8 Things Nigerians Who Love Discounts Will Relate To

Jumia
June 19, 2020

Don’t quote us on this but nothing feels better than finding a discount deal. As a person who likes buying cool things, discounts help lessen the stress you feel inna your left chest whenever the money for something you bought actually leaves your account. If you love discounts as much we do, here are 8 things you’ll relate to.

1. The way you scour the internet and magazines looking for discounts and coupons.

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“10%? 20%?? There has to be one here somewhere!!!”

2. When you finally find a discount deal or coupon.

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“MY PRECIOUS!!!”

3. Saving things to your cart but never buying because there’s no discount

You doing all the math.

4. The way you wait until the end of every year to buy things.

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You looking forward to Black Friday right from January because everything is cheaper on Black Friday.

5. How you look at the people who buy things at full price.

“Omo baba olowo. I want to be like you when I grow up.”

6. You, on your way to the store to buy all the things you can now afford because of discounts.

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“I am here to get everything I deserve!”

7. Buying things you don’t need at the moment just because there’s a good deal!

Don’t worry, you’ll need that thing someday.

8. The joy you have when you see the gadget you want on sale

You and your friends breaking into a dance because it’s not every day you see your dream phone or laptop for 50% off.

Speaking of discounts, have you ever taken part in a treasure hunt where you pay close to nothing on items you’ve always wanted? No? Well we have good news about a treasure hunt with solid deals for you.

How exciting, right??!

JUMIA is organising a huge shopping treasure hunt on the 22nd of June and on the 3rd of July. You know what that means?

The winners of the treasure hunt will get up to 99% off the following items:

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10
  • Apple iPhone 11
  • Syinix Smart TV
  • HP Pavillion 15 Laptop
  • Sony PS4

Click here to find out more details about the treasure hunt. Don’t dull!

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