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The fastest and most intuitive way to securely store, buy, sell, trade and learn about bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in Africa.

UNICORN.NG is the leading Bitcoin exchange for those who demand fast execution, innovative features, exceptional support, and high security. People around the world choose UNICORN.NG to buy and sell bitcoins because we always put the client first. As a result, we are consistently rated the top exchange in independent reviews. UNICORN.NG is based in Portharcourt, Nigeria.

What is Bitcoin?
Bitcoin is a simply a digital currency which can be transferred from person to person in very fast, secure and transparent conditions.
It is the first decentralised cryptocurrency created by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009.
How to buy bitcoins?
After you deposit cash from your bank to your UNICORN.NG account, you can buy instantly from UNICORN.NG directly on your dashboard OR create a trade in the exchange section for other price options.
How to sell bitcoins?
After you send bitcoins from your wallet to your UNICORN.NG account, you can sell instantly to us by filling the Sellbox on the dashboard or alternatively create a sell request on the exchange section. After which you can withdraw instantly to your bank account.
How much does UNICORN.NG charge in trading fees?
Fees go as low as 0% and depend on how much you trade. Please visit the Fees and Pair Info page for full details.
What information must I provide to trade?
To open a basic account and start trading, we only require your full name, date of birth, address and phone number. A more advanced account (for higher account funding limits and in some areas required for bank funding) additionally requires a government issued ID and proof of residence. In some countries we require SSN (US only).
Why do I have to provide my personal information to trade bitcoins?
UNICORN.NG is reuired by the law to take neccessary measures to prevent fraud by being fully compliant with KYC (Know-Your-Customer) and AML (Anti Money Laundering) compliant.
Do you offer special accounts for businesses or high volume individual traders?
Yes! To inquire about this, please contact support and ask about our Corporate / Premier program here .
What currencies can I deposit and withdraw?
You can deposit and withdraw Naira and US dollars, bitcoins and bitcoin cash.
Already opened an account and looking for trouble-shooting assistance?
Please visit our Support Center for solutions, how-to guides, or to contact support.