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  Nigerian Equities Market fell 0.25% on Seplat Shares, FGN Bond Prices Rise.  
  GE: Nigeria Can't Sustain 8% GDP Growth Without Good Rail System(THISDAY)  
  FirstBank Issues $450 Million Eurobond(THISDAY)  
  Commercial viability doubts stall $4bn South-North gas pipeline(BusinessDay)  
  Sub-Saharan firms open up as equity deals hit $2.9bn H1(BusinessDay)  
  N30bn gas supply debt weighs down power sector growth(BusinessDay)  
  Nigeria lags behind Brazil, South Africa in telecoms investment per capita  
  Union Bank partners Wakanow on N1 bn affiliate lending(BusinessDay)  
  Boko Haram: $1bn Loan Request Suffers Setback(THISDAY)  
  U.S. slaps toughest sanctions yet on Russia, targets Putin allies(BusinessDay)