MTN’s Nigerian business, its biggest by subscriber numbers, grew profit by more than a third in the six months to end-June thanks to new customers and higher voice and data revenues.

While Nigeria has been a thorny market for MTN, the network operator has vowed to stick it out in the West African state despite several run-ins with regulators.

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