NBC bans airing of "unworthy songs" waxed by Olamide, Davido & 9ice


Although the commission did not, according to the reports, give specific reasons for banning the songs, many felt the decision might have been influenced by a recent reaction from the Federal Ministry of Health to the music video of Olamide's new song.

This is the second time in two years that the pair of Olamide and Davido would have their songs banned on air by the NBC.

Their announcement is coming four days after the Federal Ministry of Health in a post on Twitter informed that the video for Olamide's latest track "Wo" is in violation of the Tobacco Control Act 2015.

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"This is our position: the video contravenes the Act".

Meanwhile, if Olamide is charged and convicted he will be charged fifty thousand or spend six months behind bars because, Section 9 of the Nigeria Tobacco Control Act 2015, once convicted, offenders are liable to a fine of at least N50, 000 and/or six months' imprisonment.

"The video promoting a unsafe habit encourages second-hand smoking. Innocently or otherwise, Tobacco Promotion Advertising Sponsorship is banned in all forms".

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The record is one of five songs which has been tagged by the NBC as "Not to be Broadcasted".

"No person shall engage or participate in any tobacco advertising, promotion or sponsorship as a media or event organizer, celebrity or other participant".

Rapper Falz had also in June, criticised Nigerian musicians who glamourise fraud with their lyrics, a criticism fans took to be directed at 9ice for "Living Things".

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