National Broadcasting Commission Code

Dónde
Nigeria
When
2021
Quién
National Broadcasting Commission
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 
• Web/online broadcasting • Character of Local Content • Acquisition of Sports rights • Prohibition of exclusive licencing • Access for Pay TV Platforms
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 
Promoting Nigerian content has been succinctly stated and the requirements updated. Specifically, a broadcaster is now required to ensure that, its conceptualisation, production, target audience – which should be Nigeria - satisfies certain conjunctive conditions such as that the director(s) and author(s) of the programme should be Nigerian(s). The use of indigenous human resources in the broadcasting sector and increase advertising revenue for broadcast stations. Broadcasters or licensees are prohibited from entering into any form of agreement, concerted practices or taking any decision which have the objective of preventing competition in the broadcasting industry.
Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Nigerian Press Council
Public Sector
Nigeria Film and Video Censors Board
Public Sector
Nigeria Copyright Commission
Public Sector
Relevant Civil Society Organization
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
YES
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 
NBC Code is quite commendable in light of the need to encourage the use of indigenous human resources in the broadcasting sector and increase advertising revenue for broadcast stations. It is hoped that the Commission will rectify ambiguous/questionable provisions of the NBC Code or provide clarifications on same. Meanwhile, stakeholders in the broadcast industry should urgently seek legal advice on compliance with the provisions of the NBC Code as amended
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Dominios culturales
Medios de comunicación
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