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NBC Sanctions AIT, Arise TV , Channels TV For Lekki Shootings

The National Broadcasting Commission(NBC) has sanctioned three major television stations over their alleged roles in the escalation of the #ENDSARS protest.

The regulators fined Arise TV, African Independent Television, and Channels Television between N2million and N3million.

Acting Director-General of the Commission, Armstrong Idachaba who made the announcement on Monday, October 26 alleged that the major broadcast stations violated the broadcast code, top of which is the use of unverifiable online video footages on social media.

Idachaba who added that DAAR Communications will be fined separately for using unverifiable news item on the fire incident at the National Christian Centre,  warned that this will be the last warning before a heavier sanction will be introduced.

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