President Muhammadu Buhari has approved 65 radio FM and digital television licenses across various sectors in the country.
Top amongst the beneficiaries were the Nigeria Police Force and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corp who acquired radio FM broadcasting license each, the Nigeria Customs Service (radio and television licenses), and Blueprint Newspapers which got approval of a free view digital terrestrial television license.
The other beneficiaries include: Rhola Vision Engineering Limited, Leadership Group, the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), amongst others.
The list of
the first batch of the FM Radio and Digital Television Broadcasting Licenses
was made available by the Assistant Director, Public Affairs, National
Broadcasting Commission, Ekanem Antia.
Commission said there were no available frequencies for assignment for Lagos