July 14, 2015 – NBC Blocks Radio Biafra Transmission Signals, Nigerian FG Bans Station, Declares Sponsors Wanted
Radio Biafra Banned In Nigeria For Inciting War With Seditious Content, Nnamdi Kanu Declared Wanted
The FG said today that it has blocked the illegal transmission signals of Radio Biafra.
According to Folasade Esan, The Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Information, Radio Biafra had been operating on the Nigerian airwaves without a license for several years.
She said Buhari has been briefed on the illegal activities of the radio station.
“We also gave a report on (Radio Biafra) that because right now the signals from Radio Biafra have been jammed. The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has successfully jammed that. The NBC is also working with security operatives to get those that are behind that radio because it is an illegal radio. “It is not licensed by anybody to be on Nigeria’s airwaves. – Folashade added
Radio Biafra that started by a UK-based Nigerian man, Nnamdi Kanu few years ago has been operating from an unknown location in River States for many years.
The station is popularly for inciting war.
The Federal Government has declared the sponsors of Radio Biafra wanted.
As at the time of this report, Radio Biafra station in Abia is still live.