Naz Onuzo, a movie producer, has expressed reservations about the amendments in the sixth edition of the broadcast code recently released by the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC), saying they are unenforceable.
The proposed amendments were recently released to the public, following recommendations of the committee on the reform of the NBC.
Certain provisions of the amendment to the code, particularly sections 9.0.1 to 9.0.3 – proscribe exclusivity, compel content sub-licensing to competitors and empower the NBC to determine sub-licensing fees to other broadcasters, including direct competitors. Also, sections 6.2.5 and 6.2.6 also mandate sports broadcasters to sub-license…
Source: Nigerian Tribune