Lekki shooting: Nigeria sanctions Arise News, AIT, Channels TV over End SARS coverage


The federal government has slammed sanctions on some major broadcast stations.

Authorities are angry over their coverage of the Lekki shooting and reactions.

They were accused of playing a part in the escalation of the violence across Nigeria.

The National Broadcasting Station (NBC) announced the sanctions on Monday.

NBC fined Arise News, African Independent Television (AIT) and Channels Television between N2 million and N3 million respectively

The media houses have been covering the End SARS protests and the subsequent civil disorders in states.

Details soon…


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