Foreign exchange rates API Against The Naira
Free Naira Exchange Rates API, which provides past or recent exchange rate lookups. It features a number of useful functions and can be installed easily using Composer..
You can install the package via composer:
composer require infinitypaul/naira-exchange-rates
Alternatively, you can download all files from the src/ directory and include them in your project. Important note: if you're manually installing the SDK, you must also install Guzzle Client.
The Naira Currency Exchange API does require API keys or authentication in order to access and interrogate its API, Register and get your token on http://nairaexchangerate.herokuapp.com/.
Fetch the latest exchange rates
$naira = new NairaExchangeRates $rates = $naira->setType('cbn')->fetch();
Get historical rates for any day since 1999:
$naira = new NairaExchangeRates $rates = $naira->setType('cbn')->addDateFrom('2019-11-26')->fetch();
Fetch Specific Rate:
If you do not want all current rates, it's possible to specify only the currencies you want
$naira = new NairaExchangeRates $rates = $naira->setType('cbn')->setBaseCurrency('usd')->fetch();
The following API reference lists the publicly-available methods for the
addDateFrom( string $from ):
Set the date from which to retrieve historic rates.
$from should be a string containing an ISO 8601 date.
setType( string $to ):
Set The Exchange Rate Type You Want To Retrieve, we have the following types
cbnCentral Bank Of Nigeria Rate
bdcBurueu The Change Rate
westernunionWestern Union Rate
addDateTo( string $type ):
Set the end date for the retrieval of historic rates.
$to should be a string containing an ISO 8601 date.
setBaseCurrency( string $code ):
Set the base currency you want to retrieve.
$code should be passed an ISO 4217 code (e.g.
$code must be one of the supported currency codes.
Send off the request to the API and return either a Json,
The library supports the following currencies USD, GBP, EUR, JPY, XAF, CNY, QAR, ZAR, SEK:
Please see CHANGELOG for more information what has changed recently.
Please see CONTRIBUTING for details.
If you have spotted any bugs, or would like to request additional features from the library, please file an issue via the Issue Tracker on the project's Github page: https://github.com/infinitypaul/naira-exchange-rates/issues.
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