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Nigeria Sacks Heads Of Media Parastatals

Feb 15, 2016

Nigerian Government on Monday relieved the heads of its six media – related parastatals from duties.

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, announced the disengagement at a meeting with the Chief Executives of the affected organisations, i.e Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Voice of Nigeria (VON), News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and the National Orientation Agency (NOA) on Monday.

Mr. Lai directed the disengaged persons to hand over affairs of the agencies to the most senior officials in their various establishments.

He thanked them for their service to the nation and wished them the best of luck in their future endeavours.

The affected Chief Executives are the Directors-General of NTA, Mr. Sola Omole, FRCN (Mr. Ladan Salihu), VON (Mr Sam Worlu), NOA (Mr. Mike Omeri), NBC (Mr. Emeka Mba) and the Managing Director of NAN (Mr. Ima Niboro).