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AIT, Raypower Back In Operation After Court Order

The court ordered the NBC and other parties to a suit filed by Daar Communications Plc, operator of African Independent Television and RayPower 100.5  FM to maintain status quo. Ruling on an ex parte application by Daar Communications Plc, Justice Inyang Ekwo directed all the parties to maintain status quo as of May 30, 2019, pending the determination of the…

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NBC Suspends AIT and Raypower’s License Indefinitely, NUJ, Atiku and Others Kick Against Decision!

The Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has announced the suspension of the license of Daar Communications PLC till further notice. Director-General, NBC, Modibbo Kawu, declared the suspension on Thursday evening during a briefing with journalists in Abuja. NBC, Nigeria’s broadcast regulator, had earlier accused AIT of violating broadcast rules in some of the programmes aired by…

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We Do Not Ban Songs -Director General Of NBC

The Director-General of National Broadcasting Commission, Ishaq Midibbo-Kawu, has clarified the recent media report that his commission banned some songs. According to reports, Midibbo-Kawu clarified this in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital while reacting to the demolition of Ayefele’s Music House in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Sunday by the state government. He said Nigerians must…

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There Was Absolutely No Basis For The NBC To Ban My Song- Falz

Just few days after the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) banned ‘This is Nigeria’ by Falz, Saturday beats reached out to popular entertainer, Falz. The rapper argues that he was blunt not vulgar, so the action made by the commission is ridiculous and baseless. Since the release of the song, ‘This is Nigeria,’ has sparked some…

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John Legend Has Been Cast As Jesus In NBC’s Next Live Musical Event

NBC has aired a lot of live musical events at this point, but next year’s Jesus Christ Superstar may have already solidified its place as the best one yet. Why? Because John Legend is literally playing Jesus. Variety confirmed today that Legend has been cast in the title role of the live musical, which will air live from…

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Matt Lauer Has Broken His Silence About Sexual Misconduct Allegations

During Thursday morning’s Today show, co-host Savannah Guthrie read a statement from Matt Lauer, who was fired from the morning show Wednesday after accusations of “inappropriate sexual behavior” by colleagues. “Just moments ago we received a statement from Matt, and let me read it to you,” Guthrie began alongside her co-host Hoda Kotb. A statement from Matt Lauer: “There…

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Media: FG Reiterates Commitment To Go Digital By 2017, Says Minister

The Federal Government on Friday said it was putting every machinery in motion to ensure that all media outfits in the country go digital by next year. The Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said this at a summit organised by the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) in Lagos. The minister…

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Rev. Samson Ayokunle Emerges CAN President

Rev. Samson Olasupo Adeniyi Ayokunle, President of the Nigerian Baptist Convention (NBC) and candidate of the Christian Council of Nigeria (CCN), on Tuesday was elected President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN). Rev Ayokunledefeated Elder Joseph Otubu of the Motailatu Church Cherubim and Seraphim Movement (MCCSW) who represented the Organisation of African Instituted Churches(OAIC)…

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Senate Moves To Probe DSTV Over Price Hike, Other Issues

  Following the orders given by the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) to MultiChoice Nigeria Limited, the providers of Digital Satellite Broadcast Television (DStv) (read here if you missed) the Senate yesterday revealed that it will investigate Multichoice Nigeria, a subsidiary of South African-based Multichoice Africa, over alleged unwholesome practices, unreasonable subscription hikes across their various…

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