Nigeria’s Broadcasting Commission Wants Us To Call Bullets, Groundnuts, Call Gunshots, Fireworks—Shehu Sani Slams New Directive

A former Kaduna Central Senator, Shehu Sani, has condemned the directive from the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) instructing tv and radio stations to cease divulging particulars of their studies in regards to the actions of bandits, kidnappers and insurgents within the nation.

Shehu Sani whereas reacting to the directive, wrote on his Twitter web page, ”When you see bullets on the bottom, NBC needs you to say it’s groundnuts.

Nigeria's Broadcasting Commission Wants Us To Call Bullets, Groundnuts, Call Gunshots, Fireworks—Shehu Sani Slams New Directive 2

”When you hear gunshots, NBC needs you to say it’s fireworks. When you see blood, they need you to say it’s lipsticks. When you see bandits, they need you to say it’s masquerade.”

NBC had given a brand new directive to media retailers to use warning of their reportage, saying too many particulars might negatively have an effect on the efforts of safety businesses preventing insurgency within the nation.

“The Commission, therefore, urged broadcasters to collaborate with the government by not giving details of either the security issues or victims of these security challenges so as not to jeopardise the efforts of the Nigerian soldiers and other security agents,” the order learn.

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Nigeria's Broadcasting Commission Wants Us To Call Bullets, Groundnuts, Call Gunshots, Fireworks—Shehu Sani Slams New Directive

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