Anambra poll: NBC reads the Riot Act to broadcast stations

The National Broadcasting Commission has warned broadcast stations against airing news content that could compromise the unity of the country, as the Anambra election holds on Saturday, November 6. This was contained in a statement titled, ‘Anambra Election: NBC warns…

We’ve not stopped Nigerians from using Twitter, FG tells court

The Federal Government has told a Federal High Court in Lagos that it has not stopped Nigerians from using social media platform, Twitter, adding that many Nigerians are still using it every day. The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami,…

“Twitter ban is not the right way to go” – Radio Now FM responds to NBC

Radio Now 95.3 FM has said the National Broadcasting Commission’s directive to broadcast stations to suspend the patronage of microblogging site Twitter amounts to an attack on the media and freedom of speech.  The radio station conveyed its dismay while…

*Jumbo pay: Court bars National Assembly from fixing members’ allowances (Punch)*Governorship candidates’ forum hails Sanwo-Olu’s milestones (Guardian)

Jumbo pay: Court bars National Assembly from fixing members’ allowances (Punch)  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos says it is illegal for the National Assembly to fix its own allowances. In what is being described as a landmark judgment,…

*6 feared killed as okada riders, transport union members clash in Lagos (Punch)*How Lagos agencies promote violation of building code (Guardian)

6 feared killed as okada riders, transport union members clash in Lagos (Punch) Controversy is trailing the casualty figure in Monday’s clash involving okada riders and Road Transport Employers’ Association of Nigeria members in the Iyana Iba area of Lagos…

NBC suspends Channels Television for interviewing IPOB leader

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has suspended Channels Television with a fine N5 million for breaching the broadcast code. According to reports, a letter to the Managing Director of Channels Television, signed by the Acting Director General of the NBC,…

NBC hails Buhari over digital switch over roll out

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the successes recorded by the commission in its Digital Switch Over roll out. The acting director-general, National Broadcasting Commission, Prof. Aduku Armstrong Idachaba, who gave the commendation during the…

*Lagos School honours Nollywood actress Yvonne Jegede (Vanguard)*Eko Club president urges IGP to reopen premises sealed off without court order (Tribune)

Lagos School honours Nollywood actress Yvonne Jegede (Vanguard) The management and staff of Roy-Dek Academy recently honoured one of Nigeria’s finest actresses Yvonne Jegede for being consistent in paying the tuition of more than 20 pupils of the school for…

*Lagos court fines 172 arrested at Cubana nightclub N6.8m (Punch)*Sanwo-Olu commissions refurbished Ajeromi council secretariat (Vanguard)

Lagos court fines 172 arrested at Cubana nightclub N6.8m (Punch) A mobile court sitting at the Lagos State Task Force on Environmental and Special Offences Enforcement Unit in Oshodi has convicted 172 persons arrested by the state police command for…

*Normalcy returns to Lekki area of Lagos (Vanguard)*Lekki Shootings: Soldiers’ barracks have been identified, says Falana (Punch)

Normalcy returns to Lekki area of Lagos (Vanguard) Normalcy has returned to the Lekki-Ajah area of Lagos State, as commuters and residents now ply the road with little or no obstruction. The New Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Correspondent reports that…

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