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Jankara Market
Jankara Market

Jankara Market

Market

Lagos

203

Work, Meet friends, Buy/Sell

History of Jankara Market Jankara Market. It is notable as a place to source for locally made products at pocket friendly rates Jankara Market is one of the largest markets in Lagos offering a variety of beads, tie-dyed cloth, pottery and even clothing. Security/Safety of Jankara Market This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Jankara Market, here are some helpful things to take along with you: A pair of sunglasses Light clothing Face cap or hat Things to do while at Jankara Market Visit the various stalls Best Features It is a place to buy locally made goods Writer's Review To go get nice locally made goods at affordable prices Most common visitors Tourists, Historians, Curators. Lamentations of Jankara market traders- The headline in 2012 after the Jankara market got burnt as reported by the Vanguard newspaper

Lekki Craft Market
Lekki Craft Market

Lekki Craft Market

Market

Lagos

213

Work, Meet friends, Buy/Sell

History of Lekki Craft Market Lekki Craft Market is notable as a place to get quality African art and craftwork. Looking for quality craftwork in Nigeria? The Lekki market provides beautiful and affordable craft works that celebrate the richness of the African, especially the Nigerian culture. Security/Safety of Lekki Craft Market This is a very safe location. Don't leave your belongings unguarded What To Bring Before heading to Lekki Craft Market, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Face cap or hat Light clothing Things to do while at Lekki Craft Market Visit the various stalls Best Features It is a place to get cultural items. Writer's Review To go get quality goods at affordable prices. Most common visitors Art lovers, Tourists. Curators. Crafts market Lekki- An excerpt from a piece by iloveLagos blog.

Balogun Market
Balogun Market

Balogun Market

Market

Lagos

176

Work, Sightseeing, Buy/Sell

About Balogun Market Balogun Market was built in 1970s. It is notable as the best place to buy fabrics, shoes and all sorts of wears With no particular address, because it sprawls across so many streets on the island, this is arguably one of the largest markets in West Africa. Security/Safety of Balogun Market This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Balogun Market, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Shopping list Cash or Credit/Debit Cards Sunglasses and/or hat Your bargaining A-game Things to do while at Balogun Market Try these at Balogun Market: Search and patronize the numerous stores Best Features A market spanning a lot of streets is sure to provide something of all you might seek in a market. Balogun market serves a major role in the textile and leather industry. Writer's Review It is best explored with someone that knows their way around so grab a buddy or associate and head to the market for some nice locally made and international goods at affordable price. Lagos State’s Balogun Market goes global using Electronic Commerce - Ventures Africa, Feb 12, 2016

Wuse Market
Wuse Market

Wuse Market

Market

Abuja

378

Sightseeing, Meet friends, Buy/Sell

History of Wuse Market Wuse Market. This secondary school-turned-market is the biggest and most popular shopping market in Abuja. A very busy market, you can find almost anything ranging from foodstuff, clothes, electronics, furniture, phones, rugs and carpets etc Security/Safety of Wuse Market This is a very safe location. What To Bring Shopping list Cash as local markets hardly accept electronic payment mediums Things to do while at Wuse Market Search and patronize the numerous stores Best Features It offers a glimpse of the local life, with numerous stores and outlets selling everything from all over the country. Wuse market traders give loans to cooperative groups - Daily Trust, Dec 16 2015 Wuse Market Inaugurates New Excos - Leadership Newspapers, Feb 4 2015

Oshodi Market
Oshodi Market

Oshodi Market

Market

Lagos

321

Work, Sightseeing, Buy/Sell

About Oshodi Market Oshodi Market was established in 1860 to support its slave trade activities. Built by Colonial Government. Located in the busy and rowdy Oshodi area, the former location for this market, Owonifari, has been demolished and is being turned to a bus terminal while the marketers have been relocated to a newly built market complex in Isopakodowo area of Oshodi. Security/Safety of Oshodi Market This is a very safe location. Be mindful of your possessions are pick-pockets are known to target the least aware What To Bring Before heading to Oshodi Market, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Shopping list Your bargaining A-game Best Features It is in the popular Oshodi area which is reported and known to be a reference central place from every bus terminal in Lagos as you are sure to see a bus heading to Oshodi. Writer's Review It is best explored with someone that knows their way around so grab a buddy or associate and head to the market for some nice locally made and international goods at affordable price. As you don reach the bus stop for Oshodi, you don reach the market be that - A bus conductor when asked for directions

Eko Hotel Art and Craft Market
Eko Hotel Art and Craft Market

Work, Meet friends, Explore art, Buy/Sell

About Eko Hotel Art and Craft Market Eko Hotel Art and Craft Market is notable as as a souvenir place for beautiful craft work. Looking for beautiful art and craft souvenirs? The Eko hotel craft market provides an array of bead work, sculpture and carving celebrating the rich Nigerian heritage. Security/Safety of Eko Hotel Art and Craft Market This is a very safe location. What To Bring Cash. Things to do while at Eko Hotel Art and Craft Market Buy some craft work. Take pictures of the market. Enjoy the ambience. Best Features The rich pieces of craft works that are on display here. Most common visitors Curators, Tourists can be found here. The carvings are so unique!- Bode, a curator for a local museum.

GSM Embassy, Aba
GSM Embassy, Aba

GSM Embassy, Aba

Market

Abia

0

Work, Learn, Buy/Sell

GSM Embassy is well known for phone repair, unlocking and training services, with tens of people already benefiting from the training programs and hundreds having their mobile devices given a second chance.

Agip Area Ede
Agip Area Ede

Agip Area Ede

Market

Osun

0

Meet friends, Explore nature, Buy/Sell

History of Agip Area Ede Agip Area Ede. Agip Area Ede is your one stop place for almost anything you're looking to buy. From foodstuff to musical instruments. It is a shopping destination for people living in Ede, Osun state. And there are banks in the vicinity if you want to save money. Security/Safety of Agip Area Ede This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Agip Area Ede, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Cash, Debit/Credit Card Best Features Agip Area Ede has everything you want in one place. It has a lot of stores that offer an array of services. Writer's Review There is no need to go anywhere else once you are in the Agip Area Ede. Maximum security is guaranteed as you go about buying. Meet with artisans and discover the beauty of African art. Most common visitors Everyone

Kemta Adire Market
Kemta Adire Market

Kemta Adire Market

Market

Ogun

4

Sightseeing, Meet friends, Buy/Sell

History of Kemta Adire Market Kemta Adire Market. A distinctive cultural product of women of the Egba land, Adire is an exotic fabric made in the Tie-and-Dye industry that is loved and coveted for its intricate designs as well as the process involved in making it. This market is the seen as the largest Adire market in Africa. It is also called Kampala so sometimes,the market is referred to as Kampala Market. Security/Safety of Kemta Adire Market This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Kemta Adire Market, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Cash only as it is operated by local clothing vendors Shopping List Camera to capture the sights and experience Best Features One of the biggest commodity exported from Abeokuta, Adire, which means 'Tied and Dyed' attracts thousands of traders and tourists alike on a daily basis who come to patronize the women traders, order batches, learn from them or simply marvel at the art involved. The market was built by the then Governor, Chief Olusegun Osoba. There are stalls sprawling the market with the fabrics of different African designs displayed. Writer's Review Most of the women converse in the local language Yoruba, and some in Pidgin English. Therefore,if you understand neither, you should take a local along for communicating. The market is rowdy and not well maintained so come along with durable footwear and clothes. If you are visiting Abeokuta, a trip to the market is a must as there is no better proof of your visit than wearing an Adire fabric.

Alausa Mini Market
Alausa Mini Market

Alausa Mini Market

Market

Lagos

0

Work, Sightseeing, Buy/Sell

Alausa Mini Market located along Obafemi Awolowo way is a small busy market where people of the town and community buy foodstuffs for their home, its always at its busiest towards the evening because of people (mostly women) just returning from work.

Kado Fish Market
Kado Fish Market

Kado Fish Market

Market

Abuja

52

Sightseeing, Meet friends, Buy/Sell

History of Kado Fish Market Kado Fish Market. If you are thinking of where you can buy your frozen food or fish, come to Kado Fish Market. Known for its’cheap and wholesale distribution of fish products, there is a wide range of frozen foods and fishes that you can buy here. Security/Safety of Kado Fish Market This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Kado Fish Market, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Cash as most stalls are operated by local sellers. Your shopping list. Comfortable shoes. Best Features The market is organised into five segments: those trading in smoked fish, those trading in fresh fish, those selling frozen fish, those who serve as dealers and receive the fish directly from farmers and suppliers, those whose business is preparing the fish for buyers and those selling fish feeds and drugs. One should note that it is not all about fish as the market is also a shopping destination for frozen poultry Writer's Review The strong point of the Kado Fish Market is the prospect of buying fish and poultry at bulk price—a plus if you are planning a self-catered party or event.

Computer Village
Computer Village

Computer Village

Market

Lagos

0

Work, Sightseeing, Buy/Sell

History of Computer Village Computer Village. A tech cluster of sorts for I.T related gadgets and needs, this is a popular market self-styled "The Largest IT Market in Nigeria". As the name hints, it is a place for computers and related accessories, phones and tablets, and almost all other I.T devices available. Security/Safety of Computer Village This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Computer Village, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Cash (to avoid difficulty in payments if their POS is unavailable) Shopping list Writer's Review Busy and rowdy as most markets are in Nigeria, you will find a mixture of old, new, original, and sometimes fake products sold at almost every available space. One must be careful and conscious because the market is as infamous for its sprawling and haphazard design as it is for its pick-pockets. However, Computer Village is never boring place to be. It is a very large area with various streets and many people in and out every second. The sound of music all over is another interesting thing to mention and the ever amazing street dancers dancing for various brands all over. Whatever your need is, you can be sure to find a seller here.