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Currency in Circulation:

Notes : N1000 | N500 | N200 | N100 | N50 | N20 | N10 | N5
Coins: N2 | N1 | 50 Kobo

Currency Withdrawn:

 Earlier | 1959 | 1965 | 1968 | 1973 | 1977 | 1979 | 1984 | 1991 | 2007

N200 Note

Dimensions
151mm x 78mm

Date Released
1st November, 2000

Design:
The N200 note together with the N100, N500 and N1000 notes represent the new generation of currency notes in the Nigerian currency system. As with the N100, the most recent development in security printing technology on paper and ink were incorporated in the denomination.

The main feature in the front is the picture of Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello, - the Sarduana of Sokoto and the first Premier of Northern Nigeria.

The back of the note depicts a pyramid of agricultural commodity and livestock farming.

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Facts : 1/1/1900
NEEDS:National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy was developed by the National Planning Commission, then headed by Prof Charles Soludo. It was endorsed by the Federal Executive Council of Nigeria as a poverty-alleviating strategy. The aim of the scheme was to meet the Millenium Developoment Goals of curbing the menace of poverty in Nigeria and bringing it to the barest minimum by the year 2015.
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