Tag: National Broadcasting Commission

Breaking: NBC directs all Nigerian TV Stations and Radio Stations to suspend patronage of Twitter

The National Broadcasting Commission has directed all broadcast stations in the country to suspend the patronage of Twitter with immediate effect. The NBC said the decision followed the suspension of Twitter operations in Nigeria by the Federal Government over the persistent use of the platform for activities that are capable[Read More…]

NBC has invited Ahmed Isah, popularly known as “Ordinary President”, over assault of a woman who appeared on Brekete Family

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has invited Ahmed Isah, popularly known as “Ordinary President”, over alleged assault of a woman who appeared on Brekete Family, a human rights programme that he hosts. Isah has been under fire since the BBC Africa Eye exposed how he assaulted a woman who appeared on[Read More…]

Breaking: NBC suspends Channels TV for speaking with IPOB

The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC has suspended Channels Television with a fine of N5 million for breaching the broadcast code. In a letter to the Managing Director of Channels Television signed by the Acting Director General of the Commission, NBC, Prof. Armstrong Idachaba, the Commission referred to Channels 7pm live[Read More…]

NBC Code Amendment: The New Frontier in Nigeria’s War on the Economy

On Friday June 26, 2020, an innocuous-looking notice appeared in the day’s edition of THISDAY newspaper. It was a notice from the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to the general public inviting stakeholders to submit position papers on a proposed amendment to the 6th edition of Nigeria’s broadcasting code which is[Read More…]

Nigerian Govt Directs NBC to Implement Measures on Hate Speech, Others

The federal government has directed the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to reposition the broadcast industry by implementing measures that will create jobs, promote local contents, curb hate speech, boost the advert industry and place the broadcast industry at par with the best practices from around the world. Minister of Information[Read More…]

After Emeka Mba, A Former DG Sacked Over Buhari’s Gov’t Wrong Accusations of Corruption, Exonerated

NewsWireNGR recalls that President Muhammadu Buhari not too long ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to return the N10 billion seized from the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, back to the commission after he was detained and accused of corruption.. The second person to suffer from such accusations of[Read More…]

Buhari Orders EFCC to return N10bn To NBC After Detaining, Harrasing Emeka Mba

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the return of N10bn seized from the National Broadcasting Commission by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The Director-General of NBC, Mallam Is’haq Kawu, said this in Abuja on Thursday at a press conference to announce the 20th edition of Africa Broadcasting Conference and Exhibition[Read More…]

NBC Lied, Our Engineer Was Not Arrested & We Are Still Broadcasting Says Radio Biafra

The operators of Radio Biafra have again said the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) is furnishing Nigerians with false news by claiming that has stopped it from transmitting in Nigeria and that its engineer has been arrested. The NBC in a statement on Friday had said it confiscated transmitters being used[Read More…]

Nigerian Government Cracks Down On Biafra Radio, Operators Arrested & Transmitter Confiscated

The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC on Friday said it has “neutralised” illegal broadcasts from Biafra Radio which it said has “shattered” the peace of south east zone of Nigeria with hate and seditious messages. It added that it had equally arrested its operators and confiscated many of their transmitters in[Read More…]

Nigerians Should Ignore ‘Hate Messages’ From Radio Biafra, Says NBC

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), on Friday, urged the public to ignore radio Biafra transmission. This was contained in a statement signed by the Director, Public Affairs of the commission, Alhaji Awwalu Salihu, made available to newsmen in Abuja. The statement said the commission had become aware of a pirate[Read More…]