Sabunta: Nigeria’s Online Fashion Megastore

We are so happy that someone has got the initiative to start an online fashion store in Nigeria. Hopefully this will solve the problem most Nigerians face when shopping online in places like e-bay, Amazon and top brands abroad; paying with Nigerian debit cards hardly works on these platforms which hinders shopping online. But that is all about to change; Sabunta is the latest online fashion superstore that is taking Nigeria by storm and guess what? Shipping is free!

This is an amazing opportunity to stay in touch with the latest trend in the fashion industry and you don’t need to wait for family and friends abroad to help you buy what you want anymore. Go on to now, subscribe and start shopping.

About Sabunta

Sabunta is an online fashion megastore that offers shoes, clothing and accessories in Nigeria with free delivery. The website is launching in less than 6 days with great deals and the largest online selection of today’s top fashion, including your favourite international brands.

Sabunta is made up of an international, diverse & young team building a great company from the ground up – along with the best of local expertise. The parent company Rocket Internet (who have invested in major e-commerce websites like Groupon, Zando and where early investors in Facebook) have invested in Sabunta to making it become Nigeria’s biggest fashion e-commerce website launching with over 100 global brands.

Leo Stiegeler is the Managing Director of Sabunta and heads the major developments of the new Rocket Internet venture from Lagos, Nigeria. He brings a wealth of experience from previously engaging roles where Leo was a Cooperation Partner at the Boston Consulting Group and attended The London School of Economics. His most recent role was as Business Development Manager at Zando (Sabunta’s sister company, located in Cape Town South Africa) where Stiegeler expanded the market share of the e-commerce website to become the biggest online fashion site in South Africa.

Anthony Vita, a Princeton University graduate, is Sabunta’s Vice President of Operations where he’ll perform his role from its base in Lagos, Nigeria. Prior to Rocket Internet, Vita spent two years as an Investment Banking Analyst at Deutsche Bank in New York, NY and three years as an associate at Apelles, a private equity fund, in New York City as well. He most recently served as VP Operations for Zando in Cape Town since January 2012 before joining Sabunta.

Onyeka Akumah, an Information Technology First class graduate from Sikkim Manipal University, India, is the Marketing Lead at Sabunta. He oversees all new media and traditional marketing operations at the company after working close to 2 years as the Online Marketing Manager in His previous roles include functioning as E-marketing coordinator for Deloitte in East, West & Central Africa and serving as Webmaster for British Council, Nigeria.



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