NBC SUSPENDS CHANNELS TV ‘POLITICS TODAY’ PROGRAMME, THREATEN SANCTIONS OVER INTERVIEW WITH IPOB LEADER

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has directed the suspension of Channels Television’s ‘Politics Today’, after a leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) was interviewed during the programme. In a letter addressed to the managing director of the TV station, Armstrong Idachaba, acting NBC director-general, said Emma Powerful, the IPOB spokesperson, made inciting comments without being cautioned during the programme. Idachaba added that the station is also liable to a suspension of its licence and a fine of N5 million for breaching the broadcasting code. However, the only…

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ARSENAL GREATS JOIN SPOTIFY BOSS DANIEL EK IN BID TO BUY CLUB

Daniel Ek, co-founder and chief executive of music streaming service Spotify, has declared his interest in buying Arsenal; fans have called on current owner Stan Kroenke to sell up in the wake of the failed European Super League breakaway A takeover of Arsenal by Swedish billionaire Daniel Ek will be ‘difficult’ but is ‘not impossible’, according to Sky Sports News reporter Kaveh Solhekol. The Swedish billionaire Daniel Ek is set to launch a takeover bid for Arsenal with the help of Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp and Patrick Vieira. Ek, co-founder…

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