Total Nigeria 9-month pre-tax profit up 30 percent

Total Nigeria announced its 9-month pre-tax profit jumped 30 percent to 5.88 billion naira ($39 million) from 4.54 billion naira a year earlier. Turnover at the company, a unit of France’s Total SA, declined to 122 billion naira from 131 billion the previous year, it said in a filing to the Nigerian Stock Exchange.