Ineed.ng is an online platform designed to connect buyers easily with sellers by allowing buyers create and post a request of what they want/need or are interested in buying at that moment. By doing so, the buyer attract offers from different sellers that are able to provide that request, allowing them the opportunity to pick the best available offer that would meet their need.
You need to have an account on the platform to perform the following steps
A user creates and post a request for what they need on the platform.
Other users see the posted request and if able to provide the request, they indicate their interest to do so and propose their offer by commenting.
The user who owns the request, selects the user's offer that is most preferable to them from the different offers that has been placed on the request and starts a trade transaction with that user.
You create a request by clicking on the button Post a buy request. When logged in to your dashboard, you can also create a request by clicking on the menu Request New Request
Depending on the users who have seen your request and are able to provide it; also based on the traffic on the platform at a particular point in time, It takes an average of 24 hours for you to get a response on your request
Yes, you can request for multiple items under different categories which have been specified
Users outside Nigeria are at liberty to make use of the platform. Withdrawals are made only to naira accounts.
An escrow is a financial arrangement where a third party holds and regulates payment of the funds required for two parties involved in a given transaction. It helps make transactions more secure by keeping the payment in a secure escrow account which is only released when all of the terms of an agreement are met as overseen by the escrow company.
The platform Ineed.ng has an escrow system in place which has been created to reduce the risk of fraud by acting as a trusted third-party that collects, holds and only disburses funds when both Buyers and Sellers are satisfied.
How does Escrow work?
Buyer and Seller agree to terms - Either the Buyer or Seller begins a transaction. After registering at Ineed.ng, all parties agree to the terms of the transaction.
Buyer pays Ineed.ng - The Buyer submits a payment by approved payment method to our secure Escrow Account, Ineed.ng verifies the payment and updates the request to Escrowed. so the Seller would know that funds for that request have been secured 'In Escrow'.
Seller delivers merchandise to Buyer - Upon payment verification, the Seller is authorised to send the merchandise and submit tracking information. Ineed.ng verifies that the Buyer receives the merchandise.
Buyer accepts merchandise - The Buyer inspects the merchandise and has the option to accept or reject it.
Seller is paid - The platform releases funds to the Seller from the Escrow Account if the transaction has been completed and there's no dispute.
Dispute - In the event of a dispute, we'll try to verify both claims and make a decision.
You can withdraw your funds from escrow under the Escrow menu by clicking on Refund escrow on the request which such funds have been escrowed.
Credits are tokens that are used by a user to carry out certain operations on the platform.
You can purchase credits by adding funds to your account on the platform via Paycoinly
No, funds cannot be escrowed the same way credits are purchased. Credits are purchased via Paycoinly while funds are escrowed via direct bank deopsits. A user can only escrow funds on a request that has been created and verified.
Yes, Ineed.ng is very safe to use.
Escrow: We make it possible to transact securely with anyone freely on the platform via our escrow feature
Privacy: We don't share your contact information as a buyer to everyone on the platform. Sellers are required to show interest on your request before you can approve contact sharing.
Dispute Resolution: We go every length in making sure that Ineed.ng remains a safe environment to securely trade with strangers on the internet. Therefore, all dispute are resolved timely, professionally and lawfully.
To create a request or respond to a buyer's request, you need to have an account on the platform. With a personal account on the platform;
Buyer's: Users looking to purchase a particular item, goods or services can create and post a request of what they want and the amount they have for that particular request. It also gives the user the means to respond to a seller's offer on their request.
Seller's: Users taking on the role as sellers would need to be logged in to their account to respond to requests that have been posted by other users.
A seller can respond to a buyers request with the following steps
The seller has to first indicate an interest on the buyers request when he/she views the full details of the request.
Once the seller has indicated an interest on the buyers request, the seller can then post a comment on the buyers request on what they can offer.
Whenever a seller indicates interest or posts a comment on a buyers request stating what he/she can offer, a notification is sent to the buyer that posted the request.
Premium requests are displayed as the top requests on the platform. If you want your request to displayed as a premium request; when creating the request, set the Display request under Premium button to be active. You should know that setting your request as a premium request will cost 100 points which will be deducted from your account on the platform.
You can start a direct conversation with a User who posts a request by clicking on the chat button displayed directly under the users name when you view the full details of that request.
Depending on the kind of request posted, the buyer and seller would have to agree on a means of delivery for the request. If the request is the type that would need to be delivered to a physical location, the buyer and the seller would have to agree on a location convinient for which the both of them would meet and the item requested for would be delivered. We strongly recommend meeting points that are public and safe. Eg An Eatry.