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At the interbank market, the currency gained N1.45 to closeat N304.75 from N306.50 recorded on Thursday.At the Bureau De Change window, naira exchanged at N385/400 to a dollar, Central Bank of Nigeria controlled rate,while the Pound Sterling and the Euro closed at N555 and N500, respectively.The naira gained N5 at the parallel market to exchange at N455, from N460 recorded on Thursday, while the Pound Sterling and the Euro closed at N555 and N505, respectively.Traders at the market said that activities were low as Thursday’s raid on the market by the operatives of the Department of State Services and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had instilled suspicion among them.Reacting to the raid, a Senior Economist at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Prof. Sheriffdeen Tella, said that the raid was nota solution to the problem of foreign exchange scarcity.Tella admitted that some elements in the currency exchange market had not jettisoned speculation and round-tripping, but said that solution to foreign exchange scarcity was improving the nation’s foreign exchange earnings.The security operatives raided some unregistered BDCs and parallel market traders over alleged arbitrary sale of foreigncurrencies above the official rates.