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Kano digital switchover takes off June with 30 TV stations ― NBC

Kano digital switchover takes off June with 30 TV stations ― NBC

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) says the Kano digital switchover will commence in June, with 30 television stations in the state. The Acting Director General of the NBC, Prof. Armstrong Indachaba stated this while briefing newsmen on the sideline of a one day Digital Switchover (DSO) sensitisation, on Tuesday in Kano. Indachaba said the DSO […]

Guild of Editors rejects NBC fines on media houses

Guild of Editors rejects NBC fines on media houses

By Nnamdi Ojiego The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has rejected the N5m fine imposed on Channels Television and Inspiration FM by the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, for alleged infractions. These fines, according to the Guild, are punitive, arbitrary and against press freedom. “The NBC is punishing Channels TV for interviewing the spokesman for the […]

IPOB: At last, NBC slams N5m fine on Channels TV, Inspiration FM

IPOB: At last, NBC slams N5m fine on Channels TV, Inspiration FM

By Emmanuel Elebeke Despite widespread  criticism that trailed its earlier reprimand of  Channels TV for  granting leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has finally asked Channels Television to pay a fine of N5 million for breaching the broadcast code. Also fined N5million alongside Channels Television is  Inspiration FM […]

IPOB: At last, NBC slams N5m fine on Channels TV, Inspiration FM

IPOB: At last, NBC slams N5m fine on Channels TV, Inspiration FM

Despite widespread criticism that trailed its earlier reprimand of Channels TV for granting leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has finally asked Channels Television to pay a fine of N5 million for breaching the broadcast code.

Breaking: SERAP sues FG, wants ECOWAS court to declare NBC broadcasting code illegal

Breaking: SERAP sues FG, wants ECOWAS court to declare NBC broadcasting code illegal

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and twenty-four concerned Nigerians have sued the government of President Muhammadu Buhari and National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) at the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Abuja over “the arbitrary use of the NBC Act and broadcasting code to target, harass, sanction, and fine independent television and radio stations in […]

Outrage trails NBC conviction of Channels Tv for featuring IPOB spokesperson’s interview

Outrage trails NBC conviction of Channels Tv for featuring IPOB spokesperson’s interview

…NGE, NUJ, SERAP caution NBC By Innocent Anaba & Emmanuel Elebeke Outrage, yesterday, trailed National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, conviction of Channels Television, over its April 25, 2021, host of the spokesperson of Indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB, Emma Powerful in an interview in which he played down on the killing of the Commander of the […]

DIGITAL SWITCH OVER: Lagos ready to go digital — NBC

DIGITAL SWITCH OVER: Lagos ready to go digital — NBC

…Hails StarTimes’ roles towards feat By Prince Osuagwu, Hi-Tech Editor Lagos State is exiting the analogue broadcasting April 29. From that day, broadcast signals will switch to digital and the nation will have successfully put the right steps to the second phase of the national digital switch over project. It is expected to terminate sometime […]

Breaking: We’ll complete analogue switch off by end of 2022 – NBC

Breaking: We’ll complete analogue switch off by end of 2022 – NBC

…To begin with Abuja by May 2021 By Emmanuel Elebeke The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, says it is set to complete analogue switch off across Nigeria by end of 2022. The Director General of Prof. Armstrong Idachaba of the Commission disclosed this on Thursday at a press briefing for roll out of DSO timetable in […]

Digital switch over will be completed in 2022 — NBC

Digital switch over will be completed in 2022 — NBC

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) says the Digital Switch Over (DSO) project will be completed by middle of 2022 when the country will fully transit from analogue to digital terrestrial broadcasting. The Acting Director-General of the Commission, Prof. Armstrong Idachaba, gave the assurance during an interview with newsmen in Abuja on Sunday. “With the commitment […]