Nigerian Government Minister Calls for Regulation of Crypto, Considers Additional Body ‘to Play That…

Bitcoin.com | Dec 14, 2021 at 7:30 AM
  • A minister in the Nigerian government has called on authorities in the country to consider regulating cryptocurrencies instead of clamping down on them.
  • Prior to the CBN’s directive on February 5, 2021, the Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as the central bank, had both vied for the control of cryptocurrencies.
  • In fact, as reported by Bitcoin.com News in September 2020, the Nigerian SEC had designated cryptocurrencies as securities in its crypto guidelines document.