NBC Bans Wizkid, Olamide, Davido, Nicki Minaj And 14 Other Songs (Full List)

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By Pina Peters
The Nigerian government through the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC), has placed bans on some songs from airing on Broadcast Media.
Established on August 24, 1992, the NBC derives its powers from Act 38 of 1992 and Act 55 of 1999 as amended.

The songs that were banned include Wizkid‘s In My Bed, Fans Mi by Davido (featuring American rapper Meek Mill), Olamide‘s Shakiti Bobo and Iyanya‘s collaboration with Don JazzyGift

Others are
*Tony Montana – Naeto C Feat D’banj
*Oyari – Dr Sid and Tiwa Savage
*Gbese – Lil Kesh
*Ibadi – May D
*Tesojue –Reminisce,
*Yayo –Phyno,
*Lomo – Jhybo
NBC also banned 3 foreign songs: Nicki Minaj‘s Anaconda, Post to be by Omarion featuring Chris Brown and Jhene Aiko and Ghana’s Ace Hood’s collaboration with Rick Ross titled Bugatti.
Most of the banned songs are already big hits, and will continue to get played in night clubs, and on websites across the world.
They will also remain on cable platforms like Hip TV, MTV Base and Soundcity.
NBC memos to the station heads say the labelling reflects how the commission’s officers categorise the music.
Free-to-air channels are not allowed to broadcast music containing vulgar lyrics, obscene scenes and violence One particular instance, according to insiders, is Davido’s Fans Mi which the NBC believes is promoting ostentatious lifestyle, drug trafficking and indecent exposure.
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