NBC warns Bbnaija over violation of broadcast code


The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has cautioned the Organisers of Big Brother Naija reality show, over violation of broadcast code.

The Director-General of NBC, Mallam Ishaq Kawu, made the announcement while addressing newsmen at a conference held in Abuja, on Wednesday, noting that 45 other broadcasting stations were also sanctioned in the second quarter of 2019 .

According to him, the sanctions were made over breaches of the rules on hate speech, abusive and inflammatory broadcast.

The Director-General further explained that the Big Brother Naija show was cautioned over unwholesome content on its broadcast.

Mallam Kawu added that the Commission’s second-quarter monitoring of broadcast stations profile began from April to June.

Rahila L.