Questions About Ads on The Site:
Do I have to register to post an Ad?
No, you do not need to register to post an Ad on NigerianProfessional.com. Simply follow the
instructions below to post your Ad.
How do I post an Ad?
Posting an Ad is completely free. And there is no charge if you sell your item
on NigerianProfessional.com. The site is totally free, no strings attached! Posting is easy.
Simply follow the instructions below:
- Click "Post Ad" in the green bar at the top of all
- Chose a category for your Ad.
- Enter a title, price (if applicable), and description. You have the option
of uploading up to four photos and entering your address (you can just put a
nearby intersection or your postal code if you want).
- Then enter your email address and click the "Post Your Ad"
- Finally, check your email for a message from NigerianProfessional.com. Click the
"Post Confirmation" link in that email and your Ad will appear on
How can I include images in my Ad?
When you are on the "Post Ad" or "Edit Ad" page, click the
"Browse..." button which appears under the Images heading. Select a
picture file from your computer's hard disk and click "OK". The
picture will then be uploaded and attached to your Ad. You can add up to three
more pictures using the same process. Remember a picture is worth a thousand
words, so including one or more with your Ad will increase your chance of
getting several replies.
How can I increase the chance of getting a good response to my
To increase the chance of getting a good response, follow these simple tips:
- Include one or more pictures in your Ad.
- Make the title and description as detailed as possible. For example, when
selling a product include its brand, model number, condition, and features.
- If you are flexible on price, state that you will accept "best
- Make it easy for buyer to pick up the item; let them know where the item
is located and when you will be available.
- Tell your friends about NigerianProfessional.com. The more people who use
the more responses you'll get!
How can I post an Ad in multiple cities?
NigerianProfessional.com is designed for local trading. We intentionally do not enable you
to post your Ad in multiple cities simultaneously. Please post your Ad in the
city – or closest city – where you or your item is located.
Why am I getting an error about banned words when I try to post
a new Ad?
First make sure the contents of your Ad do not violate our posting
policy. If your Ad does not violate our posting policy, then check the Ad
and eliminate potentially offensive language. If you are still having trouble, contact
us with the title and description of your Ad and we will help you identify
and remove the banned words.
Why am I being told that I posted too many Ads today?
There is a limit of 25 Ads per person per day. This restriction is in place to
prevent users from "spamming" the site. If you would like to post more
than 25 Ads per day, please contact
Why have I not received a confirmation email?
If you have not received your confirmation email, first check any
"Bulk" or "Junk" email folders in your mailbox to see if the
confirmation email from NigerianProfessional.com was sent there. If you still can't find the
email, click here to
get the confirmation email resent to you.
Why does the map on my Ad not show the correct address?
This may occur if you did not enter a postal code when you posted your Ad or if
the postal code you entered was incorrect. To fix this problem, edit your Ad and
be sure to list your postal code. To learn how to edit your Ad, click
Why was my Ad removed from the site?
There are several reasons why an Ad may have been removed from the site
- The Ad violated our posting
- Users flagged the Ad as being spam or offensive.
- The Ad was posted in multiple cities. (NigerianProfessional.com is about local
trading, so ensure you only post in your city.)
- The Ad expired automatically after 60 days of it being posted.
How long do Ads last on the site?
Ads are automatically removed from the site 60 days after being posted.
You can however remove your Ad from the site at any time or repost it after it
has expired using the steps described here.
How can I edit, repost or delete my Ad from the site?
If you are a registered user, then click
here to edit or delete your Ad. If you aren't a registered user, find
your "Posting Confirmation" email from NigerianProfessional.com that you got when
you posted your Ad on the site. This email will have links to edit or delete
your Ad. If you've lost or deleted this email, click
here and we will send it to you again.
How do I complete a transaction using NigerianProfessional.com?
NigerianProfessional.com should only be used to complete local transactions. If you are
buying or selling a product, the transaction should take place in person at a
location decided upon by both parties. This way you can avoid shipping charges,
exchange rates, and most importantly, minimize the risk of fraud.
How can I report any scam emails I receive?
If you get any suspicious emails from NigerianProfessional.com users, please forward them to
NigerianProfessional.com's support address at email@example.com
immediately. Remember that the best protection from scams is to buy and
sell with people in your own city. And, as always, if something sounds too good
to be true, then it probably is.
How can I contact the poster of an Ad?
Replying to an Ad is completely free. To contact the poster of an Ad, use the
form on the right hand side of an Ad page. Enter your name, email address and a
message. Then type in the verification number and click the "Send"
button. The Ad poster will get the message sent to them by email and will
respond to you directly via email.
Are Ads screened before they go on the site?
Unfortunately, we can't manually screen Ads since we get thousands of Ads posted
on the site each day. If you see an Ad that looks to be Spam, Offensive,
Miscategorized, or Illegal please flag it by clicking on the link on the bottom
right side of the Ad page.
What should I do if I see an Ad that I think is spam,
offensive, miscategorized or illegal?
If you see an Ad which you think is illegal, prohibited or otherwise a bad fit
for the NigerianProfessional.com site, please report it by clicking one of the
"Reporting this Ad" links found near the bottom right of an Ad's page.
Illegal Ads can also be reported by contacting us using the "Report
illegal/infringing Ad" link also found in the same area of the page.
Please be sure to include the Ad number whenever you contact us.
How do the "Report this Ad" links work and how do
they help the community?
Since the NigerianProfessional.com team can not review the thousands of ads posted each day,
the "Report this Ad" links enable the hundreds of thousands of NigerianProfessional.com
users that visit the site each week to identify Ads that do not belong on the
site. Once an Ad has been reported enough, the NigerianProfessional.com team will act
quickly to remove it. An Ad can be reported as Spam, Miscategorized, Offensive,
No longer current or Illegal. Use the links found on the Ad page in the lower
right corner to report an Ad.
As a rights owner, how do I notify NigerianProfessional.com of an Ad
that violates my intellectual property rights?
to learn how to notify us if you are a rights owner that believes your
intellectual property rights have been infringed by an Ad on NigerianProfessional.com
What recourse do I have if my transaction has gone bad or if
I have been defrauded?
If you feel that your transaction with another NigerianProfessional.com
user has gone bad
or you have been cheated by a fraudulent Ad on the site, please let
us know about it. If appropriate, you should contact the police to pursue
criminal charges. Remember to trade locally and transact in-person to reduce the
risk that your transaction will "go bad".
Does NigerianProfessional.com offer any type of mediation between buyers
is a local platform to connect buyers and sellers. All transactions
and the details of the transactions are completed between the two parties. At no
time does NigerianProfessional.com
get involved in these details or the transaction itself.
We do not offer any types of verification of who a person is. If you have any
questions or concerns about a transaction please contact the other party and do
your best to resolve the situation between the two of you. If you feel you have
been defrauded, contact your local police department.
Can I scalp tickets on NigerianProfessional.com?
Scalping tickets is regulated, if not against the law, in many states. We do not
allow tickets to be sold over the value set by each jurisdiction. Since we can
not know the price of every ticket for every event in every city, we encourage
the community to use the "Report this Ad" links to notify us when they
see tickets violating this policy.
What is NigerianProfessional.com?
NigerianProfessional.com is a free, person-to-person local community classified site. You
can use the site to post and find Ads for electronics, furniture, jobs, cars,
pets, services, housing and much more. NigerianProfessional.com is simple to use, local,
completely free, and lots of fun!
Where does the name "NigerianProfessional.com" come from?
The word "NigerianProfessional.com" (pronounced like key-gee-gee) means
"village" in Swahili. This name was chosen because it captures the
essence of what we are creating - a site where people can connect with others in
Is NigerianProfessional.com really free?
Yes, NigerianProfessional.com is completely free. This includes both posting an Ad and
replying to an Ad. You will not be charged if your item sells through a posting
What are the benefits to optional registration?
There are several benefits of being a registered user including:
- Ads from registered users are put on the site immediately (no need to
confirm your email address again).
- Registered users can participate in conversations taking place on the discussion
- Registered users can manage all their Ads from one place – My NigerianProfessional.com
– including editing and deleting. To go to My NigerianProfessional.com,
- Registration is free and takes less than a minute. Register
Why isn't there a NigerianProfessional.com for the city I live in?
If you think there should be a NigerianProfessional.com site for the city you live in, then
please add your name and comments to the "I want a NigerianProfessional.com
site for my
home town" discussion. In the mean time we encourage you to use NigerianProfessional.com
in the city nearest to you.
What are "cookies" and why must they be enabled?
"Cookies" are small bits of text that we store on your computer and
purposes such as remembering what city you live in, storing your watched ads,
remembering your preferences and more. Please check your browser settings and
make sure cookies are enabled when visiting NigerianProfessional.com.
How do I report a bug I've encountered with the site?
If you encounter a bug when using NigerianProfessional.com, please
us and tell us:
- The web page address that the bug occurred on.
- Anything you did that could have caused the bug.
- What web browser, operating system, and Internet service provider you use.
How do I suggest a new feature?
We're constantly adding new features based upon the feedback in the Site
Suggestions & Feedback forum, so please post your ideas there.