Fake New #1000 Note Floods the Market
Just less than a week that the new #1000 naira note was released by the Central Bank of Nigeria, there have been reports of a fake version of the newly redesigned note.
A mobile money and bank agent in a video disclosed this saying that a customer performed a bank transaction through his wife’s Point of Sale (PoS) using the fake copy of the redesigned N1,000.
He went ahead in the video to show the difference between the fake and original redesigned N1,000 note.
According to him, the original note has a gold seal at the bottom of the right hand side of the note and the seal cannot be erased when scratched.
While the old one doesn’t have a gold seal at the bottom of the right hand side of the note close to the signatures.
Pretty Lady Arrested for Trading New Note
In the quest to sort out the frustration Nigerians are facing to get the new naira note, the ICPC yesterday, 1st of February 2023, arrested a woman, Omoseyin Oluwadarasimi Esther, with the Twitter handle of Lala, offering new naira notes for sale on social media.The arrest was as a result of intelligence received which led the ICPC operatives to seek out and promptly arrest the suspect.It is believed she is in collusion with key elements in the financial services se...
Elder brother sent his brother to coma because of new note
Tochukwu Ihenacho, who is in his mid-30s has viciously attacked his younger brother Philip on Saturday after he allegedly spent N5,000 new notes that he was supposed to keep safe. The incident occurred in Kubwa's Pipeline neighborhood which is part of Bwari Area Council of the FCT. Unfortunately, Philip got put into a coma by his older brother's actions.A witness, Hassan Aliyu, told newsmen that Tochukuwu gave Philip his younger brother N5,000 new notes to keep for...
DSS Arrest Gang Selling New Note
On Monday, Peter Afunanya, the public relations officer of the Department of State Services (DSS), revealed that members of organised syndicates have been arrested for their involvement in the sale of newly redesigned naira notes.The DSS has been actively monitoring these syndicates and is determined to put an end to this illegal activity.This is a warning to anyone engaging in such activities – the DSS will take legal action without any hesitation. Therefore, it's...
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