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How Payporte, others milked N780m from Nigerians in recession, gave 3 only N35.5m

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Whereas the excitements generated by the just ended BBNaija Reality Show is still in the air, Business Hilights Economic Research Team (BHERT) has revealed that a total of N780 million was raked in from sms votes alone from the beginning to the grand finale. The total money was calculated from the fact that the organizers reported that about 26 million ...

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NASS rejects new DStv, GOtv tariff hike, mandates House Committee, NBC to investigate

Yakubu Dogara

Less than 24 hours after MultiChoice, owners of satellite Pay TV services including DStv and GOtv announced planned hike in its tariff regime, the House of Representatives has rejected the moved. Accordingly, the lawmakers have mandated its committees on Information and culture, National Orientation, Ethics and Values to interface with the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to conduct an inquiry into ...

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NBC reconsiders indebted licensees, extends grace period to June 30th, 2017

Kawu, NBC boss

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has for the second time extended grace period for Radio and TV stations licensees yet to pay their license renewal fees to three months. The initial extension had ended March 31st, but addressing the media in Press Conference weekend, the Director General of NBC, Mallam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu said “All stations are given an extended ...

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Nigeria Police sets record, now owns Radio, TV stations transmitting nationwide

igp Idris

The leadership of the Nigeria Police under the Inspector General, Mr. Ibrahim Idris has established a national broadcasting and radio service that will serve the entire nation. Details seen by THE WILL revealed that the broadcasting service will be managed by the Nigeria Police Broadcasting Service Limited (NPBS), a company jointly owned by the police and a private entity. Security ...

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Importers of mobile transmitters to get NBC clearance before placing orders—DG

nbc Kawu

Considering the growing wave of secessionist movements in some parts of the country, the leadership of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has placed a caveat on the importation of mobile transmitters, saying national security is under threat going by the way such transmissions being used nationwide. Explaining more during a press briefing at national headquarters of the agency, the Director General, ...

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NBC extends timeline for debtor broadcast stations to month end, mulls license revocation

Kawu, NBC boss

In a show of magnanimity, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has extended till march 31st, the window of paying all outstanding licence fees owed by broadcast stations, hinting that clampdown will follow immediately the grace period is over. The agency had during last month’s stakeholders meeting in Abuja made itself clear on the appropriate sanctions awaiting defaulters from March 15, ...

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