The Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has sanctioned three major television stations.
This was announced by the Acting Director-General of the Commission, Armstrong Idachaba stating that these stations violated the broadcast code.
The TV stations involved are the Africa Independent Television (AIT), Arise Television, and Channels Television. Per a report by The Nation, these stations unverifiable online video footage on social media.
The report also revealed that the unverified footages were from the shooting incident that occurred at Lekki a few days ago
The acting-director also added that DAAR Communications will be fined separately for also using an unverifiable news coverage on the fire incident at the National Christian Centre.