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PRESS RELEASE

 

                                                                             October 31, 2017

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.

The contraventions include breaches of the rules on hateful speech, vulgar lyrics and unverifiable claims and all the erring stations have been fined according to the provisions of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code.

The Commission wishes to remind broadcasters that they have a duty to promote the socio-economic well-being of the Nigerian state and abide strictly by the provisions of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code or face sanctions.

 

A detailed list of the erring stations and the fines applied is attached.

 

Signed:

 

 

Maimuna Jimada (Mrs)

Head, Public Affairs

 

 

 

PROFILE OF STATIONS FINED BETWEEN JUNE - SEPTEMBER, 2017

 

S/N

 

STATION

 

ZONE

 

DATE/TIME

 

 

 

CODE BREACHED

 

FINE

USE OF HATEFUL SPEECH

 

1

 

FAMILY LOVE, FM PH

 

UYO

 

9/6/2017, 8:30am - 9:50

am

 

3.3.3, 3.9.1, 1.9.4, 3.1.2

 

N200,000.00

 

2

 

ABS, FM AWKA

 

ENUGU

 

01/7/17, 6:30am -

3:30pm

 

0.2.1, 3.1.2, 5.2.7

 

N100,000.00

 

3

 

EXPRESS FM RADIO KANO

 

KADUNA

 

12/9/17, 10:00pm,

11:00pm

 

4.5.1, 5.2.5

 

N100,000.00

 

4

 

EXPRESS FM RADIO KANO

 

KADUNA

 

16/9/17, 9:00pm,

10:00pm

 

4.5.1, 5.2.4, 5.2.7

 

N100,000.00

 

5

 

EXPRESS FM RADIO KANO

 

KADUNA

 

17/9/17, 10:00pm,

11:00pm

 

4.5.1, 5.2.4, 5.2.7

 

N100,000.00

USE OF INDECENT MUSICALS

 

 

 

 

1

 

ROYAL FM, ILORIN

 

ABUJA

 

12/6/2017, 1pm

 

3.13.2.2   (c ), 3.6.1, 3.8.1

 

N500,000.00

 

2

 

FLO FM, UMUAHIA

 

ENUGU

 

14/6/2017, 2:45pm

 

3.1.2, 3.1.7, 3.1.6

 

N100,000.00

 

 

 

 

S/N

 

STATION

 

ZONE

 

DATE/TIME

 

 

 

CODE BREACHED

 

FINE

 

3

 

RADIO CONTINENTAL

 

LAGOS

 

22/8/17

 

3.1.6, 3.6.1

 

N200,000.00

 

4

 

CRYSTAL 100.5FM, MINNA

 

ABUJA

 

19/9/17, 6:55pm

 

3.12.2.2c

 

N100,000.00

UNVERIFIABLE CLAIMS

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

CROWTHER FM, ABUJA

 

 

ABUJA

 

 

8/6/2017, 8:02am

 

 

7.3.5, 7.3.18

 

 

N100,000.00

 

2

 

HARMONY (FRCN) FM, IDOFIAN

 

ABUJA

 

12/6/2017, 3:14pm

 

7.3.15, 7.3.5, 7.3.7, 8.2.2

 

N100,000.00

 

3

 

INSPIRATION FM, UYO

 

UYO

 

19/7/2017, 12:24pm

 

7.3.5

 

N100,000.00

 

4

 

BCA FM, UMUAHIA

 

ENUGU

 

4/7/2017, 7.23 - 7:25pm

 

7.3.5, 7.3.10

 

N150,000.00

5

ABS, AWKA

ENUGU

11/7/2017, 7:40pm -

7:56pm

7.3.5, 7.3.18, 7.3.17,

7.3.16

N100,000.00

 

6

 

MINAJ SYSTEMS RADIO, OBOSI

 

ENUGU

 

26/7/17, 7:50pm -

8:20pm

 

4.3.1 (f)

 

N100,000.00

7

RAINBOW FM, ISHERI

IBADAN

6/7/17, 9:00 - 11pm

4.3.1(g)

N100,000.00

 

8

 

GLOBE FM BAUCHI

 

JOS

22/7/2017, 9:30 -

10:26am

4.3.16 (f), 0.2.3 (a), 0.2.3

(g), 3.9.1, 3.9.2, 3.9.3,

3.9.4 & 3.10.6

 

N100,000.00

9

AREWA RADIO, KANO

KADUNA

16/7/2017, 10:03 -

10:28pm

7.3.5, 7.3.7, 7.3.1

N100,000.00

10

EBS RADIO, BENIN

BENIN

3/8/17, 8:30pm -

9:00pm

7.3.5, 7.3.7

N100,000.00

 

 

 

 

S/N

 

STATION

 

ZONE

 

DATE/TIME

 

 

 

CODE BREACHED

 

FINE

11

BOND FM

LAGOS

24/6/17, 10:40pm

7.3.7, 7.3.5, 7.3.18

N499,000.00

VOICING  AND UNPROFESSIONAL BROADCAST

 

 

 

1

ITV, JALINGO

JOS

2/8/2017, 7:23 pm

7.0.20

N100,000.00

2

IBC (ORIENT TV) OWERRI

ENUGU

4/7/2017, 1:00pm

3.4.7

N50,000.00

 

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