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Sending money to Nigeria is quick and convenient with Money Services and Western Union®.

At your local Money Services we’ll help you send money to your loved ones when they need it. If you have family and friends in Nigeria, our reliable money transfer service can assist you to send Nigerian naira quickly and easily. Send money for collection in minutes†  to one of the many Western Union® agent locations across Nigeria, including First Bank of Nigeria, Diamond Bank and Access Bank. Enjoy peace of mind and convenience when you send money with Money Services to Lagos and beyond.

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  • More than 5,100 Western Union® agent locations across Nigeria

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How to easily

Visit your local Money Services to send money to Nigeria with ease. It’s easy to get started – just follow these simple steps.

  • Find your nearest Money Services using our store locator.

  • Visit us and fill out the Send Money section of the Western Union® form.

  • Choose Cash Pick-up.

  • Decide on your transfer option.

  • Give your form to the store associate along with the cash or a US bank-issued debit card.

  • Give the receiver the 10-digit Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) so they can pick up the cash – they’ll also need a photo ID.

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Nigerian naira (NGN) is the official currency of Nigeria, although the Kobo is also used as coinage. It is issued solely by the Central Bank of Nigeria and was introduced in 1973 to replace the British Pound.

† Date available will be displayed on receipt for international transfers over $15.  Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including the Service selected, the selection of delayed delivery options, special terms applicable to each Service, amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones (collectively, “Restrictions”).

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