From #EndSARS to #LekkiTollGate: The rise of cryptocurrency in Nigeria

Isaac Anyaogu & Frank Eleanya The EndSARS protests which erupted in October over police brutality was different from any other in Nigeria, largely because the movement had no central leadership, could fundraise bypassing even banks and could organize on social media with a savviness that eludes government officials. The protesters had always relied on the local currency, Naira toContinue reading “From #EndSARS to #LekkiTollGate: The rise of cryptocurrency in Nigeria”

Nigeria’s Central Bank: We Didn’t Ban Crypto Trading

Mar 22, 2021 Nigeria’s Central Bank: We Didn’t Ban Crypto Trading The central bank of Nigeria (CBN) has clarified a statement it issued last month that seemed to order financial institutions to shut down all accounts associated with cryptocurrency trading. According to a report on Sunday, bank officials have said the directive is not to be mistaken for anContinue reading “Nigeria’s Central Bank: We Didn’t Ban Crypto Trading”