Best dating sites & apps in Nigeria 2024: top 10

By Alexandre (admin), last updated on January 1, 2023

With more than 200 million inhabitants, Nigeria has become in a few years one of the most populated countries in the world. It is also one of the most Internet-connected countries in the world. Hence the interest to use dating platforms if you want to meet a single Nigerian woman or man.

There are hundreds of dating platforms, both websites and applications.

Some dating sites are free, other dating sites are for people over 50 years old, or others only for romantic relationships.

Difficult to make the right choice. Below, our selection of the best dating sites and apps for Nigerian singles.

1. 1tense, 100% free, for serious relationship

1tense (pronounced intense) is a new dating service that is a few years old now. It has recently opened for Nigeria.

The 1tense service is very interesting because it is a 100% free dating site and dating app for singles looking for a serious relationship.

Even if there are far fewer members than on other dating platforms, there are more and more Nigerian singles on 1tense. If it is number 1 of our ranking is that it is 100% free, without hidden fees.


2. Tinder, most popular dating app

Tinder, the world’s most popular dating platform, is also available in Nigeria.

It offers thousands of Nigerian singles connected every day.

On Tinder, you can meet people for friendship, but also for casual encounters or even for love.

The Tinder platform is of course offered as a dating application, but it is also possible to use the dating site to meet other people.

The use of Tinder is free, but it is also proposed a subscription to have all the features.


3. Zoosk Nigeria, for casual relationship

Zoosk is a very popular dating platform around the world.

It is intended for singles who want to be in a relationship but do not want to find the love of their life. It is about simple meetings… but which could lead to a love meeting.

The registration and the use of zoosk is free as well as the search for members. However, to chat with other Zoosk singles, you will need to purchase a subscription.

You can use Zoosk from their dating site as well as on their app.

zoosk homepage

4. Nigerian Dating, for serious relationship

Nigerian dating is a dating site owned by the company World Singles that offers dating platforms around the world.

On this platform, you can meet singles looking for a serious relationship.

Registration to Nigerian Dating is free, you can also search for members for free. However, you will have to take a platinum membership in order to chat with other members.

The Nigerian Dating platform is only offered as a dating site and not as a dating application.

5. Badoo, a Tinder alternative

Badoo is probably, after Tinder, the most popular dating platform in the world.

The dating site allows you to meet thousands of Nigerian singles looking for friendship, casual encounters or romance.

It is possible on Badoo to exchange messages for free. A subscription is offered for more features such as highlighting the profile of the search results.

Badoo is available in dating sites but also in dating applications to meet people from anywhere.

badoo homepage

6. NaijaPlanet, 100% free too

NaijaPlanet is a dating site for Nigerian singles who are looking for a love relationship.

The interest of the NaijaPlanet site is that it is a 100% free dating service and therefore has many members. There are no hidden fees. The site is paid through the display of advertising.

The site offers a lot of members, with quality profiles, the moderation seems active.

The only weak point of Naija Planet is that there is no mobile application and that the interface, although simple, is not fun.

7. Afroromance, for interracial singles

AfroRomance is a dating site that cares about helping interracial singles find love beyond race.

Whether you are a single white man or woman or a single black man or woman, this dating site connects singles looking for a mixed dating experience.

This site has a lot of members as it is rather old but does not offer a dating application.

The registration to the site is free but you will have to pay a subscription to chat with other members of the site.

8. Meet Nigerians, old school dating

MeetNigerians is a dating platform born in the 2000s and still exists today.

This platform is only available as a dating site (no applications) and offers singles, male or female, to place an ad to meet people.

The messaging system of MeetNigerians is free, so you don’t have to pay to meet people with this site.

If it has the advantage of age, MeetNigerians has missed the turn of the mobile application and does not offer a very modern interface.

These online dating platforms that no longer exist

Note also the platforms Eskimi, Christians NG, or Friendite which have been dating platforms available for Nigeria.

They may have been popular but they are now closed.

If you had an account on one of these platforms, you will have to try another one above.

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