Lottery... The Right Way
The National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) was established through the National Lottery Act of 2005. The Commission was primarily born out of the need to regulate the operations of lottery business, promote transparency and accountability in lottery; and protect the interests of players, stakeholders and the general public.
According to Section 57 of the National Lottery Act (2005) - "lottery" or "lotteries" includes any game, scheme, agreement, system, plan, promotional competition or device for the distribution of prizes by lot or chance, or as a result of the exercise of skill and chance or based on the outcome or sporting events, or any other game, scheme, agreement, system, plan, competition or device, which the President may by notice in the Gazette declare to be lottery and which shall be operated according to a licence.
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The Official Flag-off of the Lottery Agent Mapping Exercise
The National Lottery Regulatory Commission in collaboration with the National Union of Lottery Agents and Employees(NULAE) and MACT Consult Limited, today flag-off the lottery agent registration exercise, in the city of Lagos, aimed at mapping and capturing KYC information of all Lottery Agents in Nigeria, thus availing the Commission with the operational location of all lottery agents.
"Accurate Data - the Director-General says is the key to intelligent management decision making"
DG LOTTERY COMMISSION WARNS PUBLIC AGAINST PARTICIPATING IN ILLEGAL LOTTERIES
As the year draws to an end, the Director General, National Lottery Regulatory Commission, Mr. Adolphus Joe Ekpe has renewed his call on Nigerians to shun participation in all forms of illegal lotteries.
The need to renew this call stems from the increased economic activities associated with most sectors towards end of the year, with the lottery sector being one of the most active.
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CONSUMER SALES PROMOTION AND THE NATIONAL LOTTERY ACT 2005:
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What is CSP
Undoubtedly, Consumer Sales Promotions (CSP) is a widely acclaimed and universally accepted business practice. The American Marketing Association (AMA), defines “sales promotion” as those marketing activities other than personal selling, advertising, publicity that stimulate consumer purchasing. The United Kingdom Institute of Sales Promotion describes “sales promotion” as “a consumer or business -directed action that enhances product appeal by offering an extra incentive to purchase or participate”.
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NATIONAL LOTTERY AND SALES PROMOTION SYMPOSIUM 2015
The consumer sales promotion has become a predominant phenomenon in Nigeria. No matter the place or time of day, the lure of the consumer sales promotion is as pervasive as it is intoxicating. It has become a staple of our daily existence.
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IT IS YEAR ANOTHER YEAR END 2016
It is yet another end of year. The year 2016 is gradually rolling over to give way to year 2017. In times like this, there is need for retrospection and introspection.
I feel humbled to lead this Commission, The National Lottery Regulatory Commission in these years passed, and to have achieved the much we have within this period. Any and all of our modest achievements could not have been possible if not of the grace of God and the support of amiable and selfless staff of the Commission.