How to Buy & Sell Easily on OLX Nigeria

OLX Nigeria
Written by Abe Cherian

Gone are those days when someone who has a product to sell has to walk to the nearest market to sell their used products. These days, with online shopping website like OLX Nigeria, you don’t have to go through all that stress. All you need to do is upload the image of the product you wish to sell on OLX, fix your price. Within some seconds, buyers will start rolling in to make a purchase.

If you are a buyer, just visit their official website and browse through the categories of products you wish to buy and help yourself.

Selling products on OLX Nigeria is very easy. I can still remember when I sold one of my used phones on OLX Nigeria. The process is quite simple. I just placed a free advert along with the details of the phone such as the specification and the reason why I intend selling the phone on OLX. Less than an hour, I got contacted by an interested buyer. We fixed appointment where to meet and make the transaction. At the end of the same day, I end of selling the phone. Isn’t this interesting? Of course! It is.

Related: How to Sell on Jiji Nigeria

Here in this guide, I’m going to guide you through the process of selling your used or new items on OLX Nigeria. If you have any question while going through this guide, just leave it in the comment box at the end of this article and it will be attended to in a jiffy.

How to Sell Items OLX Nigeria.

  1. Visit OLX Nigeria Website:

How to sell on OLX Nigeria step 1

Use your computer or mobile phone to their official website at Ensure your internet connection is good before you start listing your products on OLX.

  1. Create an Account:

How to sell on OLX Nigeria

To sell your item on the OLX website, you must be a registered seller. Click the registration link at the top right corner of the site to create an account. If you already have an account, simply log in with your login details.

  1. Upload Your Product Details:

submiting an ad on OLX Nigeria

Click on the “Sell Your Item” button at the top right corner of the website. You’ll be asked to input the product category of the product. Enter the Title of the advert (eg: Fairly Used Tecno Phantom 5 phone). On the last column, enter the description of the item you’re selling.


This area should have a complete detail of the item(s) you’re selling. It’s advisable you also tell the buyers the reason why you’re selling the item especially if it’s not a new item (second-hand). Like I said earlier, You can sell anything on OLX Nigeria even personal services like teaching, babysitting, laundry, Fumigation etc.

  1. Enter Your Contact Details:

sell on OLX Nigeria

Provide a valid contact information of yourself. This should include your phone numbers, Location and email address. Once these details are entered correctly, just hit the “Post your Ad” button at the bottom to publish the advert.

Congrats! If you’ve been following this guide from the beginning, you now know how to post a free advert on OLX Nigeria.

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Abe Cherian

Abe Cherian is the founder and CEO of

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