Polio Workers Killing: NBC Withdraws Wazobia FM’s Broadcast License

Must Read

Chelsea Consolidates On 4th Spot With Victory Over Tottenham At Stamford Bridge

Chelsea moves 4 points away from fifth placed Tottenham after defeating the latter two goals to one at Stamford...

Hanan Buhari: I Didn’t Ask DSS To Arrest Man Using Phone Line I Previously Owned

Daughter of president Muhammadu Buhari, Hannah has vehemently denied asking the Department of State Services (DSS) to arrest and...

Insurgency: What I Told Leah Sharibu’s Father: Saraki

Former Senate President of Nigeria, Senator Bukola Saraki has revealed that he spoke to Daniel Sharibu, father of Leah...

Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 22nd February 2020

No Going Back On Social Media Regulation - Lia Mohammed The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has stated that the...

I Have No Intention Of Joining Coronavirus Infected APC: Fayose

Former governor of Ekiti state, Peter Ayodele Fayose has stated that he has no intention of joining the ruling...
Ardent Reader, News Freak, Socio-Political Commentator, Archaeologist & Pro-Democrat.

wazobia_fmFollowing the murder of about 9 female health workers by unknown gunmen in Kano state on Friday 8th February 2013, the Nigeria Broadcast Commission, yesterday, withdrew the station’s broadcast license.

The withdrawal of the license means that no fewer than 16 Journalists may have lost their job – the affected staff includes 9 presenters and 6 newsroom staff.

The station ran into troubled waters when it aired a controversial programme “Sanda Girma” which authorities claimed incited violence against the polio workers.

Presenter of the programme, Yakubu Musa, was reported to have said that immunization against polio was anti-Islam and part of a Western conspiracy to cause infertility.

The death of the health workers led to the arrest of two Wazobia FM journalists including the presenter and a news room staff, Malam Mubaraq, who were arraigned for their alleged role in the saga.

- Advertisement -
Ad ==> Discover how a young Nigerian graduate now makes a consistent 40k per week doing a legitimate online business. You too can start yours now, click here!!!


  1. ƒσя crying out sake. Hw can α̲̅ radio station air such program against Polio vaccination? Α̲̅ station that supposed T̅o enlighten the public better on the issue. Just wondered if some of this people working in sensitive areas are in deed educated nd enlightened.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -