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Why Sell into Nigeria?

Nigeria is the largest economy and most powerful nation in Western Africa and perhaps in all of Africa. The country is young, upwardly mobile, English speaking, with a vast reserve of natural resources (particularly oil). Poverty rates remain high, but the middle class is growing each year.

Marketplaces dominate the local and international ecommerce market. Nigerians tends to use ecommerce to purchase consumer electronics, clothing, beauty and personal care items, children’s items, and grocery.

Supported Ecommerce Services in Nigeria

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Available currencies will depend on the payment method provider, as well as any regulatory restrictions.


Available Product Categories

Digital River can support the sales of these types of products for this specific market.


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Popular payment types in Nigeria

Cash overwhelmingly dominates the Nigerian market in terms of payment preferences, followed by credit and debit cards, bank transfers, and digital wallets. Nigeria is making visible efforts toward building a better logistics infrastructure and promoting financial inclusion, so that ecommerce can expand outside the confines of big cities.

As part of its Financial System Strategy 2020, the Central Bank of Nigeria is focusing on financial inclusion by bringing unbanked consumers under the purview of the banking system, aided by mobile money operators and telecom companies, who are making efforts to create traction for the financial inclusion program.

Available payment types for Nigeria

The list below represents the current categories of payment options Digital River supports for this market.

Payment methods for Nigeria

Fulfillment details for Nigeria

Cross-Border Fulfillment: Landed Cost is Available.

Calculation of duties and fees incurred when goods are shipped cross border.

In-Country Fulfillment: Not available

Ecommerce facts and figures
$250B GDP 206 M Total Population 51% Internet Usage

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