Breaking: NBC suspends AIT, Ray Power over violation of broadcasting code

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The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has announced the suspension and subsequent withdrawal of the operating licence of the Daar Communications PLC, operator of African Independent Television (AIT) and Ray Power stations.

In a statement Thursday, the Director General of the NBC, Dr. Modibbo Kawu said the decision was taken for the persistent violation of 2004 broadcasting Code, following persistent but unheeded warning to the company to respect the laws governing the NBC..

“The suspension will run indefinitely till further notice, and it should be noted that the decision to shut down the company was not taken on partisan consideration”. He said.

Details later…

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