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Nigeria seeks 15 pct interest from MTN on $8.1 bln moved abroad -court papers
ABUJA, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Nigeria's central bank is asking a
Lagos court to make South Africa's MTN pay 15 percent
annual interest on the $8.1 billion it claims was illegally
moved abroad, according to court documents seen by Reuters.
The bank also asked the court to dismiss MTN's case seeking
to stop the monetary authority's order for the telecoms firm to
repatriate the funds back to Nigeria, the documents showed.
(Reporting by Chijioke Ohuocha; editing by John Stonestreet)
First Published: 2018-10-05 13:43:44
Updated 2018-10-05 13:53:30
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