Nigeria, Feb. 23 -- The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has asked the broadcasting stations across the nation to desist from announcing election results after voting until the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has made a formal announcement of the results.

The NBC also encouraged all broadcasters to adhere to the ethics and codes of the commission by making sure that commercials on its facilities 24 hours prior to election day or on election day are prohibited.

This was contained in a letter signed by Its Director Broadcast Monitoring, Francisca Aiyetan.

According to the letter titled "Countdown to 2023 General Elections: A Reminder" the NBC further advised broadcasters to end all partisan political programmes by ...