Nigeria: Buhari Sacks NBC Chief Amidst Moves to Stifle Freedom of Expression

President Buhari also appointed a new man to head the controversial broadcast regulator.

In the midst of the furore surrounding the ban on Twitter and other moves to regulate social media, President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked Armstrong Idachaba, as the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC).

Mr Idachaba was appointed acting Director-General of the commission replacing Modibbo Kawu who was suspended for alleged financial impropriety in February 2020.

However, on Friday, the…


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