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‘Don’t broadcast campaigns when electioneering has not commenced’, NBC warns media

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As election year draws near, the broadcast watchdog, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has called on licensed operators to guide their operational licences very well to avoid severe sanctions capable of throwing them out of business. Speaking in Abuja on Thursday during a press conference, the Director General of NBC, Mallam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu took out time to remind broadcast stations ...

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NBC explains why Yabatech Radio Station’s takeoff is facing delay

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  For the effective takeoff of the two proposed Yaba College of Technology’s (Yabatech) Radio Stations, the institution needs to apply for a separate licence of another 20 Watt for Epe Campus while the initial licence of 20Watt transmitter for Yabatech main Campus remain on its own as distance cannot allow for both stations to use one transmitter. This was ...

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Just in: Kaduna joins Jos, Ilorin, Abuja on DTT as NBC switches on DSO

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The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), today, December 22, 2017 switched on the Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT), in Kaduna in an epoch making event. This is coming barely two days after the city of Ilorin was live with digital TV viewing experience. In his address of welcome, the Director General of NBC, Mallam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu noted that “We are gathered ...

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NBC to switch-on Ilorin DTT tomorrow, Kaduna on Friday

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Another feat ahead of nationwide Digital Switch Over (DSO), will tomorrow, Wednesday in Ilorin, the capital of Kwara State, come alive as the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), switch Kwara States from Analogue transmission to Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) transmission. The same event will also on Friday, December 22, 2017 take place in Kaduna, the Kaduna State capital. In a statement ...

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Director at NCC, Ojobo set for NIPR presidential award today

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All is set for the award of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) Presidential Award on Mr. Tony Ojobo, the Director Corporate Affairs at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), today, December 14, in Lagos. The conferment of this prestigious award was communicated to Ojobo through an official letter by the President and Chairman of Council of NIPR, Dr. Rotimi ...

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NCC, FRSC leading amongst MDAs in industry education—BH Survey

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Report of a month long public opinion carried out by Business Hilights Intelligence Unit (BHIU), has been released, showing that the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), and Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) are in distant lead amongst all other federal ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) in driving industry awareness and service education. The survey chiefly considered agencies’ total number of campaigns ...

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Nigeria’s TV content most sought after in Africa now—NBC DG, Kawu

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The Director General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Mallam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu has revealed that currently, Nigerian TV exports remain the most searched for in the African continent and its growing to become a global brand at the end of Digital Switch over (DSO). Speaking to Business Hilights in a telephone interview on the United Nations World TV Day (WTvD), ...

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NBC to develop national media content policy for digital TV era

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Following the adoption of the recommendations of the House of Representatives Committee ad hoc committee which investigated the Process of Digital Switch Over (DSO) in Nigeria, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and the Ministry of Information have been mandated to develop a new National Media Content Policy for Digital TV era, covering a media content Master Plan. On the manufacturing ...

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Radio Continental, 22 others fined by NBC for broadcast breaches

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In line with its official regulation in monitoring compliance to broadcast codes, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has released the list of broadcasting stations that have been sanctioned for various breaches in contravention of the provisions of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code in the third quarter of 2017. Details show that Lagos based Bond FM lead with highest fine of N499,000 ...

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One year after $300m credit, Innoson yet to begin manufacture of STBs

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Between the middle and end of October last year, leading indigenous auto manufacturing group, Innoson Vehicle manufacturing (IVM) announced it has join the league of Set-Top-Box (STBs) providers for the smooth migration of the country from analogue to digital television viewing experience in Nigeria. However, one year after, there is nothing on ground to show for that even though the ...

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