How to buy bitcoin in Nigeria Step by Step video tutorial

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Top 11 crypto exchanges to buy and sell bitcoin in Nigeria

Here are the top crypto exchanges in NG, handpicked and updated by buybitcoinsmart.

Binance logo


Founded in 2017.

Binance is available in Nigeria

Binance is one of the biggest and most innovative crypto exchanges.

Kraken logo


Founded in 2011.

Kraken is available in Nigeria

Kraken is one of the largest and oldest crypto exchanges in the world.

Paxful logo


Founded in 2015.

Paxful is available in Nigeria

Paxful is a peer-to-peer marketplace for buying and selling bitcoin.

LocalBitcoins logo


Founded in 2012.

LocalBitcoins is available in Nigeria

LocalBitcoins is a peer-to-peer marketplace for buying and selling bitcoin.

Yellow Card logo

Yellow Card

Founded in 2019.

Yellow Card is available in Nigeria

Yellow Card is a simple, fast and secure platform to buy digital currencies

OKCoin logo


Founded in 2013.

OKCoin is available in Nigeria

OKCoin is the perfect exchange for an experienced trader.

Changelly logo


Founded in 2013.

Changelly is available in Nigeria

Changelly is an intermediary platform between crypto exchanges and users.

Bittrex logo


Founded in 2014.

Bittrex is available in Nigeria

Bittrex is a US regulated crypto exchange with high focus on security.

Luno logo


Founded in 2013.

Luno is available in Nigeria

Luno is trusted across 40 countries by over 5 million people.

NairaEx logo


Founded in 2015.

NairaEx is available in Nigeria

NairaEx is the number one local Bitcoin exchange in Nigeria.

BitPesa logo


Founded in 2013.

BitPesa is available in Nigeria

BitPesa is a Kenyan company helping its users purchase digital currencies safely.


How to buy bitcoin in Nigeria

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Follow these 3 steps to buy bitcoin safely in Nigeria.

Step 1

Choose the exchange

Browse through our list of top 11 crypto exchanges in Nigeria

Step 2

Register + KYC

Register on the exchange and go through the Know Your Customer process to purchase crypto in Nigeria

Step 3

Deposit fiat & buy bitcoin

Buy bitcoin with credit/debit card in Nigeria if you need it quick, or fund your exchange account with fiat and purchase BTC after arrival of funds. Buying crypto with debit and credit cards usually results in higher fees.

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