President Muhammadu Buhari has approved 67 new broadcast licenses.
This brings the total number of approved broadcast licenses by Buhari to 473 with the number of functional broadcast stations in Nigeria rising to 740.
The Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) Malam Balarabe Shehu Ilelah disclosed this on Thursday at a briefing in Abuja.
Ilelah also said the monitoring of broadcast stations was on.
He said a Central Monitoring Committee has been set up to provide a rapid response to unethical practices.
He also appealed to broadcast stations yet to settle their outstanding dues to do so.