Penalties for non-compliance
What are the penalties for non-compliance?
The National Lotteries Act establishes penalties of fines of a minimum of N100,000 (approx. US$275) for corporate bodies, and N20,000 (approx. US$55) for each director, manager and officer of such corporate bodies or imprisonment for a term or both. The Code of Advertising Practice establishes a cash penalty of a minimum of N500,000 (approx. US$1,380) for media houses, agencies and advertisers.