in the market. Speaking at the inauguration of the Bosch Centre in Lagos recently, the Chief Operational Officer of the company worldwide, Dr. Michael Schoellhorn, said Nigeria’s population and growth prospect is among other attractions that propelled […]

The Rights of Nigerians as Electricity Consumers

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has released the rights of Nigerians as electricity consumers. They are as follows: It is your Right to electric service and accurate electric meter/billing. All new electric connections must be done strictly on the basis of metering before connection. That is, no new customer should be connected without a […]

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