Media rights group sues NBC over N9m fine on TV stations

The Media Rights Agenda (MRA) on Monday dragged the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to court for imposing a N3 million fine each on three television stations over the coverage of #EndSARS protests in the country. The commission had last month directed Arise TV, Channels TV, and African Independent Television (AIT) to pay the fine for allegedly... Continue Reading →

Analysis: NBC Fine On Arise, AIT And Channels TV Is Illegal By Festus Ogun

There can be no democracy without a free press. The NBC should not continue to weaponize its regulatory powers against media freedom. Making critical reports and exposing the failures of the government should earn the broadcast stations some accolades, not illegal fines. The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has fined Channels Television, AIT and Arise TV... Continue Reading →

Hackers hit Nigerian Broadcasting Commission, vows to expose govt secrets

The Twitter account of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has been hacked. The hackers put up a message threatening to reveal secrets of Nigerian authorities. “We #Anonymous are out to expose government’s secret and dirty files”, it read. “Put an #ENDTOPOLICEBRUTALITY #Twitterdown #NBChacked”, the message added. The website was also not opening as at 9:25 am.... Continue Reading →

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