5 Most Expensive Nigerian Cities to Live In

There are 36 states with the federal capital territory in Nigeria. The standard of living in these areas vary, ranging from the rich, poor and the middle class.
Below are five Most Expensive Nigerian Cities to Live In.




Kaduna is located in the North Western part of Nigeria. Its the capital city of Kaduna. Kaduna having a population of over 760000 is the 5thmost expensive city in Nigeria.Kaduna has a large market, recently rebuilt after an extensive fire in the mid-1990s. Kaduna is the industrial centre of Northern Nigeria. Known for manufacturing textiles, machinery, steel, aluminum sheets, petroleum products and bearings.


Warri is a city in Delta State located in the Southern part of Nigeria. Warrior being an oil producing states is one of the most expensive Nigerian city to live in. Warri was one of the first cities of civilisation in Nigeria having served as the capital of the then Warri province. Warri Refinery and Petrochemicals located at Ekpan, Ubeji and Ifie-Kporo were majority of international and local oil companies operating in Nigeria having their operational offices close by.


Port Harcourt is the capital city of Rivers State located in the Southern part of Nigeria. Its popularly known to have one of the most functioning seaport in Nigeria. Port Harcourt is one of the oil producing states in Nigeria. It is an industrial area having large number of multinational firms as well as other industrial concerns, particularly business related to the petroleum industry.
Port Harcourt is often referred to as the richest state in Nigeria in terms of GDP and foreign exchange revenue from the oil sector.


Lagos is located at the coastal area of southern part of Nigeria. Its known for its beach resort, boutique and nightlife. Lagos is the Second most expensive city in Nigeria and in Africa.
Lagos is a centre of tourism having beaches and exotic resorts. With a population of 21 million is also the largest metropolitan area in Africa, and the second fastest growing city in Africa


2Q==(12)Abuja is the capital of Nigeria, located at the central part of Nigeria. Abuja is one of the most planned city in Nigeria. Abuja is the most expensive city in Nigeria and the second most expensive in Africa. Abuja being the capital of Nigeria is a city flooded with government officials.

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