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Nigeria Crypto Ban: Bitcoin Sells for $76K as Deposits on Centralized Exchanges Plummet

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According to a website that tracks the price of bitcoin across the globe, the crypto asset’s selling price in Nigeria as of February 18...

Nigeria Crypto Ban: Stakeholder Body, Politicians Assail Central Bank’s Directive to Financial Institutions

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A body representing cryptocurrency and blockchain stakeholders in Nigeria has joined other crypto industry players in assailing the recent Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)...

Central Bank of Nigeria Denies It Has Placed New Restrictions on Cryptocurrencies — Uses...

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Following the outcry over the Central Bank of Nigeria’s latest directive that targets cryptocurrencies, the institution has reaffirmed its stance with another statement. In...

Central Bank of Nigeria Orders Banks to Close Accounts of Crypto Clients as Remittances...

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has circulated a letter directing banks and financial institutions to identify and close accounts of cryptocurrency transacting entities....

African Hip Hop Artist Davido ‘Thinking of Starting a Bitcoin Trading Company’

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Popular Nigerian hip hop artist Davido has sparked off a buzz about crypto assets after tweeting about his intention to start a bitcoin trading...

Nigerian Youth Propels the Country to the Top of Google Bitcoin Search Rankings

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Nigeria, one of the biggest cryptocurrency markets in the world, recently emerged as the country with the highest number of bitcoin searches globally, according...

Indian Doctors Warn of Illegal Covid-19 Vaccine Sales for Bitcoin: Citizens Urged to Wait...

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Indian doctors have warned that the sale of unauthorized Covid-19 vaccines on the black market, where vendors ask for bitcoin as payment, is illegal....

Ghanaian Startup Bitsika Africa Processed $40 Million in Crypto Remittances in 2020, up 3,900%...

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Bitsika Africa, a crypto startup operating out of Ghana and Nigeria, said Monday that it processed almost $40 million in remittances in 2020, up...

Central Bank of Iran Official Says Cryptocurrencies Have ‘Made No Contribution to Bypassing Sanctions’

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An official with the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has claimed that cryptocurrencies have played no significant role in Iran’s sanction hit economy. According...

Nigeria Is Paxful’s Second Biggest P2P Bitcoin Market, Trades Top $566 Million in Five...

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Nigeria, Africa’s biggest economy and most populous nation, traded more than $566 million worth of bitcoin between 2015 and 2020, making it the world’s...