TheNews Magazine Boss, Bayo Onanuga, Is NAN New MD …as PMB appoints chiefs of information parastatals




The Federal Government has appointed the Chief Executives of six information-related parastatals under the Ministry of Information and Culture.

The appointments were announced in Abuja on Wednesday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed. Among them is Bayo Onanuga, managing director/editor-in-chief of TheNEWS/PMNews who will now be MD of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

The new Chief Executives are:

  1. Mr. Ishaq Modibo Kawu – Director-General, Nigerian Broadcasting
    Commission (NBC
  2. Mr. Mansur Liman – Director-General, Federal Radio Corporation of
    Nigeria (FRCN)
  3. Mr. Yakubu Mohammed – Director-General, Nigerian Television Authority (NTA)
  4. Dr. Garba Abari, Director-General, National Orientation Agency (NOA)
  5. Mr. Bayo Onanuga – Managing Director, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)
  6. Mr. Osita Okechukwu – Director-General, Voice of Nigeria (VON)

The new appointees replace the Chief Executives of the parastatals who were disengaged on Feb. 15th 2016

The appointments take immediate effect.

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