President of graft-prone Nigeria suddenly fires head of anti-corruption agency

LAGOS, Nigeria — Nigeria’s president unexpectedly fired the head of the lead anti-corruption agency Wednesday, removing an official accused of being controlled by the political elite in this graft-prone nation. A statement from President Goodluck Jonathan’s office only said Farida Waziri was “effectively relieved” of her duties as chairwoman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, which ...
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Added November 23, 2011
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