NON-DISCLOSURE OF PRICE TAGS: LASCOPA WARNS SUPERMARKETS, GROCERY STORES

… Promises To Seal Erring Supermarket Over Non-Disclosure of Products’ Price Tags The Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA) has issued a stern warning to supermarkets and grocery stores within the state regarding the non-disclosure of price tags on products. LASCOPA’s warning aims to ensure transparency and protect consumers from potential price exploitation as non-disclosure …

LASCOPA SET TO COMMEMORATE Y2024 WORLD CONSUMER RIGHTS DAY

Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA) will on Friday, March 15, 2024, join over 200 Consumer movement groups worldwide to commemorate the year 2024 World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD), in raising global awareness of Consumer Rights, Consumer Protection and Empowerment with a Stakeholder engagement forum themed: “Fair and Responsible AI for Consumers”.  This year’s Celebration …

CONSUMER SAFETY: LASCOPA URGES MANUFACTURERS, OTHERS TO REGISTER WITH NAFDAC

… Harps On Strategic Display Of Product Information The Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA) has again called on all producers, entrepreneurs, and stakeholders in the food supply chain business to ensure all consumable food products being produced and sold to consumers are registered with the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administrative Control (NAFDAC). …

LASCOPA SAYS NAGIKO TOMATO FIT FOR CONSUMPTION 

Contrary to claims made by one Mrs. Chioma Egodi on Facebook about the state of a tin tomato product named NAGIKO Tomato Mix 400g, the Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency, LASCOPA has declared that the product is safe for consumption and does not pose any health hazard to the consuming public. A statement signed by …

HOSPITAL ELEVATOR ACCIDENT: LASCOPA, FCCPC TO INVESTIGATE SERVICE PROVIDER

The Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA) and the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) alongside other relevant agencies and authorities of the Lagos State Government have initiated a move that will help uncover the actual cause of the elevator that malfunctioned at General Hospital, Odan, Lagos. This was contained in a Press Statement …

LASCOPA GM RECEIVES GOLDEN ROLE MODEL AWARD

The General Manager, Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA), Afolabi Solebo Esq. has been awarded a Golden Role Model Award by the Nigerian Youth Advocacy for Good Governance Initiative (NYAGGI) for his numerous Humanitarian Services and being a 7-Star Role Model for the Nigerian youths.  Receiving the Award presented to him in his Office at …

LASCOPA SEALS CHIFFY SUPERMARKET OVER SALES OF EXPIRED PRODUCTS 

The Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA) today sealed Chiffy Supermarket, located at 3, Oduduwa Crescent GRA, Ikeja, for selling expired toothpaste and other household products.  The General Manager of LASCOPA, Afolabi Solebo Esq. had earlier on Sunday responded and acted swiftly by visiting the supermarket following a tip-off from a Consumer’s Facebook post alerting the …

OLD NAIRA NOTES: LASCOPA’S INTERVENTION IS BRINGING COMPLIANCE, SAYS GENERAL MANAGER

… As LASCOPA CELEBRATES 2023 WORLD CONSUMER RIGHTS DAY The General Manager of Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency, LASCOPA, Afolabi Solebo, has disclosed that the Agency has been deeply involved in resolving cases bordering on acceptance and rejection of the old N500 and N1000 old currency notes, just as he also called on members of …

LASCOPA IDENTIFIES NEED FOR MORE ADVOCACY ON SAFE FOOD CONSUMPTION

The Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Dr. (Mrs.) Lola Akande has identified the need to educate and orientate members of the public on issues bordering on consumer rights and food safety, saying that the Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency will be more deliberate in intensifying its advocacy on safe food handling and consumption. Speaking …

LASCOPA DISMISSES VIRAL SOCIAL MEDIA REPORT ON BAN ON SALE OF PLASTIC BOTTLED DRINKS EXPOSED TO SUNLIGHT

The Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA) has dismissed a viral social media report alleging that the State Government is set to ban the sale of plastic bottled drinks exposed to sunlight. A statement signed by the General Manager of LASCOPA, Afolabi Solebo Esq., said that the Agency’s plan is to engage sellers and buyers …