NBC Fine Arise TV, Channels TV & AIT N9m Over #EndSARS Coverage

NBC Fine Arise TV, Channels TV & AIT N9m Over #EndSARS Coverage 4

NBC Fine Arise TV, Channels TV & AIT N9m Over #EndSARS Coverage

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has handed a 3 million naira fine each to Arise TV, Channels TV and AIT.

Acting Director-General of the Commission, Armstrong Idachaba who made the announcement on Monday October 26 alleged that the Africa Independent Television (AIT), Arise Television and Channels Television violated the broadcast code, top of which is the use of unverifiable online video footages on social media.

The television stations were accused of airing unverified images of the alleged shooting which took place at Lekki toll gate.

Idachaba added that DAAR Communications will be fined separately for using an unverifiable news item on the fire incident at the National Christian Centre, warned that this will be the last warning before a heavier sanction will be introduced.

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