The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, Thursday suspends the operating license of the Daar Communications PLC, operator of AIT and Ray Power.
Announcing the decision in Abuja, the Director General of the NBC, Dr. Modibbo Kawu said the decision was taken for the persistent violation of 2004 broadcasting Code, following persistent warning to the company to tow the line of caution.
He said the suspension stands till further notice, noting that the decision was not taken on partisan consideration.
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Nollywood Actress Patience Oseni Is Dead
Veteran Nollywood actress, Patience Oseni has died.
The actress died on Monday, February 17, 2020, in Calabar, Cross River State. Her daughter, Augusta Akomolafe confirmed the actress’ death to the National President of AGN, Ejezie Emeka Rollas.
Oseni was a member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) and the organization is mourning her demise.
Pamo University Of Medical Sciences Commissions Nyesom Wike Academic Building
In recognition of the outstanding contributions of the Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike to the rapid development of Pamo University of Medical Sciences (PUMS), the institution on Monday commissioned the Nyesom Wike Academic Building.
The Commissioning which was performed by the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal was witnessed by Former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), Adamawa State Governor, Umaru Fintiri, Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, Founder of PUMs and Former Rivers State Governor, Dr Peter Odili, the First Lady of of Niger State, Hajia Amina Bello, officials of National Universities and Minister of Labour, Dr Chris Ngige.
Commissioning the building, Sokoto State Governor, Aminu commended the Rivers State Governor for his commitment to the infrastructural development of the state.
He lauded the Rivers State Governor for his investment and support to the Pamo University of Medical Sciences, which will help in the grooming of quality medical professionals.
He said: “We thank the Rivers State Governor for his support to this very important university founded by Dr Peter Odili. This support is clear and we are happy with it.
The Sokoto State Governor prayed God to grant Governor Wike the wisdom to continue to administer a complex state like Rivers.
In his remarks, Former Rivers State Governor and founder of PUMs, Dr Peter Odili described the occasion as historic. He said that the occasion marks the opening of PUMs Administrative Block.
He urged all stakeholders to thank the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for his determined and consistent contributions to the growth of the school.
He said: “Due to the support of the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, the school has been able to surmount the challenges of development, leading to the Nyesom Wike Academic Building.”
Dr Peter Odili informed that the Nyesom Wike Academic building has four lecture halls, 36 offices for relevant staff and four ultra-modern laboratories for causes for the third year of the institution and clinical courses.
He said with his interaction with other key stakeholders of university education, the contributions of Governor Wike remains unprecedented.
The Founder of PUMs, Dr Peter Odili thereafter led other stakeholders on a tour of the Nyesom Wike Academic Building.
BREAKING: Court Bars INEC From Deregistering 31 Political Parties
Justice Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court, Abuja has restrained Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from deregistering 31 political parties.
Justice Chikere, in her ruling, said having failed to counter the application by the applicants, the affected political parties had the legal right which must be protected.
In an interlocutory motion with suit number: FHC//ABJ/ CS/444/19 between Advanced Congress of Democratic (ACD) and 2 others Vs. Attorney General of the Federation and another (INEC), the applicants had on Oct. 30, 2019, approached the court.
INEC had, on Feb. 6, deregistered 74 political parties . (NAN)