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Shiba Inu Sheds 14.55 Percent in 24 Hours as Whale Moves $2.3 Billion Worth of Shiba

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Traders and investors are disturbed and feeling apprehensive following the transfer of $2.3 billion worth of Shiba Inu coins to four different wallets by a whale on Tuesday.

At press time, the price of the meme coin tagged “doge killer” was trading at $0.00005444, however, the coin has dropped by 14.55 percent in the last 24 trading hours.

On Tuesday, the whale made a transaction of 10,000,000,100,000 SHIB coins to four different wallets, each transaction worth $586 million — summing up to a total of $2.3 billion.

Shiba community had assumed the owner of the inactive wallet might have lost its key or forgotten the wallet when it was first identified.

On Wednesday, a social media handle @devchart tweeted, “2021 Remember when everyone was wondering if the guy who turned 8k$ into 5 billion actually lost access to his wallet? Turns out he didn’t and just started moving some of his $SHIB”.

However, the whole situation has led to fear in the Shiba Inu community, holders are speculating a potential sell-off by the whale, a move that could have an adverse effect on the price level of SHIB. The liquidation of such volume could lead to massive price fall.

“If he decided to sell these bags, SHIB would plummet -99.99% to zero,” tweeted financial analyst Jacob Oracle.

According to CoinMarketCap, the price of Shiba has plunged by 32.94 percent in the last seven days to $29.89 billion or to the 11th spot on the ranking.

Another Twitter handle @unusual_whales said, “He is awake. The best trader of all time is alive. This wallet bought $8,000 of $SHIB last August. It’s now worth $5.7 billion. I repeat – $5.7 billion in 400 days. He owns 16% of the marketcap. He has sent $2.2 billion to four different wallets yesterday.

Data has shown that the top 10 wallets in the Shiba community hold almost 72 percent of the entire Shiba Inu coins in circulation. Meaning, the ownership of the meme coin is concentrated among top holders.

The whale that moved $2.3 billion of Shiba Inu currently holds over $1.8 million worth of SHIB in its old wallet.

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Nigeria Leads Africa in Crypto Adoption as Investors Anticipate Market Rebound

Nigeria overtakes Kenya to claim the first position as the leading country with crypto adoption rate in Africa

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Nigeria overtakes Kenya to claim the first position as the leading country with crypto adoption rate in Africa. 

Investors King learnt that Nigeria leads other African countries in cryptocurrency adoption so far in 2021. Nigeria which is also Africa’s largest economy ranked 11th in the world position. 

Other African countries on the world list include Morocco which came 2nd in Africa and 14th in the world.

Kenya which led the African continent in 2021 was ranked 3rd in Africa and 19th on the global list. 

The ranking which was conducted by Merchant Machine used five different indexes which include; On-chain cryptocurrency value received at centralized exchanges, On-chain retail value received at centralized exchanges, Peer-to-peer (P2P) exchange trade volume, On-chain cryptocurrency value received from Defi protocols, and On-chain retail value received from Defi protocols. 

The report further stated that despite the ban on cryptocurrency-related transactions by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), about 33.4 million Nigerians still traded or hold crypto assets. 

Millions of Nigerian youth have taken to cryptocurrency in recent years either as a way to attain financial freedom or to hedge against the downward pressure on the naira.

Google trend ranked Nigeria as the country with the highest number of bitcoin searches in the world. 

The challenging economy and the high rate of unemployment which the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has put at 33.3 percent have made many Nigerians take to cryptocurrency as an alternative way of revenue not minding the volatility risk. 

Besides, some Nigerians have found employment opportunities in the cryptocurrency industry either as cryptocurrency content writers, blockchain developers, cryptocurrency influencers or NFT creators.   

Meanwhile, many cryptocurrency investors believed that bitcoin and a host of other digital assets are trading at discounts.

Although bitcoin is trading below 20,000 dollars at the time of this report, many cryptocurrency investors, however, believed that the market will soon rebound. 

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Blockchain: Lekki Free Trade Zone Partners Gluwa to Create Virtual Free Zone

Lekki Free Free Zone Development Company (LFZ) is collaborating with a California-based blockchain company, Gluwa to create a virtual free zone within the Lekki corridor. 

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Lekki Free Free Zone Development Company (LFZ) is collaborating with a California-based blockchain company, Gluwa to create a virtual free zone within the Lekki corridor. 

Both companies are looking for ways to explore blockchain technology for the use of trade collaboration, growth and sustainability among companies that operate within the Lekki Free Trade Zone.

LFZ head of innovation and special projects, Mr Tomiwa Idowu disclosed that the initiative will be a tripartite project between LFZ, Gluwa and the Nigeria Exporting Zone Processing Zones Authority. 

Tomiwa Idowu said that the partnership, when finalised, will create a dashboard for the tokenization of goods into non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and provide digital asset-backed loans for new and existing enterprises that are looking to fund operations and/or expand their businesses. He stated that the project will be similar to the integration of Opeansea and Compound. 

Non-fungible tokens often abbreviated as NFTs are unique digital assets which can be bought, sold or borrowed. 

Idowu further stated that he is overwhelmed with the partnership and looks forward to the possibilities and prospects it will bring to Lagos State. 

He went further to commend the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu as a beacon of progress and hope not only for Lagos State but the nation in general. 

“Our Governor has always been a firm believer in fast-paced development, which involves using technology to leap-frog bureaucracy and going straight to solving immediate problems”. He said.

Gluwa Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Tae Oh disclosed that he anticipates the partnership with the Lekki Free Trade Zone which is the most developed free zone in Nigeria. He noted that its proximity to Dangote Refinery and the Lekki Deep Sea makes the zone ideal for partnership. 

Incorporated in 2014, Gluwa is an open-source platform powered by blockchain technology to connect global capital to emerging market investment opportunities. Gluwa launched its stable coin in 2016 and has acquired more than one million borrowers. 

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Cryptocurrency Exchange Platform Luno, Adds Two Digital Currencies Solana And Cardano To Its Portfolio

Luno adds two new digital currencies Solana (SOL) and Cardano (ADA) to its portfolio

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Luno, a digital currency exchange facility that offers clients a technology platform to store and trade cryptocurrencies, has expanded its crypto offerings by adding two new digital currencies Solana (SOL) and Cardano (ADA) to its portfolio.

The company disclosed that following these new additions, users can now trade Cardano (ADA) on the Luno app and website, alongside its existing cryptocurrency offerings.

It further disclosed that Solana (SOL) will be made available on the platform from next month October to enable users trade the digital asset.

Cardano (ADA) is reportedly one of the biggest cryptocurrencies by market cap, which has been described as the third-generation blockchain following Bitcoin and Ethereum which are known as the first and second generation blockchain.

Also, Solana (SOL) has been described as one of the best-performing digital currencies in recent years, known to have one of the fastest blockchain in the world and the fastest growing ecosystem in crypto.

Speaking on the company’s latest addition of the two new digital assets to its platform, General Manager for Africa at Luno Marius Reitz said, “As big advocates of building for the long term, we believe it’s important to give customers access to newer crypto applications that have a promising future.

“Now, not only do customers have access to ADA and SOL, but they also have the peace of mind that comes with the rigorous security that customers rely on from Luno.

“In a world that can look complex, we want to break down the complications around cryptocurrencies to make it easy for people to buy, send, store, and learn about.

“Customers don’t need to make one large investment to get started but can build and grow their investment over time through smaller amounts – similar to how they make contributions to their pension for example.”

Reitz concluded by saying, while the two added digital assets Cardano and Solana meet Luno standards for safety, however, being listed on the platform is not an endorsement of its future potential as an investment, noting the fact that investors are always advised to conduct their research.

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