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PHOTOS: How new naira notes look

President Muhammadu Buhari unveiled the new naira notes at Aso Rock on Wednesday morning. Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) had…

President Muhammadu Buhari unveiled the new naira notes at Aso Rock on Wednesday morning.

Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) had announced the unveiling at the Monetary Policy Committee meeting of the bank on Tuesday.

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The N1000 Naira notes

The 1000 Naira banknote is the highest-value paper money note in Nigeria. On the obverse side of the N1000 bill are the portraits of Mallam Alijy Mai-Bornu and Dr Clement Nyong Isong.

Both men are governors: the former of the Central Bank of Nigeria and the latter of Cross River State, South Nigeria.

The N500 Naira notes

The five hundred Naira Nigerian note is a denomination of Nigerian currency. It was introduced in April 2001, and it was the highest currency in Nigeria when it was introduced.

The obverse of the note features a portrait of Nnamdi Azikiwe. The reverse features an off-shore oil rig

The N200 Naira notes

No changes were made also to the image on the N200 notes, which features Ahmadu Ibrahim Bello, Sardauna of Sokoto, Northern Nigeria’s Premier.

Below are pictures of the redesigned N200, N500 and N1000 notes.

Reactions to new naira notes: Nigerians have started reacting to the first look at the new naira notes.