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Vol 53 No 11

Published 25th May 2012


Nigeria

Fuel fraud fans public anger

Jonathan has to choose between penalising his friends and the final collapse of his government’s credibility over the fuel subsidy racket

The belated announcement by President Goodluck Jonathan on 22 May that he wants the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to act on the US$6.8 billion fuel subsidy fraud has failed to dispel the furore over spiralling state corruption.

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