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NBC Holds Talks With CNG, DSTV, On Inclusion Of Northern Based Television Channels


A statement from the CNG spokesmen, Suleiman Abdul-Azeez, observed that the Coalition of Northern Groups had fruitful meeting with officials of the Multichoice operators of DSTV/GOTV brokered by the Director General of the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission to settle the issue of non-inclusion of northern based television channels on the DSTV platform.
He explained that the meeting held at the boardroom of the Commission, had in attendance all NBC managenent officials, top national officials of the CNG and representatives of DSTV.
The statement added, “The Multichoice appreciated the decent intervention of the CNG and assured that eligible and interested northern based television channels would be considered on board the DSTV.”
A lt noted that acknowledging the prompt response to its representations by the NBC, the northern coalition drew a link between the current security situation to lack of credible communication in the languages understand by natives and called the attention of Multichoice to the huge responsibility falling on it.