BBC may air more video on terrorism as Nigerian govt targets media
The Federal Government of Nigeria's apparent attempt to stifle the media has not perturbed the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).
Trust TV and other television networks.
Nigeria's Banditry: The Inside Story received a N5 million fine from the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) for the program.
The remaining three are worth N5 million each: Telcom Satellite Limited (TSTV), NTA-Startimes Limited, and Multichoice Nigeria Limited (owners of DSTV).
The NBC informed the public that by airing documentaries on terrorism and banditry, they had all broken the broadcasting code.
The images are deemed harmful by the authorities, further infuriating a populace already enraged by the country's escalating insecurity.
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