How to buy bitcoin in Nigeria

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If you want to buy bitcoin in Nigeria you have many options to choose from. There several bitcoin exchanges that operate in Nigeria.

A convenient way is to be able to buy bitcoin using Naira, Nigeria’s national currency. Most bitcoin exchanges have that option.

On this post I’ll share with you some of the best ways to buy bitcoin in Nigeria. You can either pay with cash from your bank account. Or you can use Visa card or Mastercard.

Buy bitcoin in Nigeria using this platforms:


Coindirect is P2P bitcoin exchange  that operates in 24+ countries including Nigeria, South Africa, UK, and Kenya. This bitcoin exchange has been around since 2017 and is growing at fast pace.

On this platform you can buy bitcoin from people around Nigeria and the world. Payments can be made through your national bank. Another thing you can do here is to trade cryptocurrencies for a profit.

You will need to verify you identity by uploading a copy of your ID document and some other documents.

Click here to signup with Coindirect


Luno is a very popular Bitcoin exchange in Nigeria and South Africa. It has been operating since 2013 and it provides the lowest prices.

You can buy bitcoin using Nairas and can make payments with your Visa or Mastercard. Luno provides the easy to use interface and makes it easy to buy bitcoin in Nigeria. The minimum to buy bitcoin with on Luno is 300 Naira.

Luno offers free deposits and low withdrawal fees.

Click here to sign up with luno 

For a step by step guide on how to buy bitcoin in Nigeria using Luno click here. Even though the post is titled How to buy bitcoin in South Africa the steps are the same since you are using Luno to buy bitcoin.


Paxful is also one of the largest peer to peer bitcoin exchanges that connects buyers to sellers. You can use Paxful to buy bitcoin in Nigeria and pay with Nairas. Paxful allow you to buy bitcoin with Bank Transfer, Money Gram, Western Union, Amazon Gift Card and iTunes Gift Card.

Sign up with Paxful 

You can also buy bitcoin using this bitcoin exchanges

After buying Bitcoin you might want to do the following:

Trade crypto currency to earn more bitcoin

Do sport betting on any of this sites

Play bitcoin games and win more bitcoins