The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has issued warning to broadcasters in Nigeria.
This was made known in a statement on Friday.
“On this day the National Broadcasting Commission again emphasis the need for Broadcasters to adhere strictly to Areas of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code that deals with music and musical contents.”
“Section 18.104.22.168 states that for the purpose of free to air terrestrial broadcast: Nigerian music shall constitute 80 percent of all music broadcast, for purposes of royalties, a broadcaster shall maintain an accurate log of every music broadcasts and retain it for at least three months.”
“A broadcaster shall exhibit responsibility, good taste and decency in the choice of music, which in any case, shall not contain lewd, profane, indecent or vulgar expressions, professionalism and good judgment shall be employed in the use a musical as a bridge”
“Music is a unifying force, hence It can bring together citizens or tear apart society. It can mould our youths or destroy their minds. Broadcasters must be cautious,” NBC warned.