Nigeria emerged top of the Bitcoin peer to peer chart in Sub-Saharan Africa for the past week.
This is even as $17,599,679 was traded in the sub-Saharan region alone, compared to the $17,540,134 that was traded in the whole of North America during the same period under review.
Despite the Central Bank’s ban, Nigeria led sub-Saharan charge with $8,761,051 in Bitcoin traded volume, with Kenya and Ghana coming second and third respectively with $3,613,004 and $2,882,710 in traded BTC volume for the period.
The United States led the North American charge with $16,752,803 in BTC volume for the period.
Since the ban in Nigeria, those into it have resorted to the peer-to-peer platform in order to do business.