Broadcast In Brief


- Two channels on the platform of Nigeria's indigenous satellite pay TV operator, HiTV, have been nominated for the prestigious the Hot Bird TV. The two channels with virtually all-Nigerian contents Nigezie and Hi Nolly - are among the 38 satellite TV channels broadcasting in a total of 13 languages that were nominated for this year's TV Awards.

- The multi million naira digital FM radio station recently constructed by the Yobe State government will hit the air waves soon, the new FM station was meant to provide wider coverage of government activities and would give opportunities for people in the 17 local government areas of the state to express their views on how government could deliver services.State government officials said the FM station would have a 50 kilowatt transmitter that would ensure timely dissemination of news and programmes to the people and that the waves of the station would transcend the borders of Yobe State which would enable people in neighbouring states and some parts of the Chad and Cameroon Repu-blics to listen to its programmes.

- Cameroon’s Radio Yemba and Dschang University Radio are to merge their programming.