Nigeria's Currency Dips at Governor's Sacking

Mixed reactions are following the suspension of Central Bank Governor Lamido Sanusi by President Goodluck Jonathan and, while he says he will not go without a fight, it has had a negative impact on the country's markets and currency.

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  • Nigeria:  Opposition Slams Sanusi "Illegal" Firing

    CAJ News Agency, 20 February 2014

    THE All Progressives Congress (APC) condemned the sacking of Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Malam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, warning it would have negative consequences ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  More Opposition to Sanusi Suspension

    CAJ News Agency, 21 February 2014

    THE Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre (PLAC) condemned the suspension of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Lamido Sanusi, as a clear violation of the law. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Markets Respond Negatively to Sanusi Sacking

    CAJ News Agency, 21 February 2014

    FURTHER pessimism is projected for the local markets following the controversial suspension of Central Bank Governor, Lamido Sanusi. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Stable Fiscal and Monetary Policies Will Continue - Okonjo-Iweala (press release)

    Government of Nigeria, 20 February 2014

    The Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has assured that the recent developments at the Central Bank of Nigeria will not change ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Okonjo-Iweala Allays Fear of Negative Impact On Economy

    This Day, 21 February 2014

    The Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has assured Nigerians and the international community that the federal government would ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Market Analysts Give Mixed Reactions to Ouster

    This Day, 21 February 2014

    Financial analysts Thursday reacted differently to the suspension of Sanusi, with some expressing concern over its implication for the economy while others allay fear that the ... read more »

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