Building Materials Prices In Nigeria (2022/2023) – Best Buying Guide

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Real estate has become a booming business in Nigeria. It’s so lucrative that most Nigerians want to go into real estate and you can’t go into real estate without knowing the prices of Building materials.

When you hear building materials, several things come to the mind, things like cement, sand, nails, roofing sheets, windows, wood and many more. They are such essential materials that a house is not complete with the absence of one of those mentioned above.

Daily, building and other construction projects keep popping up in different part of the country. Nigerians are erecting houses, malls, stores and other structures. The government is not left out as they are into construction of bridges, schools, town halls among other projects.

Of course, building projects are impossible in the absence of building materials. And in Nigeria, these materials come at different prices, which vary across states, time and even weather.

Prices Of Building Materials In Nigeria 2023 Updated

Let’s examine the prices of these materials one after the other.

Prices of Nails in Nigeria

SizesPrice (NGN)
1 pack of 3-inch concrete nails₦800 – ₦1,200
1 pack of 2-inch concrete nails₦900 – ₦1,200
1 pack of 4-inch concrete nails₦1,000 – ₦1,200
1 bag of 2-inch nails₦5,300 – ₦6,000
1 bag of 3-inch nails₦5,800 – ₦6,000
1 bag of 2 ½-inch nails₦6,000 – ₦6,200
1 bag of 1-inch nails₦6,000 – ₦6,500
1 bag of 4-inch nails-₦6,200 – ₦6,500

Prices of Windows in Nigeria

Types of windows600×600 mm Aluminum-covered600×600 mm Bronze-glazed600×750 mm bronze-glazed
Casement windows₦7,000 – ₦8,000₦7,000 – ₦8,000₦9,000 – ₦10,500.
Sliding windows₦4,000 –₦5,500₦6,500 – ₦8,000₦9,000 – ₦10,500.
Fixed windows₦3,500 –₦ 5,000₦6,000 – ₦7,500₦7,000 –₦8,000.
Louvre windows₦1,800 –₦ 2,000₦7,500 – ₦8,000₦9,000 – ₦10,000.

Different Door Prices in Nigeria

Door TypePrice (NGN)
Domestic furniture doors₦5,500 – ₦8,200
Flush plywood (low-density) door₦6,000 – ₦8,000
Flush plywood (high-density)door₦8,500 – ₦12,00
Chinese (Single) door₦10,000 – ₦20,000
Chinese (Double) door₦20,000 – ₦38,000
Turkey door₦22,000 – ₦33,000
Imported Security (double) door₦27,000 – ₦38,000
Metal Security (Single) door₦19,000 – ₦26,000
Metal Security (Double) door₦45,000 – ₦65,000

Wood Prices in Nigeria

Wood Type & SizePrice (NGN)
Afara ¼-inch Plywood₦2, 000 – ₦2,400
Afara ½-inch Plywood₦2,800 – ₦3,400
Afara ¾-inch Plywood₦4,900 – ₦5,700
Obeche ¼-inch Plywood₦1,500 – ₦1,900
Obeche ½-inch Plywood₦2,200 – ₦3,700
Obeche ¾-inch Plywood₦4,000 – ₦4,600
Msgs ¼-inch Plywood₦1, 600 – ₦2, 000
Msgs ¾-inch Plywood₦7, 600 – ₦8,200
Resin Coated ¼-inch Plywood₦2,400 – ₦2,900
Resin Coated½-inch Plywood₦2,900 – ₦3,200
Resin Coated ¾-inch Plywood₦3,200 – ₦3,600
Veneer ¼-inch Plywood₦2,100 – ₦2,700
Veneer ½-inch Plywood₦2,600 – ₦3,100
Veneer ¾-inch Plywood₦3,400 – ₦4,200
2×3×4 Softwood₦100 –₦200
2×3×12 Softwood₦200 – ₦250
1×2×12 Softwood₦400 – ₦500
2×2 Hardwood₦100 – ₦200
2×3 Hardwood₦180 – ₦250
2×4 Hardwood₦300 – ₦400
2×5 Hardwood₦400 – ₦550
2×6 Hardwood₦500 – ₦600
3×4 Hardwood₦550 – ₦650

Price of Sand and Granite in Nigeria

Various types of sand are part of the materials for building erection, and their prices are listed below

20 tons of relatively smooth sand₦90,000 – ₦100,000
20 tons of  plaster sand’s₦90,000 – ₦100,000
20 tons of Laterite₦48,000 – ₦50,000
20 tons of Sharp sand  ₦52,000 – ₦60,0000
20 tons of Granite₦180,000 – ₦200,000
20 tons of Sharp Filling Sand ₦52,000 – ₦60,000

Price of Tiles in Nigeria (Per Square Meter)

There are many tiles in Nigeria, floor tiles as well as wall tiles. Tiles come in different textures, sizes, quality, and design. Some of them are listed below.

Granite Tiles Price in Nigeria(Per Square Meter)

30 x 30₦6,300 – ₦7,500
40 x 40₦6,400 – ₦6,800
30 x 60₦5,700 – ₦6,000
60 x 60₦7,700 – ₦8,000

Vitrified tiles price in Nigeria

300×300 pack₦4,000 – ₦5,400
450×450 pack ₦5,100 – ₦6,500

Polished Porcelain Price in Nigeria

40 x 40₦2,800 – ₦3,000
60 X 120 High Gloss Porcelain Slab Tiles  ₦ 4,000 – ₦5,500
300×600 Wall Porcelain Tiles₦ 5,000 – ₦ 10,000

Unpolished Porcelain Price in Nigeria

40 x 40₦2, 700 – ₦3, 000
30 x 60₦3, 400 – ₦4, 000

Ceramic tiles price in Nigeria

60 × 60 pack₦3,300 – ₦5,500
60 x 120₦8,400 – ₦15,850

Prices of Cement In Nigeria

Cement is one of those commodities in Nigeria without a stable rate. The price keeps fluctuating, but erecting a building would be practically impossible without it. Here’s how much cement sells for currently:

A 50kg bag of Dangote cement₦3800 – ₦3900
A 50kg bag of Elephant cement₦3600 – ₦3700
One 50kg bag of Ibeto cement₦3500 – ₦3600
One  50kg bag of Ashaka₦3500 – ₦3600
A 50kg bag of Portland₦3500 – ₦3700
One 50kg bag of BUA cement₦3600 – ₦3800

Prices of Building Blocks in Nigeria

Blocks come in various sizes as well as different prices.

9-inch block₦320 – ₦370
6 inch vibrated block₦250 – ₦260
9-inch hand mold block₦300 – ₦335
6-inch hand mold block’s₦260 – ₦280

Prices of Concrete in Nigeria

Seven tons’ cargo of 1-1/4 inch Gravel goes for about ₦33,000 – ₦37,000. While the price of 20 tons’ cargo of Granite varies according to their sizes and they are listed below.

3/4-inch₦100,000 – ₦120,000.
1/2-inch₦120,000 – ₦150, 000
1/4-inch₦190,000 – ₦195,000
Granite stone dust₦200,000 – ₦255,000
1-inch Granite₦85,000 – ₦90, 000

Prices of Steel Rods in Nigeria

25 mm steel rod₦21,500 – ₦21,8000, while a ton of the rod sells around ₦480,000 – ₦585,000
20 mm steel rod₦13,000 – N16,000, then a ton of it costs ₦480,000 – ₦485,000
A piece of 16 mm steel rod₦8,500 – ₦9,000, but a ton goes for ₦440,000 – ₦474, 000
A piece of 12 mm steel rod sells around ₦4,800 – ₦5,500, a ton, however, costs ₦445,000 – ₦470,000
A 10 mm steel rod ₦4,300 – ₦4,500 and a ton of it goes for ₦445,000 – ₦467,000
One piece of 8 mm steel rod₦2100 – ₦2850, but a ton cost ₦465,000 – ₦470,000
A 20 m of 3.5 mm BRC Mesh₦14,000 – ₦15,000, ₦18,000
the 4.0 mm BRC Mesh ₦17,000
the 25 m of 4.0 mm BRC Mesh₦25,000 – ₦27, 000.

Prices of Aluminium Roofing Sheets in Nigeria

0.45 ₦2,550 – ₦2,700 while that of 0.55 sells within ₦2,900 – ₦3,200. The 0.70, however, costs  ₦3,400 – ₦3,600, and the 0.90 finally is  ₦4,700 – ₦4100.

Prices of Water Closets in Nigeria

Twyford₦73,000 – ₦80,000
A & S₦55,000 – ₦62,000
Nismad₦61, 000 – ₦77,000
Sweethome’s₦60,000 – ₦78, 000
Virony₦75,500 – ₦85, 000

Prices of Pit Latrines in Nigeria

7 tonnes of Broken blocks and sand Crete sells around ₦17,5500 – ₦18,700

The 10 tons of Latrine vary in price, and they are as follows:

Very clayey red Laterite₦20,000 – ₦35,000
Clayey yellow-brown Laterite₦20,000 – ₦32, 000
Moderately clayey greyish Laterite₦20,000 – ₦32,000
Fairly clayey red Laterite₦20,000 – ₦32,000
Moderately clayey whitish Laterite₦20,000 – ₦32,000
Fairly clayey brownish-yellow Laterite₦20,000 – ₦32,000

The price of absorbent filling materials for the latrine is

  •  Filling sand cost ₦30,000 – ₦32,000, black soil Filling sand sells around ₦19,000 – ₦21,000 while bubbles Filling material goes ₦22,000 – ₦24.,000(all in 10 tonnes).
  • Small Boulder range between ₦55,000 – ₦50, 000 but the large Boulder sells around ₦70,000 – ₦175,000(both in 15 tonnes)

Prices of Wires in Nigeria

The cost of a bundle of flexible Binding wire is around ₦5,300-₦6,000 while the 10kg roll is around ₦43,500-₦47,000

A bundle of stiff binding wire sells around ₦6,300- ₦6,800, but the 10kg roll sells around ₦47,000- ₦48,000

Factors Affecting the Cost of Building Materials in Nigeria

Some factors affect the prices of building materials in Nigerian, and these are:

  • Brand: Some brands come expensive than others. Brands Nigerians are familiar with, trust and with a good reputation tend to be more costly than others as people will still buy.
  • Location: There are some places in Nigeria where things are generally expensive. The price of cement in Ibadan will be lower than cement in Abuja, same brand, size, and content.
  • Time: During some particular part of the year some materials are cheaper. Like during the rainy season, Sand tends to be less expensive than during the dry season.
  • Import duties: Charges on importation affects the prices of some building materials especially the ones that are brought from other countries.
  • Power Supply: For building materials like blocks and some cement that are produced in Nigeria, they need a stable power supply, but in a situation where the power is not reliable, they will opt for a generator whose cost boils down to the final price.
  • Product Quality: This is also a determinant for the price of building materials. High-Quality material will be more expensive than that of less quality as the life span, and efficiency differs.

Conclusion

Now that you know the prices of building materials in Nigeria as well as factors affecting the prices. You can now make your estimate, get your money, and hit the market, and bring that dream structure to life.

Building materials are available across shops, stores as well as online stores in Nigeria. You can also get quality building materials from the major dealers and distributors at a lower price.

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