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BREAKING: NBC SUSPENDS Channels Television’s Operational License For Speaking With An IPOB Leader.

The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC has suspended Channels Television and fined the broadcast platform N5 million for breach of what it called broadcast code.

In a letter to the Managing Director of Channels Television, Mr. John Momoh and signed by the Acting Director General of NBC, Prof. Armstrong Idachaba, the Commission referred to Channels 7pm live broadcast programme of Sunday, 25th April, 2021, in which it accused the TV station of allowing a leader of the Indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB to make secessionist and inciting declarations on air without caution or reprimand by the station contrary to the broadcast code.

It also accused the station 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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