The National Broadcasting Price (NBC) has jammed the signals of a pirate radio claiming to be “Radio Biafra” in most parts of Lagos, an legit of NBC has mentioned.
Mr Ekanem Antia, the Deputy Director, Public Affairs of NBC, made the disclosure in a assertion by the administration of the price on Monday in Abuja.
Antia defined that the illegal radio which broadcast incendiary messages changed into infamous for spewing spurious, inflammatory and inciting express.
“The NBC Act, CAP N11, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 spells out in chapter two, subsection two, that: No particular person shall goal or exercise any apparatus or premises for the transmission of sound or imaginative and prescient by cable, tv, radio, satellite or any assorted medium of broadcast, from anyplace in Nigeria, other than below and per the provisions of this Act.
“Furthermore, Fragment 15.4.1 of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code offers that:
the police shall prosecute any particular person engaged in any originate of broadcasting or in possession of any broadcast equipment or apparatus in the country with out a licence or allow for the goal,” he mentioned.
In retaining with him, the price, ensuing from this truth, warns the general public that anyone who makes an strive to goal broadcasting in Nigeria with out factual authorisation of the NBC will be prosecuted and the equipment, confiscated in accordance to Law.
Antia mentioned that the Division of Stutter Security and the Nigerian Police had been requested to raise the culprits in the help of the illegality to guide.