BON faults NBC, insists digital access fee illegal
The Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) has insisted that the Federal Government’s collection of Digital Access Fee remains illegal.
‘Why media should promote civility in national discourse’
Let me begin by stating how privileged I am to be here at this unique gathering to honour the memory of recently departed leaders in the media.
Stakeholders tell NBC to apply flexibility in its sanctions
Media stakeholders have continued to express concern over National Broadcasting Commission’s (NBC) N9 million fine on three television stations for what the commission described as ‘unprofessional #EndSARS Broadcast’, saying the action is an ‘outrageous violation of the constitution....
NPO, IBAN, BON, NUJ, NGE condemn attacks on media houses
Media owners and professionals, yesterday, visited their members whose organisations were attacked during the #EndSARS protests and condemned those who carried out the attacks.
Watchdogs – Not watched dogs
In simple terms, “watchdog” is sort of a compound noun, which means “a dog that watches over something or someone,” while “watched dog” is a noun phrase: unlike the former, it means that “there’s a particular dog that’s watched (or supervised) over by some person or people.” What’s more, the “dog” in “watchdog” protects some…
Why FG may not grant BON’s request for moratorium
Indications have emerged that the Federal Government may not grant one-year moratorium request being sought for, by the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) for the industry to mitigate the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic.
BON advised to focus on agric evolution
The Director-General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has charged the leadership of the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) to do more in the area of disseminating information about the progress in the President Muhammadu Buhari-led agricultural revolution.
FG to convene stakeholders’ meeting on social media regulation
As many Nigerians continue to condemn the Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulation Bill, which has passed the second reading and heading for the committee that will subsequently...