NBC summons artists to produce contents within the provisions of the broadcasting Code

According to The Guardian Nigeria, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) have restated its vow to sanction media outfits, particularly TV and Radio stations that have continued to offend its directive against the airing of vulgar and indecent music lyrics in spite of verbal and written warnings.

The Director General of the Commission, Mallam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu made this known yesterday, while calling on artistes to produce broadcast versions of their works for easy use by to broadcast stations without contravening the provisions of the broadcasting Code.

Kawu stated that in other climes, artistes produce content in at least two versions, the broadcast version, which follows broadcasting guidelines is deemed ‘fit for broadcast’ and made available on broadcast stations and outlets, while the original version is still available through private channels not regulated such as on music streaming services or at private events.