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Reason NBC suspended, fined Channels TV N5M

The real reason why the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC suspended award winning television Channels TV has finally been revealed.

In a letter addressed to the Managing Director of Channels Television signed by the Acting General of the Commission, NBC, Prof. Armstrong Idachaba, the Commission referred to Channels 7pm live broadcast program of Sunday, 25th April, 2021, in which it accused the popular TV station of allowing a leader of the Indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB to make secessionist and inciting declarations on air without caution or reprimand by the station contrary to the broadcast code.

It also accused the station of allowing the guest speaker to make derogatory, false and misleading statements about the Nigeria army, despite being prescribed by a court of law.

Channels TV on Sunday during its live programme Sunday Politics spoke with a member of indigenous People of Biafra which promoted the NBC to suspend and also fine the award winning station the sum of five million Nigeria Naira (N5m).

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