Walmart Is Coming To Nigeria


Hazel Dell Walmart, Wednesday, February 6, 2013. (Steven Lane/The Columbian)

Nigerians are visibly excited by the news that Walmart, an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores and grocery stores is coming to the country.

Although Walmart is yet to issue an official statement, The American multinational retailers has already opened opened a Twitter account to announce its coming to the most populous black nation in the world. More after the cut….
In its first tweet on @Walmart_Nigeria, it wrote: “Hello from Nigeria”, then followed it with another and then a poll.

Walmart is one of the biggest retail chain in the world and as of November 30, 2015, it has a total of 11,598 stores in 28 countries, under a total of 65 banners.
In response to superstores opening in Nigeria, this is what the citizens of the west African country had to say: