MRA asks NBC through FOA to disclose payments of license fees by broadcasters in Nigeria

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has asked the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to disclose to it the status of payment of license fees by all broadcasting stations and platforms operating in Nigeria and the amount of indebtedness of each of the stations owing license fees.

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Court extends order stopping Buhari, NBC from shutting down 53 broadcast stations

The Federal High Court in Lagos has extended the order stopping President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) from revoking the licenses of 53 broadcast stations in the country, and shutting down the stations for allegedly failing to renew their licenses.

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SERAP, NGE want court to stop Buhari, others from shutting down 53 broadcast stations

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) have filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) over “the arbitrary use of the NBC Act and broadcasting code to threaten, revoke and shut down 53 broadcast stations in the country for allegedly failing to renew their licenses.”

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