NBC shuts down AIT, Silverbird, 50 others over failure to renew license

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The National Broadcasting Commission – NBC has revoked and deactivated Silverbird TV, AIT, Raypower FM, Rhythm FM and many others from being on air over debt they owed the Federal Government to the tune of N2.6 billion.

The Director General of the NBC Mallam Balarabe Shehu has directed State offices of the Commission to liaise with security agencies to ensure they shut down of the operation of these stations within the next 24 hours for failure to renew their broadcasting licenses.

The broadcasting stations affected are:

  1. Rhythm FM (Silverbird Communications Ltd) FM Abuja
  2. Rhythm FM (Silverbird Communications Ltd) FM Lagos
  3. Rhythm FM (Silverbird Communications Ltd) FM Yenagoa
  4. Rhythm FM (Silverbird Communications Ltd) FM Port Harcourt
  5. Rhythm FM (Silverbird Communications Ltd) FM Jos
  6. Rhythm FM (Silverbird Communication Ltd) Benin
  7. AIT/Ray Power FM (DAAR Communication ltd) Network
  8. Greetings FM (Greetings Media Ltd)
  9. FM Network Tao FM (Ovidi Communications Ltd)
  10. FM Okene, Zuma FM (Zuma FM Ltd)
  11. FM Suleja Crowther FM (Crowther Communications Ltd) FM Abuja
  12. We FM (Kings Broadcasting Ltd)
  13. FM Benin Linksman International Itd
  14. Keffi Bomay Broadcasting Services Ltd Abuja
  15. MITV (Murhi International Group Ltd) Ibadan
  16. Classic FM (Pinkt Nigeria Ltd) Port-Harcourt
  17. Classic FM (Pinkt Nigeria Ltd) Lagos
  18. Classic TV (Pinkt Nigeria Ltd) Lagos
  19. Beat FM (Megalectrics LTD) Lagos
  20. Cooper Communications Ltd Lagos
  21. Splash FM (West Midlands Ltd) Ibadan
  22. Osun State Broadcasting Corporation
  23. Rock City FM (Boot Communications Ltd) Abeokuta
  24. Family FM (Kalaks Investments Nig. Ltd) Ilugun
  25. Space FM (Creazioni Nig. Ltd) Ibadan
  26. Radio Jeremi (Radio Jeremi Itd) Effurun
  27. Breeze FM (Bays Water Ltd) Akure
  28. Vibes FM (Vibes Communication Ltd) Benin
  29. Family Love FM (Multimesh Broadcasting Co. Ltd) Port-Harcourt
  30. Wave FM (South Atlantic Media Ltd)
  31. Kogi State Broadcasting Corporation
  32. Kwara State Broadcasting Corporation
  33. Niger State Broadcasting Corporation
  34. Gombe State Broadcasting Corporation
  35. Lagos State Broadcasting Corporation
  36. Ogun State Broadcasting Corporation
  37. Ondo State Broadcasting Corporation
    38: Rivers State Broadcasting Corporation
  38. Bayelsa State Broadcasting Corporation
  39. Cross River State Broadcasting Corporation
  40. Imo State Broadcasting Corporation
  41. Anambra State Broadcasting Corporation
  42. Borno State Broadcasting Corporation
  43. Yobe State Broadcasting Corporation
  44. Sokoto State Broadcasting Corporation
  45. Zamfara State Broadcasting Corporation
  46. Kebbi State Broadcasting Corporation
  47. Jigawa State Broadcasting Corporation
  48. Kaduna State Broadcasting Corporation
  49. Katsina State Broadcasting Corporation
  50. Lagos DSB
  51. Silverbird TV (Silverbird Communications Co. Ltd)
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