President Buhari Approves Stiffer Penalties for Violators of Broadcasting Codes10 Oct 2019, by CS Database in
Incidents & Issues
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the review of the National Broadcasting Code and extant broadcasting laws to reflect stiffer punishment for broadcasting regulations.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji lai Mohammed disclosed this while inaugurating the National broadcasting Commission reform Implementation Commitee.
Specifically, the minister said that the President approved the upward review of fine from N500,000 t0 N5 million for breaches relating to hate speeches, inciting comments and indecency.
Details of Occurrence
|Country of Occurrence||Nigeria|
|State of Occurrence||FCT|
|Date of Occurrence||10 Oct 2019|
|Security Agents Involved||The Presidency|
|Region of Occurrence||North Central Nigeria|