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NBC: FG Grants 60% Debt Forgiveness To Debtor Broadcast Licencees

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 […]

Buhari’s hammer on AIT ~ Fredrick Nwabufo

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 […]

NBC SPEAKS ON SUSPENSION OF AIT, RAYPOWER LICENCES

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 […]

PRESS FREEDOM: I’ve been threatened with the “Okadigbo treatment” – Chief Raymond Dokpesi

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 […]

NBC threatens to move against AIT,RayPower FM

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, […]

Stakeholders Call for Probe in NBC’s issuance of Broadcast Licences[Documents INSERTED]

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 […]