Top Ten e-Commerce Sites In Nigeria

All over the world a lot of people perform various activities online as the internet has enabled a lot of things to be done simpler, easier and faster. A lot of business activities take place online like buying and selling of goods, payment for services, bookings and reservations which has led to the rise of e-commerce sites around the world.

Nigeria has not been left out of the rapid rise and growth of e-commerce sites as over the years Nigerians have been doing a lot of online activities which has seen these sites flourish.

With an estimated population of about 170 million people, Nigeria has become a favorite place for a lot of e-commerce sites to do business and has gradually become the fastest and largest growing e-commerce country in Africa and also the world.

The drop in the price of internet and data services as well as the influx of smart phones into the market has seen a lot of Nigerians being able to gain more access to the internet. Add these points to the fact that Nigerians do a lot of business activities a lot of e-commerce sites receive a lot of patronage.

The ranking of these sites is based on the popularity of the sites which has to do with how people perceive them, their experiences of doing business with them, their opinions, views and comments online and from other publications.


Cheki is an online market where various automobiles are sold and is one of Nigeria’s top automobile market sites. Cheki does not sell cars directly but provides a platform for people to sell and buy different types of cars and basically connects buyers to sellers to transact business and make deals.

On the site you will find Nigeria’s top car dealers, importers of cars and private car sellers post their cars for sale in the country. On the platform you are able to find various automobiles ranging from vans, trucks and cars given buyers a lot of choices and options. Sellers and buyers can also have a chance of meeting one on one to meet and close the deal.


Payporte was launched in 2012 and is an online retail store that has its headquarters in Nigeria and is also present in five other African countries including Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Egypt and Morocco.

Payporte’s mission is to become Africa’s number one online retail store. It takes care of a wide range of customer’s needs in various categories like furniture, fashion and accessories for children, men and women, electronics, home appliances, footwear, gadgets, bedding and a lot more.

Payporte offers its shoppers and customers a variety of payment options, prompt delivery, discounts and good prices and good customer care experience.


Wakanow is Nigeria’s first online travelling company and was established and launched in 2008 but fully started operation around the period of the 2010 world cup which was hosted in South Africa.

Wakanow was created to open up and improve Nigeria’s online travel space and provide Nigerians with everything they will need when planning and preparing to travel both locally and internationally.

Wakanow in conjunction with their partners offers its customers various travelling services such as assistance with acquiring visas, purchasing flight tickets, hotel reservations, airport pickups, vacation packages and much more to ease the stress of people planning to travel.


Olx was set up and established in 2006. Present in over 100 countries, It is a platform and a classified market place where sellers and buyers meet and transact various types of businesses.

On olx, sellers have the opportunity to post adverts and showcase their goods and products and give necessary information of what they are selling and place it under the relevant category.

Apart from buying brand new goods, sellers also have an opportunity of buying used goods and products in various categories.




Dealdey is an online platform that was established in 2011. Dealdey operates by featuring daily deals on various categories of goods and services in Nigeria. Dealdey is a great way for people to grab great and fantastic deals on many products.

Dealdey sets out to pave the way for everyone to be a winner by supporting local businesses to grow and get new customers who will be able to save money by getting great and fantastic deals.


Kara is one of the leading online platforms in Nigeria and has a lot of visits from people on a daily basis. Kara offers a wide range of goods and products from home appliances to mobile phones, fashion accessories, computer accessories and lots more at great prices.

Kara offers buyers and shoppers flexible payment options that will suit the needs of everyone like bank transfer, online payment with credit or debit card and paying cash on delivery.


Adiba is one of the best online platforms in Nigeria. Adiba offers a variety of products and goods from various categories such as electronics, Kids items, sports and fitness goods, power products, home appliances, recharge cards and more.

Adiba offers the following features, affordable prices on various goods, flexible payment options, flexible delivery system, convenient return policy and a great shopping experience.

3 KAYMU is an online shopping platform that was launched in 2012 by Africa Internet Group and it is one of the top online shopping stores in the country. Kaymu does not store or sell goods but brings buyers and sellers together to transact business.

Kaymu offer a lot of goods and products for customers to choose from with flexible payment options as well as delivering promptly to its customers.



Konga  is one of Nigeria’s largest shopping mall and commenced business in July 2012. With Konga you can buy almost anything at great and affordable prices making it a shopper’s delight. They stock various types of goods like computers, fashion and beauty products, mobile phones,  books and more which are all from top brands.

They also offer great offers like the bulk purchase option where you can enjoy discounted prices and low shipping rates and a 5% discount when you pay for goods bought using KongaPay.


Established in 2012, jumia is fast becoming a well-known brand among a lot of people. Considered as one of the top online retailer in Africa with branches in Ivory Coast, Morocoo, Kenya and Eygpt, Jumia has in stock a lot of goods and products from which people can select from and make their choice.

There is also a segment known as deals of the day where you are able to get best prices on a wide range of goods and there are also various payment options available including payment on delivery.


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