4576690759_7ee229881b So you want to download apps to your smartphone, and want to try out some native apps, but can’t seem to think of any to download. Gone are the days when we’re shamefaced to say there are no made-in-Naija apps.

There’s no shortage of developers putting together codes to solve our everyday problems. With so many of them to make your head spin, it is impossible to use them all, even when you have enough RAM space on your device.

We’ve made it easy for you with this list of the absolute essentials when it comes to Nigerian apps.


Truppr is a social tool that helps sports lovers and fitness enthusiasts find teammates for their favorite sports in cities around the world.


Paga makes paying and getting paid easier. You can send money to friends, family and business associates, buy airtime and pay utility bills using your phone.

Jobs in Nigeria

Jobs in Nigeria
Jobs in Nigeria gives you access to the latest jobs and vacancies in Africa. Jobs In Nigeria is said to be Africa’s first social job search app providing up-to-the-minute job opportunities around Nigeria.


With Hellofood you can order meals from many restaurants in your neighbourhood and have it delivered to wherever you are.


iROKOtv lets you watch Nigerian movies (Nollywood movies). Welcome to the best of Nollywood and African movies. All movies are streamed in HD quality.

PriceCheck Nigeria

PriceCheck is one of the country’s most popular price comparison site. With the app, you can compare more than a thousand products, across hundreds of categories, from loads of stores.

Okada Books

Okada Books is Nigeria’s version of the Kindle reader. Most books are free, while the rest cost less than a dollar. There are various payment options. You can buy epub format books by: using the Etisalat recharge card, making a deposit to the provided bank accounts, instant transfer using Paga, as well as via Paypal.

Easy Taxi

This app allows you to easily book a taxi and track it in real time, with just a tap of a button.


The Spinlet app is based on the Spinlet website and it showcases Nigerian and African music to the world. Users can listen to pre-curated playlists or create theirs and share favourite tracks.


A utility service, GidiTraffic in a convenient way of receive traffic and security updates around the country. You can scout the city for jobs, stores, labor, places, etc on your mobile device.

This post is brought to you in partnership with gidiapps.com, an app store that curates locally developed applications and applications Nigerians use the most. Discover great apps to use in Nigeria at Gidiapps.com.

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