Jiji acquisition of OLX in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda goes through

Jiji Ng takes over OLX

In Februuary 2018, OLX shut down its Nigeria office but continued to run the Nigerian service from South Africa. Over a year later in April 2019, another classifieds marketplace, Jiji.ng signed an agreement to take over OLX operations in Nigeria.

Both companies have also reached an agreement for Jiji to acquire the other OLX businesses in Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, subject to regulatory approvals.

OLX website

As such, users of the OLX website will be redirected to the Jiji website.

OLX mobile app

Already, the OLX mobile app has stopped functioning and requests that you update. On updating, the Jiji mobile app is downloaded. If the general concensus from OLX users who transitioned to Jiji is anything to go by, they are finding the Jiji mobile app less user-friendly and pleasant to use.

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