Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation has said that the recent ban placed on some of Nigerian artistes music video is in order as those videos flouted the laid-down procedures.
A release from the regulation body says the videos have been banned for different reasons and they are expected to be taken off every local television stations only.
Some of the videos classified as ‘not to be broadcast in whole or in part’, were banned for different reasons.
The videos include and the reasons are as follows:
1. Tillaman ft. Vector- Koma Roll (contains erotic and suggestive dance steps)
2. Wande Coal- Go Low (scenes of nudity in the video)
3. D’Prince – Take Banana (contains erotic, vulgar words and suggestive dance styles)
4. Flavour- Shake (vulgar and suggestive dance steps)
5. Goldie- Ski Bobo (featuring a minor with suggestive and immoral dance steps)
6. Chuddy K- Brazilian Hair (features children and ladies with suggestive and erotic dance steps)
7. Timaya- Shake your Bum bum erotic and suggestive dance steps with vulgar lyrics.
8. Psquare- Alingo (erotic scenes at the end of the musical videos).
In a swift response to the ban, some of the artistes involved employed different means of communication to condemn the development.
Responding to the development, P-square through their publicist, Bayo Adetutu said, “we also just saw the story online this morning and we do not think that the NBC’s ban is justifiable.”
Mavin Records’ artiste, D’Prince on the other hand responded via twitter this afternoon.
He said: “Apparenty NBC has banned Take Banana video and some others? Oh well more videos in works.”
Also, rising afro-hip hop star, Tillaman said whose video, Koma Roll was banned said: “So they banned my Koma Roll video… We ain’t letting this stop us! Expect our reply coming up in a bit.”
KCEE of the defunct pop group, KC Presh tweeted, “I think we have some drunk people working in NBC, what’s wrong with the videos they just banned?”