Nigerian sleaze hits Africa's single currency plan

Officials at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have warned West African nations against creating a single currency, over fears that Nigerian involvement would undermine its credibility.

Monetary union would leave most participating countries worse-off than if they had retained their own currencies, the IMF warned.

The find warned over the inclusion of Nigeria, which has a troubled history of economic management.

Eight French-speaking countries in West Africa already use a common money, the C

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