Flour Mills Nigeria H1 pre-tax profit rises

LAGOS, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Flour Mills of Nigeria said on Friday its pre-tax profit rose to 8.9 billion naira ($59 million) in the first six months from 7.0 billion in the same period a year earlier. Turnover rose to 89.5 billion naira from 81.6 billion in the period, it said in a filing to the Nigerian Stock Exchange. (Reporting by Nick Tattersall) ($1=150.80 Naira) Keywords: NIGERIA FLOURMILLS/ (Reuters messaging: nicholas.tattersall.reuters.com@reuters.net, Lagos Newsroom +234 1 463 0257) COPYRIGHT Copyright Thomson Reuters 2010. All rights reserved.

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