The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has issued a ‘Not To Be Broadcast’ (NTBB) warning against rapper Olamide’s hit song ‘Science Student‘.
NBC proscribed the song from being broadcast on all radio and television stations.
Confirming the news, The Head of Public Affairs, NBC, Hajia Maimuna Jimada told Tribune that the song was not out-rightly banned but prohibited from being played on local stations for public consumption.
“NBC does not ban music. Our mandate is on what goes on Radio and TV. Olamide’s Science Student has been declared ‘Unfit for broadcast’. She further went on to mention that the song’s subtle promotion of illegal drugs was the main reason for declaring it unlawful as she issued a stern warning to all broadcasting houses; We have communicated all our licensees for compliance or they will face sanctions”.
Though Olamide has explained severally that his latest smash hit song “Science Students” is aimed at fighting drug abuse.