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Nigeria mints 500 million eNaira tokens

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The Nigerian Central Bank (CBN) announced yesterday that it had minted 500 million naira worth of eNaira tokens. The CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele, confirmed this during the official launching of Nigeria’s CBDC at the Presidential Villa, Aso Rock. The country’s number one citizen, President Muhammadu Buhari, was also in attendance. …

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Nigeria set to roll out its CBDC before 2021 runs out

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Africa’s most populous country, Nigeria is planning to launch its own Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) before the end of the year despite the restrictions imposed on crypto transactions by the Government.  An IT specialist, Rakiya Mohammed, made this known at the recent Bankers Committee meeting in Lagos. According to …

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