BBC News – Nigeria orders probe into ‘missing $20bn’ of oil money

| March 14, 2014

Nigeria orders probe into ‘missing $20bn’ of oil money

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan (file photo)President Jonathan says the allegations are patently false

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered a forensic audit of the state oil firm following claims that $20bn (£12bn) had gone missing.

Suspended central bank governor Lamido Sanusi caused shockwaves last month when he said that $20bn in oil revenue had not been accounted for.

Mr Jonathan’s office denied the claim and said “reputable international firms” would carry out the audit.

via BBC News – Nigeria orders probe into ‘missing $20bn’ of oil money.

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