The Federal Government of Nigeria has granted 60% debt forgiveness to licencees indebted to the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission(NBC). This notice was passed by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Monday at a press briefing held at the National Press Centre, Abuja. According to Lai Mohammed, the debt reduction is in addition […]
The Buhari presidency’s animus against AIT has a four-year history. On April 26, 2015, a reporter and a cameraman of the TV station were estopped from covering the affairs of then President-elect Buhari at the Defence House. And since then, it has been a test of wills. The fount of this hostility is the government’s […]
Following monitoring reports and complaints from concerned Nigerians about the broadcast contents of Daar Communications Plc’s AIT/Raypower broadcast stations, the NBC have over the last 2 years summoned on several occasions management of the company to address issues regarding the operations of AIT/Raypower with the company, particularly, Political Platform and Kakaaki aired on AIT. In […]
BEING TEXT OF THE ADDRESS DELIVERED BY HIGH CHIEF ENGR. RAYMOND A.A. DOKPESI, PHD, DSC, OFR, FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN EMERITUS OF DAAR COMMUNICATIONS PLC AT A PRESS CONFERENCE AT THE CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS OF THE DAAR COMMUNCATIONS PLC, KPADUMA HILLS, ASOKORO – ABUJA ON THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2019. Good morning fellow Nigerians and gentlemen of the […]
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has threatened to move against African Independent Television (AIT) and RayPower FM over some reports it considered unfavourable. The regulatory body accused the broadcast stations of airing “offensive, unfair and unprofessional” content in violation of its rules. In three separate letters, Mr. Armstrong Idachaba, the commission’s director of broadcast monitoring, […]
Coalition Against Corruption and Bad Governance (CACOBAG) a Non-Governmental Organisation and other stakerholders in the industry has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to probe NBC’s issuance of broadcast licenses. This is contained in an advertorial and court affidavit made available to Breaking Times by a Source. Corruption is a national malaise, which continues to jeopardize […]
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