The National Broadcasting Commission has sanctioned 25 broadcast stations for various infractions during the presidential elections of 25th, February, 2023.
NBC Director General Balarabe Ilelah disclosed this on Wednesday during a press briefing in Abuja.
He said 17 of the stations were sanctioned for broadcast of partisan content after the stipulated deadline while four other were punished for airing divisive ethnic and religious content.
The DG added that three others were sanctioned for airing inciting comments while a particular staion received punishment for announcing election results before authorized returning Officers made them public.
He further added that 16 Broadcast Stations were given final warnings for various infringements. According to him, the NBC will monitor closely this weekend’s governorship and state house of assembly elections.