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Naira Scarcity: Replace On Naira Notes For Feb. 23, 2023 – CBN NEWS



Because the controversy related to the brand new naira notes rages on, Naija Information brings you the most recent replace on the controversial coverage of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). CONTINUE READING…

Judgement for the go well with filed by some States towards the naira swap coverage of the Federal Authorities has been scheduled for 3 March.

Governors vs Buhari, CBN: Supreme Court Resumes Listening To Naira Swap Policy

Media understands {that a} nine-member panel led by Justice John Okoro introduced the date after taking remaining arguments from attorneys to events within the circumstances.

The states are urging the Supreme Court to compel President Muhammadu Buhari, the Lawyer Common of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, CBN, and business banks to recirculate the outdated N200, N500, and N1,000 banknotes as Nigeria’s authorized tender.

The Supreme Court has been requested by the Federal Authorities to dismiss the go well with filed towards it by ten state governments.

The state governments had filed a go well with towards the re-designing of the Naira Notes and the implementation of the cashless coverage.

The Federal Authorities held that the Supreme Court lacks the jurisdiction to entertain the go well with as a result of the dispute that arose over the Naira Re-designing was not between it and the ten states.

Including that the go well with can result in the invocation of the Supreme Court’s direct intervention.

A former Lawyer Common of the Federation, Kanu Agabi (SAN) in his arguments on a preliminary objection mentioned that the anger of the ten states ought to have been directed on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) accountable solely for the Naira Re-designing.

The Federal Authorities has uncovered plots to make use of the naira shortage to trigger protests and violence through the forthcoming normal election.

It acknowledged that the plots are being created largely by the perspective of political actors, their sponsored thugs, and different unpatriotic components who are not looking for a peaceable election.

Media studies that the Nationwide Safety Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno, made this identified on Tuesday throughout a gathering of the Inter-Company Consultative Committee on Election Safety (ICCES).

Monguno, who was represented by a Deputy Director, Sanusi Galadima, expressed severe concern with the escalation of violence throughout electioneering campaigns throughout the nation.

He acknowledged that regardless of the peace accord signed by all of the presidential candidates, the forthcoming election must be peaceable and freed from violence.

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