Nigeria Central Bank Governor Says CBDC Launch Just ‘a Couple of Days’ Away

Nigeria Central Bank Governor Says CBDC Launch Just ‘a Couple of Days’ Away


The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has confirmed the country’s upcoming digital currency will be launched “in 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 Emefiele’s reassurances to Nigerians follow the CBN’s deferment of the e-naira launch to an unknown date. Sources disclose Emefiele said on Thursday the e-naira CBDC will make Nigeria “one of the first countries in Africa to adopt the digitisation of its national currency.” As previously reported by Bitcoin.com News, the central bank claimed it had postponed the e-naira’s launch because this would have clashed with the country’s

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