Nigeria's Govt Fires Communications Commissioner

Nigeria's Communications Commissioner has been axed by the country's government for "insubordination" after exposing fraud within the telecoms regulatory agency.

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Axed Nigerian Communications Commissioner Bashir Gwandu

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