Why channels, AIT & Arise TV were sanctioned. – NBC

The decision to fine some TV stations is due to the fact that they were guilty of playing a part in the escalation of protest and. Violence across Nigeria though in the early stages the coverage was largely fair and balanced but they got carried away at the later stages when there was a wide spread of violence, destruction and looting across the country.

Channels Tv, African independent Television (AIT) and Arise TV have all been found guilty and fined three million naira (₦3m) each. They were also advised to verify the source of their news before broadcasting.

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