Computer Village (Ikeja)


The Computer Village is an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) accessories market located in a community called Otigba, located at Ikeja, the capital of Lagos State, southwestern Nigeria. The market is the largest ICT accessory market in Africa

Computer Village Lagos Nigeria is the computers and computer accessories market in Lagos.

You can find a wide array of branded computers and cloned PCs here.
Popular brands include Compaq, Dell, Toshiba, Acer, and several others.

This Lagos computer market is also host to a multitude of computer accessories, digital cameras and camera accessories, and mobile phones and accessories.

The computer village Lagos Nigeria is located at the heart of Ikeja the capital of Lagos state.

This computer market is awash with computer technicians good and bad. Be careful when to buy computers in this market. If you’re not careful, you may end up with a refurbished PC.

The present location of this market was a residential area until late 1999 or early 2000 when Internet technology became a household name in corporate Nigeria.

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Knowing that a major industry was about to spring forth, savvy businessmen took a position in the most vantage location of Ikeja – Otigba Street to commence trading in IT equipment and devices.

By 2003 a year after GSM services were introduced to Nigeria, Computer Village had become a household name among Telecommunication users, especially small businesses and end users.

Computer Village makes Ikeja itself stand out from other towns in Lagos, the so-called largest IT market in West Africa. Like other well-known markets in Lagos, it is very busy and rowdy. But it differs greatly from other markets in that it is home to the major dealers of Mobile Phones and computers as well as their accessories.

The market was never planned to be what it is so finding your way around it might be problematic if you are a first-time visitor. However, the right people to buy from usually own larger-sized stores than the roadside sellers or the ones with smaller shops.

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In addition, their stores are well stocked with a variety of products or with a large number of single items or related products.

Most of the buildings are multistory with the phone and computer repairers usually found in the interior parts. Sellers usually like to be seen or would place outdoor signs. You should buy new stuff from these people.

Presently the major dealers include representatives of the major brands TECNO, HP, DELL, TOSHIBA, PACKARD BELL, FUJITSU and SIEMENS among others for computers while those for phone leaders include NOKIA, SONY ERICSSON, MOTOROLA and SAGEM.

Well, we must say most of the buildings inside it have “TECNO” labelled on them.

Among the many products on sale include mobile phones and mobile phone accessories, (memory cards, chargers, batteries, casings etc.).

Also, computers and computer accessories including DVD writers, Motherboards, LCDs, Keyboards, and RAM cards among others). Occasionally you might come across other digital products like camcorders, digital cameras and flat-screen televisions among other electronic devices.

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Computer Village is a never boring place to be, we noticed that during our visit, it is a very large area with various streets and many people in out every second. The sound of music all over is another thing interesting to mention and the ever-amazing street dancers dancing for various brands all over.

There’s nobody in Lagos that doesn’t know about Computer Village. Even people who do not live in Lagos have heard about it one way or the other. It’s either they’ve heard about the swapping of phones to Akpu or the array of devices and accessories that you can get. What most people don’t know is that you can also get fashion items in the market, from clothes to bags and shoes.


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