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Nigerian novelist and ‘Blood Sisters’ director Biyi Bandele passes on

Joy Online 11 Aug 2022
Novelist, playwright, and filmmaker, Biyi Bandele, has died. A statement released by his family on Monday said he died on Sunday in Lagos. He was 54 ... View this post on Instagram ... He directed FELAFather of Afrobeat (2018), a TV special documentary for the BBC; and his self-produced TV-Movie documentary, Africa States of Independence (2010) ... .

Blind Ambition review – a fine vintage: four refugees become world-class sommeliers

The Guardian 10 Aug 2022
Well-balanced documentary of four young men who escaped Zimbabwe’s crisis of 2008 to become entrants in France’s World Blind Wine Tasting Championships It’s impossible not to smile along with this feelgood documentary about four Zimbabwean ...

SERAP, CJID Sue Buhari, Wants N5m Fine on Trust TV, Others Reversed

This Day 08 Aug 2022
“An order of court setting aside of the fine of N5 million imposed by the Defendants, through the 3rd Defendant, each on Trust TV, Multichoice Nigeria Limited, TelCom Satellite Limited (TSTV) and NTA-Startimes Limited for televising the documentary by the British Broadcasting CorporationBBC Africa Eye” titled “Bandits Warlords of Zamfara.

BON, NGE, MRA Ask FG to Reverse N5m Fine on MultiChoice, Trust TV, Others

This Day 07 Aug 2022
The NBC imposed a fine of N5 million each on MultiChoice Nigeria Limited, owners of DStv; NTA-Startimes Limited; and TelCom Satellite Limited (TSTV) for airing a BBC Africa Eye documentary, which “glorified the activities of Bandits and undermines National Security in Nigeria.”.

The Bandit Warlords of Zamfara

This Day 06 Aug 2022
On Monday, July 25, 2022, BBC Africa Eye, a program of the British Broadcasting Corporation, released a documentary titled ‘The Bandit warlords of Zamfara.” For the first time since Zamfara State became the loose cannon of the terrorists threatening to rip up the Giant of Africa, the heart of the darkness was laid bare.

Nigerian authorities fine 4 broadcasters over reporting on security issues

CPJ 05 Aug 2022
The Inside Story,” and fined the other three outlets for airing a July 28 documentary by the BBC Africa Eye program, “Bandit Warlords of Zamfara,” according to the regulator’s press release, signed by the commission’s director general, Balarabe Shehu Ilelah.

Nigeria Fines Broadcasters Over BBC Bandit Documentary

Voa News 05 Aug 2022
The fines related to the BBC Africa Eye documentary "Bandit Warlords of Zamfara", which interviewed bandit leaders and victims to look at the roots of violence by armed gangs in northwest Zamfara state. Local Trust TV was also fined five million naira ($12,000) by the commission for its documentary entitled.

Don’t Gag the Media, Sanwo-Olu Tells Politicians

This Day 05 Aug 2022
The NBC had announced in a statement on August 3, that it had sanctioned Multichoice Nigeria Limited, owners of DSTV; TelCom Satellite Limited (TSTV); and NTA Startimes Limited for airing a documentary by the BBC Africa Eye, titled ‘Bandits Warlords of Zamfara,’ which ...

NBC Fines DSTV, TSTV, NTA, Trust TV N20m over Documentary on Banditry

This Day 04 Aug 2022
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has imposed a fine of N5 million each on Multichoice Nigeria Limited, owners of DSTV, TelCom Satellite Limited (TSTV) and NTA-Startimes Limited for broadcasting a documentary by the BBC Africa Eye titled, “Bandits Warlords of Zamfara.”.

Nigeria fines Multichoice Nigeria and other broadcasters over BBC bandit docu

Eye Witness News 04 Aug 2022
The fines related to the BBC Africa Eye documentary "Bandit Warlords of Zamfara", which interviewed bandit leaders and victims to look at the roots of violence by armed gangs in northwest Zamfara state ... .

Egypt to raise ticket price of trains, metro by 25% in August 2022 to pay back debts

Egypt Today 02 Aug 2022
A documentary was displayed on the “Egyptian railways” which is one of the oldest railways in Africa and the Middle East and the second around the world after the British ones. The documentary made clear that the first railway line was established in Egypt between Cairo and Alexandria.

Cricket legends join family at service for ‘Mr Yorkshire’ Harry Gration

Belfast Telegraph 01 Aug 2022
Gration died suddenly last month ... PA. / ... He became a Yorkshire institution after fronting the BBC’s Look North programme between 1982 and 2020 in a career spanning more than 40 years ... PA ... He covered nine Olympic Games for the BBC and won two Royal Television Society (RTS) awards for his sports documentaries. White Rose In Africa in 1992 and Dickie Bird ... .

IPC Expresses Worry over FG’s Threat to Sanction BBC, Trust TV

This Day 31 Jul 2022
The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, on July 28, 2022, said, “the federal government was aware of the unprofessional documentary by the BBC Africa Eye, where interviews were granted to bandit warlords and terror gangs, thereby allegedly promoting terror in the country.”.

Between Reporting and Propagating Terror

This Day 30 Jul 2022
By not upholding the same standards as they would in the UK, in their work in Nigeria, the BBC Africa Eye producers in their latest documentary ... The BBC Africa Eye documentaries series have been designed specifically for release on social media platforms (Facebook and YouTube).

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