The Asset Management Corporation Of Nigeria (AMCON) shut down businesses belonging to Senator Ben Bruce over an N11b debt on Thursday, June 23, 2016.
However, the businesses owned by the Silverbird Group re-opened for business today, Friday, June 24, 2016.
Announcing the latest development, the Silverbird Group issued a statement saying “The Management of Silverbird Communications Ltd, owners of Rhythm Fm and Silverbird TV sincerely apologise to its numerous viewers, Listeners and on line subscribers over the disruption of our operations across Television, Radio and online Media.”
They also said “This was due to a situation beyond our control; however, we are pleased to inform you that we are back on air on Radio Television and on our on line platform. We thank you for your patience and understanding at this time. We remain committed to the provision of quality infotainment and premium service across our platforms.”
Also, some aggrieved members of the Ijaw Youth Congress (IYC) laid siege to Rhyrhm FM Bayelsa on Thursday, June 23, 2016.