The Board of Continental Broadcasting Services Ltd, owners of Television
Continental, and Radio Continental, on Friday, laid off 145 staff.
statement issued by the management of the media outfit said the
decision was part of its effort to restructure the enterprises.
to the statement, the restructuring is geared towards repositioning the
business for better and greater delivery of its services to its
audiences and advertisers, NAN reports.
explained that in line with the changes, it would reconfigure its
workforce, as part of the rationale to achieve its objectives.
“A total of 145 people are affected by Friday’s announcement,’’ the statement said.
wish to make clear that our core channels consisting of TVC News
Nigeria, TVC Entertainment, and Radio Continental, will now become the
main focus of our business going forward, where we will deliver
high-quality news and entertainment programmes to our audiences and
advertisers across Nigeria and beyond.
“The winding down of TVC News Africa will allow us to concentrate on these key areas of our business,” it added.
statement explained that the CBS Board of Directors has also approved a
substantial new investment in its staff across the group of companies
which would enable it to substantially enhance its news and current
affairs output on TVC News, entertainment programming on the market, TVC
general entertainment channel and its key radio asset, Radio
“For those staff members affected by today’s
announcement, the Board of CBS Ltd has approved a generous severance
package, in addition to a programme of assistance to enable them to seek
new employment,’’ the statement said.
The media outfit is
reportedly owned by Chief Bola Tinubu, a chieftain of the All
Progressives Congress and former governor of Lagos State.
of the Nigeria Union of Journalists and the Radio, Television and
Theatre Workers Union of Nigeria could not be reached o the telephone,
as of the time of this report, as calls and text messages to their
mobile lines were not answered.
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