Governor Wike Issues a 48-hours Quit Notice to AIT
The management of DAAR Communications, the owners of African Independent Television (AIT), has been given a 48-hour notification to vacate a portion of its facilities housing AIT/Raypower FM in Port…
NBC Threatens to Shut Stations Airing Programs Harmful to National Security
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has vowed to shut down broadcast stations that broadcast programs that threaten national security and peaceful coexistence. Malam Balarabe Ilelah, Director-General of NBC, issued the…
Spotify says it Paid Almost $40B in Royalties
Spotify released its annual music royalties report on Wednesday, revealing that it has paid nearly $40 billion in royalties to the music industry, including recording and publishing royalties. The announcement…
NBC Warns Broadcasters Against Breaking Electoral Laws
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has warned broadcasters covering and reporting on the 2023 elections not to violate the provisions of existing electoral laws and the Broadcasting Code. Malam Balarabe…
Netflix, GOBELINS, Offer New Scholarship Opportunities for African Animators
Netflix and GOBELINS have announced that they will be offering six Master’s scholarships to African students for their September 2023 intake. This is to be done as part of a joint effort to…
Nigeria has 740 Operational Broadcast Stations, Newly Approved 67, says NBC
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) said it has approved the establishment of 67 new radio and television stations – Nigeria currently has currently 740 operational broadcast stations. Balarabe Ilelah, Director…
Advert Photo of Ronaldo, Messi Playing Chess goes Viral on Internet
Football greats, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo broke the Internet, weekend, by sharing a picture of a rare joint collab from their social media handles. The photo shows Ronaldo and…
Afreximbank, Silverbird Sign $100m Agreement to Construct Film Studio in Lagos
The project would convert a 32,725 square meter plot of land in Eko Atlantic City into two purpose-built sound stages...
Arise TV MD, Ijeoma Nwaogwugwu Resigns
Ijeoma left Thisday as Daily Editor to become the Managing Director of Arise TV in 2018.
How Nigeria Will Become Zipline Major Hub — Successes in Rwanda, Ghana Outstanding
Globally, someone gets a Zipline delivery every 3 minutes
“Pay-Per-View Model not Feasible,” MultiChoice Responds to Lawmakers
The Pay-Per-View (PPV) model being canvassed by this Committee will not work either to the benefit of the consumer or the industry.
Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria Bill has Become a Law
The legislation makes provision for the regulation and control of advertising, ensures the protection of the general public and consumers, promotes local content, and entrenches the best international practices.
APCON Changes Name to ARCON, Stops Use of Foreign Models, V.O Artists
The new ARCON Act puts the regulatory body in good stead to better carry out its statutory regulatory duties, since it takes care of noticeable gaps in the former APCON…
Editors Task NBC to Increase Broadcast License from 5-10 years
The NGE tasked the NBC to enter into dialogue with the affected stations to restructure the debts owed and work out a convenient payment period to ensure their survival.
FG to Use NTA’s Transmission Facilities for Digital Switchover
NTA-Star currently has over 70 transmission stations scattered across 35 States and the FCT, successfully providing their signals to a sizable percentage of this country.