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NBC Suspends Channels TV For IPOB Interview

The National Broadcasting Commission(NBC) has suspended Channels Television with a fine of N5 million for breaching the broadcast code.

In a letter to the Managing Director of Channels Television signed by the Acting Director-General of the Commission, NBC, Prof. Armstrong Idachaba,  the commission referred to Channels 7pm live broadcast of Sunday, 25th April , 20201 in which it accused the TV station of allowing a leader of the indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB to make secessionist and inciting declaration on air without caution by the station contract to the broadcast code.

It also accused the state of allowing the guest speaker to make derogatory, false, and misleading statements about the Nigerian army, despite being proscribed by a court of law.

 

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