The Nigerian naira as soon as extra barely depreciated in opposition to the US buck on the shut of the parallel market on Wednesday, December 16, 2020, closing at N476 to $1.

Equally, on the Nigerian Autonomous Abroad Commerce (NAFEX) window, naira depreciated in opposition to the buck to close at N394.67/$1 on Wednesday.

Equally, the black market cost of the buck to naira as monitored by Naija Data on Abokifx reveals that the naira closed at N476/$1 on Wednesday.

Whatever the intervention of the Central Monetary establishment of Nigeria (CBN), the alternate cost continues to be being affected by low oil prices, buck scarcity, a backlog of overseas trade demand, and a shaky financial system that has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Within the meantime, President Muhammadu Buhari authorities on Wednesday permitted 173 centres and 30 State authorities institutions for the Nationwide Identification Amount, NIN, enrollment all through Nigeria.

The Federal Authorities stated this in a statement launched on the official site of the Nationwide Identification Administration Charge titled, “Approved Data Capturing Agents (Digital Identity Ecosystem)”.