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Use our app to send money to Nigeria. Download and send funds from anywhere in the US, at any time.
Choose from thousands of US Western Union agent locations1, from the east to west coast, and start sending money to Nigeria.
From the capital of Abuja to Lagos and beyond, arrange for your receiver to pick up money transfers at one of our 4,500 Nigerian agent locations2.
Make things simple for your loved ones by sending dollars directly to First Bank of Nigeria accounts.
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Cash at an agent location
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Make deposits for friends and relatives who hold accounts with First Bank of Nigeria.Send now
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We make it simple to send money to Nigeria, with online, app and in-person services available.
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Use the delivery method that best suits you and your loved ones’ busy lives. Choose a bank account deposit or cash pickup.
Send money to friends and relatives beyond Nigeria, with the ability to transfer money to more than 200 countries and territories.
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You’ll need to have your friend or relative’s Nigerian account number to hand when transferring money to their bank online. Real-time transfers can be made to First Bank of Nigeria accounts. You’ll also need to be over 18, and we may ask for extra ID verification.
Yes, it’s easy to send money to a Nigeria bank account. You can transfer funds directly from your bank account in the US to your receiver’s account in Nigeria. Your friend or relative can then spend the money on anything – from an emergency or household improvements, to education or a well-deserved treat.
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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Western Union makes it easy to transfer money to a bank account in Nigeria. While we don’t “wire” your transaction, the money can be sent directly from your bank account to your loved one’s account in Nigeria. Receivers can use the funds for anything from emergencies to household improvements, education, and more.
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1 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional Restrictions may apply. See terms for details.
2 Agent locations count valid as of June 30th, 2021.
3 If you’re using a credit card, a card-issuer cash advance fee and associated interest charges may apply. To avoid these fees or for reduced fees, use a debit card or check other payment methods.