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5000 Naira Nigerian Currency Note Will Insult Tafawa Balewa, Murtala, Ikoku

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August 27, 2012 – 5000 Naira Nigerian Currency Note Will Insult Tafawa Balewa, Murtala, Ikoku

The introduction of the new 5000 Naira Nigerian currency note is a slap on the face of the late Tafawa Balewa, Murtala Muhammed and Alvan Ikoku whose portraits are on the N5000 note – claims a senator from Zamfara.

Senator Kabiru Marafa said he’ll move against CBN plan to introduce the new currency and will see the N5, N10 and N20 naira notes changed into coins.

Here is what Marafa said while addressing journalists yesterday.

“If you want to honour the women, they don’t have to be known women, you could put five of them–one Hausa, one Yoruba, one Ibo, one woman from the southern minority and another one from the northern minority. I don’t subscribe to the idea of relegating Balewa, Ikoku and Mohammed. It will amount to throwing merit into the dust.”

Do you agree with him?



  1. Ifeanyi ukah

    August 27, 2012 at 8:42 PM

    I agree with him

  2. Israel C. Bright

    August 28, 2012 at 5:42 AM

    Sir what you said was right,” having just only two women on that currency puts a soar taste to ones mind, so is better the go ahead and complete the two or i’ll help them do it…

  3. Ibrahim abdullahi

    August 28, 2012 at 10:01 AM

    It good but is not the next step for our country

    • World Man

      September 20, 2012 at 8:16 PM

      THE NEW 5000 NAIRA CAN NOT move Nigeria TO BETTER position so I will give my adverse to Nigeria government to forget the new currency and give good work to Nigeria.

      I must say this. I know that the rising why they want to made the 5000 naira, they want to make it because it will give them help to scam us.

  4. Fauziya mohammed

    August 28, 2012 at 1:58 PM

    Yes 100% agree with him.

  5. Fatee

    August 28, 2012 at 2:57 PM

    I agree wit him 100%

  6. Hillary Aleke

    August 29, 2012 at 10:38 AM

    We knw all your freaky plans, u people re looking 4 evry means to steal our money Thiefs! criminals, worst government eva! GOD wil judge all u all.

  7. Marvellous Bush

    August 30, 2012 at 10:23 AM

    I really agree with him

  8. Fergusz

    September 3, 2012 at 2:59 PM

    I lyk d moni bt pls put men/women….then we shud think of beta tin for d nation

  9. Yusuff Blessing Olumayowa

    September 3, 2012 at 4:36 PM

    We shall all appear before the judgement seat of christ and give account of every of our deeds here on earth.

  10. Comfort Atom

    September 3, 2012 at 9:29 PM

    I agree with sir marafa but my own is yoruba,hausa & igbo the only tribe in nigeria?and are they the only tribes that has prominent men and women,,when will this menace called tribalism stop???

  11. lukman mohammed

    September 5, 2012 at 5:18 PM

    I agree with what he say,i sport the motion 100/

  12. Daniel Delmy Kokuda

    September 5, 2012 at 11:52 PM

    see nigeria


    September 9, 2012 at 1:56 PM

    i agree with him pls. what is the essence of creating N5000 when others are going to be affected. is the system to embelsu of our money thanks.

  14. talk about money

    September 13, 2012 at 10:06 AM

    why nigeria should proceed in fabicating 5000? what about our coince and other lowest conrency, they are no more usefull, nigerian gorvanment are crezy!!!!!!!

  15. Oladipupo Kayode

    September 13, 2012 at 3:57 PM

    I dont kwow why evry Nig policies makers are’nt put d poor masses in mind.changing 5naira, 10naira n 20naira notes to coins wil surely cause more hardship to people then things we’ re buying with those naira wil be no more.introducing 5000naira note isnt a problem.we should leave those notes like dat.

  16. Oladipupo Kayode

    September 13, 2012 at 8:18 PM

    I think a nation is beyond any leaders or heros dat had led us into dis predicament in d country today.if those leaders had led us wel i dont think Nig. wil like dis today .the content of tribalism stil in our me if we draw goat in our curencies dont we goin to accept 4get about insult or slap to anybody thats tribalism.

  17. Vprince Idialu

    September 15, 2012 at 1:47 PM

    The money is good, u people shoud tel me hw ar dey go to do 5naira, 10,20,50, what ar dey doin to do with it nw.

  18. Adebowale Michael

    October 3, 2012 at 7:05 AM

    Nigeria 2day z nt abt d new note dy want 2 provides, bt 2 gv nigeria d battery plane… putn dz in mind in making new note z nt riet at al

  19. Yusuf Opeyemi

    October 5, 2012 at 4:47 AM

    Instead our president should do right thing they are bringing 5000 they want use it to chop money.

  20. hammed

    October 8, 2012 at 4:00 PM

    my na me ikown say that u no do 5,000 naira note but i dey say that please firstly make nigeria better before u do this

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