Nigeria Broadcasting Corporation (NBC), had fined Channels TV, African Independent Television (AIT) and Arise TV a sum of 9million naira (3 million each)for covering the EndSARS protest. NBC termed the coverage as unverifiable footage.
In view of this, SERAP (Social Economic Rights and Accountability Project) has promised to sue NBC for the illegal sanction against independent TV stations. The actions of NBC has been termed as detrimental to freedom of expression and the media.
The body (SERAP) has promised to sue NBC if the fines are not withdrawn within 48 hours. They made this known via their Twitter handle yesterday 26th, October.