According to local reports, Nigerian financial institutions have begun abiding by a Supreme Court ruling that invalidated the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s demonetization of the 1,000, 500 and 100-naira banknotes. According to the court, Nigerian residents will continue to use the demonetized banknotes until the end of the year.
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Nigerian financial institutions have reportedly started dispensing the recently demonetized 1,000, 500 and 100-naira banknotes just days after the nation’s highest court ruled against the CBN’s so-called naira redesign policy. According to a Bloomberg report, some of the country’s leading financial institutions such as Guaranty Trust Holding Co. Plc and Sterling Bank Plc were already dispensing the old notes on March 6.
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In its ruling delivered on March 3,
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