Breaking: Buhari Clamps Down On Press Freedom, Shuts Down AIT, Ray Power

The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, Thursday suspended the operating license of the Daar Communications PLC, operator of AIT and RayPower following a directive from Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, according to sources.

According to the Director General of the NBC, Dr. Modibbo Kawu, 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.

Details later.

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