Monthly Archives: June 2019

NBC Suspends Daar Communications  Radio, TV Licences

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), the Nigerian broadcast sector regulator, on June 6, 2019, suspended indefinitely the broadcast licence of Daar Communications Plc, operators of Africa Independent Television (AIT), RayPower FM and Faaji FM, for allegedly failing to abide by the Nigerian Broadcasting Code. The NBC accused Daar Communications Plc …

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Court Fixes Hearing in FOI Suit Against NDDC  

A journalist with Wish 99.5 FM, Port Harcourt, Mark Lenu, had dragged NDDC and its Managing Director to court for failing to provide him with information he requested for pursuant to the provisions of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, 2011. He joined the Attorney General of the Federation as …

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IFJ Delegates Elect New Executive at World Congress

Delegates of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) convening in Tunis, the Tunisia capital for the IFJ World Congress, have  elected a new executive to pilot its affairs for the next three years. Moroccan journalist, Mr. Younes M’Jahed was elected as its new president; with Peruvian journalist, Zuliana Lainez as …

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IPI Elects New Executive Board Members

The International Press Institute (IPI) has elected a new set of executive board members at its World Congress held in Geneva, Switzerland on June 5, 2019. Leading editors from the Philippines, Kenya and Nigeria were elected into the Executive Board of the global network of editors, media executives and leading …

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