The Competition and Consumer Protection Tribunal (CCPT) sitting in Abuja, on Monday, restrained Multi-Choice Nigeria Limited from increasing its tariffs and cost of products and services scheduled to begin on May 1. The three-member tribunal, presided over by Saratu Shafii, gave the interim order following an ex-parte motion moved by Ejiro Awaritoma, counsel for the […]

IN SUIT NO: CCPT/ OP/1/2023-BETWEEN GOVERNOR AKPOYIBO AND ZENITH BANK PLC.

In a riveting session at the Competition and Consumer Protection Tribunal, the ongoing case between Governor Akpoyibo and Zenith Bank took center stage today the 22ND of April 2024. The proceedings focused on the cross-examination of the Claimant by the Respondents counsel. Prior to the commencement of proceedings, the Respondent’s counsel tendered a plea to […]

Tribunal stops Multi-Choice from increasing DStv, GOtv tariffs

A Competition and Consumer Protection Tribunal (CCPT) sitting in Abuja, on Monday, restrained Multi-Choice Nigeria Limited from increasing its tariffs and cost of products and services scheduled to begin on May 1. The three-member tribunal, presided over by Saratu Shafii, gave the interim order following an ex-parte motion moved by Ejiro Awaritoma, counsel for the […]

In Suit No: CCPT/OP/1/2024: The Case Involving Umaru HammanTukur and Adkan Services limited

On the 7th of May 2024, the hearing of the case involving Umaru HammanTukur and Adkan Services limited unfolded at the Competition and Consumer Protection Tribunal in Maitama, Abuja. The proceedings commenced with the Defendants Counsel moving his preliminary objections (P.O) the preliminary objection is predicated on two grounds, citing section 257 of the 1999 […]

Tribunal Fines Multichoice N150m, Orders Free DSTV, GOTV Subscriptions

THE Competition and Consumer Protection Tribunal has fined the prominent Pay-TV operator, Multichoice Nigeria, owners of DSTV, GOTV, ₦150 million for disputing the court’s jurisdiction, and ordered the company to provide Nigerians with a one-month free subscription to its subscribers. A three-man panel led by Thomas Okusu gave the verdict on Friday. The tribunal had […]

In Suit No: CCPT/OP/1/2024: The case Involving Umaru HammanTukur and Adkan Services limited

On the 7th of May 2024, the hearing of the case involving Umaru HammanTukur and Adkan Services limited unfolded at the Competition and Consumer Protection Tribunal in Maitama, Abuja. The proceedings commenced with the Defendants Counsel moving his preliminary objections (P.O) the preliminary objection is predicated on two grounds, citing section 257 of the 1999 […]

Tribunal stops Multi-Choice from increasing DStv, GOtv tariffs

The Competition and Consumer Protection Tribunal (CCPT) sitting in Abuja, on Monday, restrained Multi-Choice Nigeria Limited from increasing its tariffs and cost of products and services scheduled to begin on May 1. The three-member tribunal, presided over by Saratu Shafii, gave the interim order following an ex-parte motion moved by Ejiro Awaritoma, counsel for the […]

IN SUIT NO: CCPT/ OP/1/2023-BETWEEN GOVERNOR AKPOYIBO AND ZENITH BANK PLC

In a riveting session at the Competition and Consumer Protection Tribunal, the ongoing case between Governor Akpoyibo and Zenith Bank took center stage today the 22ND of April 2024. The proceedings focused on the cross-examination of the Claimant by the Respondents counsel. Prior to the commencement of proceedings, the Respondent’s counsel tendered a plea to […]