Naira swap: Nigerians share agony
By Guardian Exclusive
02 February 2023 | 9:54 am
The Naira redesign and the facing out of the old N200, N500, and N1,000 notes by the CBN has continued to cause an uproar among the citizens as no one are not able to assess the new notes. Just a few days ago, security agencies raided spots across the country to arrest those keeping the new notes.
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