Dollar To Naira Exchange Rate Today 8 December 2021

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This is the news about Dollar to Naira rate at the official and black market exchange rate Today December 8, 2021.

Read Benco News update on the official dollar rates as well as Black Market rates, Bureau De Change (BDC) rates, and CBN rates.

The official rate today, Wednesday December 8th, for $1 dollar to naira = ₦(yet to be disclosed)/$1.

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According to the data at the FMDQ Security Exchange where forex is traded officially, exchange rate between the naira and the US dollar opened at ₦(yet to be disclosed)/$1 on Wednesday 8th, after it closed at ₦415.07 to a $1 on Tuesday, 7th December 2021.

How much is exchange rate of Dollar to Naira in Black Market today?

The exchange rate for a dollar to naira at Lagos Parallel Market (Black Market) players buy a dollar for N560 and sell for N565 on Wednesday, December 8th 2021, according to sources at Bureau De Change (BDC).

Please note that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) does not recognise the parallel market (black market), as it has directed individuals who want to engage in Forex to approach their respective banks.

Trading at the official NAFEX window

The exchange rate between the naira and the US dollar opened at ₦413.63/$1 on 7th December 2021 and closed at ₦415.07/$Sowing a change of 0.02.

According to data from FMDQ, forex turnover stands at $149.01 million.

Meanwhile, Ecobank Group has appointed Jubril Mobolaji Lawal as the managing director of its Nigeria operations and regional executive.

In a statement on Monday, Lawal would take over from Patrick Akinwuntan who is expected to step aside after reaching retirement age in January 2022.

The statement said: “Mobolaji Lawal joins Ecobank having been a versatile senior banking executive and digital transformation specialist for over 28 years with Guaranty Trust Bank Plc. He has deep involvement and experience in digital and retail banking, corporate and commercial banking, credit risk management and corporate finance.

His previous experience includes being Executive Director at GTBank Plc Nigeria, and Non-Executive Director roles at both GTBank Ghana Limited and Nigeria Interbank Settlement Systems Plc. Mobolaji led the team that envisioned and implemented GTBank Plc’s retail and digital banking strategy to achieve industry-wide leadership over a ten-year period and he introduced new products and solutions that have helped to deepen payments and access to digital financial services in Nigeria.”

According to Ecobank, Mobolaji was selected and appointed as managing director designate following a keenly contested selection process, which included both internal and external candidates.

Speaking on Mobolaji’s appointment, Ade Ayeyemi, CEO, Ecobank Group said: “We welcome Mobolaji Lawal to the Ecobank Group and we stand to benefit from the extensive experience that he has acquired in various fields across banking, which will play a major role in continuing to rebuild our franchise in Nigeria. Nigeria is a key market for us, in which we have seen significant improvement over the past three years as we reposition and leverage upon our pan-African strengths in digital products and services, payments and as the go-to-bank for businesses seeking to grasp the growth opportunities being created by the AfCFTA, across all our markets on the continent. I wish Mobolaji the best and assure him of both my support and that of the entire Ecobank Group.”

On his part, Bola Adesola, the Chairman of the Board of Ecobank Nigeria said: “We look forward to working with Mobolaji and assure him of the full support of the Board, Management and all the staff of Ecobank Nigeria.

“The business in Nigeria is on the path of transformation and we are confident that Mobolaji will have significant impact in advancing our positive trajectory.”

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