Browsing the "Nigeria" Tag

Bitcoin Exchange Paxful Sees 20% 2018 Growth, Driven by Africa

| Leigh Cuen

Despite bitcoin's price volatility in 2018, P2P exchanges Paxful and LocalBitcoins each saw significant user growth in Africa.

Nigeria’s Central Bank Again Warns on Crypto Investments

| Wolfie Zhao

The Central Bank of Nigeria has issued another warning to residents and financial institutions over the risk of cryptocurrency investments.

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Nigerian Central Bank Director: Cryptocurrency Wave ‘Cannot Be Stopped’

| Pete Rizzo

A representative of the Central Bank of Nigeria opened up about his views on cryptocurrency at a technology-specific conference this week.

Nigeria: Banks That Handle Bitcoin Do So ‘At Their Own Risk’

| Stan Higgins

Nigeria’s central bank has a message for domestic institutions: don’t touch virtual currencies.

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Nigeria Warned its Citizens About Onecoin and Bitcoin This Week

| Stan Higgins

Local advertisements for OneCoin and other digital currencies have drawn the ire of Nigeria’s top securities regulatory.

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Nigeria’s Central Bank Calls for Bitcoin Regulation

| Yessi Bello Perez

Nigeria's Central Bank has called out for bitcoin regulation in an attempt to curb money laundering and avoid international sanctions, reports claim.

BitX Launches Bitcoin Services in Nigeria

| Pete Rizzo

Emerging markets-focused bitcoin services provider BitX has launched services in Nigeria.

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ICE3x Launches Nigeria’s First Bitcoin Exchange

| Jon Southurst

ICE3X has launched Nigeria's first bitcoin exchange, opening up a potentially huge market for the digital currency in Africa's most populous country.