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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

  • Earn rewards every time you send a qualifying money transfer with My WU®

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Send money your way

  • Money Services allows you to send money your way:

  • Send money: Online – no need to visit in-store

  • Send money: Stage & Pay – start online, pay in-store

  • Send money: In-person – in-store

  • Make fast and easy transfers of up to $5,000

How to send money

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.

  • Stop by and give the store associate the receiver’s name, their location, and the amount you want to send so the associate can set up the transfer.

  • Choose how the receiver will receive the funds.

  • Decide on your transfer option.

  • Give the fee* and amount to be sent to the store associate either as cash or using a bank-issued debit card from the US.

  • Tell the receiver the 10-digit Money Transfer Control Number (MTCN) and the amount 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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