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BREAKING: NBC Slams Fine On Channels TV For Speaking With IPOB

As an aftermath of the interview ChannelsTv had with the spokesperson of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC has slammed  Channels Television with a fine N5 million for breaching the broadcast code.

The television station on Sunday, spoke with the spokesman of IPOB, Emma Powerful over the death of their commander, Ikonso.
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 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.
Details later…


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