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Etisalat Nigeria repaid 42% of loan before default

Friday 23 June 2017 | 14:03 CET | News
Etisalat Nigeria had already repaid USD 500 million of USD 1.2 billion in loans owed to banks before it defaulted in February because of the currency devaluation, Reuters reported, citing a senior executive. Ibrahim Dikko, vice president for regulatory affairs, said the company currently owed lenders around USD 575 million and talks with lenders were continuing.

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Companies: Etisalat Nigeria
Countries: Nigeria
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