Channels TV Fined ₦5m Over IPOB Interview

National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has imposed a fine of five million naira on Channels Television and Inspiration FM in Lagos each, for violating the broadcast code, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has said The commission had queried Channels Television after Emma Powerful, a leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), was interviewed during […]

NBC Asks DSS, Police To Arrest Radio Biafra Operators

The National Broadcasting Commission has asked the Department of State Security and the Nigeria Police Force to arrest the operators of a ”pirate radio claiming to be ‘Radio Biafra’”. In a statement on Monday, the NBC, which is the regulator of broadcast stations in the country, said it jammed the signals the pirate radio in […]

NBC Bans Song “Thunder Fire You” By Ric Hassani, Fines Stations That Played It

National Broadcasting Commission NBC has banned a song of singer, Ric Hassani, ”Thunder Fire You”.   He disclosed this on his Twitter handle.   ”So, the NBC has banned my song ‘Thunder Fire You’ and are fining radio stations that play it. Interesting.”he wrote   Click here to see tweet on Twitter:   https://www.instagram.com/lindaikejiblogofficial/?utm_source=ig_embed&ig_mid=8B493A6A-0BAD-4799-A1C2-534748BE4912

I Never Announced Increase To NBC Hate Speech Fine – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has denied announcing an increment to the National Broadcasting Commission’s fine for hate speech from N500,000 to N5 million. He said this in a counter-affidavit while responding to a motion filed before a Federal High Court in Lagos by human rights lawyer, Inibehe Effiong. Mohammed had on August […]

SERAP, Others Sue NBC Over N9m AIT, Channels, AriseTV Fines

Two lawsuits have been filed against the National Broadcasting Commission over the N3m fine it imposed on three television stations in relation to their coverage of the #EndSARS protests. The two suits were filed separately by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project(SERAP); while the second one was filed by a group of lawyers, under the aegis […]

Anonymous Allegedly Hacks GTBank, Credit Users Accounts

International activist and a hacking group known as Anonymous has allegedly hacked  Guarantee Trust Bank (GTBank) in Nigeria and credited $14 to all current account holders of the bank. This information on the hack was revealed by the hackers via Twitter and confirmed customers of the bank. The hacking group was also reported to have […]

Our Website Has Not Been Hacked – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria has refuted claims of a breach of its official website – cbn.gov.ng. Its website had been down for a while, leading many to suggest that global hacktivists – Anonymous had hacked the site. The suggestions were not far-fetched as Anonymous hacked the twitter account of the National Broadcasting Commission early on […]

BB Naija: Lai Mohammed Wants BBN Stopped

You know what they said about wonder not ending anytime soon, right? The minister of information has been trending, following his recent call out on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) over Big Brother Nigeria (BBN). Lai Mohammed on Friday said the Big brother show will likely increase the spread of Covid-19 in Lagos state, therefore […]