Wednesday, 23rd February 2022: This is the news about the Dollar to Naira rate at the official and black market exchange rate.
Read Naija News update on the official dollar rates as well as Black Market rates, Bureau De Change (BDC) rates, and CBN rates.
How Much Is Dollar To Naira Exchange Rate Today Official Rate?
The official rate today, Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022, for $1 dollar to naira = ₦414.83/$1.
According to the data at the FMDQ Security Exchange where forex is traded officially, the exchange rate between the naira and the US dollar opened at ₦414.83/$1 on Wednesday 23rd, after it closed at ₦416.00 to a $1 on Tuesday, 22nd January 2022.
The exchange rate for a dollar to naira at Lagos Parallel Market (Black Market) players buy a dollar for N571 and sell at N576 on Wednesday, February 23rd 2022, according to sources at Bureau De Change (BDC).
Please note that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) does not recognize 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 ₦414.83/$1 on 23rd and closed at ₦416.00/$1. Showing a change of 0.00%.
Spot rate: The dollar sold to the naira as high as ₦444.00 and as low as ₦410.00
A spot exchange rate is the current price level in the market to directly exchange one currency for another, for delivery on the earliest possible value date.
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