Convert AED to NGN

The currency of the United Arab Emirates is the UAE dirham (code AED). The currency of Nigeria is the Nigerian naira (code NGN).

1 United Arab Emirates dirham (AED) is today worth 125.39 Nigerian naira (NGN).

The AED to NGN exchange rate was updated on .

Convert NGN to AED

1 Nigerian naira (NGN) is worth 0.008 United Arab Emirates dirham (AED).

The NGN to AED exchange rate was last updated on Monday 6th of February 2023 at 2:22 pm GMT.

Al Ansari Exchange, Dubai Mall
Al Ansari Exchange, Dubai Mall

Currency Converter – AED to NGN/NGN to AED

Use the online currency converter below to obtain the Nigerian naira (NGN) value of any AED amount (or vice versa).

Currency Conversion Table – UAE Dirhams to Nigerian Naira

The list below shows the Nigerian naira (NGN) value for a selection of UAE dirham (AED) amounts.

  • 1 AED = 125.39 NGN
  • 5 AED = 626.94 NGN
  • 10 AED = 1253.88 NGN
  • 50 AED = 6269.38 NGN
  • 100 AED = 12538.76 NGN
  • 500 AED = 62693.81 NGN
  • 1000 AED = 125387.62 NGN
  • 5000 AED = 626938.12 NGN
  • 10000 AED = 1253876.25 NGN
  • 50000 AED = 6269381.24 NGN
  • 100000 AED = 12538762.49 NGN

Currency Conversion Table – Nigerian Naira to UAE Dirhams

UAE dirham (AED) equivalents for a selection of Nigerian naira (NGN) amounts are given below.

  • 1 NGN = 0.008 AED
  • 5 NGN = 0.04 AED
  • 10 NGN = 0.08 AED
  • 50 NGN = 0.399 AED
  • 100 NGN = 0.798 AED
  • 500 NGN = 3.988 AED
  • 1000 NGN = 7.975 AED
  • 5000 NGN = 39.876 AED
  • 10000 NGN = 79.753 AED
  • 50000 NGN = 398.763 AED
  • 100000 NGN = 797.527 AED

Nigerian Currency

The Nigerian naira is the official currency of Nigeria. The naira was introduced in 1973, replacing the Nigerian pound. It is divided into 100 kobo. The naira is issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria.

Banknotes are available in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, and 1000 naira. The currency is commonly represented by the symbol “₦.”

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is the country’s central bank. It commenced operations in 1959 and is headquartered in Abuja.

UAE Currency

The United Arab Emirates dirham is the official currency of the United Arab Emirates. It is abbreviated as AED and is subdivided into 100 fils. The dirham was introduced in 1973 and is also known as the Emirati dirham. It is pegged to the US dollar (USD) at a rate of 3.6725 dirhams to the dollar.

The Emirati dirham is issued by the Central Bank of the UAE. Banknotes are available in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, and 1000 dirhams.

Importance of UAE Dirham to Nigerian Naira Exchange Rate

In 2020, the UN estimated 15,697 Nigerian expatriates were living in the UAE. Many of these transfer money from the UAE to their families in Nigeria.

For Nigerians living in the UAE, the dirham to naira exchange rate is an important factor in determining how much money they can send home to their families. Remittances are a vital source of income for many families in Nigeria, and the amount of money that can be sent home depends on the exchange rate. When the AED to NGN exchange rate is favourable, Nigerians in the UAE can send more money home to their loved ones.

On the other hand, when the exchange rate is unfavourable, remittances will be reduced. As a result, Nigerians living in the UAE need to stay up-to-date on the latest exchange rates to maximize their remittances.

In 2020, remittances to Nigeria were over $17 billion, making it one of the largest recipients of remittances in the world. While most of this money comes from Nigerians living in the United States and Europe, remittances from other countries, such as the UAE, are also significant. The inflow of remittances has a positive impact on the Nigerian economy.

Remittances can help to reduce poverty and inequality, as well as boost economic growth. For example, they can be used to invest in business or education or to cover basic needs such as food and housing. Additionally, remittances can help to stabilize the local economy by providing a steady source of foreign currency. In times of economic crisis, remittances can also act as a safety net for families struggling to make ends meet. As a result, remittances play a vital role in the Nigerian economy.

In 2019, goods with a value of $1.08 billion were exported to Nigeria from the UAE (source: WITS – trade database of the World Bank).

2019 Rank2019 Exports From UAE To:2019 Exports (US$ Billions)2019 Export Partner Share (%)
1Unspecified201.8751.85
2Saudi Arabia23.996.16
3India14.673.77
4Iraq13.743.53
5Switzerland13.663.51
6Oman10.892.80
7China9.372.41
8Kuwait8.542.19
9Iran7.081.82
10United States6.391.64
11Hong Kong5.631.45
12Turkey3.830.98
13Egypt3.670.94
14Bahrain3.540.91
15Pakistan3.480.89
16Belgium3.030.78
17United Kingdom2.660.68
18Singapore2.610.67
19Jordan2.360.61
20Kenya2.300.59
21Germany2.110.54
22Japan2.020.52
23Netherlands1.840.47
24Lebanon1.710.44
25Afghanistan1.620.42
26Thailand1.400.36
27Tanzania1.380.35
28Libya1.350.35
29Bangladesh1.250.32
30Somalia1.160.30
31South Korea1.150.30
32Malaysia1.110.29
33Italy1.110.28
34South Africa1.090.28
35Nigeria1.080.28
36Sri Lanka1.060.27
37Vietnam0.970.25
38Yemen0.920.24
39Kyrgyzstan0.910.23
40Russian Federation0.890.23
41Sudan0.850.22
42Syria0.820.21
43France0.790.20
44Djibouti0.790.20
45Indonesia0.720.19
46Ethiopia0.700.18
47Algeria0.640.17
48Australia0.630.16
49Morocco0.540.14
50Maldives0.520.13

Nigerians visit the UAE in large numbers. 68,000 Nigerian tourists stayed in Dubai in the first 6 months of 2022.

Historical Rates - 1 United Arab Emirates Dirham in Nigerian Nairas

The AED to NGN currency rate over the last 30 days is shown in the table below.

DateAED/NGN
Monday 6th February 2023125.28
Sunday 5th February 2023125.96
Saturday 4th February 2023125.38
Friday 3rd February 2023125.37
Thursday 2nd February 2023125.26
Wednesday 1st February 2023125.36
Tuesday 31st January 2023125.18
Monday 30th January 2023125.36
Sunday 29th January 2023125.12
Saturday 28th January 2023125.02
Friday 27th January 2023125.32
Thursday 26th January 2023124.54
Wednesday 25th January 2023124.40
Tuesday 24th January 2023123.85
Monday 23rd January 2023124.85
Sunday 22nd January 2023123.59
Saturday 21st January 2023123.88
Friday 20th January 2023123.86
Thursday 19th January 2023125.37
Wednesday 18th January 2023124.37
Tuesday 17th January 2023124.65
Monday 16th January 2023124.52
Sunday 15th January 2023122.77
Saturday 14th January 2023122.50
Friday 13th January 2023123.19
Thursday 12th January 2023122.97
Wednesday 11th January 2023122.87
Tuesday 10th January 2023122.70
Monday 9th January 2023124.26
Sunday 8th January 2023124.31

The best day to convert UAE Dirhams to Nigerian Nairas was on Sunday 5th February 2023. The AED had risen to its highest value.

On Sunday 5th February 2023:

  • 1 United Arab Emirates Dirham = 125.96 Nigerian Nairas.
  • 100 UAE Dirhams = 12,596.00 Nigerian Nairas.

The worst time to change UAE Dirhams to Nigerian Nairas was on Saturday 14th January 2023. The AED/NGN exchange rate had dropped to its lowest value.

On Saturday 14th January 2023:

  • 1 United Arab Emirates Dirham = 122.50 Nigerian Nairas.
  • 100 UAE Dirhams = 12,250.00 Nigerian Nairas.

Historical Rates - 1 Nigerian Naira in UAE Dirhams

The NGN to AED currency rate over the last 30 days is shown in the table below.

DateNGN/AED
Monday 6th February 20230.00798
Sunday 5th February 20230.00794
Saturday 4th February 20230.00798
Friday 3rd February 20230.00798
Thursday 2nd February 20230.00798
Wednesday 1st February 20230.00798
Tuesday 31st January 20230.00799
Monday 30th January 20230.00798
Sunday 29th January 20230.00799
Saturday 28th January 20230.00800
Friday 27th January 20230.00798
Thursday 26th January 20230.00803
Wednesday 25th January 20230.00804
Tuesday 24th January 20230.00807
Monday 23rd January 20230.00801
Sunday 22nd January 20230.00809
Saturday 21st January 20230.00807
Friday 20th January 20230.00807
Thursday 19th January 20230.00798
Wednesday 18th January 20230.00804
Tuesday 17th January 20230.00802
Monday 16th January 20230.00803
Sunday 15th January 20230.00815
Saturday 14th January 20230.00816
Friday 13th January 20230.00812
Thursday 12th January 20230.00813
Wednesday 11th January 20230.00814
Tuesday 10th January 20230.00815
Monday 9th January 20230.00805
Sunday 8th January 20230.00804

The best day to convert Nigerian Nairas to UAE Dirhams was on Saturday 14th January 2023. The NGN/AED exchange rate rose to its highest value.

On Saturday 14th January 2023:

  • 1 Nigerian Naira = 0.00816 UAE Dirhams.
  • 100 Nigerian Nairas = 0.81600 UAE Dirhams.

The worst time to change Nigerian Nairas to UAE Dirhams was on Sunday 5th February 2023. The Nigerian Naira was at its lowest value.

On Sunday 5th February 2023:

  • 1 Nigerian Naira = 0.00794 UAE Dirhams.
  • 100 Nigerian Nairas = 0.79400 UAE Dirhams.

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