AIT, Ray Energy Nonetheless Breaching Broadcasting Code, NBC Says

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Lower than 24 hours after being again on air, the Nationwide Broadcasting Fee (NBC)  has mentioned Africa Impartial Tv (AIT) and RayPower FM have continued to breach the broadcasting code.

This was contained in an announcement by NBC to warning the stations to censor the contents they air.

The assertion learn, “The Nationwide Broadcasting Fee needs to pay attention to the ex parte order granted by the Federal Excessive Courtroom Abuja division on June 7, 2019, to Daar Communications Plc.

“The ex parte order was sequel upon a movement ex parte dated Might 30, 2019, and filed on Might 3, 2019, by Daar Communications Plc.

“This was earlier than the directive from the NBC suspending the broadcasting licence of Daar Communications Plc on June 6, 2019.

“The fee additionally notes the continued breach of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code by Daar Communications Plc.”

The NBC on Thursday shut down the operations of DAAR Communications however the station was again on air after a courtroom order.

Nonetheless, safety businesses have refused to vacate the premises of DAAR Communications regardless of a courtroom order ruling that the established order is maintained.

Condemning the transfer, Femi Falana (SAN), mentioned: “It’s hoped that the authorities of the Nigeria Police Power and State Safety Service will withdraw the armed goons mounting siege within the compound of the AIT/Raypower FM stations with none delay.

“Since basic rights together with freedom of expression can now not be curtailed or abrogated besides in a fashion permitted by regulation the NBC ought to comprehend that it can not droop licences of media homes, ban radio homes from taking part in information of artists or impose fines on alleged offenders and not using a courtroom order.”

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