Nigeria Sees Surge in Online Payments Amid Scarcity of New Cash
A Nigerian banking report shows the volume of electronic payments has surged following cash shortages caused by a currency redesign. The Nigeria Interbank Settlement System says transactions increased by 55% in January alone. While the surge is seen as a positive move toward a cashless society, experts say Nigeria still faces challenges with online payments. Timothy Obiezu reports from Abuja, Nigeria.