naira

IPA: nˈɛrʌ

noun

  • The official currency of Nigeria, which replaced the pound in 1973; the principal denomination of the currency, equal to 100 kobo.

Examples of "naira" in Sentences

  • It is depicted on the 100 naira bill.
  • It is a shimmery gold colour showing 1000 naira.
  • Today, this pond fields millions of naira monthly.
  • His portrait adorns Nigeria's five hundred naira currency note.
  • He is married to the author and German philologist Naira Gelashvili.
  • He joined Heartland in January 2010 for a fee of five million naira.
  • The naira appreciated against the dollar through 2007 due to high oil revenues.
  • But now, some people will make as much as -- it's about 750,000 naira, which is a lot of money.
  • "For a group like ours, two and a half billion naira, that is actually just about 10% of our cement turnover per month.
  • OKE: It's possible to make a call for just 5 naira, which is about 4 cents, and significantly cheaper than normal cell phone rates.
  • The market capitalization is currently hovering around 4.8 trillion naira which is a huge drop from the 12.6 trillion figure of March last year.
  • The finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has speculated that the price of a litre of petrol will jump from 65 naira 40 cents to 139 naira a litre.
  • He is also credited with the coining of the name "naira" for the country's currency when he was Federal Commissioner of Finance under the Gowon government.

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