The National Broadcasting Corporation, NBC, has threatened to shutdown a programme on Africa Independent Television, AIT, with claims that they air offensive and divisive contents.

According to a letter obtained by pressmen, the programme NBC are threatening to shut down is Kaakaki which airs in the morning on AIT.



The news is coming few months after the founder of Daar communications, the parent company of AIT, Raymond Dokpesi, was released from detention, after he was yesterday arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja.

Raymond Dokpesi was arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, after returning from a medical trip in Dubai.

AIT, which announced the arrest, quoted an immigration officer as saying Dokpesi is on the federal government’s security watchlist and that there were instructions from above to arrest him on arrival.

Sharing the update of his release, AIT wrote on Twitter;

UPDATE: Media magnate, Raymond Dokpesi, has been released after over an hour of detention at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, on Friday afternoon.
Chief @RaymondADokpesi was detained on his return from a medical treatment /operation at the American Hospital Dubai, by a security operative who said he had orders from above.

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