Before dating sites ever existed back in the old days, people had to meet face-to-face to even have a hope of going on a date. Setting up a date through online dating sites was completely unheard of. Well, thank goodness we are no longer stuck with the dating rules of the old ways of dating. Today we can meet people online and set-up a date or “hookup” at a real location and all with the tap of a finger or click of a mouse.
As the internet plays an ever greater part in our social lives, with different dating sites, it has helped us to keep in touch with our friends, loved ones and meeting new people.

Whether it’s something casual or a long-term relationship that you want, some sites will make your search a whole lot easier.

Here is the pick of the best dating websites for young adults.


In 2012, Friendite was launched and is fast growing as a social dating site among many Nigerians. On friendite, registered members are allowed to share photos, videos, create events, groups, play games, among many other features. As at 2018, it is believed that the site already over 84,000 registered members with a daily visit of 9,000.



Badoo uses assesses your location to show you people who live and work near you with hopes that you may connect with someone based on age, location and gender. You can have great conversations with people as well as rate their photos. The opportunity of using the Encounter feature on the site allows you swipe through photos and say either yes or no. If there is a match (that is, a mutual like), you both get a notification!


Hinge has designed the app to make user profiles more engaging more user friendly than on apps like Tinder. You have the option of displaying a lot of useful information that could be pointers for making a good match; your political leanings, your religion, your alcohol consumption frequency or even if you are interested in having children someday. And the prompts provided by Hinge make it easy to create more engaging profiles. Hinge’s current slogan is simply “Designed to be deleted,” and if a serious relationship is what you’re looking for, this is the dating app I would recommend.

Sexy Naija

Sexy Naija has been around for over a decade, established in 2005 and the best part of the site is that it is free to use. On the site, all you have to do is sign up with details like blood group, religion, occupation, marital status, drinking habit etc. The dating site has special features like Instant Messaging, Chatting, forum, a blogging application, and your email.

eHarmony is also another surprisingly good website for young people, . This is the one of the best dating site for younger individuals that are looking for a serious relationship. The members on the site are serious about meeting up and getting to know one another. The site does an excellent job at achieving its aim of bringing people together for meaningful, long-lasting relationships or even marriage. eHarmony has worked meticulously to create their winning matchmaking system based on dimensions of compatibility that has paid off tremendously as they have one of the best success stories rates when it comes to creating successful marriages.


It’s no secret that young people are always on their smartphones, maybe too much. The average 15 to 24 year-old spends over four hours a day on his or her phone, checking it, the use of online dating is recommended , and it is a great way to meet that special someone, but young should always be safe when dating and visiting these sites to prevent falling into wrong hands.

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