Bitcoin topped $ 17,000 (£ 12,800) to hit a three-year high.
More cryptocurrency trading continues in Nigeria than almost anywhere else in the world, reflecting a loss of confidence in more traditional forms of investment, as reported by Ijeoma Ndukwe.
Tola Fadugbagbe remembers moving to Lagos from her small southwestern town 10 years ago with dreams of brighter prospects.
Instead, the 34-year-old found himself in a string of odd jobs earning the minimum wage to survive – a typical story for many young Nigerians who are just trying to get by.
It wasn’t until 2016 that online advertisements for Bitcoin piqued his interest and he began his journey into cryptocurrency.
“I started intensive research”, Mr. Fadugbagbe …
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