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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 […]
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Politicians disregard for COVID-19 protocols worrisome ― NBC

Politicians disregard for COVID-19 protocols worrisome ― NBC

The Acting Director-General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Prof Armstrong Idachaba has expressed concern over politicians disregard for COVID-19 protocols ahead of the Ondo governorship election. Speaking at a stakeholder’s meeting on Political broadcasts in Akure, ldachabaa said many politicians are not observing the laid down precautions because of politics. He charged journalists to “use […]

How new N5m hate speech penalty was arrived at ― NBC DG

How new N5m hate speech penalty was arrived at ― NBC DG

…insists new code product of meticulous stakeholders’ work By Soni Daniel, Abuja Despite objections by some critics to the new code released by the National Broadcasting Commission, the Director General of the agency has defended it as a product of meticulous brainwork by professional stakeholders drawn from broad fields across the nation. The Acting Director […]

Lawyers rail against new NBC Code

Lawyers rail against new NBC Code

Reactions have continued to trail the review of the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission, NBC, code, with lawyers saying yesterday that the commission lacks the powers to institute criminal proceedings for any offence.

Instruct Minister, NBC to withdraw codes on ‘insult of govs, elders, leaders’, SERAP tells Buhari

Instruct Minister, NBC to withdraw codes on ‘insult of govs, elders, leaders’, SERAP tells Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to “urgently instruct Mr Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to withdraw the apparently illegal Broadcasting Code and Memo threatening to sanction any broadcast that denigrates, disrespects, insults, and abuses president, governors, lawmakers, and other elders and leaders in authority.”

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

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.