Le gouverneur de la Banque centrale du Nigeria déclare que la CBDC ne sera lancée que dans « quelques jours »

The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has confirmed the countrys upcoming digital currency will be launchedin a couple of days from now.According to the governor, the digital currency which is also known as the e-naira will be the first of its kind in Africa.

Nigeria to Launch CBDC in Days

  • Emefieles reassurances to Nigerians follow the CBNs deferment of the e-naira launch to an unknown date.
  • Sources disclose Emefiele said on Thursday the e-naira CBDC will make Nigeriaone of the first countries in Africa to adopt the digitisation of its national currency.
  • As previously reported by Bitcoin-Tidings.com News, the central bank claimed it had postponed the e-nairas launch because this would have clashed with the countrys independence day celebrations.
  • toutefois, some observers have speculated that the deferment may have been necessitated by a legal challenge that was brought against the central bank by a Nigerian firm.
  • A Nigerian court has since ruled in favor of the CBN thus paving the way for the launch of a digital currency that will be one of the first in Africa.
  • When finally launched, this digital currency is expected to accelerate financial inclusion and enable cheaper and faster remittance inflows, according to the CBN.
  • The launch of the CBDC will also ensure that the central bank will maintain control of the monetary system.
  • 12 days ago on September 27, Nigeria’s official website for the e-naira which states: “Same Naira. More Possibilitiesand that financial transactions will beeasier.
  • The website also boasts an e-naira wallet, which can be downloaded via Google Play for Android and the Apple App Store for iOS devices.

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