Nigeria orders banks to close accounts involved in cryptocurrency

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This file photo taken on November 20, 2017 shows gold plated souvenir Bitcoin coins arranged for a photograph in London. 

Photo credit: Justin Tallis | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Africa's largest economy has become a huge market for cryptocurrency trade, but the central bank has warned for several years that the currencies are not regulated or legal tender in Nigeria.

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