Naira has fallen to all-time low at the official market since April 2022.
The currency closed at N417.50 to a dollar at the close of business on Thursday, which implies a N0.83 or 0.2 per cent devaluation, according to data published by FMDQ, where forex is officially traded.
NewsOnline Nigeria reports that the naira opened trading at N417.40 per $1, and reached an intraday high of N410.00 and a low of N444.00 before closing at N417.50 on Thursday, the fourth business day of the week.
Foreign exchange turnover skyrocketed 72.6 per cent with $196.28 million recorded as forex supply at the close of business on Thursday against $113.72 million posted on Wednesday.
It is the weakest the naira has performed this month.
The last time it touched the N417.00 mark was on Monday.
Similarly, the local currency depreciated further at the unofficial market inching towards N600 per $1.