Retirees protest against non-payment of benefits
Over a hundred retired staff of the Nigeria Bottling Company, (NBC) in Benue State yesterday staged a protest demanding for payments of their benefits.
FG orders NBC to regulate broadcast content on internet, web
The Federal Government has directed National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to immediately come up with regulations for the broadcast of content on the internet and the web to ensure that those who provide broadcast services online do so with responsibility.
Stakeholders differ on NBC proposed reforms
When the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) launched the sixth edition of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code on July 4, this year, it was solely to enhance professionalism...
Government increases hate speech fine to N5m, inaugurates NBC reform panel
The Federal Government has approved the review of the National Broadcasting Code and extant related laws to increase fines from N500,000 to N5,000,000 for breaches relating to hate speech, inciting comments and indecency.
Non-release of N45b to NBC delays digital switchover
Thirteen years after flag-off of Digital Switch Over (DSO) by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the non-release of N45 billion by the Federal Government to the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has frustrated its take-off in the country.
Towards achieving SDGs 2030
When the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which is anchored on 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs), in September 2015, the decision received mixed reactions...
Why government must take advantage of radio
The Nigerian broadcasting industry, especially radio, has evolved following its deregulation in 1992 with the establishment of the NBC act 38 of 1992 and 55 of 1999 as amended, providing the platform for more engagement with the public.
How bad institutions, others stall digital switchover
After failing several deadlines set for the country’s digital switchover, Nigeria, no doubts, has shown it is still far behind in the process.Only a few households out of millions have been provided tools to enable them transit from analogue to digital television.
BBNaija 2019: FG Lodges Complaint With NBC Over Live Sex
The Federal Government of Nigeria has lodged a complaint with the National Broadcasting Commission over the sexual content on Big Brother Naija. The Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe, stated this when the President of the National Council of Women Societies, Dr Gloria Shoda, visited him. He said that in 2020,…