The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) is the foremost competition and consumer protection authority in Nigeria.
The Commission was established by the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act (FCCPA) 2018 to, among others, develop and promote fair, efficient and competitive markets in the Nigerian economy, facilitate access by all citizens to safe products, and secure the protection of rights for all consumers in Nigeria.
The Commission in fulfilment of its statutory mandate deploys several regulatory tools to monitor and modify behaviour of service providers and manufacturers. Some key areas of operation include complaint resolution, surveillance and enforcement, consumer education, as well as research and strategy.
- Complaint Resolution
- Surveillance & Enforcement
- Quality Assurance & Development
- Consumer Education
- Research & Strategy
The Commission engages in domestic and global research on products and services, as well as changing or evolving market trends and consumer behaviour. Research and strategy play a pivotal role in how the Commission accomplishes its mandate and allocates its limited resources.
During the Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association, this topic will be discussed at one of the sessions on the 25th of October, 2021, do ensure you participate either in person or online.