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Yesterday (Nov. 12) at Aso Rock, President Goodluck Jonathan unveiled the new N100 commemorative note to mark 100 years of the amalgamation of the Northern and Southern protectorates in 1914 by the British.

The new N100 note becomes the first “digital” paper banknote in Nigeria. The CB Governor, Godwin Emefiele who was present at the unveiling says a feature called Quick Response Code, QRC is available on the back of the note.

Back of the 100 Naira Note

Back of the 100 Naira Note

Once the QRC barcode on the back of the note is scanned with an iPhone or iPad it shows the President’s face as well as all information on Nigeria’s history.

Front of the 100 Naira Note

Front of the 100 Naira Note

The new note is also said to have extra security features as well as features for the visually impaired. It will be officially be in circulation on December 19, 2014.

It however wasn’t revealed how much it would cost the taxpayer to produce these digital notes.

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