The Economic and Financial Crimes
Commission, EFCC, Benin zonal office, has
arrested eight officials of pay television
operators, Communication Trends Limited
( CTL), JAO TV and Worldlink for alleged
illegally broadcasting programmes exclusive
reserved for Multichoice Nigeria Limited.
It was also learnt that the operators allegedly
broadcast the English Premier League (EPL)
matches and other content on their network,
to the detriment of Multichoice Nigeria which
acquired the rights to broadcast the content.
EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren disclosed
this in a statement in Abuja.
He further explained, “They were arrested at
their respective locations in Edo and Delta
State through intelligence and the support of
officials of Multichoice. Those arrested are
Faith Ohawe, Tochukwu Nwosu, Nzemere
Chika, Joshua Egboyen and Ogujor Franklin.
Others Ebuaka Lola, Esekhaige Victor and
Kenedy Uduobor
“The pay-TV operators allegedly charge the
public between N2500 – N3000 as monthly
“Items recovered from the suspects at the
time of their arrest include, 2 ADC
Telecommunication Amplifier and many laptops computers.

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