National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has released the list of the 159 licenses granted to companies, communities, and institutions of higher learning.
The NBC, in a statement signed by its Director-General, Balarabe Ilelah, on September 4, 2021, reiterated that the Commission was established by the NBC ACT, Cap. N11, Laws of the Federation 2004 with the mandate to regulate and control the broadcasting Industry.
The broadcasting regulatory body noted that it has successfully carried out its primary functions of licensing, monitoring, and regulating the entire broadcasting industry in Nigeria in the past 29 years of its existence.
According to the commission, Nigeria currently has a total of 625 functional broadcast stations.