Covid-19

Global Call Out: COVID-19 takes its toll on independent media

It is essential that citizens have access to accurate, timely and independent news and information during crises and emergencies. Yet despite the current pandemic, journalists and media outlets face mounting threats in fulfilling this critical role.

Digital switchover in Nigeria hits another speed bump

Nigeria’s journey towards digital transition has faltered once more after missing another deadline. But the country aims to continue steps towards a digital future with a slower, phased switchover.

Nigeria ’s broadcasting commission clamps down on licence fees

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) of Nigeria has issued a stern warning to broadcasters with outstanding licence fees, threatening them with sanctions and shutdown if they do not comply.

media freedom

Nigerian public media should be independent to promote democracy

Attahiru Jega, former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), talked about the current state of public broadcasting in Nigeria, calling for structural changes.

Nigeria moves towards broadcast digitalisation with the hope of creating new jobs

The move from analogue to digital broadcasting in Nigeria would create new career opportunities and help with fighting piracy, said the government.

John Momoh appointed Chairman of BON

PMA congratulates John Momoh, Chairman of Channels Media Group on his appointment as Chairman of the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria.

Broadcast moves archive

From our Archive: High-level appointments and departures in public radio and television