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Baba-Ahmed: Tinubu petitions NBC to sanction Channels TV

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Within the petition, Tinubu accused the station of failing to warning the visitor for making unguarded feedback concerning the February twenty fifth, 2023 Presidential elections.

Tinubu alleges that in an interview with the Vice Presidential candidate of the Labour Celebration, Datti Baba-Ahmed, the channel breached broadcasting rules.

The petition was signed by Bayo Onanuga, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential marketing campaign council Director of Media and Publicity, and is dated March thirtieth, 2023.


Tinubu particularly accused Baba-Ahmed of creating a number of feedback attacking the integrity of the February twenty fifth, 2023 Presidential elections, and criticising Tinubu’s emergence as President-elect.

Tinubu asserts that the host of the present ought to have cautioned Baba-Ahmed for making such unguarded feedback and that for failing to take action, the station must be sanctioned.

The petition cites numerous sections of the Nigerian Broadcasting Code sixth version to assist Tinubu’s request for sanctions on Channels TV. It notes that Baba Ahmed’s feedback on the present had been subversive, divisive, and inflammatory.

He advised that the INEC certificates of return issued to Tinubu was a “dud cheque” and null and void, and that if “President Buhari ought to hand over to the President-elect by twenty ninth Could, that will be the top of democracy.

Tinubu alleges that such statements violate the NBC Code and shouldn’t be allowed to air.