Nigeria leading media outfit, Channels Television, has been slammed with suspension by the Federal Government through the National Broadcasting Commission , NBC
A fine of N5 million was also inclusive as announced by the authorities for breach of the broadcast code.
In a letter by National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Acting Director-General, Armstrong Idachaba, complained about the Channels 7pm live broadcast programme of Sunday, April 25, 2021.
NBC told the Managing Director of Channels TV that the TV station erred by allowing a leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to make secessionist and inciting declarations without caution.
The media outfit was said to have allowed the guest speaker to make derogatory, false and misleading statements about the Nigerian army, despite being proscribed by a court of law.