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BREAKING: Buhari sacks NBC DG Armstrong Idachaba, appoints Balarabe Ilelah as replacement

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President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Professor Armstrong Idachaba.

He has been replaced with Mr Balarabe Shehu Ilelah.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced the appointment of Ilelah in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday.

He said Mr. Ilelah’s appointment is for a tenure of five years in the first instance.

Idachaba’s removal was announced four days after he ordered all broadcast stations in the country to go off Twitter.

Details later.

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