FG approves additional N50 Million to NBC for digital switch-over
The federal Government has approved the release of additional N50million to the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) for the Digital Switch Over (DSO) project roll out in order to cover the country’s major population
Experts link Nigeria’s digital switchover woes to corruption
Corruption has been identified as the main obstacle to the country’s planned migration from the analogue to digital broadcasting platform. The process, better known as Digital Switchover (DSO), since 2016, has rolled out in seven states, after two failed attempts in 2012 and 2015. However, it has run into a wall. While broadcast industry experts…
RMD to host AVRS stakeholders and users forum
Popular actor, Richard Mofe Damijo, otherwise known as RMD, would host the maiden edition of the stakeholders and users forum, organised the Audio Visual Rights Society of Nigeria (AVRS), Nigeria’s primal and sole Collective Management Organisation (CMO) for cinematography and films. Scheduled to hold at 10am on March 27 at the Eko Hotel and Suites…
NBC appoints Ekuma Eze as public affairs and communications director
Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) Limited, has formally announced the appointment of Ekuma Eze as the Public Affairs and Communications Director effective from March 1, 2019.
Shut-down of Jay FM Jos radio politically-motivated, boss alleges
The Managing Director of Jay FM Jos radio station, Mr. Clinton Garuba, has asserted that the station, which was shut down on Friday, March 1, 2019, was politically-motivated.
NBC slams N22.5 million fine on 45 broadcast outfits
National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has imposed N500, 000 fine each on 45 broadcast stations found culpable of infractions of the provisions of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code, warning that stations that continue to use hate and inflammatory comments....
NABTEB releases results for Nov/Dec 2018 exams
The National Business And Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) yesterday released results of the 2018 November/December tests. The Registrar/Chief Executive, Prof. Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe, during the announcement at the board’s national headquarters in Benin City, Edo State, said 45,307 candidates enrolled for the examinations in 1,773 centres nationwide. According to her, of the figure, 40,848 registered for…
Fraud charges against Kawu, others replaced
Justice Folashade Ogunbanjo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, struck out charges filed by the Federal Government against the Director-General, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Ishaq Kawu.
NBC cautions broadcast stations against hate speech
Director General, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Is’haq Modibo Kawu, has asked stations to refrain from broadcasting hate speeches and inciting comments.
Nigeria’s economy destined to grow, says Polymenakos
The Nigerian economy is growing, though still at fragile level; we are still not meeting gross levels, but Nigeria is a country destined to grow. We have been operating in Nigeria...
NBC to sanction broadcast stations over hate speech ahead of polls
TI, CISLAC propose 10-year jail term for security officers, others The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) says it will sanction the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Channels Television and Africa Independent Television (AIT) for breaching provisions of the national broadcasting code. It disclosed that it had written to the stations about its decision and will mete out…