The National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC)has tagged five Nigerian songs as “Not to be Broadcasted.”The corporation released the list, saying it has banned the 5 songs from being aired.
The songs are: Olamide‘s “Wo” and “Wavy Level“;Davido‘s “Fall” and “If(Remix)“; and9ice‘s “Living Things.”
The Federal Ministry of Health had in a tweet on Friday said that the video to Olamide’s “Wo” is in violation of the Tobacco Control Act 2015.
The public is informed of the dangerous public health content & violation ofTobacco Ctrl Act 2015 in “Wo” by@olamide_YBNL#ClearTheAirpic.twitter.com/oVlUI976yJ— Health Ministry NGR (@Fmohnigeria)August 18, 2017
Rapper Falz had also in June criticized musicians who glamorize fraud with their lyrics, a criticism fans took to be directed at 9ice for “Living Things.”