NBC Bans Falz ‘This is Nigeria’ & Wande Coal’s ‘Iskaba’
National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has declared some Nigerian songs unfit for airplay,They said the song contains vulgar lyrics, song affected are the likes of Falz’s song “This is Nigeria” & Wande Coal’s “Iskaba”.
This was made known on Twitter by broadcaster, Folaranmi Folayan, who shared the picture of a letter the NBC sent to a radio station for airing the song.
Apparently Falz’s line “this is Nigeria; look how we living now. everybody be criminal” has been flagged “vulgar” and the song is now declared “unfit for radio”.
See why sometimes I can’t blame our musicians if they choose to give social commentary a wide berth? pic.twitter.com/7bp3ZENluK
— Folaranmi Folayan (@TheFavoredWoman) August 9, 2018