Ibuprofen, Panadol, Grandpa Pain killers box of 12 dosses
Mobile package local network providers’ talk-time, data and messages
1 month of gym subscription.
Earphones original (Samsung. iPhone)
Unisex Loris perfume
Gadgets maintenance and repairs (cellphone, laptops, tablets...) starting price.
Smart phones (Samsung, Xiaomi, HTC, IPhone) price range upwards
Laptops (Samsung, Lenovo, Hp, Monster, Dell etc.) price range upwards
Boat cruise with refreshments and finger snacks
Go carting 30mins
Movie House 3d cinema
Summer Festivals (jet, bumper cars, lucky deep ...(per ticket)
Cappuccino / expresso/ coffee
3 course dinner local restaurant two people
3 course dinner classy, exotic restaurant two people
Play station 4 console without games.
Original branded Racket and Wilson’s tennis balls
Taxi fare on average 5-10km
Public transport per trip one way maximum fare
1 liter petrol/diesel
1 day rent a car cost
1 pair of jeans (Denim or similar)
1 pair of men’s formal shoes
1 pair original sport/casual shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands)
1 classy summer dress (Zara, H&M or similar retailers)
Ladies formal shoes original and durable
Back-pack, gym bag (Nike, Adidas, New balance)
The cost of living in Nigeria is relatively lower than in most first world countries abroad and other countries on the continent. Although rentals are a huge challenge due to the high demand and populace, other necessities are affordable.
For a student living in Nigeria, it is important to know how to shop and save as much as you can to avoid emptying your financial reserves prematurely. Before coming to live in Nigeria, it is important to know how much it might cost to live in the country.
RocApply compiled a list of prices to expect on basic commodities. Although it is not the exact price as prices may vary according to location and quality of the product, this is a general estimate.
There is a popular misconception that international students have money and therefore if locals selling on the street spot a foreign student, the prices tend to go up a bit. Be wary and always avoid being spotted for a foreigner.