David Arin


DAILY COURIER – The Zamfara State Government has ordered the shutting down of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) Gusau and the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN)’s Pride FM for allegedly violating government order and journalism practice.


A statement issued by the Commissioner for Information, Ibrahim Dosara, said other media organisations sanctioned included Gamji TV, Gamji FM and Al umma TV which are privately operated.


Dosara said the closure of the stations was approved by the State Security Council.


According to him, the Commissioner of Police has been directed to arrest and prosecute personnel of the affected stations caught violating the order.