1. Federal High Court Nullifies NBC's Authority to Impose Fines on Media Houses

    Nigeria Federal High Court Nullifies NBC's Authority to Impose Fines on Media Houses

    Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia of the Federal High Court Abuja has delivered a judgment that strikes at the heart of the National Broadcasting Commission's (NBC) power to levy fines on broadcast stations for perceived violations of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code. The judgment stems from a lawsuit...
  2. NBC Engages Tech Giants Google, YouTube, and TikTok in Efforts to Regulate Social Media in Nigeria

    Nigeria NBC Engages Tech Giants Google, YouTube, and TikTok in Efforts to Regulate Social Media in Nigeria

    The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has announced its plans to engage with major digital platforms like Google, YouTube, and TikTok to regulate social media usage in Nigeria. Francisca Aiyetan, Director of Broadcast Monitoring at NBC, expressed concerns about the misuse of social media...
  3. NBC Takes on Social Media: New Bill's First Step Towards Regulation

    Nigeria NBC Takes on Social Media: New Bill's First Step Towards Regulation

    The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has revealed that a bill aiming to regulate social media has undergone its initial reading in the Nigerian National Assembly. The NBC, which proposed the bill to amend the NBC Act, CAP L11 laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004, voiced its concerns...
  4. Arise TV Faces the Heat: NBC's Final Warning Over Derogatory Remarks Sparks Controversy

    Nigeria Arise TV Faces the Heat: NBC's Final Warning Over Derogatory Remarks Sparks Controversy

    The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has issued a final warning to Arise Television, citing concerns over the use of derogatory and incendiary remarks in its programs. The warning, dated October 6, 2023, and signed by NBC’s Director-General, Dr. Balarabe Ilelah, urged the TV station to...
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    Metro JUST IN: Court bars NBC from imposing fines on broadcast stations - The Cable

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    Metro NBC suspends revocation of licences of indebted broadcast stations - The Cable

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    Metro EXCLUSIVE: NBC, DSS can request user details without court order — inside FG’s planned social media regulation - The Cable

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    Metro BREAKING: NBC sanctions AIT, Channels, Arise over Lekki shooting - The Nation

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    World ‘A big red flag’: Trump receives steroid treatment for Covid-19 – NBC News

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    Metro Atiku describes NBC code as a ‘naked attempt’ to gag the media - The Cable

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    Metro NBC: Any broadcast that insults president, governors, senators will be sanctioned - The Cable

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    Metro NBC fines radio station N5m over Obadiah Mailafia’s ‘Boko Haram’ interview - The Cable

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    World White Woman Calls Police On A Black Man Over Dog Leash In New York (Video) - NBC

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    Metro NBC warns stations, OAPs on political campaigns – TODAY.NG

    Malam Is’haq Kawu, Director-General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has urged broadcasting stations not to air political campaigns before the stipulated period for commencement. Read more via TODAY.NG – http://ift.tt/2Edmyug Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics Nigerian govt orders NBC to sanction erring media houses – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has directed the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to sanction broadcasting organizations that violate the nation’s Broadcast Code, saying the serial violation of the code by many radio and television stations constitute a threat...
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    Business Buhari Orders EFCC to Return Seized ₦10bn to NBC

    Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has approved that the N10bn seized from the National Broadcasting Commission by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, be returned back to the NBC. This is according to the Director-General of NBC, Mallam Is’haq Kawu. The money is part of the...
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    Business Senate to Probe DSTV Over Unreasonable Subscription Hikes

    The Senate has instituted a probe into the activities of DSTV owned by the South African based Multichoice Africa, in Nigeria. At the plenary session yesterday, the Senators expressed dissatisfaction over the services of the company when Senator Isah Hamma Misau (APC, Bauchi Central) sponsored...
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    Politics House of Reps Pass Bill to Break Monopoly of DSTV

    The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill meant to make broadcasting more competitive in the country through second reading, the Nation reports. The bill sponsored by Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Nnena Elendu- Ukeje is titled ” a bill for an Act to amend the...
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    Business Why EFCC Arrested & Detained NBC Boss Emeka Mba - Leadership

    The powers that be are at it again. According to a Leadership article, Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, was arrested as a pay back for losers of the MTN-Visafone deal. Excerpts: Emerging facts indicate that Emeka Mba, who was arrested and is currently being...
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    Entertainment Hollywood Star Charlie Sheen To Announce His HIV Status Today

    On Tuesday, Charlie Sheen will sit down with Matt Lauer on NBC's Today to discuss a "revealing personal announcement." Opinion suggests that this announcement will be that the actor is HIV positive. The interview is scheduled to beat the November 18 release of the National Enquirer's "bombshell...