On 23 October 2005, Nigeria's broadcasting regulatory agency, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), shut down the country's leading privately-owned radio and television group over alleged unprofessional coverage of an airliner crash in which 117 passengers and crew members died.

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Report Details

Report Type: Equipment Search Or Seizure
Location: FCT- Abuja
Victim: Daar Communications Limited, owners of Africa Independent Television (AIT) and RayPower FM Stations
Affiliation: Private broadcaster shut down over plane crash coverage
Assailant: National Broadcasting Commission (NBC)