The Advertising Offences Tribunal was established by the Federal Government to address violations of the Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria Act No. 23 of 2022.
Lai Mohammed, the minister of information and culture, formally opened the tribunal on Thursday in Abuja. Justice Cecilia serves as the tribunal’s chairperson.
Mohammed asserted that the panel backs the initiatives of the Nigerian Advertising Regulatory Council.
The Advertising Offences Tribunal was created by the Act to ensure the Council’s success in carrying out her statutory duties.
The Act’s provisions, the Code of Advertising Practice, the Standard of Practice, and any other subsidiary laws created in accordance with the Act are all subject to hearing by the Tribunal.