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How to Buy and Sell Bitcoin in Nigeria on Bitkoin Africa

There are many options for Buying and Selling Bitcoin in Nigeria. But I’ve come to realise that the best is not known to people due to the series of questions I’ve got in recent time. The authenticity of some of these sites and sellers are shady as there is no verification and the sites aren’t safe for you to trade in Bitcoin. However, I have written this tutorial to guide you on how to buy and sell Bitcoin from Nigeria’s top Bitcoin Exchange – Bitkoin Africa. If you have no idea what bitcoin is, it’s never too late, you can check here.

First Off, Introducing Bitkoin.africa

Bitkoin Africa is a Person-to-Person (P2P) platform majorly meant for bitcoin trading at the moment, I have no idea if other cryptocurrencies will be introduced in the future, just like remitano did. As a user on Bitkoin.africa, you can sell and buy bitcoin from other users. The company is based in Lagos, Nigeria and they help Nigerians who have enthusiastic in trading bitcoins at cheap rates without getting scammed as escrow is included.

How to Buy Bitcoin in Nigeria on Bitkoin.Africa

i. Register on www.Bitkoin.Africa

Bitkoin Africa is a community of several Bitcoin sellers and buyers in Nigeria. Purchasing your Bitcoin from Bitkoin Africa is easy, straightforward and secure. Every buyer and seller on the site is verified via several means before they begin trading. The site also provides escrow services which means that all Bitcoin intended for sale is first held by the site before it is dispensed to Buyers. The escrow service protects all buyers and sellers from fraud. It also means there are no hassles between prospective traders.

If you don’t have a Bitkoin Africa account, you first have to register an account. The first step is to visit www.Bitkoin.Africa, click on “Register” and fill all your details accurately. After filling your details, click the “Create Account” button to begin verification.

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You will receive an email to verify your email address. Click on the link in the email to verify the email address and begin verifying your phone number, BVN and Bank Account.

To verify your account, click on “Account” then “Account Verification” and enter your details accurately. You can now begin to buy or sell Bitcoin.

ii. Buying Bitcoin in Nigeria from Bitkoin.Africa

Visit the Bitkoin Africa homepage. To access it, click on the logo at the top left corner of the navigation bar. Select the ‘Buy’ option, type in how much Bitcoin you want to buy and click “Search”.

iii. Select your preferred Bitcoin Seller

Now, you need to choose who you want to buy Bitcoin from. The search results page will display sellers, the amount of Bitcoin they are willing to sell, the rate they’re selling at and the minimum and maximum amount of Bitcoin they are willing to sell. Select the seller you think has the best offer and click the ‘Buy’ button on the row that has all their details.

iv. Review and Confirm

After clicking buy, read through the details of the transaction and confirm the transaction. Bitcoin transfers cannot be undone so ensure everything is correct.

v. Buy Bitcoin Instantly

After reviewing and confirming the transaction, the next step is to buy. Click the ‘Buy BTC Instantly button to buy Bitcoin from your seller of choice.

vi. Choose your payment method

After clicking ‘Buy BTC instantly’, a payment window should pop up, giving you the option of paying with your Bank Card or via your Bank Account.

Vii. Pay with Card

If you’re paying with your card, enter your card details appropriately, enter the OTP delivered via SMS to your phone and click ‘Pay’.

That’s all. Your payment will be confirmed and Bitcoin transferred to your wallet.

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Viii. Pay with Bank

If you would like to pay with your Bank Account, select ‘Pay with Bank’ when the payment window pops up. The pay with bank option is currently only available to users with bank accounts in the following banks:

Access Bank

Diamond Bank

Fidelity Bank

First City Monument Bank

Guaranty Trust Bank

Zenith Bank

To buy bitcoin with your bank account:

*Select your bank from the drop-down menu

*Verify your account by entering your account number and clicking the ‘VerifyAccount’ button.

*Enter your date of birth and the one-time password (OTP) that has been sent to your phone, then click ‘Complete Registration’.

*Another OTP will be sent to your phone. Enter the second OTP and click ‘Pay’.

ix. You’re done! Happy Now? Ofcourse, Yes!

You have successfully purchased Bitcoin on Bitkoin Africa. Your new purchase will reflect in your Bitkoin Africa wallet Balance. To access your Bitkoin Africa wallet, go to the Wallet menu on the navigation bar and click ‘Wallet’ from the drop-down menu.

How to sell Bitcoin in Nigeria on Bitkoin Africa

Selling your Bitcoin on Bitkoin Africa is easy and secure. This is because the platform provides escrow services; meaning that payment for Bitcoin is first deposited by the buyer, held by Bitkoin Africa, and then dispensed to sellers. So you don’t need to communicate directly with your buyers, and you’re protected from fraud.

Because buyers deposit the amount they intend to spend before making a trade posting, you only interact with the Bitkoin Africa platform and can be sure to receive your payment instantly. There’s no need for back and forth between you and your buyer. Selling Bitcoin on Bitkoin Africa can be done following these steps

i. Setup your Bitkoin Africa account

Follow the steps above to create your Bitkoin Africa account and verify it. To begin selling, go to the next step.

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ii. Go to the Bitcoin Africa trading page

After verification, you can search for prospective Bitcoin Buyers from the Bitkoin Africa homepage or clicking the ‘Buy/Sell’ link at the top right section of the navigation bar.

From the homepage, or ‘Buy/Sell’ page, select the ‘Sell’ option, type in how much Bitcoin you’d like to sell, then click ‘Search’.

iii. Select your Preferred Buyer

Choose who you want to sell to from the Search results. The results page will show buyers, the rate at which they’re willing to buy Bitcoin and the maximum and minimum amounts they are willing to buy.

Select the buyer you think has the most profitable offer and click the ‘Sell’ button on the row with their details.

iv. Review and Confirm

After clicking ‘Sell’, take some time to review the details of the transaction. Trades are irreversible so you need to make sure all the details are correct before you click the confirm button.

v. Sell Bitcoin Instantly in Nigeria

After reviewing and confirming your transaction, it’s now time to sell. Click the ‘Sell BTC Instantly’ button to sell BTC to the buyer of your choice.

vi. You’re done! That was easy!

You have successfully sold Bitcoin to a buyer. Relax and you’ll receive a credit alert from your bank soon.

If you want to read more about Bitcoin and how to buy and sell Bitcoin in Nigeria, read the help site of Bitkoin Africa and their blog.

You can reach the Bitkoin Africa team via EmailTwitterFacebook, and live chat. You can also call them on +234 909 150 0528.

What are you waiting for? If you need some stimulations, you can check my recent interview with a lady that makes money online trading bitcoins.



I am Faturoti Kayode, A.K.A Fattkay. I am a 'passive income' enthusiast, a concrete internet marketer, a ruthless content writer, a prodigious website designer, and a wondrous information tycoon.

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