Crypto trading is booming in Nigeria. This has made investors study the market as well as check out the best places to deal with digital assets.

There are several peer-to-peer platforms where transactions involving crypto-assets can be done. The ban of crypto in financial institutions by the Central Bank of Nigeria is attributed to the rise of these platforms.

Bitcoin and several altcoins can be purchased on platforms with the Nigerian Naira or you convert them to Naira or altcoins at exchanges.

In this post, we’ll look at the top places to buy cryptos in Nigeria after looking at the top cryptos today.

Top 5 Cryptocurrencies To Buy In 2022

Here are the top crypto assets as of today. They are listed below;

1. Bitcoin (BTC)

Bitcoins remain the number one crypto asset despite its recent dip. Bitcoin was created as an alternative to the fiat monetary system and has been used widely for payment of goods and services. BTC is available widely on exchanges worldwide.


2. Ethereum (ETH)

Ethereum is the second-largest cryptocurrency today. Ethereum’s token known as ‘Ether’ is used to pay for the processing power of the Ethereum Virtual Machine to run smart contracts efficiently. ETH is available to buy and sell on most of the exchanges in the world.

3. Tether (USDT)

Tether is the number one stablecoin (has a stable value as it is pegged to the USD) today. This token is on the list of many investors for the purpose it serves. It is currently one of the top crypto assets to buy in 2022 and can be purchased on many exchanges.

4. Dogecoin (DOGE)

Dogecoin is one of the most popular token today despite being created out of joke. This meme coin is now accepted as a form of payment by top companies in the world among which is Tesla. DOGE is available on many crypto exchanges worldwide.

5. Binance Coin (BNB)

Binance coin which was created by one of the largest crypto exchange in the world, Binance, is among the top crypto assets in the industry. It can be used to trade as well as pay fees on the platform. It can be traded for other top cryptos such as BTC & ETH.

Where To Buy Top 2022 Cryptos In Nigeria

There are many companies in Nigeria where you can buy crypto assets. The best and most popular ones are listed below;

1. Prestmit

Prestmit is one of the most trusted and reliable platforms for your crypto trading. You can buy top crypto assets such as Bitcoin, Dogecoin, USDT, and Litecoin on this platform at good rates. Payment option available here include Nigerian Naira, Ghanaian Cedis and USDT. Prestmit also has its tentacles spread to Ghana, West Africa.

Prestmit is one of the top Cryptocurrency trading Platform in Nigeria and Ghana

2. Remitano

Remitano is one of the most frequently used p2p platforms in Nigeria. Remitano supports cryptos which include BTC, LTC, ETH, BCH, XRP, and USDT. The platform is well known for connecting buyers and sellers to deal directly with themselves.

3. Binance

Binance is one of the leading crypto exchange in the world. You can send or receive Naira to/from the Naira wallet of another Binance user. You can buy the top crypto coins today on Binance which includes BNB, the token designed by the platform.

4. Paxful

Paxful supports only the buying and selling of the number one crypto asset, Bitcoin. The platform serves about 2 million users who deals with BTC.

5. Cryptolocally

Cryptolocally is one of most used platforms to buy cryptocurrencies in Nigeria. The platform differs from others because it is the first p2p exchange to adopt a decentralized system. You can buy top cryptos such as BTC, DOGE, USDT, ETH, BNB and others on this platform. Cryptolocally provide more than 50 payment options on its platform.


Investing in cryptocurrencies involves careful and detail knowledge of the asset to invest/buy as well as where to buy them. This is very important in scaling through a world of risky investment.

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