ON. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, addressing the DSO Stakeholders' Retreat in Uyo on Friday.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has directed the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to sanction broadcasting organizations that violate the nation’s Broadcast Code, saying the serial violation of the code by many radio and television stations constitute a threat to national peace, security and unity.
… Wins ESQ Nigerian legal awards
Non-alcoholic beverage giant, Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC) has been named Manufacturing Company of the Year in the Soft Drinks Category of the Guardian Manufacturing Excellence Award 2017, by The Guardian Newspaper, in collaboration with the African Development Studies Centre. The Award ceremony which took place at the prestigious Eko Hotel, in Lagos recently,witnessed a large turnout of industry stakeholders, from the private and public sector.
NIGERIA Bottling Company Limited (NBC) has said it remained committed to supporting government’s drive in reducing unemployment in the country, hence the introduction of its management trainee programme, MTP. Nigerian youths The company said the programme is designed to select best of young talents to play key roles in the company’s future growth, adding that this is in line with Coca-Cola Hellenic strategic focus on talent acquisition and development of its 2017 MTP.
The Federal Government has appointed new heads for Nigeria Telelevision Authority (NTA), Voice of Nigeria (VON), Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN),News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) National Orientation Agency (NOA) and Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC).
Members of the Board of Directors of the National BroadcastingCommission, NBC, have justified the actions they took in selling a radio spectrum worth N34 billion and paying a commission of N3.4 billion to the consultants, arguing that it was the best action taken to raise money for Digital Switch Over in Nigeria.
**Nine former board members also summoned
A former Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Emeka Mba and nine ex-members of the board are to explain to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) all they know about the sale/lease of 700Mhz spectrum to MTN for $171million (about N34,114,500,000.00).
Before the appointment of Mr. Emeka Mba as the Director General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), the agency was perceived to have been in limbo. But his coming helped in revolutionalising issuance of broadcast licence as he applied thought leadership to develop sustainable roadmap to Digital Switch Over (DSO) Senior Correspondent, STAN OKENWA reviews his last days at NBC.
Heads of the six information-related parastatals under the Ministry of Information and Culture have been disengaged by the Federal Government.