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21, not 18 persons killed by security agencies during lockdown ― Falana

CODE: Hours after Atiku, SERAP, others chide NBC, Falana wades in, educates commission

Barely ten hours after the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, condemned the five million naira fine, (N5m ), slammed against a Lagos-based radio station, Nigeria Info 99.3Fm,  for what it termed ‘unprofessional conduct and violation of NBC code’, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana, Friday described the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, action as illegal.

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Adesina, Elumelu, Awosika congratulate News Central TV on official launch

New Broadcast Code: Assault on the market and democracy

By ‘Kanmi Ademiluyi With the focus on survival due to the coronavirus pandemic, out comes a not-so-cleverly-disguised assault on the operations of an economy based on the efficacy of the market, but also a potential limitation on the plurality which anchors a democracy. As democrats and with the backdrop of the observation of the first
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Tony Okoroji

New NBC Code: NBC cannot assume the powers of the National Assembly – Okoroji

By Ayo Onikoyi Chairman of Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), Mr. Tony Okoroji, has described as unenforceable some of the provisions in the broadcast code recently released by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). Okoroji made his view known on his Twitter handle, @Tonyokoroji. In the tweet, the copyright activist said some of the provisions of
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#EndSARS coverage: CSOs react to N3m sanction of AIT, ARISE, Channels by NBC

Nextflix, Amazon, Irokotv, AfricaMagic may end investments in Nigeria over NBC Code

Content streaming service providers, Netflix and Amazon, as well as pay television channels, Irokotv and AfricaMagic are considering halting further investments in the Nigerian content industry, Vanguard has learned. The four platforms, Vanguard exclusively gathered, have been forced to consider discontinuation of investments in Nigeria because of the 6th Broadcast Code recently released by the
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