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Sport Radio Station,Brila FM Reacts To Claims Of Wrongful Dismissal Level Against It By Former Staff

at 12:27 PM, 8 Sep 17 (2 weeks ago)
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Brila FM, Nigeria’s only dedicated sports radio station has reacted to claims by a former staffer that he was wrongly dismissed from his job. OAP Murphy Ijemba had taken to Twitter to accuse the station and its owner, Larry Izamoje of hating ‘people making progress’. The tweets have now been deleted.
However, the company has dismissed such claims; saying that an internal reshuffling necessitated transfers and change of timeshifts- and that the affected presenters, Murphy Ijemba and Sean Amadi, failed to resume to work since the postings were announced.
Read the statement in full:
In view of enquiries by truly concerned listeners and patrons on changes within the organization’s Lagos station, management wishes to inform as follows:
An internal reorganisation that involved transfers and redeployments of some members of staff was undertaken to strengthen shifts across all times of the day.
Oge Ogwo, Fabian Amaechi, Jovita Eke, Sean Amadi and Yinka Oyedele were deployed to new shifts in Lagos with Yinka swapping positions with Sean , while Lawrence Maxwell (Lagos to Abuja),Victor Okhani (Abuja to Kaduna) and Dogo Francis (Kaduna to Lagos) were transferred. Everyone, except Sean ,has reported to their new duty posts.
Murphy Ijemba was not redeployed from the evening belt . Indeed, the redeployments notice stated that Murphy retains the Mon-Friday belt while Dogo Francis, a pioneer member of our Popular Side Team handles the Saturday and Sunday evening belts when Murphy is off-duty.
Sean and Murphy have not resumed duty since postings were announced.
They were not sacked and the organization, till date, has not received a resignation letter from any or each of them. We reiterate that Murphy was not posted out of the evening belt .
Management was, therefore, shocked to read spurious and libellous online posts by Murphy against the station, his colleagues and management.
As shifts have to be handled, the vacated evening belt post had to be quickly filled by Dogo Francis who headed the same belt on our Kaduna station.
The company’s employee handbook, signed by every member of staff upon joining the organisation, gives the company the discretion on where, when and the time belt employees work.
It also states that duplication of service, particularly sports service, for self or others while still an employee is against the terms of agreement made clear when hired with a signed document binding company and staff.We applaud your comments, calls , questions and other expressions of care and concern . We will continue to maintain the high standards that have made us your reference in sportscasting, the home of the fans.


ruthie at 12:51 PM, 8 Sep 17 (2 weeks ago)
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not my biz
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maxzy277 at 01:10 PM, 8 Sep 17 (2 weeks ago)
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Life goes on and on
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Dramaking at 01:38 PM, 8 Sep 17 (2 weeks ago)
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Smh.... They can not remove Murphy J, them want make people boycott listening 2 that station?? Na me go 1st lead the boycott self.... Lol. #NiceAndFunnyGuy.
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dareper at 02:43 PM, 8 Sep 17 (2 weeks ago)
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is that so, let's hear from Murphy own side of the story first.
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Floyd29 at 03:55 PM, 8 Sep 17 (2 weeks ago)
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Am coming
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ejikeiyo at 07:39 PM, 8 Sep 17 (2 weeks ago)
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WASTED GENERATION
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Oworen25 at 09:58 PM, 8 Sep 17 (2 weeks ago)
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That can never happen to murphy
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tonyigho at 10:19 PM, 8 Sep 17 (2 weeks ago)
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some company if they want to sack You, they will deploy you to a difficult department you knows nothing abt or make some stupid redeployment just to bring you down.
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tegonwa at 04:25 AM, 9 Sep 17 (2 weeks ago)
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Ever Since EVANS OPARA Left Brila Fm, I Stopped Tuning In To That Radio Frequency.How Would Larry Izamoje Ever Let Such A Wonder Go?All My Friends Share The Same View.Please Bring Back Evans Opara,please Larry,please.Nawaa O!
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james987 at 08:06 AM, 10 Sep 17 (2 weeks ago)
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Na wa ooo
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Floyd29 at 03:03 AM, 14 Sep 17 (1 week ago)
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Passing again
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Floyd29 at 01:07 AM, 16 Sep 17 (1 week ago)
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Quote from: Dramaking on 01:38 PM,  8 Sep 17
Smh.... They can not remove Murphy J, them want make people boycott listening 2 that station?? Na me go 1st lead the boycott self.... Lol. #NiceAndFunnyGuy.
Lollllll
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yawa_don_gas at 03:49 AM, 16 Sep 17 (1 week ago)
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Please please hold on, why e be say everywhere I take even when I wan hide yawa dey there?
Why why?
Na yawa life, yawa goes on
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