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Cost of building in Nigeria Today: See price list of building materials and estimations here (August 2018 Update)

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Cost of building in Nigeria 2017: See price list of building materials and estimations here

Here is the page to get the accurate data on the cost of building in Nigeria today. In this post we are going to give you the break down of the cost and price list of building materials in Nigeria for August 2018.

A lot of Nigerians are building wonderful structures, despite the economic condition of the country. The truth is it is going to cost more to build a house in Nigeria today, rather than some years back, though that doesn’t mean everyone needs to stop building, and wait till the prices fall.

You being on this KikioTolu page means you have plans to erect a structure somewhere in Nigeria.

It is good as you have decided to check online for the current cost of building materials in the country, before embarking on your building project. This post is going to help you have a clear insight of what you are in for when you embark on the project.

Cost of building in Nigeria: See price list of building materials and estimations here (April 2018 Update)

Though prices of products have continued to skyrocket on a daily basis in Nigeria, the price of building materials have remained virtually the same since November last year.

This KikioTolu list of most common building material prices in Nigeria has been written to help you find out about reasonable prices for these products in the country.

This post is not just limited to those who want to build, but can be also used by businessmen willing to start a company selling building supplies.

Here we go….

Cost of building materials in Nigeria (August 2018 Update)

Although many Nigerians tend to think that the prices for building materials in the country are constantly increasing, this is not quite so since Naira is, in fact, appreciating in value globally. Lets go into the breakdown list of what it is going to cost you to build a house in Nigeria.

Please Note: The cost of building materials in Nigeria given in this KikioTolu post are estimates and may differ from store to store and brand to brand and location to location. Though they are expected to be in this range.

The offered list of building materials includes both fair quality products from cheap Chinese manufacturers and premium quality products from Italy any other countries.

current price of cement in Nigeria August 2018

  • 50kg-pack of Dangote cement – ₦2,570
  • From 600 packs to 1 Trailer – ₦1,510,000
  • 50kg-pack of Elephant cement – ₦2,550
  • From 600 packs to 1 Trailer – ₦1,470,000
  • 50kg-pack of Eagle cement – ₦2,550
  • From 600 packs to 1 Trailer – ₦1,490,000
  • 50kg-pack of UNICEM cement – ₦2,550
  • From 600 packs to 1 trailer – ₦1,480,000
  • 50kg-pack of Cellular Concrete cement – ₦1,800
  • From 600 packs to 1 trailer – ₦1,030,000
  • 50kg-pack of Ibeto cement – 1,500
  • 50kg-pack of Ashaka cement – 1,550
  • 50kg-pack of Wapco cement – 1,600
  • 50kg-pack of Sokoto cement – 1,550.

Today’s prices for steel rod in Nigeria August 2018

  • 25 mm steel rod, 1 piece – ₦4,500
  • 1 ton (42 pcs) of 25 mm steel rod – ₦180,000
  • 20 mm steel rod, 1 piece – ₦2,600
  • 1 ton (74 pcs) of 20 mm steel rod – ₦180,000
  • 16 mm steel rod, 1 piece – ₦1,500
  • 1 ton (120 pcs) of 16 mm steel rod – ₦170,000
  • 12 mm steel rod, 1 piece – ₦1,100
  • 1 ton (176 pcs) of 12 mm steel rod – ₦165,000
  • 1 whole length of 10 mm steel rod – ₦1,000
  • 1 ton (185 pcs) of 10 mm steel rod- ₦165,000
  • 8 mm steel rod, 1 piece – ₦700
  • 1 ton (282 pcs) of 8 mm steel rod – ₦165,000
  • 20 m of 3.5 mm BRC Mesh – ₦14,000
  • 20 m of 4.0 mm BRC Mesh – ₦17,000
  • 25 m of 4.0 mm BRC Mesh – ₦25,000
  • 1 roll of flexible Binding wire – ₦5,500
  • 10 kg bundle of flexible binding wire – ₦45,000
  • 1 roll of stiff binding wire – ₦6,000
  • 10 kg bundle of stiff binding wire – ₦47,000.

Relevant prices for concrete in Nigeria today August 2018

  • 20 tons cargo of 3/4 inch Granite – ₦85,000
  • 20 tons cargo of 1/2 inch Granite – ₦80,000
  • 20 tons cargo of 1/4 inch Granite – ₦75,000
  • 20 tons cargo of Granite stone dust – ₦55,000
  • 20 tons cargo of 1 inch Granite – ₦85,000
  • 7 tons cargo of 1-1/4 inch Gravel – ₦35,000.

Current prices for blocks in Nigeria today August 2018

  • 9” blocks – ₦135
  • 6” vibrated blocks – ₦120
  • 9” hand mold blocks – ₦115
  • 6” hand mold blocks – ₦100.
  • 6. The cost of sand today
  • 20 tons of Sharp coarse sand (Very silty) – ₦42,000
  • 20 tons of Sharp coarse sand (averagely silty) – ₦40,000
  • 20 tons of Sharp coarse sand (not very silty) – ₦35,000
  • 7 tons of very smooth/plaster sand – ₦25,000
  • 7 tons of fairly smooth sand – ₦18,000
  • 7 tons of sticky smooth sand – ₦25,000.

Today’s prices for laterite in Nigeria August 2018

  • 10 tons of very clayey red Laterite – ₦14,000
  • 10 tons of very clayey yellow-brown Laterite – ₦12,000
  • 10 tons of very clayey grayish Laterite – ₦10,000
  • 10 tons of not very clayey red Laterite – ₦10,000
  • 10 tons of not very clayey brownish yellow Laterite – ₦10,000
  • 10 tonnes of not very clayey whitish Laterite – ₦10,000
  • 10 tonnes of absorbent Filling sand – ₦20,000
  • 10 tonnes of black soil Filling sand – ₦10,000
  • 10 tonnes of bubbles Filling material – ₦12,000
  • 7 tonnes of Broken blocks and sand Crete – ₦17,500
  • 15 tons of small Boulder – ₦45,000
  • 15 tons of large Boulder – ₦70,000.

Current prices for roofing sheets long span in Nigeria August 2018

  • 0.45 Aluminium roofing sheet – ₦1,550 – ₦1,700
  • 0.55 Aluminium roofing sheet – ₦1,900 – ₦2,200
  • 0.70 Aluminium roofing sheet – ₦2,400 – ₦2,600
  • 0.90 Aluminium roofing sheet – ₦2,700 – ₦3100.

Cost of windows in Nigeria today August 2018

  • 9.1. Casement windows
  • 600×600 mm Aluminum-covered- ₦7,000 – 8,000
  • 600×600 mm Bronze-glazed – ₦7,000 – 8,000
  • 600×750 mm bronze-glazed – ₦9,000 – 10,500.
  • 9.2. Sliding windows
  • 600×600 mm Aluminum-covered – ₦4,000 – 5,500
  • 600×600 mm Bronze-glazed – ₦7,000 – 8,000
  • 600×750 mm bronze-glazed – ₦7,000 – 8,000.
  • 9.3. Fixed windows
  • 600×600 mm Aluminum-covered – ₦3,500 – 5,000
  • 600×600 mm Bronze-glazed – ₦6,500 – 8,000
  • 600×750 mm bronze-glazed – ₦7,000 – 8,000.
  • 9.4. Louvre windows
  • 750×750 mm louvre window – ₦1,800
  • 1500×1200 mm louvre window – ₦8,000
  • 1800×1200 mm louvre window – ₦10,000.

The cost of doors in Nigeria today August 2018

  • Flush plywood low-density door– 5,000
  • Flush plywood high-density door – 9,000
  • Metal security single door – 20,000
  • Metal security double door – 30,000
  • Imported single door (from a Chinese supplier) – 15,000
  • Imported double door (from a Chinese supplier) – 30,000
  • Imported door from Turkey – 25,000
  • Imported security double door – 53,000
  • Domestic furniture doors – 6,500.

Relevant prices for burglary proof in Nigeria today August 2018

  • 750×750 mm wrought iron burglar-proof – ₦2,000
  • 900×1200 mm wrought iron burglar- proof- ₦5,000
  • 1200×1200 mm wrought burglar- proof – ₦9,500
  • 1500×1200 mm wrought iron burglar-proof – ₦10,500
  • 900×2100 mm wrought iron burglar-proof – ₦13,000.

Current prices for hardwoods in Nigeria today August 2018

  • 2×2 – ₦150
  • 2×3 – ₦230
  • 2×4 – ₦350
  • 2×5 – ₦400
  • 2×6 – ₦550
  • 3×4 – ₦550
  • 12.1. Soft woods
  • 2x4x12 – ₦220
  • 2x3x12 – ₦120
  • 1x2x12 – ₦450.

The cost of plywood in Nigeria today August 2018

  • 1 sheet of 1/4 inch Afara Plywood – ₦2,000
  • 1 sheet of 1/2 inch Afara Plywood – ₦3,300
  • 1 sheet of 3/4 inch Afara Plywood – ₦5,200
  • 1 sheet of 1/4 inch Obeche Plywood – ₦1,500
  • 1 sheet of 1/2 inch Obeche Plywood – ₦3,000
  • 1 sheet of 3/4 inch Obeche Plywood – ₦4,000
  • 1 sheet of 1/4 inch Mgs Plywood – ₦1,600
  • 1 sheet of 3/4 inch Marine Plywood – ₦8,000
  • 1 sheet of 1/4 inch Resin coated Plywood – ₦2,500
  • 1 sheet of 1/2 inch Resin coated Plywood- ₦2,800
  • 1 sheet of 3/4 inch Resin coated Plywood – ₦3,200
  • 1 full sheet of 1/4 inch veneer Plywood – ₦2,200
  • 1 sheet of 1/2 inch, Veneer Plywood – ₦2,700
  • 1 sheet of 3/4 inch, Veneer Plywood – ₦3,500.
  • 13.1. Resin coated plywood
  • 18mm – ₦5,000.

Current prices for tiles in Nigeria today August 2018

  • 14.1. Vitrified tiles
  • 30×30 pack – 1,300
  • 40×40 pack – 1,500
  • 30×60 pack – 1,600.
  • 14.2. Ceramic tiles
  • 1 pack, 30×30 – 1,500.
  • 14.3. Wall tiles
  • 8×12, 1 piece – 500
  • 25×401 piece – 1,000.

Today’s prices for Cable wires in Nigeria August 2018

  • (1) 1.5 mm – 3,00
  • (1) 2.5 mm – 6,000
  • (1) 4 mm – 8,500
  • (1) 6 mm – 11,000
  • (1) 16 mm – 30,000.

Relevant prices for nails in Nigeria today August 2018

  • 1 bag of 1-inch nails – ₦6,200
  • 1 bag of 2-inch nails – ₦5,800
  • 1 bag of 2 ½-inch nails – ₦6,000
  • 1 bag of 3-inch nails – ₦6,000
  • 1 bag of 4-inch nails- ₦6,500.
  • 16.1. Concrete nails
  • 1 pack of 2-inch concrete nails – ₦900
  • 1 pack of 3-inch concrete nails – ₦1,000
  • 1 pack of 4-inch concrete nails – ₦1,200.

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