EndSARS: PDP condemns NBC clampdown on AIT, Channels, others
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the clampdown on major broadcast stations including AIT, Channels and ARISE TV by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government, over their reportage of the EndSARS protest in various parts of the country.The PDP said that the rush to impose monetary fines on the television stations by the National Broadcast Commission (NBC), smacked of a fresh attempt to further gag the media, suppress free speech and Nigerians access to information.“Indeed, this clampdown on broadcast stations, if anything, has heightened widespread public apprehe...
Whitmer asks Trump to 'bring the heat down,' says he's inciting 'domestic terrorism'
DETROIT — A day after President Donald Trump prompted “lock her up” chants against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in Muskegon, Whitmer implored the president and other officials to “bring the heat down.”Whitmer told NBC’s “Meet the Press” that the chant, which usually was reserved for former Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, was “incredibly disturbing” as it came 10 days after state and federal officials unveiled charges in an alleged attempt to kidnap the governor, storm the Capitol and incite civil war.Whitmer, national campaign chair for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, ...
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Joe Biden Beats Out Donald Trump In Town Hall Ratings
On Thursday night, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and President Donald Trump held separate town hall discussions in lieu of the scheduled debate. According to official Nielsen numbers, ABC News’ The Vice-President and the People received higher ratings than NBC’s town hall for Trump. Fourteen million people tuned in to ABC to watch the former vice president speak, only 13.5 million listened to the president on NBC, MSNBC and CNBC combined. However, Biden’s stronger viewership may also be indicative of MSNBC’s more liberal audience choosing not to watch the president.Trump’s town h...
NBC reaffirms commitment to youth thriving in business
The Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) has unveiled Nigeria Business League for Youth as a demonstration of its commitment to supporting the thriving of Nigerian youths in business.The League is the private sector player’s initiative to blot out obstacles impeding opportunities for youth in the country to succeed in their chosen career paths.It was unveiled during the NBC’s 2020 Youth Summit themed ‘Positioning for the New Global Economy’, with Sunday Dare, the minister of Youth and Sports Development as the keynote speaker and Ibukun Awosika, chairman, FirstBank of Nigeria and Jimi Tewe, a trans...
APCON, NBC agree to tackle age-long media industry debt
The Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) and National Broadcasting Commission ( NBC), the two government agencies regulating advertising practice and the broadcast media respectiviely have agreed to collaborate in ensuring the resolution of the age-long industry debt, adherence to advertising code among other critical industry issues. This was part of the agreement reached during the courtesy visit of APCON management to the leadership of NBC.The APCON Registrar/ Chief Executive, Olalekan Fadolapo recently met with the Acting Director General of the National Broadcasting Commis...
APCON, NBC to collaborate on advertising code, media debts
THE Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) and National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) have agreed to collaborate in ensuring the resolution of the age-long industry debt, adherence to advertising code among other critical industry issues.The APCON Registrar/Chief Executive, Dr. Olalekan Fadolapo recently met with the Acting Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission, Professor Armstrong Idachaba to seek collaboration and promote policies that will improve the advertising industry and strengthen intersectoral relationship.Fadolapo who hinted on the plan by APCON to d...
NBC Reaches Settlement With Gabrielle Union Toxic Work Place Accusations On ‘America’s Got Talent’
Gabrielle Union has reached a settlement with NBC over accusations she made last year around the time of her firing from America’s Got Talent (AGT). Union had decided to go on record and condemn the instances of racism and unsanitary working conditions that she allegedly faced while as a judge.A joint statement was released this week regarding the outcome of talks spawned after Union’s filing of a harassment complaint against AGT earlier in June that was due to her termination from the talent show last year. Representatives for both Union and NBC stated, “We’ve reached an amicable resolution. ...
Biden to visit with Haitians, Hispanics in Miami Monday ahead of NBC town hall
MIAMI — Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will visit Little Haiti and Little Havana ahead of a Monday evening NBC town hall event near downtown Miami, his campaign announced Sunday.The former vice president and his wife, Jill Biden, are scheduled to visit the Little Haiti Cultural Center in the mid-afternoon, according to his schedule. Then they will head to Little Havana to talk about Biden’s “Build Back Better” campaign platform — rebranded “Reconstruir Mejor” in recognition of the majority-Hispanic neighborhood.After that, Jill Biden will head to Boca Raton in Palm Beach County for ...