나이지리아 중앙은행(the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN) 소속 정보기술 전문가 라키야 모하메드(Rakiya Mohammed)가 온라인 기자회견을 통해 연내 CBDC(central bank digital currency, 중앙은행이 발행한 디지털화폐) 파일럿 계획을 발표할 계획이라고 밝혔습니다.
Nigeria may launch a central bank digital currency (CBDC) by the end of 2021, according to a central bank official.
Speaking at an online news briefing on Thursday, Rakiya Mohammed, an information technology specialist at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said that the entity had been exploring a possible CBDC for over two years, according to local media reports.
“Before the end of the year, the central bank will be making [a] special announcement and possibly launching a pilot scheme in order to be able to provide this kind of currency to the populace,” Mohammed was quoted in Today, a local news outlet.
Coindesk, Nigeria’s Central Bank May Launch a Digital Currency Pilot in 2021
나이지리아에서도 암호화폐에 대해 빠르게 움직이고 있네요.