How to safely shop online in Nigeria without being scammed


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How to safely shop online in Nigeria without being scammed
Posted on: April 03, 2016, 10:47:33 AM
Are you afraid of buying anything online in Nigeria? If yes then you might be probably right because there are lots fraudsters in Nigeria but then there are better ways and rules you must be aware of before buying something online in Nigeria which am about to share with you.

What you can buy online in Nigeria
Here is the example of the things you can buy online in Nigeria safely without falling into the hand of fraudsters.
Mobile phones
Wrist watches and cloths
General home appliances

Yes you can buy all of the above online from various top e-commerce websites in Nigeria but there are things you need to know before you start shopping.

Rules for shopping and buying online in Nigeria
•   Try to meet at a safe, public location
•   Check the item BEFORE you buy it
•   Pay only after collecting the item
•   Possibly don’t go alone

The above rules are what you must know to stay out of trouble and if you can understand all that perfectly well then you don’t need to fear.
Note: the above rules might not be applicable to some certain website like Konga Jumia slot etc

Example: When buy a Smartphone phone from any other above websites, all you need is to take a good look at the mobile phones and check the full specification of the mobile phone you want to buy to see if that is what you want and if yes you can buy with your ATM credit card and get it sent to your home address.

Why it’s safe
It’s safe because an e-commerce website such as Konga handles all the sales and delivering  and not individually like Jiji and Olx that anyone can list and sell on his or her own without the website interference

Where to buy what you need online in Nigeria
Popular website to buy goods online in Nigeria to Mobile phones, Cars, cloths, electronics and general home appliances.
 Konga is one of the best website to shop for smart phones, Electronics, Home appliances and more
Jumia is also one of the best website in Nigeria that deals mainly in mobile phone and computers, Electronics, and general home appliances.
Jiji is a free classified ads listing website that allows Nigerians to list and sale whatever they want to sell online such as Mobile phones, computers, cars, houses, Lands and general home appliances.
Olx is another most popular free classified ads listing website in Nigeria that allows Nigerians and other countries to sell anything they want online including job listing and more.
Slot is the best place to buy Mobile phones, Tablets, and Computers both online and offline and you will be guaranteed of original quality gadgets and best price.

There are other trusted website you can buy goods from but the above website is just the example of such websites.
If you have any question regarding buying something online in Nigeria kindly don’t hesitate to use our comment reply option below to let me know.

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