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  1. Nigeria's banks flex muscles in tussle for control of naira

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    Tue, 27 Jan 2015

    JOHANNESBURG, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Wrapping up a monetary policy speech last week, Nigerian central bank governor Godwin Emefiele declared that the naira, which has crumpled to 190 to the dollar with...

  2. UPDATE 1-British soapmaker PZ Cussons first-half profit falls 8 pct

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    Tue, 27 Jan 2015

    Jan 27 (Reuters) - PZ Cussons Plc, the maker of Imperial Leather soaps, said first-half profit fell 8.2 percent, hurt by continued unrest in northern Nigeria and devaluation of the currency Naira.

  3. British soapmaker PZ Cussons first-half profit falls 8 pct

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    Tue, 27 Jan 2015

    Jan 27 (Reuters) - PZ Cussons Plc, the maker of Imperial Leather soaps, said first-half profit fell 8.2 percent, hurt by lower sales in Africa as its largest market Nigeria remained subdued and devaluation of the currency Naira.

  4. UPDATE 1- Nigeria fights to recapture northeast town, 5,000 flee

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    Mon, 26 Jan 2015

    * Death toll from attack on Maiduguri over 100 (Adds 5,000 Monguno residents fleeing, Maiduguri death toll)

  5. Nigerian military fights to recapture town from Boko Haram

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    Mon, 26 Jan 2015

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria , Jan 26 (Reuters) - Nigerian troops backed by air strikes were fighting on Monday to recapture the northeastern town of Monguno from Boko Haram insurgents who had seized it a day earlier, security sources said.

  6. UPDATE 1- Nigeria naira closes at record low, despite intervention

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    Mon, 26 Jan 2015

    LAGOS, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Nigeria 's naira ended at a record closing low on Monday, despite central bank intervention, as the currency continued to weaken on strong demand for the greenback, dealers...

  7. Nigeria naira nears record intraday low against dollar

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    Mon, 26 Jan 2015

    LAGOS, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Nigeria 's naira traded near a record intraday low on Monday as demand for the greenback met with thin liquidity, dealers said.

  8. Nigeria's Access Bank starts marketing 52.6 bln naira rights issue

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    Mon, 26 Jan 2015

    LAGOS, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Nigeria 's Access Bank will start marketing a rights issue on Monday aiming to raise 52.6 billion naira ($275.10 million) to invest in infrastructure and boost lending.

  9. UPDATE 6- Nigeria repels suspected Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri city

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    Sun, 25 Jan 2015

    * Insurgents capture Monguno, repelled from Konduga in Borno (Adds comment from defence headquarters in par. 4 and 18)

  10. Suspected Boko Haram militants attack major Nigeria northern city

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    Sun, 25 Jan 2015

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria , Jan 25 (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram militants began attacking Nigeria 's major northeastern city of Maiduguri just after midnight on Sunday, military, government and local sources said.

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