Nigeria: NBC Fines Radio Station For Airing Falz, Olamide, Wande Coal's Songs

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This is Nigeria by Falz

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has fined a media station in Jos for airing Nigerian songs which they claim contains “vulgar and indecent music lyrics”.

The songs listed are Falz “This is Nigeria”, Olamide “See Mary, See Jesus” and Wande Coal’s “Iskaba”.

The offensive lyrics are as follows:

  • Falz- This is Nigeria–  This is Nigeria, look how we living now, everybody be criminal
  • Wande Coal- IskabaGirl you dey make me kolo, shaking the ass like kolo
  • Olamide- See Mary, See Jesus– Casual use of the names of “Mary” and “Jesus

In the letter addressed to JODAJ Global Communications Ltd, they stated that the media station pay the fine of N100,000 according to section 14.1.4.1a.

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