Nigerians enjoy buying and selling. Wherever there is a Nigerian population, there is bound to be a demand. Kano is the second-largest city in Nigeria after Lagos, with a total population of 4 million as of 2021. Expectedly, there are several market places in the state. We’ve compiled a list of the top ten most notable:
- Dawano Market: Dawano Market is one of Africa’s largest food markets. Goods are transported to Togo, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Ghana, Central African Republic, South Africa, Libya, and other African countries on a regular basis from Dawanau. The majority of agro-allied products exported from Nigeria will have to travel to Dawanau market from various villages and towns across the country, where they would be transported to seaports for export.
- Enlemu Market: Enlemu Market is a true representation of what a local market should be like. The market sells a wide variety of fashion items, as well as a grocery market with a wide variety of foods and fruits.
- Galadima Market: Galadima Market is a general market and enterprise in Nigeria that consists of traders from various ethnic groups. Yoruba, Hausa, Igbo, Kanuri, Ibibio, Fulani, Efik, Edo, Igala, Idoma, and Ebira, to name a few, are among them. Hausas make up the majority of the population.
- Sharada Market: Sharada market is a market in Kano municipal where they sell metals and Aluminium doors at affordable prices.
- Kantin-Kwori Market: Kantin Kwari Market, also known as Kano Textile Market, is the largest textile market in Africa. It is situated in Kantin Kwari Market, Kantin-Kwori Market, Kano Municipal. Clothing, Lifestyle, and Sample Materials are the mainstays of this business, which also sells Ankara Textiles, English Laces, and George Materials. This market has seen an influx of Chinese traders who sell their wares at lower prices to buyers, putting indigenous traders at a disadvantage.
- Kofar Wabe Market: Many items are sold here, from clothes to food; meats hang from hooks, and people come from far and near seeking to buy. Plastic products, shoes, bags, and a variety of other items are available for purchase in the market.
- Kurumi Market: Kano has one of Nigeria’s largest and oldest markets. Mohammad Rumfa, the king of Kano, founded it in the 15th century in 1463. It is almost in the heart of Kano City, just a short distance from the Emir’s Palace and the Kano Central Mosque. The Kurmi Market is a big market in Kano, Nigeria’s Kano State. Founded by Muhammad Rumfa, a King of Kano, in the 15th century, it is still in use in the 21st century.
- Rimi Market: In Kano State, Rimi market is also known as Sabon Gari market. Foodstuff, Fruits, Vegetables, and Pepper are among the discounted household products sold at this sprawling open-air market.
- Yankura Market: The Yankura Market is a broad and diverse marketplace. Traders from various ethnic groups in Nigeria participate in the sector. Yoruba, Hausa, Igbo, Kanuri, Ibibio, Fulani, Efik, Edo, Igala, Idoma, and Ebira, to name a few, are among them. Hausas make up the majority of the population.
- Tarauni Market: Tarauni Market is an inexpensive, yet crowded market where one can buy different varieties of goods and foodstuff, electronics, cosmetics, clothing, home appliances etc.
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