25 local and foreign famous songs have been reportedly banned by The Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) for containing obscene lyrics and visuals. Artistes ‘affected’ include Davido, D’banj, Olamide, Timaya, Wizkid, Skukin Olu Maintain, Phyno, Rihanna, Miley Cyrus, 2Chainz to mention a few. A circular has reportedly been issued to media houses to its effect.

LIST OF BANNED SONGS
(1) Ukwu – Timaya
(2) Coupe Dekale – Minjin
(3) Oluwa loni disco – Quest
(4) Voom Va – Skuki
(5) Ngelele Dance – Baby Rhymz
(6) Birthday- 2chainz
(7) Jack Sparrow – Rayce
(8) Your Number – Ayo Jay
(9) Caro – Wizkid
(10) Wrecking ball – Miley Cyrus
(11) Thirsty for you – Ash Hamman
(12) Voice of the street -Olamide
(13) Pour It Up – Rihanna
(14) Kosere – LNC
(15) Paper Remix – Sheyman
(16) Nawti – Olu Maintain
(17) Sunmomi – Shaydee,
(18) Ice – Kelly Rowland
(19) Sexy Ladies – Timaya
(20) Stupid Love – Olamide
(21) Tony Montana – D’banj
(22) Ghost mode – Phyno
(23) Gobe – Davido
(24) Afefe – Dr Sid
(25) The Matter – Maleek Berry