Tag: NBC

NBC Has Commenced Broadcast Industry Reform Implementation – Minister

Tanimu- March 6, 2020

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has commenced the implementation of the reforms approved by the President to strengthen the NBC’s regulatory role and make it ... Read More

NBC Threatens Shut Down of Debtor Broadcasting Stations

Henry Solomon- August 28, 2018

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on Monday said it would shut down radio and television stations owing the commission licensing fees. The Director-General, Is’haq Modibbo ... Read More

Nigeria Code and Regulation of Musical Content on Airwaves

Tanimu- August 17, 2018

Maimuna Jimada, Abuja: The attention of the National Broadcasting Commission has been drawn to comments and observations in the media space regarding the fine imposed ... Read More

GMN: Regulating Broadcasting and The Telecom Industry for National Growth and Development

admin- March 17, 2017

The director general of the national broadcasting commission Ishaq Moddibo Kawu says no democracy allows freedom of speech that leads to destruction of a nation. ... Read More

News Summary 17/03/2017; Ex-Cultists Renounce Old Ways

Abdul Jimoh- March 17, 2017

Arrested Cultists Fifty eight ex-cultists from various institutions of higher learning in Kogi State have renounced their involvement in the act with a pledge to ... Read More

News Summary Tuesday 14/03/2017 Nigeria and South Africa Deliberate Over Xenophobia

admin- March 14, 2017

Nigeria and South Africa Deliberate Over Xenophobia Nigerian and South African officials have met in Pretoria to discuss issues relating to recent xenophobic attacks against ... Read More

N2.8bn Fraud: Ex-NBC Boss, Mba’s Trial Adjourned to April 4

Abdul Jimoh- March 9, 2017

Former NBC DG, Emeka Mba Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has adjourned to April 4, 2017 for continuation of trial of ... Read More

Former NBC Boss Mba and Others Dock For N2.8 Billion Fraud

Tanimu- January 25, 2017

Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Tuesday, January 24, 2016 arraigned a former Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, ... Read More

News Summary; 25/01/2017 FG Will Not Stifle Press Freedom And Many More

Abdul Jimoh- January 25, 2017

FG  Set to Receive Consignment Of Fertilizer From Morocco The Federal Government is set to receive first consignment of tones of fertilizer from the Kingdom ... Read More

FG Directs NBC To Investigate Big Brother Nigeria Controversy

Abdul Jimoh- January 24, 2017

NBC To Investigates Big Brother Nigeria Segun Adeyemi, Abuja; The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has directed the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) ... Read More

The Benefits Of Meeting Broadcast Digitization Deadline – Lai Mohammed

Henry Solomon- October 19, 2016

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture says June 2017 Digitization Deadline The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the ... Read More

Challenges to Digital TV Migration in Nigeria

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 23, 2016

Digital Switch over Nigeria In an article by Haruna Omale Shuaibu, Zonal Director - NTA Star TV Network Limited, Nigeria failed to meet the June ... Read More

Highlights of NBC 2nd Annual Lecture

admin- August 25, 2016

Nigeria needs vibrant broadcast institutions that can function as instruments of democratization and development. This is the view of stakeholders at the second annual lecture ... Read More

NTA Gets New Director General, Also VON, NAN, NBC, FRCN and NOA

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 25, 2016

The Federal Government through an announcement from the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has appointed new Director General for Communication Agencies namely ... Read More

Nigeria Projected To Be The Largest Free Digital TV Platform Globally

Tanimu- May 1, 2016

Nigeria has been projected to be the largest free digital television platform globally with estimated 30 million TV households by the completion of analogue broadcasting ... Read More

Nasarawa Poly Secures State-Of-The-Art Equipment For Radio/TV Operation

Henry Solomon- April 26, 2016

Rector of Nasarawa State Polytechnic, Lafia, Dr Silas Gyar,  said that the institution had concluded plans to establish a local Radio and Television station. The ... Read More

No Going Back On June 2017 Deadline For Digital Switch Over – Lai Mohammed

Henry Solomon- April 13, 2016

The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, on Wednesday, said that there is no going back on the June 2017 date for switch ... Read More

#Breaking; FG Disengages Heads Of Information Parastatals

Abdul Jimoh- February 15, 2016

Federal Government disengages the heads of the six information-related parastatals under the Ministry of Information and Culture. This was made known through a statement by ... Read More

NBC Directs Multi-Choice Not to Air offensive Transgender Mini Series

Henry Solomon- October 27, 2015

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) directs Multichoice, the parent company of DSTV, not to air a programme titled: "I am Jazz" a mini-series about a ... Read More

Transition From Analogue to Digital Broadcasting in Nigeria

admin- June 30, 2014

  The National Broadcasting Commission recognises, Digitisation, the conversion of the broadcast and communication systems from analogue to digital, as an important global movement driven ... Read More