What is the Naira to Dollar Rate today at the Black Market?


In today's interconnected global economy, currency exchange rates play a major role in shaping the financial landscape of countries around the world. For Nigerians, the Naira to Dollar exchange rate, particularly at the black market, has been a topic of keen interest and discussion. In this blog post, We will provide you with a daily update on the current exchange rate at the black market, delve into the dynamics of the Naira to Dollar rate and its significance.


Understanding the Naira to Dollar Exchange Rate:

The exchange rate between the Nigerian Naira (NGN) and the United States Dollar (USD) is a pivotal indicator of a country's economic health and stability. It reflects the value of the Naira in comparison to the Dollar and can have far-reaching implications for imports, exports, inflation, and overall economic growth.

What is Black Market Rate?

The black market, also known as the parallel market, refers to the unofficial or informal trading of currencies. In Nigeria, the black market for foreign exchange has thrived due to various factors, including restrictions on access to foreign currency through official channels and fluctuations in oil prices, a major source of revenue for the country.

Daily Updates: Naira to Dollar Rate at the Black Market:

In this section of the blog post, we will provide you with daily updates on the Naira to Dollar exchange rate at the black market. Please note that these rates are subject to change based on market dynamics and geopolitical factors.

If you want to know how much is $1 to Naira now at the black market against the CBN rate, see the table below

Monday, August 28, 2023

USD                    CBN                BLACKMARKET RATE
BUYING            773.896              907.00                 
SELLING           774.896              915.00     

[Table will be updated daily with the Naira to Dollar exchange rate at the black market]

Interpreting Fluctuations:

Currency exchange rates are influenced by a multitude of factors, including supply and demand dynamics, government policies, global economic trends, and geopolitical events. Sudden fluctuations in the Naira to Dollar rate can be triggered by both local and international events. It's important to stay informed and consider consulting financial experts for a comprehensive understanding of these fluctuations.

The Impact on Everyday Life:

The Naira to Dollar exchange rate has a direct impact on the purchasing power of Nigerians. A stronger Naira can make imported goods more affordable, while a weaker Naira may lead to inflation and higher prices for imported products. Individuals, businesses, and policymakers closely monitor these fluctuations to make informed financial decisions.


The Naira to Dollar exchange rate at the black market is a key indicator of Nigeria's economic health and stability. Understanding the dynamics of this exchange rate can empower individuals and businesses to make informed financial choices. Stay tuned to this blog post for daily updates on the Naira to Dollar rate at the black market, and remember that these rates are subject to change based on a multitude of factors.

Disclaimer: The information provided in this blog post is for informational purposes only and should not be considered as financial advice. Exchange rates can be highly volatile, and readers are encouraged to consult financial experts before making any significant financial decisions based on this information.

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  1. How much is $100 in Naira from Western Union. I want to see if it is the parallel market rate or CBN.

  2. On Sunday, 20th of August, I bought dollar at the rate of 818 Naira/dollar at Abuja. It can only get better. Amen


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