Most expensive cities in Nigeria to live in 2018
Nigeria is made of 36 states with their capitals. Some.of the states are well developed while some are not. Worthy of note is the fact that the state capitals are the most developed cities all across the states.
There are many beautiful cities in Nigeria, most of which have enormous tourist attractions, expensive hotels and resort centres. In such cities, businesses are thriving very well and the pace of development is very high. One of the disadvantages of residing in these developed cities is that the cost of living us very high. Most of the items such as house rent, food items, transport fare, etc are highly priced.
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In this article, we shall highlight the top 10 most expensive cities to live in in Nigeria.
Enugu state is the political headquarters of the south eastern region. Considering the cost of food items, house rent, etc, Enugu the capital.of Enugu state is clearly of the most expensive cities in Nigeria to live in.
Aba is a hub of business. The enterprising Ibo traders are very liberal in spending. Aba is the main commercial centre in south-south and south east. Though dirty and busy, Aba is listed as one of the most expensive cities in Nigeria to live in.
The paradise city is beautiful, grean and clean. Calabar is indeed an enjoyment city. The city has many resort and tourist centres. It is the 8th most expensive cities in Nigeria to live in.
Owerri the capital of IMO state is one of the most beautiful cities in the south eastern region. It houses many federal and state Universities and polytechnics. Business thrive very well in Owerri making it one of the most expensive cities in Nigeria to live in
Asaba is the capital of Delta state. It is clean and beautiful with nice Hotels and locations, the reason why many recent nollywood movies are shot in the city. Asaba is ranked 6th on this list.
#5 Kaduna state
Kaduna houses many of the top tertiary institutions in the country. It has a refinery and many industries. Kaduna is one of the cities in Northern Nigeria that is detribalized. The cost of living in Kaduna is very high compared to other cities in the region. It is one of the most expensive cities in Nigeria to live in.
Warri is oil rich and one earliest cities in Nigeria to enjoy civilization. Many multinational oil companies have their head offices in warri town. There are many industries, oil servicing firms and a refinery in Warri. Warri is the most expensive city to live in in Delay state and is one of the most expensive cities in Nigeria to live in.
#3 Port Harcourt
The Garden city is the populous city in south south Nigeria. Businesses are thriving very well in the city. Rivers amstate is one of the richest states in Nigeria and is very influential in Nigerian politics. Living in port Harcourt is very expensive and it ranks number three on this list.
Lagos is a no man’s land. It is the commercial centre of the country. Lagos is the most populous and the richest city in Nigeria. One needs to have a good paying job in order to survive in Lagos. Items are high priced in the city of Lagos, the advantage is that jobs and business opportunities are widely available.
10 Most expensive cities in Nigeria to live in 2018
Abuja is federal capital territory. It is the centre of politics in Nigeria. Every Nigerian is conscious of the fact that it is not east to own a plot of land in Abuja. Top politicians are resident in Abuja and this has a high effect on the cost and standard of living. Abuja is rated as the 2nd most expensive city to live in in Africa. It houses many expensive hotels. There is no doubt that Abuja tools this list of the most expensive cities in Nigeria to live in.
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