No doubt Android OS is the most popular OS in Nigeria and according to
some stats somewhere, about 40% of Nigerian phone users use Android phones but we don’t get to see many Android apps tailored for Nigerians.
that will change as time goes by, but in the mean time, here are the
top 10 android apps for Nigerians that we could find.
Top 10 Nigerian Android Apps
#1. Nigerian Constitution
by the name, you can already tell what the app is all about. The
Nigerian Constitution app provides you all the rules and laws of Nigeria
at your fingertips.
As a citizen, the first thing is to know
your rights and the rules of the country and that is what this app
provides you and having it on your mobile phone makes it easy for you to
reference to it when ever the need arises. That means no more intimidation!
#2. Nigerian Dictionary
app is really awesome. It allows you to quickly translate any word to
many Nigerian languages/dialects. Though at the moment, the app seems to
support only Yoruba and Igbo, but the developer promises to and more
languages in future update.
One of the main features of the Nigerian Dictionary app is the voice search which makes searching easier and more fun.
Giditraffic provides you with real-time update on traffic and security issues around the country irrespective of where you are.
service employs crowd-sourcing as its primary means of providing
information to the users. Though Giditraffic started on Twitter, but it
now has app with which you can use to stay up to date.
want to get real-time information on the latest happening around the
country, especially as regards to traffic, this app is for you.
#4. Jobs in Nigeria App
Jobs in Nigeria App curates contents from the top job information sites
like Jobberman, Hotnigerianjobs, Naijahotjobs,Careers24, Ngcareers,
Joblistnigeria, NBF jobs, Myjobmag, OLX & Jobemy, jobs.Naij.com,
jiji to provide you the latest Job available around the country.
This is a must have app if you don’t want to miss out on the next big job around the country.
#5. Sliide Airtime – Free Recharge
Airtime is a content delivery platform that gives you free airtime in
return for engaging with news and sponsored content.
year, the app was named as the Most Innovative Mobile App at Global
Mobile World awards held at the GSMA’s Mobile World Congress 2017 in
The platform uses 65% of the revenue it generates from sponsors to provide its users with free Airtime.
You can earn more airtime by doing the following:
Share the app with friends
Answer fun surveys
Watch short videos
Download & try the latest apps
Collect bonuses just for using the app
This can be a good way to get a good return of investment of your time online.
is a free ebook reading app for Nigerians. The app provides you with
thousands of books from many authors in the country which you can browse
and read from the comfort of your home. Most books you will find in
OkadaBooks are free, even though there are paid ones.
The app is
useful to authors as much as it is to the readers. As an author, you can
use the platform to promote or sell your content to Nigerian book
This is one of the innovative apps that are changing the way we do things in this country.
is an app that lets you watch over 1000 “handpicked” full-length
Nigerian, Ghanaian, and African movies and TV shows with no ads from the
comfort of your home and from the comfort of your Android devices.
platform is subscription based, which means you need to have a
NollyLand subscription to be able to watch full-length movies. Though
you can watch previews for free.
#8. Akpos Jokes by StackArena
Need something that will get you giggling? This app got you covered.
With the Akpos Jokes app you can do the following:
Add your own joke and share with the world.
Share jokes you love easily on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Email, SMS and more.
Easily scroll through the endless list of Top Jokes and All jokes.
Rate Jokes you love.
Add comments to jokes you want to contribute to.
Think you just want a random joke? The Random joke button helps you with that.
Easily navigate through Previous and Next joke on the app .
New jokes are added every single day.
Chat with others.
Find other Akpos Jokes users around you.
#9. Recipes from Nigeria
This is a great app to use if you want to learn how to prepare Naija foods.
from Nigeria puts together some of the most popular recipes in Nigeria
and how to prepare them. The app consists of different variety of dishes
in Nigeria, both local and continental.
#10. Pidgin Bible (With Audio)
This really an interesting one.
the creator(s) of this app deserve some praises for the time taken to
translate the bible to Pidgin English and also convert it to Audio.
From the name, you can already tell what the app is all about. Bible in Pidgin English.
The app include Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana and Papua New Guinea Tok Pisin Pidgin.
A good and fun way to listen to the Bible.