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Breaking: Supreme Court stops FG from enforcing naira notes deadline

The Supreme Court has issued an order of preventing the Federal Government (FG), and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), from enforcing the February 10, 2023, deadline for the old naira notes.

A five-member panel of the court, on Tuesday, led by Justice John Okoro held that it was a matter of urgent national importance that the court intervenes and grant the order.

The ruling was on an motion filed by the governments of Kaduna, Kogi and Zamfara states.

The court adjourned till February 15 for the hearing of the motion on notice and the preliminary objection filed by the defendant – the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), challenging the court’s jurisdiction over the case.

Details shortly…

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