The Nigeria Broadcasting Fee (NBC) has prolonged its enforcement of the license revocation order on debtor broadcast stations to Wednesday.
The Fee had on Friday introduced the revocation of licences of African Unbiased Tv (AIT), Silverbird TV, Raypower FM, and Rhythm FM, amongst others over alleged failure to fulfill renewal necessities of N2.66 billion.
It additionally ordered its state places of work to liaise with safety companies of their numerous areas to instantly shut down operations of the affected broadcast stations
Nevertheless, in a press release issued by its Director-Common, Balarabe Ilelah, on Saturday, NBC famous that the affected stations nonetheless have until Wednesday to pay their money owed or danger being closed down.
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The assertion learn: “That is to tell all of the affected broadcast stations whose licenses have been revoked and given 24 hours to pay all excellent license charges that the Nationwide Broadcasting Fee has prolonged the interval by which all excellent money owed are to be paid from 24 hours to Wednesday, August 23, 2022.
“All affected broadcast stations which fail to defray their money owed on or earlier than August 23, 2022 are directed to close down by 12:00 a.m. on August 24, 2022.
“This extension is as a result of attraction by the affected Broadcast Stations, related stakeholders, public spirited People and organisations.”
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