Nigeria will work with Bitt as a technical partner in its bid to launch its own cryptocurrency, the eNaira, the central bank said on Monday.
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Nigeria’s central bank plans to license more payment providers in an effort to improve the country’s financial inclusion rate to 80% by the end of next year from about 60%.
Nigeria’s central bank governor will meet with MTN Group and four banks to negotiate a dispute over $8.1-billion the bank says was transferred illegally out of the country, sources said.
MTN Group has become a battleground issue for Nigerian politicians vying for ascendancy ahead of a national election in February, with $10-billion worth of claims made against the South African wireless carrier.