- The eNaira speed wallet application that disappeared from the Google store after reaching 100, 000 downloads, is back online
- The version of the app on Google Play Store for Andriod users went missing 48 hours after its launch on Wednesday, October 27
- Central bank of Nigeria had earlier explained that the sudden disappearance of the new app was due to necessary updates
Osita Nwanisobi, director of corporate communications of Central bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday, October 28, said the app’s disappearance was only temporary.
According to the CBN spokesperson, the application was undergoing an important upgrade aimed at tackling glitches noticed since its launch.
Reporting the same development, The Punch also stated that the eNaira Speed Wallet app is back on Google Store after the app went missing after its launch on Monday, October 25.
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Before it went went missing, the CBN spokesperson pointed out that an upgrade was ongoing after over 100,000 people downloaded the app.
Checks by Legit.ng also indicates that Nigerians criticised the app over their inability to easily link their emails and BVNs among other issues. They also rated the app low.
eNaira app suffers hitches 48hrs after launch
Recall that the eNaira speed wallet disappeared from the Google Play Store barely 48 hours after its launch.
The eNaira merchant wallet, which is designed for businesses, is still running and has over 10,000 downloads on the Google Play Store made available to Android users.
It was also gathered that the eNaira speed wallet on the Apple App Store was still active but had been upgraded.
CBN explains disappearance of eNaira from Google Play Store
Legit.ng previously reported that following the outrage over the sudden disappearance of the newly launched e-naira from the google play store, the Central bank of Nigeria (CBN) has explained what went wrong.
The apex bank said that the disappearance of the much-anticipated e-naira wallet is temporary.
Speaking at the CBN Fair for the southeast geo-political zone in Abakaliki, Ebonyi states capital city, the director of corporate communications for CBN, Osita Nwabisobi, said the app is currently undergoing an important upgrade.