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Nigeria's Central Bank Digital Currency Pilot to Start Oct. 1
Rakiya Mohammed, the bank's information technology director, revealed the date during a private webinar on Thursday.
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Thriving Under Pressure: Why Crypto Is Booming in Nigeria Despite the Banking Ban
Crypto communities world-wide have found ways around government bans, and Nigeria is no exception.
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Nigeria Is the Lion of Africa in Bitcoin P2P Trading
Nigeria's crypto industry is growing fast despite the government's efforts to stunt bitcoin adoption, says a local trader.
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'They'd Rather Buy Bitcoin and Take That Risk': An Interview With Paxful's Nena Nwachukwu
Last year’s End SARS protests over police brutality were a catalyst for Bitcoin adoption in Nigeria, says Nwachukwu, ahead of CoinDesk’s Crypto State event.
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Africa 'Is Leading Global Cryptocurrency Adoption’: Paxful CEO
Paxful CEO Ray Youssef said all eyes should be on Africa right now.
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Bitcoin Is Much More Than a Speculative Asset
Stories from Nigeria, Sudan and Ethiopia show how bitcoin is being used in the real world.
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Soccer Player Ifunanyachi Achara the Latest Sports Pro to Take Salary in Bitcoin
The Nigeria-born Toronto FC forward sends some of his bitcoin home to help his family avoid surging inflation rates in Africa’s largest economy.
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Nigeria: A Rebellious Hotbed of Crypto Innovation
The crypto world has fostered a new breed of developer-entrepreneur, one who no longer wants to work to change the existing system but is inspired to build entire new alternatives to it.
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The NFT Craze Is Helping Nigerian Artists Go Global
Nigerian artists are minting NFTs, but they are cautious about the hype around them.
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Nigeria's Central Bank: We Didn't Ban Crypto Trading
Deputy Governor Adamu Lamtek said the CBN is not discouraging people from trading in cryptocurrency.
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