Okay, this apps probably won’t change your life. Or it may change it a little. Or it may change your whole life. Okay just forget about the life changing thing and let’s just look at the top Android apps by Nigerians and for Nigerians.
But seriously, some of this apps may change your life. 😉
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.
Hopefully, 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.
Disclaimer: While we did our best to find as many good apps as we can find, we admit we may have omitted a good app here probably because we didn’t know that it exist. So if you know any good app by Nigerians and for Nigerians that you think is worth mentioning, you can share with us in the comment below. We may as well include that, especially if it life changing. 😉
Top 10 Nigerian Android Apps
#1. Nigerian Constitution by Pledge51
Judging 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
This 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.
The 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.
If you 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
The 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
Sliide Airtime is a content delivery platform that gives you free airtime in return for engaging with news and sponsored content.
Early this 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 Barcelona.
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.
OkadaBooks 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 reader.
This is one of the innovative apps that are changing the way we do things in this country.
NollyLand 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.
The 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.
Recipes 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.
First 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.
That’s it for our Top 10 Naija Android apps.
What other Nigerian Android app do you know of that you think is so awesome that people should know about it? Tell us in the comment below.