KANO MARKET, NIGERIA
LIST OF THE KANO MAGOR MARKET PLACES
Kantin Kwari Market
Kofar Wabe Market
Is the largest foodstuff market in Africa. No one has ever disputed this claim may be because of the volume of business activities that takes place at the market daily, and the influx of buyers from countries in Africa, Europe, Asia, America and Saudi.
At Dawanau, goods are on daily basis transported to Togo, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Ghana Central African Republic, South Africa, Libya and other African countries. Outside Africa, traders from Burma, Dubai, India, China, Britain, America, Saudi and other countries also patronize the grains/ seeds market for items like Moringa seed and leaf, Sesame seed, Hibiscus flower (Sobo)and other items such as Soya beans, Beans, Cassava, Millet, Guinea corn and other items.
Dawanau market is very popular both in the country and outside Nigeria. It is not only serving the state’s economy, it is serving those of other states, countries in Africa and also global economy. From Dawanau they export to other countries of the world. Most of the agro-allied products that are being exported from Nigeria ,would have to come from different villages and towns of many states in the county to Dawanau market, and from there they would be taken to the sea ports for export. There are also stations where goods and products are being taken by road to as far as the Central African Republic, South Africa, Libya, Chad, Togo, Cameroon and other countries in Africa, from where they will take the goods to other regions.
A true picture of how a local market should be, you can get all sorts of fashion accessories from shoes and bags to cosmetics and it also has a food market in it where you can find all kinds of foods and fruit
General market is a general market and enterprises, it consists of traders from different ethnic groups in Nigeria. These include: Yoruba, Hausa, Igbo, Kanuri, Ibibio, Fulani, Efik, Edo, Igala, Idoma, and Ebira just to mention a few. It is most populated with Hausa’s Our company is mainly into Energy,Equipments,generator and offering Generator, Grinding Machines, Tiger. If you have any questions, do feel free to contact us on the details in our profile or view our website for more details.
Location:It is located at Fagge, Kano.
Kantin Kwari Market is the biggest textile market in Africa; It is Kano Textile Market and is located in Kantin Kwari Market, Kantin-Kwori Market, Kano Municipal. This market is known mainly for Clothing, Lifestyle, Sample Materials and offering Ankara Textiles, English Laces, and George Materials. This market has witnessed influx of Chinese traders who sell their wares at cheaper rates to customers to the disadvantage of indigenous traders.
Address: Kano, Nigeria
Phone Num: +234 803 723 2743
Kofar Wabe Market
A lot of things are sold here ranging from clothing articles to foodstuff, meats hang from hooks, meat from all kinds of animals, cows, goats, chicken, Dead eyes looking up at you in some kind of eerie expectation as if asking you to take them home, away from this place.Plastic materials, Shoes, Bags and many other this are sold in the market
Kano has one of the biggest and oldest markets in Nigeria. It was founded by the king in Kano, Mohammad Rumfa, in 15 Century in 1463.
It is positioned almost at the centre of Kano City, slightly away from Emir’s Palace and the Kano Central mosque.
The Kurmi Market is a large market in the city of Kano, Kano State, Nigeria. Founded by Muhammad Rumfa, a King of Kano, in the 15th century, it is still in use in the 21st century. As of 2003, Sale Ayagi was chairman of the market’s unions.
Address: Kano, Nigeria
Excellent place to purchase locally woven materials, local textiles, dyed materials, sculptures (mostly animals like giraffe, elephants, ducks etc), carved stones, silver jewelries, beaded jewelries, jewelry box, leather (cow hide mostly – but genuine leather all the same) shoes, bags, wallets, stuffed animals, local musical instruments (best used for decorations), ostrich feathered shoes, bags and lots of goodies. You would also see a lot of fresh fruit with their palatable scents.
Make sure you bargain all the time. The actual price is usually between 40 – 60% of what they initially tell you.
If you are going there is better you get someone who lives there or who can speak Hausa to follow you, let him do the bargaining for you. Pay in Naira, though a few shops will take foreign currency (Euro/ Dollar), but it is cheaper when you pay in Naira.
This is a very huge market and it is a market where you can exhibit your bargain ability. It is a busy and rough place to go If you are from any western countries that like malls and are fussy you probably won’t like it!
Rimi market, popularly known as the Sabon Gari market in Kano State
It is a sprawling open-air market particularly known for discounted household items, including Foodstuff, Fruits, vegetables, Pepper.
Is a large and expansive market
Location: It is Located at Ahmadu Bello way.
The market consists of traders from different ethnic groups in Nigeria. These include: Yoruba, Hausa, Igbo, Kanuri, Ibibio, Fulani, Efik, Edo, Igala, Idoma, and Ebira just to mention a few. It is most populated with Hausa’s.
You can buy Bags, shoes, chemical and provisions in wholesales in the market.