The black market dollar to naira exchange rate today, 12th February 2024, is as follows:
Buying rate: ₦1,478.00 per US dollar
Selling rate: ₦1,488.00 per US dollar
This means that if you want to buy 1 US dollar in the black market today, you will need to pay 1,488.00 naira, and if you want to sell 1 US dollar, you will receive 1,478.00 naira.
NB: These rates may vary slightly depending on the location and the dealer.
How does the black market dollar-to-naira exchange rate compare to the official rate?
The official exchange rate of the US dollar to the Nigerian naira, as of today, 12th February 2024, is ₦1,459.67 per US dollar.
This is the rate that the CBN uses for its transactions and interventions in the foreign exchange market.
The official rate is also the basis for the exchange rates of other foreign currencies, such as the euro, the pound sterling, and the Chinese yuan.