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  1. Hi, one of our client from nigeria sent us funds through DOM account at our indian account. I would like to know usually how long it take for money to be transferd.
    #Note transection was made through access bank and bank told us it would take 24 but so far it has been 48 hours.
    Need your kind advice.

  2. Hello Miss Emma. A Nigerian friend is asking for my help regarding to his finances. He is a nursing student here in Philippines. Here’s his text mo me: “our government stopped sending money abroad cos of money laundering and corrupt leaders so it affected our remittance. So the only man who does money changer for us here travelled home. And for almost 2months i cant receive any thing from home.” Is this true?

    1. To some extent, it is true but there is new guideline. However, one can still send money out legitimately. In other words, our government has not stop the sending of money out.

  3. Someone message my daughter on twitter that she was going to give my daughter as part of her sacrifice every year she was an international pastor..she said the money was from nigeria from her crude oil company there amounted to $10,000 and her financial assistance email my daughter that he already send the money through money gram and we had to pay $160 for COT because according to her financial assistant thats the law in nigeria the reciever will be the one to pay for COT before we know the transaction number of the money transfer..Is it true? please we need immediate response for these..Thank you and more power

  4. Hi emma, i want to send some money to my friend in philipine, and am interestd in that gtbank dom account,hope they wont charge me for the account opening and the money transfer?..

  5. Hi, we come from Europe and is planning to sell turnkey website solutions in Nigeria in the price range of 150 – 400 Dollars. What will be the best payment solution for them when we need the payment send in Dollars.

    1. If they are coming to pay into a personal account; then they can pay via western union transfer, moneyGram or wire transfer via domiciliary account, that’s if they have one.
      If they are coming to pay into business or corporate account, then you need to provide them with your accepted payment options

  6. Hello
    Please how can my mom tranfer 100K from Nigeria to Italy using Western union or Moneygram?
    Which bank please cos UBA ?

  7. Hello admin, plz what is the best way for me to save money here in Nigeria before traveling to Ghana and get my money other there ??….Thanks

  8. Dear, my brother have a fund in African Development Bank Nigeria, need to transfer the fund to Bangladesh, would you please write how it can possible, thanks, Chowdhury

  9. Hello Emma, I just started a buying and selling business with a Ghanaian partner. I am expected to remit as much as $10,000 per day. How best do you advice I can remit funds, at affordable charges from Nigeria to Ghana?

  10. Please can I get PTA/BTA to travel if yes the amount on each of them please.

    Also what is the western union and moneygram limit amount I can send from Nigeria to dubai. Thanks.

    1. Hello Paul,
      Yes, you can get PTA/BTA to travel. Consult your issuing bank for the charges and amount for each.
      The transfer limit is $1000 in three months for both western union and moneygram.

  11. hello emma,which bank is best and faster to perform money gram or western union transaction and at what rate pls.I mean sending out not receiving

  12. Thanks for your help so far. I also read where you wrote about the Form M been difficult to get or go through the process.

    Please can you highlight me more on it and how i can apply for it and how long it takes to get the money each time i need to wire the money from Nigeria to sweden

  13. Thanks Emmanuel for your quick response,
    The mastercard is what I use here in Benin republic to withdraw Cfa from Atm. Believing it will withdraw Naira in Nigeria.
    Pls can’t I pick the “Cbn m form” you once advised someone instead of opening a domiciliary account to send back to my account in Benin republic. Thanks.

  14. Hi Emmanuel,
    I’ll be in Nigeria this week, I want o know, Pls will my Benin republic Uba Mastercard work in Nigeria?
    Pls how will I be able to send money to my account in Benin republic

    1. Hello Bambam,
      In what currency is the mastercard dominated at? It can only work if it is naira Mastercard. If you have domiciliary account, use it to send the money to your account.

    1. Hello Ivan,
      You are in US and you are sending to domiciliary account in Nigeria? Why talking about cheaper rate again when the transaction will be done at official bank exchange rate.

  15. Thanks for your quick response.. can you explain me to how it works the CBN form M.

    How long does it take to get the money here in my account.


  16. Hi Emma,
    am expecting 15m from nigeria to sweden. Am exporting stockfish to nigeria. do you know how i can get the money from Nigeria to sweden.

  17. Hi Emma,
    can i transfer money from nigeria to my bank account in Norway? please advise as norway dont use dollar or euro.


  18. Hello,
    To transfer dollar frm domiciliary account from Nigeria to overseas…do i havevto exchange the naira from black market rate outside or bank can exchange it the naira into dollar in bank rate which is cheaper.
    Please reply

  19. Hi,
    I am non residence of Nigeria, only working there. I have a domiciliary account and want to transfer money (my salary) to my overseas account. Do I have to exchange naira to get dollar outside in black market (which is naira 498/- for 1 usd) before deposit on my domiciliary account or I can change the naira from bank itself in bank rate (which is 315/- for 1 usd).

    Pls reply as frm bank told me to exchange it outside black market and then deposit the dollar in my domiciliary account..pls advice.
    Thank you….

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