Non-cash payment, Payment modes, Electronic transfer, Cheques.


The payments and settlement system represents the plat-form upon which financial resources is exchanged for goods and services. This paper discussed the different alternatives of non-cash payment methods as well as the advantages, modes of payments and challenges. The study concluded that, there is need not only to further the laudable reforms of the Federal Government of Nigeria, but also to ensure that business and non-business financial transactions are accessible and convenient for the average Nigerian. These reforms in the payment system can only fast track the integration of Nigeria into the international financial system with attendant benefits for the economy.

Author Bio

The author is a staff of Central Bank of Nigeria, Nigeria.

Publication Title

CBN Bullion







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