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BREAKING: S’Court adjourns judgement on naira swap case till March 3

The Supreme Court postponed its decision in the new naira policy suit until March 3, 2023, on Wednesday.

The court, which heard the case on Wednesday, was packed with Senior Advocates of Nigeria and other lawyers.

The Court had temporarily halted the CBN’s February 10 deadline for making the old N200, N500, and N1,000 notes legal tender.

The suit was filed by the states of Zamfara, Kogi, and Kaduna against the Federal Government and the Central Bank of Nigeria.

Other states, including Niger, Kano, Ondo, and Ekiti, had requested to be included in the suit against the CBN and the Federal Government.

Lagos State, through its Attorney General, Moyosore Onigbanjo, also filed an application to join the suit.

Bayelsa State, led by Damian Dodo, had also applied to be named as a respondent in the suit. Similarly, Edo State requested to be included as a respondent.

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