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ENTERTAINMENT

Wole Soyinka Blasts NBC over query to Channel Television

Professor Wole Soyinka, has expressed surprise over the query issued by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), to Channels Television following an interview where Samuel Ortom of Benue State, criticised President Buhari's administration. According to him, the NBC went beyond its constitutional duties and did not have the power to decide what is “professional and sound judgement” as it relates to the media.

  4 months ago ago
Wole Soyinka Blasts NBC over query to Channel Television

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: FG Vows To Sanction TV Stations Over Anti-Buhari Interview, Boko Haram Kill 17

FG Vows To Sanction TV, Radio Stations Over Anti-Buhari Interview Photo Credit: Punch The Federal Government has threatened to show a red card to television and radio stations in Nigeria for alleged breach of broadcast ethics. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made this known while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Sal Island, Cape Verde.

  4 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: FG Vows To Sanction TV Stations Over Anti-Buhari Interview, Boko Haram Kill 17

ENTERTAINMENT

Breaking: NBC Queries Channels TV As Programme Anchors Honour DSS Invitation

The Department of State Security DSS has invited the anchors of Channels Television breakfast programme in connection with an interview conducted on the programme on Wednesday A lawyer from the organization is accompanying the presenters who are said to be on their way to Abuja at the time of filing this report

  5 months ago ago
Breaking: NBC Queries Channels TV As Programme Anchors Honour DSS Invitation

ENTERTAINMENT

Opinion: Why NBC should be lauded for inviting Channels TV presenters over comments by Ortom

The recent trend on social media is the invitation sent by the body regulating the use of media medium to pass information across to the citizens, the National Broadcasting Commission, over the inciting and divisive comments made by the Governor of Benue State, Governor Ortom, during a live interview on Channels TV.

  5 months ago ago
Opinion: Why NBC should be lauded for inviting Channels TV presenters over comments by Ortom

ENTERTAINMENT

Creation of 159 New Radio and TV Stations: 3 Benefits Nigerians May Derive

With the approval of 159 new radio and television stations by President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria can now boast of having 625 functional broadcast stations across the country. It is indeed a milestone achievement for the broadcasting sector in Nigeria that kicked off operation in Ibadan with Western Nigeria Television(WNTV) in October, 1959.

  3 months ago ago
Creation of 159 New Radio and TV Stations: 3 Benefits Nigerians May Derive

ENTERTAINMENT

Unusual Approach Of National Broadcasting Commission To Journalism

According to my observations, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) believes that it is either providing excellent journalism lectures through its circulars, which are issued on a regular basis, or that it is discharging its responsibility for electronic media regulation in a politically correct manner. What it is doing is what I refer to as "NBC's Peculiar Journalism 101," which is the ABCs of our noble profession delivered in a strange and unusual manner.

  5 months ago ago
Unusual Approach Of National Broadcasting Commission To Journalism

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: NBC Summons ChannelsTV Over Anti-Buhari Interview, Army Speaks About Secession

NBC summons Channel TV presenters over anti-Buhari interviews Photo Credit: Punch The National Broadcasting Commission has summoned Channels Television presenters, Chamberlain Usoh and Kayode Okikiolu, The Punch has learnt. Usoh, Okikiolu and two other anchors of the TV’s ‘Sunrise Daily’ breakfast programme were invited to the Abuja office of the regulator on Thursday over some comments made against the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.)

  5 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: NBC Summons ChannelsTV Over Anti-Buhari Interview, Army Speaks About Secession

ENTERTAINMENT

Check Out 6 Broadcast Codes NBC Accused ChannelsTV Of Breaking During Governor Ortom's Interview

A popular television station, ChannelsTV has once again, drawn the anger of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) over its recent interview session with Nigerian Governor, Samuel Ortom of Benue state. In the 2 page document, the NBC queried the station for not being 'professional' during the interview session.

  5 months ago ago
Check Out 6 Broadcast Codes NBC Accused ChannelsTV Of Breaking During Governor Ortom's Interview

POLITICS

Sani Reacts After NBC Denies Stopping Stations From Reporting Details Of Terrorist Attacks

A few days ago, we received reports that the National Broadcasting Commission directed every station to stop reporting the details of terrorist attacks. But it seems that allegation was not true, as The Vanguard Newspapers recently revealed that NBC has denied ordering media stations to stop reporting the details of criminal attacks.

  5 months ago ago
Sani Reacts After NBC Denies Stopping Stations From Reporting Details Of Terrorist Attacks

POLITICS

Breaking: Buhari Government orders closure of the Channels TV and arrest of its journalists.

Credit: Sahara Reporters.  President Buhari Government has reportedly ordered the closure of the Channels Television station, as well as arrest some of its journalists over recent interviews aired by the platform which are considered to be anti-government. This was disclosed by the National Broadcasting Commission.

  5 months ago ago
Breaking: Buhari Government orders closure of the Channels TV and arrest of its journalists.

ENTERTAINMENT

Federal Government Set To Shutdown Channels Television, Orders The Arrest Of Journalists.

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has suspended Channels TV and imposed a fine of 5 million for breaching the code of broadcast. In a letter received by the managing director of Channels Television, which was signed by the acting director general of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) Armstrong Idachaba, the NBC accused Channels Television of allowing a leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) to make inciting and secessionist declarations on live Television without being corrected citing their Sunday 25 April 7pm broadcast.

  5 months ago ago
Federal Government Set To Shutdown Channels Television, Orders The Arrest Of Journalists.

ENTERTAINMENT

"We'll Sue NBC If The Query Issued To Channels TV Is Not Withdrawn Within 24 Hours - SERAP Warns

A human rights organisation know as Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has made it known that they are will sue the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, if NBC refuses to withdraw the unlawful query they issued to the Channels TV within 24 hours. Speaking further, SERAP stated it clearly that Channels TV was sued for carrying out its professional duties.

  5 months ago ago

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Check Out Some Conditions FG Gave Twitter Before It Can Resume Its Operations in Nigeria

Image Credits || This Nigeria The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed who spoke on the efforts the FG is making to lift the Twitter ban disclosed some of the conditions given to the management of the media platform before it can resume its operations in the country.

  5 months ago ago
Check Out Some Conditions FG Gave Twitter Before It Can Resume Its Operations in Nigeria

ENTERTAINMENT

Breaking: Channels TV Presenters Summoned By The National Broadcasting Commission

Kayode Okikiolu and Chamberlain Usor, two presenters working with Channels television have been summoned by the National broadcasting commission (NBC) to it's headquarters at Abuja. Dailypost.ng reports that a source at the television station has confirmed that the two presenters were on their way to Abuja to honour the invitation by the National broadcasting commission.

  5 months ago ago
Breaking: Channels TV Presenters Summoned By The National Broadcasting Commission

ENTERTAINMENT

Channels TV apologises to NBC for breach of broadcasting code

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on Tuesday said Channels Television has apologised for breaching the country's broadcasting code. NBC's Director of Public Affairs, Franca Aiyetan, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Tuesday in Abuja.Aiyetan explained that the Commission’s letter to the TV station was a regulatory instrument to check excesses.

  5 months ago ago
Channels TV apologises to NBC for breach of broadcasting code

POLITICS

NBC Bars Radio Station From Interviewing Human Rights’ Activist In Lagos

According to reports sourced from the Sahara Reporters, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), allegedly, ban a Lagos State-based radio station identified as Grajos 89.3fm, from interviewing Mr. Temitayo Oyekunle, a human rights’ activist, in an interview scheduled by 11am, on Saturday, 2nd October, 2021, at the radio station.

  3 months ago ago
NBC Bars Radio Station From Interviewing Human Rights’ Activist In Lagos

ENTERTAINMENT

Channels TV Denies Claims FG Tried To Shut Them Down

Channels Television's management has refuted accusations that the federal government attempted to shut down the channel. According to previous revelations by Sahara Reporters, the Buhari dictatorship is quietly attempting to punish Channels Television and jail some of its journalists over recent anti-government interviews aired by the network.

  5 months ago ago
Channels TV Denies Claims FG Tried To Shut Them Down

POLITICS

President Buhari Approves 159 Companies To Operate Radio, Television Stations

Following the recent strategy towards enhancing productivity in the digital/ Media economy, President Muhammadu Buhari has granted approval to 159 companies, and institutions of higher learning to operate radio,and television stations. According to a statement disclosed by Mr. Ma'am Balarabe, the Director General, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), "the approval was granted by the President, and NBC has released the list of 159 licensed granted to the accredited companies, and institutions of higher learning."

  3 months ago ago
President Buhari Approves 159 Companies To Operate Radio, Television Stations

ENTERTAINMENT

Channels TV apologises to NBC for breach of broadcasting code

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on Tuesday said Channels Television has apologised for breaching the country's broadcasting code. NBC's Director of Public Affairs, Franca Aiyetan, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Tuesday in Abuja.Aiyetan explained that the Commission’s letter to the TV station was a regulatory instrument to check excesses.

  5 months ago ago
Channels TV apologises to NBC for breach of broadcasting code

ENTERTAINMENT

"BBNaija is abomination, idolizes idleness and immorality"- Cleric

An Islamic Cleric and scholar, Professor Ishaq Akintola, has said that the popular Television Reality Show, Big Brother Naija, is abomination and idolizes idleness and immorality. He encouraged the Federal Government through the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, to ban the programme, for the good of the country.

  5 months ago ago