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Where to Buy What in Lagos

by | Guides

May 5, 2022

In Lagos, you will have to go out and buy the stuff you need from time to time. It is, therefore, important that you know how to navigate your way around Lagos and know just where to find the supermarkets, boutiques, electronics, and hardware stores, so you don’t spend too much time searching. 

Here is a list of where you can buy the things you need in Lagos: 


Groceries

In Lagos, you can get groceries in any of the markets close to you. But if you’ll rather not go to a market to buy the stuff you need, then check out: 

Hygiene Products

Nearly every mall or supermarket in Lagos sells hygiene products. Here are a few you will want to check out: 

  • Liam Mart 
  • Ikeja City Mall
  • Pure Hygiene Limited
  • Spar, Nigeria
  • Hubmart Stores
  • Jumia 

Clothes

  • Yaba Market (Second-hand clothes, if that is your preference)
  • Alara
  • The Florence H Boutique 
  • Modan Luxury Store 
  • Oshodi Market (Cheap clothes)

Electronics

  • LG Electronics – TVs, smartphones, ACs, washing machines and refridgerators
  • Cash N Carry – Electronics and household appliances
  • SIMS Nigeria – Electronics and home appliances
  • Fouani Stores – Electronics showroom
  • Samsung Electronics 
  • Jiji (Online store. Most products here are second hand. They are, however, still quite durable and solid.)
  • Jumia (Africa’s leading online store. Purchases are simple, and home delivery is an option.)

Read: How Does Electricity Work in Nigeria? 

Books

  • CSS Bookshop
  • Glendora – Book store retail chain
  • Laterna Bookshop – Books of all genres and lifestyle
  • TerraKulture – Book store and library
  • The Hub Media store – Variety of books by local and international authors

Furniture

If you need help moving furniture, you can use PackmyloadQuickMove, or rent a van with car rental companies. Whether moving down the street, to the island, to the mainland or a new house or business address, they will give you all the help you need.

Read: How to Find an Apartment in Lagos

Fast Food

  • Pizza – Dominos 
  • Mr. Biggs – Meat Pies, Rice, Chicken
  • Flamingo Restaurant – Indian Meal 
  • Chicken Republic – Rice Meals, Chicken, Meat Pies

Hardware and Home Improvements

Car and Motorcycle Spare Parts

  • Chigo Motors Investment Limited – Car spare parts. Rates are affordable, and tools are durable.)
  • Citiwebb AutoParts – Auto service and care center
  • Myparts Nigeria – Auto parts store 
  • Chinason Products – auto spare parts sales
  • Double Douve Nigeria Limited – auto spare parts sales

Pet Stores

Laundry Services

Janitorial Services

Phones and Accessories

  • Computer Village (Here, you can get all types of phones and computer accessories) 
  • Spar – Smartphones
  • SLOT – Mobile phones, computers, and accessories,
  • Samsung Store – Mobile phones
  • Jumia 

Gym Equipment

Photo by Fikri Rasyid on Unsplash

By Allison

Allison is enthusiastic about finding information and sharing guides about Lagos. He also covers all exciting topics about Africa at Lonely Africa. He lives in Lagos with his wife Antje and cat Leo and loves fabric crafting, and watching TV in his spare time.

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