Nigeria's president suspends central bank governor - spokesman

LAGOS Thu Feb 20, 2014 4:02am EST

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LAGOS Feb 20 (Reuters) - Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has suspended central bank governor Lamido Sanusi, presidency spokesman Reuben Abati said on Thursday.

Sanusi, who was due to end his term in June, had been an increasingly outspoken critic of Jonathan's government and its record on tackling endemic corruption. (Reporting by Tim Cocks; Editing by Andrew Heavens)