NBC Fines Arise TV N2m Over Report On Tinubu

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Arise TV has been fined N2 million by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC).

NBC said it fined Arise Television over a fake report about the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu.

The TV station had aired a report that the Independent National Broadcasting Commission (INEC) was investigating Tinubu’s alleged crime bordering on narcotics and illicit drugs.

A statement purportedly issued by the INEC had gone viral on social media but the electoral body, on Saturday debunked the report, saying it was a handiwork of mischiefs.

Arise TV had on Sunday apologized to Tinubu and INEC for misleading the general public.

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According to The Nation, the television station was fined N2m for breaching the broadcasting code.

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