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Nigerian Central Bank governor suspended

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Nigeria's Central Bank Governor Lamido Sanusi in October 2013
Nigeria's Central Bank Governor Lamido Sanusi in October 2013 Reuters/Stefan Wermuth/Files

Nigerian markets have plummeted following President Goodluck Jonathan's suspension of Central Bank Governor Lamido Sanusi, accusing him of financial recklessness and inconsistencies. Sanusi is an outspoken critic of the government and claims the state oil company NNPC failed to pay 20 billion dollars in crude oil revenues to federal coffers. Yemi Adamolekun, a good governance and accountability advocate in Abuja, explains how the government has treated this case.

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