eNaira.gov.ng, not enaira.com, should have been used in the first place, experts say; advise need for eNaira project to be fully NDPR compliant

In a historic development, Nigerians witnessed the unveiling of the country’s central bank digital currency (CBDC), the eNaira, by President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja FCT Monday 25 October 2021. With the unveiling of the eNaira, millions of Nigerians are expected to troop increasingly to the eNaira website in the days ahead. But which of the eNaira websites? eNaira.com...

eNaira will be launched by President Buhari on Monday 25 October, announces the Central Bank of Nigeria

Three weeks after suspending the launch of the eNaira, the eNaira will now be launched on Monday 25 October by President Muhamadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja FCT, announces the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The announcement is contained in a public notice dated 23 October 2021 and signed by Osita Nwanisobi, CBN’s Director of Corporate Communications.

After suspending its October 1 launch date for the eNaira, the Central Bank of Nigeria says the eNaira is “a work in process”; welcomes input from all Nigerians.

In the Design Paper for the eNaira released by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) most recently, it states that “[l]ike the eNaira itself, the Design Document is also a work in process.” The CBN then “welcomes continued input on these design elements from all Nigerians” as the CBN “work[s] together to develop the eNaira so that it develops in a...