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MRA Files Suit Against NBC Challenging its Powers to Impose

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has filed a lawsuit at the Federal High Court in Ibadan, Oyo State, challenging the powers of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to impose fines on broadcasting stations since it is not a judicial body. The Organisation is asking the Court to set aside the fines of ₦3 million each imposed […]

NBC Holds Sixth Annual Lecture 2020

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) holds its sixth annual lecture. The event which was held in Abuja, the nation’s capital is to celebrate NBC’s 28th anniversary. In attendance is the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, Acting Director-General of NBC, Professor Armstrong Idachaba among other stakeholders in the nation’s broadcasting industry.

Mailafia Re-Invited By DSS

A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Obadiah Mailafia, has been re-invited by the Department of State Security (DSS) for questioning. Preparing to honor the invitation on Monday, August 17, 2020, Mr Mailafia told reporters in Jos that: “I don’t know the reason but I am going as a good citizen, […]

Mailafia: NBC Fines Nigeria Info N5m

Lagos based radio station, Nigeria Info, has been fined N5m by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). According to NBC the private owned station was the sum of N5m for a recent comment made by a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailaifa. This was contained in a statement signed by […]

Broadcasting Stations To Pay N5m Fine For Hate Speech –

The Minister of Information and Culture Minister, Lai Mohammed on Tuesday stated that any broadcasting station that broadcasts news considered to convey hate speech will pay N500,000,000 fine. The minister who spoke in Lagos at the unveiling of the amended Sixth Edition of the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission Code, said in addition to the fine any […]

“Coronavirus Drawing People Closer To God” -Revd Dr Ayokunle

As the world agonise and feel the pains of the ravaging Coronavirus, a Christian Cleric has described the pandemic as a blessing in disguise. The President, Christian Association of Nigeria, (CAN), and National President of the Nigerian Baptist Convention, Revd Dr Olasupo Ayokunle, pointed out that the outbreak of COVID-19 is drawing people closer to […]

Lai Mohammed Orders Implementation Of 70% Local Content In Broadcasting

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has issued a new regulation to compel the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to implement 70% local content in broadcasting. This was contained in a statement signed by the Special Assistant to the Minister, Segun Adeyemi.  The directive issued in Abuja on Thursday  is aimed at repositioning Nigeria’s […]