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Ofcom Fines Oyakhilome’s Loveworld Tv Network £125,000

Office of Communications (Ofcom) in the United Kingdom has fined a television station, Loveworld Loveworld Television Network, owned by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome.

A statement released by the agency on Wednesday said the station was fined £125,000 (N65.6m) for breaching the country’s broadcasting code by disseminating misinformation on COVID-19.

According to Ofcom, it was the second time that the station breached its rules on accuracy in news, and harm in its coverage of the Coronavirus.

Ofcom noted that the inaccurate and potentially harmful claims made during the programme were unsupported by any factual evidence and went entirely without challenge.