BREAKING: PMB Approves 159 New Radio And Television Stations

BREAKING: PMB Approves 159 New Radio And Television Stations——-The number one citizen of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has granted approval to 159 companies, communities and institutions of higher learning to operate radio and television stations.

The Genius Media Nigeria reports that this was made known by Malam Balarabe Ilelah, the Director-General, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), on Tuesday in Abuja.

BREAKING: PMB Approves 159 New Radio And Television Stations

Ilelah said, “Following the approval granted by the president, NBC has released the list of 159 licenses granted to companies, communities and institutions of higher learning.

“The commission was established by the NBC ACT, Cap. N11, Laws of the Federation 2004 with the mandate to regulate and control broadcasting in Nigeria.

“Today, there are a total of 625 functional broadcast stations in Nigeria.’’

Ilelah disclosed that the newly-approved licenses were the Prospective Union of Reno People (Radio), the Federal Polytechnic Ilaro (Radio), Smile Community Radio Initiative and International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Radio.

According to him, others are Independent Television, Prince Media Network, Jamkat Integrity Investment Ltd., Dudu African Broadcasting Communications Ltd., Galaxy Television Radio, Hikima Media Services, H-i Fidelity Communications, B360 Nigeria Ltd., Communication Faculties Ltd., Art Broadcasting Company, Hamdana Media, Sunshine Radio, Blue Print Newspapers Ltd., NV Broadcasting Company Ltd., Godfrey Okoye University Radio, and others.

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