…. NBC Threatens outright closure ahead of coming polls
The National Broadcasting Commission ( NBC ) has sanctioned 45 Nigerian Broadcast Stations throughout the Nation.
According to NBC Each of the stations are to pay N500, 000 for airing campaigns with indecent languages on air.
The whole sum anticipated from the sanction quantities to N22.5million.
NTA, AIT, Channels, TVC lead the pack of sanctioned stations in the build-up to the simply concluded presidential and National elections.
The stations which cut throughout the nation was stated to have committed some infractions which is in opposition to the broadcasting code.
NBC has, due to this fact, warned that it might not pardon any station that run foul of the code in the coming governorship, state Assembly and FCT council polls on the ninth of March.
NBC Director General Modibbo Kawu stated that the commission will likely be compelled to make use of the sledge hammer ought to any station contravene the code.