AIT, Raypower engage NBC to resolve revoked licences



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DAAR Communications PLC, the parent company of Africa Independent Television and Raypower Networks, has said that it is in talks with the National Broadcasting Commission to resolve its licence issue.

The NBC had revoked operating licences of AIT, Raypower and those of 50 other broadcast stations across the country and gave them 24 hours to shut down operations.

Addressing the press in Abuja on Friday, Director General of the Commission, Balarabe Shehu Ilelah, said the 52 affected stations had been owing since 2015, amounting to about N2.6 billion debt.

DAAR Communications PLC in a terse statement on Friday signed by AIT Editor, Terverr Tyav, assured members of the public that the company was engaging with the NBC to resolve the issue.

“The Board and Management of DAAR Communications PLC, assures audiences of AIT and Raypower of engagement with NBC towards resolving the issue,” the statement which was posted on AIT website read.