President of the Central Bank of Nigeria ousted

The BBC reports that the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria has been ousted. Lamido Sanusi has been suspended by the president for "financial recklessness and misconduct". Mr Sanusi was widely respected after undertaking reforms to the banking sector since his appointment in 2009. He was named central bank governor of the year for 2010 by Banker magazine.

This probably means that future banknotes from Nigeria will have a new signature. Sanusi's signature can be seen on this 50 naira note from 2011:

Steven Thursday 20 February 2014 at 1:50 pm | | news
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