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August, 2020

  • 5 August

    NBC Code: Lai Mohammed Must Leave Regulators To Do Their Job – Iredia, Former NTA DG

    Professor Toni Iredia, former Director-General of the Nigerian Television Authority, has said Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, must leave the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to do its job. He said this on Wednesday while speaking on Sunrise Daily, a flagship programme on Channels Television. Iredia, who was also former Director …

  • 4 August

    Lai Mohammed Ignores Stakeholders, Unveils NBC Code 

    Despite widespread stakeholder disapproval, the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday, presented the 6th National Broadcasting Code recently released by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). Mohammed described the controversial document, presented at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, as “signed, sealed and delivered”. Since 27 May when it was …

July, 2020

  • 24 July

    War In NBC Over Lai Mohammed’s Directive To Shut Down BBNaija House

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    The management of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), made up of senior directors, has continued to defy an attempt by Information and Culture Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, to shut down the facility hosting the Big Brother Naija reality show and bring it to an abrupt end. Sources at the commission …

  • 18 July

    6th NBC Code: Knee On The Neck, By Dorka Yowika

    Understandably, conversations around the regulatory framework recently released by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) have mostly revolved around three issues. First is the desire of the commission to regulate exclusivity of broadcast content and actually outlaw such. Second is to make content sharing, including those created/developed by a broadcaster, with …

  • 12 July

    Okoroji Calls for Revisit of Broadcast Code

    Chairman, Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), Chief Tony Okoroji, has joined the stakeholders in the creative and broadcast industries calling for a revisit of the recently amended 6th edition of the National Broadcasting Code.  Okoroji made the call while speaking on both News Scope with Patrick Doyle, Silverbird Television’s flagship public affairs …

  • 8 July

    NBC’s Double Standards, By Simbiat Atinuke Akinola

    The fact of the release of amendments to the National Broadcast Code by the new National Broadcasting Commission is no longer news. The NBC, in the 6th Code, stated that the amendments were made to maintain and promote healthy competition among broadcast services and ensure there is no misuse of monopoly …

  • 8 July

    New Amendments To NBC Code Economic Sabotage – Soyinka

    Professor Wole Soyinka, a Nobel laureate, has said the proposed amendments to the sixth edition of the Nigerian Broadcasting Code is “strangulatory in effect” for content creators and stakeholders in the movie and broadcast industry. Soyinka said this in a statement on Tuesday in reaction to the proposed amendments recently …

  • 5 July

    The National Broadcasting Commission As A Stumbling Block

    By Anike-ade Funke Treasure   I recently heard a presenter sign off on a programme on a radio station in Lagos metropolis with the phrase, “Mind your damn business.” Damn? Damn. As a former broadcast administrator, I sighed it off as a failure of supervision at that station and monitoring …

June, 2020

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