Tag: NBC Codes

NBC Amendment Bill Is Social Media Bill Through The Backdoor

When you go to bed as a Nigerian citizen or business, especially in the media space, you are more likely to wake up as a criminal in violation of a new ridiculous law than you are likely to wake up at all.  Your level of criminality is compounded if Nigeria’s[Read More…]

Lai Mohammed, “erroneously” amended the NBC Code – Board Chairman

The chairman of the National Broadcasting Commission board, Ikra Bilbis says Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, “erroneously” amended the sixth edition of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code. The minister while unveiling the reviewed code on August 4 in Lagos had said the amendments were necessitated by a presidential directive, in[Read More…]

Emeka Mba Threatens To Revoke Licences Of Stations That Violate NBC Codes

by Edna Ude & Channels TV The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) in Nigeria has threatened to revoke the licence of any station which violates the broadcast codes ahead of the 2015 general elections. The Director General of the commission, Mr Emeka Mba, gave the warning at a forum for media[Read More…]