Building Materials Prices In Nigeria (2019) -Full List!

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.

 

BUILDING CONSTRUCTION-Current Prices Of Building Materials In Nigeria (2019)

 

Prices Of Building Materials In Nigeria

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

 

Price of Sand in Nigeria

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

  • Cost of 7 tons of relatively smooth sand is between ₦16,000 – ₦22,000
  • 7 tons of  plaster sand’s Price range between ₦22,000 – ₦28,000
  • 7 tons of sticky, soft sand sells around  ₦22,000 – ₦28,000
  • The price of 20 tons of Sharp but not very silty sand range from  ₦28,000 – ₦35, 000
  • 20 tons of Sharp coarse averagely silty sand sells around ₦38,000 – ₦45,000
  • Cost of 20 tons of Sharp silty sand is around ₦41,000 – ₦47,000

 

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Price of  Tiles in Nigeria

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

Granite Tiles Price in Nigeria

  • 30 x 30 sells around ₦5, 300 – ₦5, 500
  • 40 x 40 goes for about ₦6, 400 – ₦6, 800
  • The price of 30 x 60 is ₦5, 700 – ₦6, 000
  • Cost of 60 x 60 is ₦7, 700 – ₦8, 000

Vitrified tiles price in Nigeria

  • 30×30 pack goes for about ₦1,000 – ₦1,400
  • 40×40 pack sells around ₦1,100 – ₦1,500
  • The cost of a 30×60 pack is ₦1, 450 – ₦1, 700.

Polished Porcelain Price in Nigeria

  • The price of 30 x 30 is ₦2, 500 – ₦2, 800
  • 40 x 40 goes for about ₦2, 800 – ₦3, 000

Unpolished Porcelain Price in Nigeria

  • Cost of 40 x 40 is ₦2, 700 – ₦3, 000
  • 30 x 60 sells around ₦3, 400 – ₦4, 000

Ceramic tiles price in Nigeria

  • 30 × 30 pack goes for about ₦1,300 – ₦1,500
  • The cost of 40 x 40 pack is ₦1, 400 – ₦1, 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 sells around ₦1,450 – ₦1,500
  • A 50kg bag of Elephant cement goes for about ₦1,550 – ₦1,600
  • One 50kg bag of Ibeto cement cost within ₦1,500 – ₦1,550
  • One  50kg bag of Ashaka price is within ₦1,350 – ₦1,550
  • A 50kg bag of Portland sells around ₦1,450 – ₦1.750
  • One 50kg bag of Sokoto cement cost between ₦1,450 – ₦1,650

 

Prices of Building Blocks in Nigeria

Blocks come in various sizes as well as different prices.

  • 9-inch block cost around ₦120 – ₦170
  • 6 inch vibrated block sells between ₦100 – ₦160
  • 9-inch hand mould block goes for ₦100 – ₦135
  • 6-inch hand mould block’s price is between ₦100 – ₦130

 

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 sells around ₦80,000 – ₦90,000.
  •  1/2-inch  goes for about ₦80,000 – ₦90, 000
  • The 1/4-inch range between ₦70,000 – ₦75,000
  • Granite stone dust is between ₦50,000 – ₦55,000
  • 1-inch Granite is between ₦85,000 – ₦90, 000

 

Prices of Steel Rods in Nigeria

  • A 25 mm steel rod costs ₦4,500 – ₦4, 8000, while a ton of the rod sells around ₦180,000 – ₦185,000
  • The 20 mm steel rod goes for ₦2,600 – N3, 000, then a ton of it costs ₦180,000 – ₦185,000
  • A piece of 16 mm steel rod cost  ₦1,500 – ₦2,000, but a ton goes for ₦170,000 – ₦174, 000
  • A piece of 12 mm steel rod sells around ₦1,100 – ₦1,500, a ton, however, costs ₦165,000 – ₦170,000
  • A 10 mm steel rod costs ₦1,000 – ₦1,100 and a ton of it goes for ₦165,000 – ₦167,000
  • One piece of 8 mm steel rod sells for ₦700 – ₦850, but a ton cost ₦165,000 – ₦170,000
  • A 20 m of 3.5 mm BRC Mesh cost ₦14,000 – ₦15,000, the 4.0 mm BRC Mesh sells around ₦17,000 – ₦18,000 the 25 m of 4.0 mm BRC Mesh, however, sells for ₦25,000 – ₦27, 000.

 

Prices of Aluminium Roofing Sheets in Nigeria

  • The 0.45 size goes for  ₦1,550 – ₦1,700 while that of 0.55 sells within ₦1,900 – ₦2,200. The 0.70, however, costs  ₦2,400 – ₦2,600 and the 0.90 finally is  ₦2,700 – ₦3100.

 

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

 

Prices of Water Closets in Nigeria

  • Cost of Twyford is around ₦43, 000 – ₦80, 000
  • A & S  goes for ₦45, 000 – ₦62, 000
  • Nismad sells within the range of ₦51, 000 – ₦77, 000
  • Sweethome’s price is within ₦50, 000 – ₦78, 000
  • Virony cost ₦65, 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 Laterine vary in price, and they are as follows:

  • Very clayey red Laterite – ₦10,000 – ₦15,000
  • Clayey yellow-brown Laterite – ₦10,000 – ₦12, 000
  • Moderately clayey greyish Laterite – ₦10,000 – ₦12,000
  • Fairly clayey red Laterite – ₦10,000 – ₦12,000
  • Moderately clayey whitish Laterite – ₦10,000 – ₦12,000
  • Fairly clayey brownish yellow Laterite – ₦10,000 – ₦12,000

The price of absorbent filling materials for the laterine are

  •  Filling sand cost ₦20,000 – ₦22,000, black soil Filling sand sells around ₦9,000 – ₦11,000 while bubbles Filling material goes ₦12,000 – ₦14.,000(all in 10 tonnes).
  • Small Boulder range between ₦45,000 – ₦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 good reputation tends 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 raining 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 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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