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Send money to Nigeria from the US

Send cash to most major banks in Nigeria with WU.com, via the Western Union® app, or from an agent location for pickup within minutes1.

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Transfer money to anyone in Nigeria

Does a loved one need emergency cash fast? Did your favorite niece run out of vacation money before going on a weekend trip? Whatever the reason, Western Union makes it easy to send and transfer money to Nigeria online, via the Western Union® app, or from an agent location. When you need to wire money to Nigeria, we’ll help you get it there – quickly and reliably.

Choose how to send money to Nigeria

Sending money to Nigeria from the US is easy and convenient with Western Union. We offer three quick ways for you to get money to your loved ones.


Send money to Nigeria in minutes1 on westernunion.com.

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Transfer money to Nigeria from wherever you are.

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Send money to Nigeria from any one of over 55,000 agent locations across the US.

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Choose how to pay

You have options when you transfer money to Nigeria with Western Union. Simply pay with a credit2 or debit card, directly from your bank account, via Apple Pay®, or with cash at an agent location. Whatever is easiest for you, we’ve got you covered.

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When you send money to Nigeria, your loved ones can pick up their cash
at more than 4,500 agent locations across Nigeria, or have
the money sent directly to a bank account.

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Transfer money to Nigeria with the Western Union® app

Nigeria may seem far away, but Western Union helps shrink the distance between you and your loved ones by providing fast, reliable service that lets you send money to Nigeria anytime. Our app allows you to:

Check fees and exchange rates* fast.

Complete your money transfer with ‘Quick Resend’ and credit card scan.

Login quickly with Touch ID.

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Why choose Western Union to
transfer money to Nigeria?

Reliable: Your money will get there when they need it most.

Fast: Send money to Nigeria for cash pickup within minutes1.

Convenient: Money can be sent directly to major bank accounts in Nigeria.

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Estimate the cost of sending money to Nigeria.

We make it easy for you to transfer money to Nigeria – whether it's to friends or family. Our price estimator gives you an idea of what you can expect in terms of transfer fees, transfer limits, and exchange rates.

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Send loved ones the gift of mobile minutes

Western Union makes it easy to reload prepaid mobile phone minutes for your loved ones who live in Nigeria. We provide prepaid mobile minutes on 9 Mobile prepaid phone plans, making it easier for loved ones in Nigeria and abroad to stay connected. Learn more about how to reload a mobile phone and provide prepaid minutes instantly when you use our service.


1 Date available will be displayed on receipt for international transfers over $15. Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including the Service selected, the selection of delayed delivery options, special terms applicable to each Service, amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones (collectively, “Restrictions”).

2 Card issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. Use a debit card to avoid these fees and charges.