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AROUND THE WORLD: TV Newscaster Quits On the Air in Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria, July 30— A television newscaster, protesting ''news full of falsehood,'' quit on the air and walked out of the studio in Enugu, the capital of Anambra state, The Lagos Daily Sketch newspaper reported today.

It said the newscaster, Chuma Edozie, was doing the 7 P.M. news on the Nigerian state television Thursday and had just finished reading political items when he paused and said: ''I am sorry I cannot with my conscience continue to read this news full of falsehood. I hereby resign my appointment with immediate effect.''

He picked up his papers and walked out in front of the cameras. After five minutes another announcer came on.

 

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