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Fix Prices Of Goods And Petroleum Products Court Orders Nigerian Govt



The Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, has ordered the federal government of Nigeria to fix the prices of goods and petroleum products within seven days.

This order was granted by Justice Ambose Lewis-Allagoa on Wednesday, February 7, 2024.

The court order includes fixing the prices of various goods and petroleum products such as milk, flour, salt, sugar, bicycles and their spare parts, matches, motorcycles and their spare parts, motor vehicles and their spare parts, as well as petroleum products including diesel, petrol motor spirit (PMS), and kerosene.

This order was granted following an originating motion filed and argued by the applicant and human rights activist, Femi Falana SAN. The court granted all the prayers sought for in the motion papers. The defendants, namely the Attorney-General of the Federation and the Price Control Board, did not oppose the motion.