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Exchange rate history
This table shows the historical value of one U.S. Dollar in Nigerian naira - PM = Parallel Market.
Date Naira per US $ Date Naira per US $
1972 0.658
1973 0.658
1974 0.63
1975 0.616
1976 0.62
1977 0.647
1978 0.606
1979 0.596
1980 0.550 (0.900 PM)
1981 0.61
1982 0.673
1983 0.724
1984 0.765
1985 0.894 (1.70 PM)
1986 2.02 (3.90 PM)
1987 4.02 (5.90 PM)
1988 4.54 (6.70 PM)
1989 7.39 (10.70 PM)
1990 7.39 (10.70 PM)
1991 8.04 (9.30 PM)
1992 9.91
1993 17.30 (21.90 PM)
1994 22.33 (56.80 PM)
1995 21.89 (71.70 PM)
1996 21.89 (84.58 PM)
1997 21.89 (84.58 PM)
1998 21.89 (84.70 PM)
1999 21.89 (88-90 PM)
2000 85.98 (105.00 PM)
2001 99-106 (104-122 PM)
2002 109-113 (122-140 PM)
2003 114-127 (135-137 PM)
2004 127-130 (137-144 PM)
2005 132-136
2006 128.50-131.80
2007 120-125
2008 115.50-120
2009 145-171