NBC bans broadcast of Olamide’s ‘Science Student’



The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has issued a ‘Not To Be Broadcast’ (NTBB) warning against rapper Olamide’s hit song ‘Science Student.’ Olamide a.k.a Baddo

NBC proscribed the song from being broadcast on all radio and television stations.

The Head of Public Affairs, NBC, Hajia Maimuna Jimada confirmed NBC’s stand on the trending song, stating that the regulatory body did not ban the song but considered it unfit for broadcast.

She told Tribune “NBC does not ban music. Our mandate is on what goes on Radio and TV. Olamide’s Science Student has been declared ‘Unfit for broadcast.’

“The profligate mention and the subtle promotion of illegal drugs declared the song unlawful.


“We have communicated all our licensees for compliance or they will face sanctions.”



Recall the rapper came out to respond to critics saying ‘Science Student’ was promoting drug abuse against youths.

“Since the release of #ScienceStudent, the support has been massive. As you are all sharing, dancing, singing along to this relatable music of mine, I want you all to take some time to reflect on the subject, say no to drug abuse. Don’t abuse alcohol. Stop mixing what you don’t know about. Live responsibly and drink responsibly. Don’t aspire the ‘highness state’ but a state of purpose fulfillment and passion discovery. Together let’s put an end to drug abuse and save as many lives as possible. The video will be out soon and I can’t wait for you all to see it. #SayNoToDrugAbuse#DrinkResponsibly #ScienceStudent” PLEASE HELP US AND KINDLY SHARE

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