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euro to naira black market rate today

Last Updated on September 25, 2020 by Counselor

Update European Union to Naira black market exchange rate today

The page primary focus is on Euro to Naira daily black market exchange rate today which includes black market 1 Euro to NGN rate. The FX market is in a constant state of flux, rising or falling in response to economic and fiscal stimuli occurring anywhere on the planet earth.

One important reason you ought to check how much Euro to NGN black market exchange rate today is that it helps you to make a calculated decision especially for business and students who need Euro for their education. You must know the price at the moment. This will help prevent buying or selling when it is not favourable.

For example, you have 1 Euro at 360 Naira. You would not want to sell a Euro when it goes down to 270. You would rather sell at the same price of 360 or at a higher price. I believe you are here to know how much a Euro to Naira exchange rate in the black market today.

Euro to Naira Parallel Foreign / Black Market Exchange Rate Today December 1, 2020 8:28 pm time:.


Convert into Result – December 1, 2020 8:28 pm
1 Euro  NGN 1 European Union = 459 Nigerian Naira
10 Euro  NGN 10 European Union = 2,295 Nigerian Naira
50 Euro  NGN 50 European Union = 22,951 Nigerian Naira
100 Euro  NGN 100 European Union = 45,901 Nigerian Naira

Parallel Foreign /Black market Exchange Rate rate today is the same all over Nigeria such as Lagos, Cross River, Asaba, Benin, Abuja, Kano Lokoja Kwara Ilorin, Port Harcourt, Ogun, Ondo, Ibadan but local black market price may differ.


Lagos black market today

Inside Lagos black market exchange rate today as at .,December 1, 2020 8:28 pm [price may vary depending on the amount of money being exchanged and bargaing power] bargaing

Sell Get – December 1, 2020 8:28 pm
1 Euro 457 Nigerian Naira
Buy Get- December 1, 2020 8:28 pm
1 Euro 461 Nigerian Naira


Nigeria States black market today

Outside Lagos Black market exchange rate today as at .,December 1, 2020 8:28 pm [price may vary depending on the amount of money being exchanged]

Sell Get – December 1, 2020 8:28 pm
1 Euro 455 Nigerian Naira
Buy Get- December 1, 2020 8:28 pm
1 Euro 463 Nigerian Naira


Use this currency converter to know how much the number of Euro/NGN you wish to exchange.


Quick fact about Euro

The European Union is is the currency used in the following 38 countries: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, European Union, Finland, France, French Guiana, French Southern Territories, Germany, Greece, Guadeloupe, Ireland, Italy.. The code of European Union is  Euro. € is the symbol of the European Union.

Did you know:
  • The euro was introduced in 1 Jan 1999 (20 years ago).
  • There are 8 coins for the euro ( 1c , 2c , 5c , 10c , 20c , 50c , 1 and 2 ),
  • the euro has 7 banknotes ( 5 , 10 , 20 , 50 , 100 , 200 and 500 )
  • The most popular conversions of euro are EUR/US dolla


The Naira of Nigeria

The Naira was a major international exchange currency during the 1970s. Nowadays, after the serious monetary devaluation, 1 European Union is equivalent to 459 Naira.

The Naira is subdivided into 100 Kobos. Few of the latter are currently in circulation due to the devaluation of the Nigerian currency. The only coins in current circulation are of 50 Kobos, and 1 et 2 Naira.

The 1 Naira banknote carries the image of a mask on its reverse side. The sculpting of masks is a major art form in Africa. The shapes, sizes and materials are many and varied. When they represent animals, they are supposed to bring their characteristic qualities to the bearer. When they are in the form of human faces, they tend to be those of sorcerers, who mediate between the divine and human dimensions. Nigerian traditions and customs are also presented on the 5 Naira bill with the ritual dances of the Nkpokiti troupe.


Quick fact about Naira

The Nigerian Naira is the currency of Nigeria. The code of Nigerian Naira is NGN. is the symbol of Nigerian Naira. The Nigerian Naira is divided in 100 kobos. NGN is regulated by the Central Bank of Nigeria.

Did you know:

  • The most popular conversions of Nigerian Naira are NGN/European Union NGN/Ghanaian cedi NGN/European Union NGN/European Union
  • The Nigerian Naira was introduced on 1 Jan 1973 (46 years ago).
  • There are 3 coins for the Nigerian Naira (₦0.5, 1 and 2 ),
  • the Nigerian Naira has 9 banknotes ( ₦5, ₦10, ₦20, ₦50, ₦100, ₦200, 500 and 1000 )



dollar to naira exchange rate today
Black market exchange

About the black Market exchange rate in Nigeria

A black market exchange often called parallel system is one in which transactions take place at more than one exchange rate and at least one of the prevailing rates is a freely floating, market-determined.

Black market exchange rate systems may be legal or illegal. When the parallel market for foreign exchange is legal, it is often referred to as a dual exchange rate (DER) system. In these cases, most current account transactions take place at a pegged commercial rate, and capital account transactions at a market-determined financial rate.

Illegal parallel market systems emerge when private agents attempt to evade restrictions on the price or quantity of foreign exchange transactions. Illegal parallel markets are the norm in most of Africa especially Nigeria, which has never successfully unified its exchange rate.

Black market exchange is a platform where currencies are brought and sold. These markets are guided by a central authority but there is always an agreement between the seller and buyer. This agreement is usually based on the volume of money been sold or bought. In essence, the black market is a free market, regulated only by supply and demand.


Local black market operation in Nigeria

The physical black market is not a place you rush in and rush out. You must be careful. You should go there with someone familiar with how they operate. Make sure you visit a bureau de exchange who has an office. Ensure you have written down the serial number of your European Union notes (if it’s just a few notes). To avoid the word… “This is fake” I have heard complaints from people who took original European Union note and ended been fake after it was checked by the exchangers.

In Nigeria, the Hausas had been the major players in black market currencies exchange. Even banks with FX issues usually advise customers to visit the bureau de exchange. How do they make money?

In the black market currency exchange, they buy from at a cheaper rate. For example, the European Union is pegged at 459 Naira to 1 European Union. At the black market, if you’re selling your 1 Euro to get NGN today, the abokis would buy from you at a lower price. Let say they buy at 1 European Union Euro for 357 NGN Naira as opposed to 360 and sell for 362.

In black market currencies exchange, Euro denomination will determine how much the abokis will be willing to buy. 100 Euro may sell for 357, 50 Euro may sell for 355, 20 Euro may sell for 350. It is always advised to exchange the highest European Union note.

But why is European Unions is higher than Naira today?

European Unions is higher than Naira today because the Nigeria’s economy operates one commodity-based economy, which is oil, a major source of her foreign currency. In the short-range, Nigeria is obsessed with easy money of oil trading and outrightly rejects the growing diversifications of her economy she initiated. A great nation like Nigeria has refused to grow her economy with all the natural and human capital at her disposal.

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