The agency published the list yesterday, saying it forbade the five songs to air on Nigeria, though the Federal Ministry of Health issued a tweet Friday, said that the video on “Wo” Olamide had violated the Tobacco Control Act 2015.
Tweeting information through its official Twitter page, the ministry said the video, which features scenes from the ghetto where youngsters see themselves smoking, has fostered secondary smoking.
This is not the first time an Olamide song will be banned by the regulatory agency. In 2016, just a few months after banning one of their songs, ‘Shakiti Bobo’, NBC also banned, ‘Do not Stop’, which is a track of Olamide’s fifth studio album, Eyan Mayweather, for his words Vulgar In defending the decision at that time, NBC said that the song was forbidden to be reproduced on the airwaves for its obscenity, indecent language, vulgar language, obscene and profane expressions.
Rapper Falz had also criticized Nigerian musicians who glamorized fraud with their lyrics in June, critics fans tried to be targeted at 9 years for” living things “.
The actor and rapper have said that the recent trend of catching Internet scammers in music is not helping future generations as youngsters begin to see this as a normal way of life. He recited personal experience of the challenges faced by Nigerians in other countries as a result of cybercrime.
Persons who produce or advertise promotional, promotional or sponsorship content will be sanctioned with a fine of not less than N3,000,000 and imprisonment for a period of not more than one year.
If the principles of tobacco control law are followed by him, then the rapper covers a risk of N3 million fine, a year in prison in the video “Wo.”