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CASHLESS NIGERIA

  1. Complying with CBN’s Policy on Cashless Economy


    The maximum amount of over-the-counter (OTC) cash withdrawal for third-party cheques of N150,000.00 presently operational in Lagos has been extended nationwide effective June 1, 2013 for individual and corporate accounts. Further to this, the CBN cashless
  2. CBN: Removal of ATM Charges Effective Next Monday


    The Bankers’ Committee Sunday said the decision earlier reached to suspend all charges accruing from the use of Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) of other banks would be implemented from Monday, December 17.
  3. FG Steps Down the N5,000 Note by CBN


    President Goodluck Jonathan has suspended the planned introduction of the controversial single N5000 note. This was confirmed this evening with the presidency in a chat with www.proshareng.com
  4. GEJ May Reverse Introduction Of Single N5,000 Note


    ABUJA – There are strong indications that President Goodluck Jonathan may eventually yield to popular demand by reneging on an earlier endorsement to the proposed Naira restructuring by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
  5. NASS rejects N5,000, bemoans nation’s huge debts


    THE two chambers of the National Assembly began fresh legislative sessions yesterday and kept on the front burner some issue, which have not ceased raging in the polity. These were the full implementation of the 2012 budget, the status of the Director Gen
  6. Naira Restructuring - Matters Arising


    THE absence of a consensus on the Federal Government’s proposal to restructure the naira and with patent thorny financial issues on the policy signpost the lack of preparedness of Nigerians to embrace it. There is need for a rethink, in order to avoid unp
  7. CBN Planning Coin-Dispensing ATMs


    To lessen the widespread apathy towards the use of coins, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will facilitate the introduction of coins into the currencies dispensable by Automated Teller Machines (ATMs).
  8. African central banks to adopt national mobile payment platform


    AFRICAN central banks may soon consider a national mobile payment platform as part of measures to aid international transactions, even as stakeholders in the Nigerian cash-less programme have been tasked on the need to defragment the payment system, to ai
  9. The Battered Nigerian Naira and ‘Project Cure’


    Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the central bank governor, is a man who elicits a lot of passion, both personally and from the public. A lot of his policy pronouncements, even where they might be well intentioned, tend to be misconstrued and often rub people up the
  10. Facts and FAQs on Currency Restructuring - CBN


    The Central bank of Nigeria (CBN) recently announced a Currency Restructuring Programme tagged Project CURE Find below Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) that address the issues being raised regarding the appropriateness of the proposed exercise.
  11. Sanusi's N5000 note will kill production - Obasanjo


    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday said the introduction of the N5,000 note would kill production and affect small businesses negatively. Obasanjo, who spoke at a roundtable advocacy forum organised by the Institute of Directors, Nigeria, in L
  12. False Rumors on Currency Restructuring – CBN


    The Central bank has noted with great surprise, several malicious misrepresentations regarding the recently announced programme on currency review and restructuring, tagged 'PROJECT CURE'. In order to correct these dangerous misrepresentations, the CBN Wi
  13. FG okays introduction of 5,000 naira note


    The federal government Tuesday formally endorsed the introduction of the 5,000 naira note introduction despite the criticism that has greeted its introduction.
  14. Foreigners Own Naira Patent - CBN


    The trademark patent right of the naira notes in circulation is owned by non-Nigerians, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revealed. The apex bank yesterday cited this as one of the reasons it wants to redesign the naira notes. According to the directo
  15. Central Bank insist on Currency Review Exercise, Public sensitization


    The Central Bank of Nigeria has said that series of studies which it carried out has proven that the ongoing Currency Review Exercise will not lead inflation in the country. The Banks Director of Corporate Communications, Mr Ugochukwu Okoroafor in an int
  16. N5,000:00 Initiative by CBN – A Step in the Right Direction but…–Teriba


    Dr. Ayo Teriba is chief executive officer at Economic Associates. In this interview with Lanre Oyetade on the proposed change in the countrys currency structure by the central bank, he states that there is much to be desired in the measure but more needs
  17. CBN's Curious Currency Review


    Federal Lawmakers were right on target when they rose on Monday against the latest hare-brained attempt to restructure the national currency. Having got away several times in his three years on the job with controversially tinkering with policies, Lamido
  18. Senate Halts CBN’s Proposed N5, 000 New Bill


    The Nigerian Senate today asked that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) halts its planned new currency policy. It equally directed the CBN to stop plans to introduce a single N5000 note with immediate effect; warning that no such policy that has far reachi
  19. Introduction of N5,000 Note - As The Spirit Leads!


    The phrase and context of this columns title belongs to Remi Babalola, former Minister of State for Finance who was reported to have wondered in bewilderment, whether there was a holistic, coherent and well thought-out strategy behind Lamido Sanusis unf
  20. FACTS on Project CURE - Currency Restructuring Exercise


    ….As you all know, one of the core mandates of the CBN, like monetary authorities across the world, is the issuance and management of the legal tender currency. This implies that the CBN is responsible for the entire process of currency production and it
  21. CBN to review upward individual, corporate cash withdraw limit


    Respite is underway for the banking public as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will soon review upwards the current N500,000 and N5 million transaction withdrawal limits for individuals and corporate bodies respectively.
  22. Tunde Lemo – Nigeria now does an average of 10,000 POS transactions per day


    The Deputy Governor of the CBN, Dr. Tunde Lemo confirms that Nigerian banks have acquired more than 100,000 POS terminals, with less than 20,000 yet to be activatived.
  23. CBN, BusinessWorld host Cash-Less Lagos Fair


    Plans to host a successful three-day Cash-Less Lagos Fair have been advanced by the organizers, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and BusinessWorld newspaper.
  24. Wanted: Laws on cashless economy


    Wanted: Laws on cashless economy
  25. Cashless Policy: CBN Reviews Retail Cash Withdrawals and Lodgements Limits


    Review Of Industry Policy On Retail Cash Collection And Lodgement -Monday, March 19, 2012
  26. Why Do You Need Cash Anyway?


    Why Do You Need Cash Anyway?
  27. CBN to share “cashless society” experience at AITEC Banking & Mobile Money Conference


    CBN to share “cashless society” experience at AITEC Banking & Mobile Money Conference
  28. Mobile Banking, Mobile Wallets, Mobile Money….


    Mobile Banking, Mobile Wallets, Mobile Money….
  29. FirstBank Signs MoU with 3 Telcos on Mobile Money Service


    FirstBank Signs MoU with 3 Telcos on Mobile Money Service
  30. Cashless policy: Foreign investors prospect Nigeria’s e-pay firms


    Cashless policy: Foreign investors prospect Nigeria’s e-pay firms
  31. Cash-less policy: CBN sets up fraud prevention committee


    Cash-less policy: CBN sets up fraud prevention committee
  32. Cashless Lagos: High Customs Duty Frustrates Banks, Says CBN


    Cashless Lagos: High Customs Duty Frustrates Banks, Says CBN
  33. Mobile Banking Takes Off In Nigeria


    Mobile Banking Takes Off In Nigeria
  34. Going Cashless- Are we ready? - Poll Results


    Going Cashless- Are we ready? - Poll Results
  35. Ready for Cashless, Know your Alternatives


    Ready for Cashless, Know your Alternatives
  36. Cashless: CBN postpones restriction on third party cheques till March


    Cashless: CBN postpones restriction on third party cheques till March
  37. Further Clarifications on Cash-Less Lagos Project - CBN


    Further Clarifications on Cash-Less Lagos Project - CBN
  38. Modalities on Implementation of Cash Policy for Cash-less Lagos


    Modalities on Implementation of Cash Policy for Cash-less Lagos
  39. CBN threatens to sanction violators of Mobile Scheme Operators


    CBN threatens to sanction violators of Mobile Scheme Operators


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