Despite Olamide’s effort to change the perception of Science Student from the reality of promoting drug abuse to a vague campaign against drug abuse, the Nigerian Broadcasting Cooperation last week served a Not-To-Be-Broadcast warning to all local radio and TV stations over the hit single. Did you see this coming?
According to the NBC’s Head of Public Affairs Hajia Maimuna Jihada, the content of the song is deemed unfit for public consumption due to the subtle promotion of illegal drugs and out rightly banned. Why did NBC have to wait for 18 days before doing the needful?
|Songs||Release Date||Date Of Ban|
|Living Things by 9ice||16th November 2016||
27th August 2017
|If by Davido||17th February 2017|
|Wavy Level by Olamide||24th May 2017|
|Fall by Davido||2 June 2017|
|Wo by Olamide||7th August 2017|
|Science Student by Olamide||11th January 2018||29th of January 2018|
27th of August 2017, it will be recalled that NBC put out a list of songs banned from public consumption. Checking the gap between the date of release and date of ban, should NBC’s ban still make the news? Express your passion in the comment session