Nigerian currency is the Naira (NGN), which is divided into 100 kobo. Approved exchange facilities include major hotels and the airport, but official rates are very high. It is illegal to change money on the street. Credit card fraud is a problem, and visitors are advised to exercise caution when using credit cards. Credit card facilities are also limited outside of the major cities. Prior to travel, visitors should ensure they have a variety of currency options available to them (Pounds, US Dollars or Euros) in cash. Travellers should be aware of the prevalence of commercial fraud in, and emanating from, Nigeria.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Nigeria||NGN 100||NGN 1,000||NGN 10,000||NGN 100,000||NGN 1,000,000|
|Australia||AUD 0.44||AUD 4.37||AUD 43.72||AUD 437.20||AUD 4,372.03|
|Canada||CAD 0.43||CAD 4.25||CAD 42.54||CAD 425.43||CAD 4,254.26|
|Ireland||EUR 0.30||EUR 3.04||EUR 30.40||EUR 303.99||EUR 3,039.86|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.46||NZD 4.59||NZD 45.94||NZD 459.41||NZD 4,594.06|
|South Africa||ZAR 4.40||ZAR 44.02||ZAR 440.15||ZAR 4,401.50||ZAR 44,015.05|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.26||GBP 2.65||GBP 26.47||GBP 264.73||GBP 2,647.29|
|United States of America||USD 0.32||USD 3.22||USD 32.18||USD 321.78||USD 3,217.80|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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