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Broadcast Regulation  |  NBC Issues Fines To 45 Stations For Violating Nigeria’s Broadcast Code

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has sanctioned no less than 45 broadcasting stations which allegedly violated its code in the second quarter of 2019, according to the Commission’s Director-General, Mallam Ishaq Kawu. Kawu announced this at a recent news conference ...
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Broadcast Regulation  |  Nigeria’s NBC Threatens To Sanction Broadcasters That Violate Codes

Nigeria’s National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has announced that it will prosecute broadcast stations that air content that contravenes the nation’s broadcasting code.   Alhaji Ikra Bilbis, the Chairman, and Modibbo Kawu, the Director-General of the NBC, stated this in separate ...
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NBC Grants Satellite Broadcast Licence To Nigerian University

The National Broadcasting Commission has granted approval for a Direct Satellite Broadcast (DSB) licence for Bayero University in Kano, Nigeria. The NBC’s Director-General, Ishaq Kawu, said that the licence would allow the University to operate its own television station ...

NBC Urges Nigeria’s Broadcasters To Practice Responsible Conflict Reporting

National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has urged Nigeria’s broadcasters to be mindful of the content they deliver members of the public and the manner in which the content is delivered, as the country is currently going through some frightening security challenges. ...

Nigeria: NBC Introduces 6th Broadcasting Code To Minimise Fake News

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has introduced a new edition of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code, the 6th edition in its series. This new edition was brought about to enhance development and professionalism in Nigeria’s broadcast industry.   Mallam Isaq Modibbo ...

Nigeria: NBC And ICPC In Legal Battle Over $6.9Million DSO Project

Nigeria is on the brink of missing yet another chance to advance into the Age of Information; a new era where knowledge and technology drive the economy. This new era is dependent on digital dividends through the shift towards digital ...

NBC And AIT Resolve Differences Following Intervention By Nigeria’s ‘Media Elders’ -Reports

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and DAAR Communications Plc., the owners of Ray Power FM and Africa Independent Television (AIT), have reportedly resolved their differences. Nduka Obaigbena, the President of the Nigerian Press Organisation (NPO), disclosed this in a statement ...

Nigeria: AIT/RayPower Back On Air After Court Overruled Regulator

African Independent Television (AIT) and Raypower radio are operating again after a Federal High Court in Abuja granted an ex-parte order on Friday that restored the operating licenses that had been suspended by Nigeria’s National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) over alleged ...

Nigeria’s NBC Threatens To Fine AIT, Raypower For Airing Uncensored Social Media Comments

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) in Nigeria has threatened to sanction Daar Communications Group for using social media comments in one of its programmes, Kakaaki, and for ‘unprofessional’ conduct by the media house. Nigeria’s broadcast regulatory commission wrote three separate ...

Nigeria’s NBC Issues A New List Of Non-Negotiable Working Conditions For GOtv

Nigeria’s National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has issued a new list of conditions for GOtv to continue operating in the country. The NBC Director-General, Is’haq Modibbo Kawu addressed a press conference recently and confirmed that the Digital Terrestrial Licence that had ...

History Is Made In Nigeria As NBC Launches VoD, Free Tv

Nigeria’s National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has launched the much-anticipated video on demand (VoD) platform, PlayVoD, in collaboration with Play Tv and Free Tv.   PlayVoD is a service that allows subscribers access to premium Nollywood Movies through the use of ...

Nigeria: President Buhari Authorises 213 New Broadcast Licences

President Muhammadu Buhari has authorised the issuing of operating licences to 213 new private and public broadcasting hubs in the country. Ishaq Modibbo-Kawu, the Director-General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) announced this recently at the 71st General Assembly of Broadcasting ...

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