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Suspension of Nigeria cenbank governor to boost opposition

LAGOS, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Nigerian President Goodluck
Jonathan may have benefited his opponents in suspending a
central bank governor they vaunt as an anti-graft campaigner,
but religious and ethnic factors may yet decide the tightest
poll since the 1999 end of army rule.

Jonathan suspended Lamido Sanusi, who was due to finish in
June, on Thursday, allegedly for financial malpractice. The
presidency has detailed procurement and other irregularities.

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