NBC explains role in song ban


The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has explained its role in the banning of some songs on airwaves in recent time.

Some of the songs include: Olamide’s Wo and Wavi Level; a remix of Davido’s If and 9ice’s Living Things.

NBC’s DG, Ishaq Midibbo-Kawu, in an interview with NAN clarified the role of the commission in clamping down on songs saying, “It is important to let Nigerians understand that NBC does not ban any song.

“I read on social media platforms all the time that NBC banned a song;  the commission never bans any song.

“What NBC does all the time is to remind our licensees that there are certain categorisation of music that are important in broadcasting.

“If a song is categorised, “Not To Be Broadcast” (NTBB) because of the lyrics of the song, then, we will remind the broadcasters that they cannot be broadcast.”



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