Tech/June 4, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/138 views /TechTechnology NBC Threatens AIT, Raypower | Nigerian Newsshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancelNBC DG Ishaq Kawu The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has threatened to take actions against African Independent Television, AIT, and RayPower FM. Concise News gathered that the threat was issues over some reports the commission considered unfavourable. Advertise With Us The regulatory body accused the broadcast stations of airing “offensive, unfair and unprofessional” content in violation of its rules. In three letters made availbale to media houses, Armstrong Idachaba, the commission’s director of broadcast monitoring, asked AIT and RayPower to state why they should not be sanctioned over the issues raised. ALSO READ 23-Year-Old Arraigned For Clubbing Septuagenarian To Death In Benue“The continued use of your licence (given in trust to you on behalf of the entire Nigerian people), to embark on attacks and vilification of the regulator shall attract appropriate sanctions going forward,” he wrote. In one of the letters, Idachaba alleged that the stations had the motive of inciting the public against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the government. ALSO READ Bandits Claim 16 Lives In Zamfara | Nigerian News“Monitoring reports on AIT and Ray Power FM indicate that a news commentary replete with unfair allegations against the judiciary was aired from Monday, 20th May, 2019. This commentary was aired on the two stations during the week. The broadcast is a contravention of the provisions of the Code and extant laws regarding discussion of cases pending in the law courts which could be termed as contempt of court. ALSO READ U-20 World Cup: Why Flying Eagles Cannot Leave Hotel After Ouster |Nigeria“Furthermore, the language used was -offensive and unfair on the judiciary. The broadcast is viewed as offensive, unfair and unprofessional, as provisions of Section 1.15.1 of The Nigerian Broadcasting Code was violated” the letter read. Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:TechTechnology share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articlePDP to APC: Don’t drag us into your crisis – Latest News – Tribune Onlinenext articleGov. Abdulrazaq reacts as Emir of Ilorin loses mother – Daily Post NigeriaRelated Posts441 shares Tech/June 19, 2019 /No Comment UNILORIN Speaks On Post-UTME Screening469 shares Tech/June 19, 2019 /No Comment Kaduna: Court Rules On El-Rufai’s Religious Bill | Nigeria NewsKidnapped Son Of Ex-Health Minister FreedCheck Out Full Aiteo Cup Round Of 32 Results As Enyimba Outsmarted By UnderdogLicence Renewal: How To Use Bypass Capture By FRSCLagos State Govt Speaks On ‘Ongoing LAGBUS Recruitment’Disregard Rumour Of New Ebola Case, FG Tells NigeriansOtedola Finally Sells Forte Oil, Reveals Next MoveMinisterial Appointment: Group Attacks Tinubu For ‘Blocking Ambode’s Nomination’FRSC Directs Drivers To Make Use Of ‘Bypass Capture’ For Licence Renewal Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.