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Nigeria dwarfs Africa in Bitcoin P2P amid CBN crypto ban

Despite the regulation released by Nigeria’s apex bank (CBN), six days ago against transacting in cryptocurrency. Nigeria 

According to a recent study seen by Nairametrics, data retrieved from Usefultulips (a Bitcoin analytic data provider) revealed that the use of Bitcoin for peer to peer lending in Nigeria surged.

Nigeria led the pack with about $7.35 million in P2P trading on LocalBitcoins and Paxful, while the closest rival, Kenya, had a transactional value of just $2.86 million during the past week. South Africa came in third with a transactional value of $2.38 million.

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