Top 10 most expensive houses in Nigeria
Here is a list of the top 10 most expensive houses in Nigeria; the most expensive houses on this list are residential houses owned by prominent men and women in Nigeria.
Here is a list of the top 10 most expensive houses in Nigeria. The most expensive houses in this list are residential houses owned by prominent Nigerian men and women in Nigeria.
Are you ready for the list of the top 10 most expensive houses in Nigeria? You'd be shocked at how much these houses are worth.
The list starts from the most expensive house in Nigeria, Folorunsho Alakija's mansion priced at the whopping sum of $700 million and runs it down to Orji Uzor Kalu's Camp Neya. This house dates back to 1998 and is said to contain 400 rooms.
Nigeria is a beautiful place. Maybe Nigerians living in Nigeria do not appreciate the country, but Nigeria is a great country. This explains why it is called the 'Giant of Africa'.
Indeed we are currently battling many things, insurgency, crisis, high death rates, incompetency in some leadership positions, poverty, and it seems we have lost sight of who we are.
But, our land is still a blessed place with beautiful sights to behold. Nigeria currently is home to some of the wealthiest people in Africa; talk of the billionaire Aliko Dangote, the business tycoon Femi Otedola and even Mrs Folorunsho Alakija.
Top 10 most expensive houses in Nigeria
- Folorunsho Alakija's Mansion
- Mike Adenuga's House
- Aliko Dangote's Mansion
- P-Square's Mansion
- Senator Dino Melaye's Mansion
- Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu's House
- Senator Lee Maeba's House
- Linda Ikeji's House
- E-Money's Mansion
- Orji Uzor Kalu's Camp Neya
1. Folorunsho Alakija's Mansion
Folorunsho Alakija’s Mansion is the number one most expensive house in our list of top most expensive houses in Nigeria.
Folorunsho Alakija’s Mansion is the most expensive house in Nigeria, priced at a $700 million sum. Folorunsho Alakija’s Mansion is also rated as the most expensive residential house in Africa.
The house's beauty has made it cost so much money with a price tag of $700 million, a huge price to become the number one most expensive house in Nigeria.
Adding to being the most expensive house in Nigeria, Folorunsho Alakija's house is also the fourth most expensive residential house in the world.
The house is owned by a woman, Mrs Folorunsho Alakija, the Vice-Chairman, Famfa Oil, a businesswoman and a philanthropist.
The beautiful mansion of Folorunsho Alakija is located in Ikoyi, Lagos and was constructed by Julius Berger, a German company operational in Nigeria.
It will shock you to know that it is bulletproof, asides from the pleasant architectural design of this building. It also doesn't have windows as windows here are replaced with light wells.
Mrs Alakija and her husband inhabit the house.
2. Mike Adenuga's House
The second on our list of the most expensive houses in Nigeria after the most expensive house owned by Folorunsho Alakija is Mike Adenuga’s House.
Mike Adenuga's house is one of the most beautiful houses you can find in Nigeria and is the 2nd most expensive house in Nigeria.
Mike Adenuga is a famous business tycoon and the owner of the Globacom mobile phone network. He is the second richest man in Nigeria.
Mike Adenuga's mansion is located in one of the richest parts of Lagos city, Banana Island. The house is well known in Nigeria to be one of the most expensive residential buildings.
The luxury home is worth as much as N80 billion, even though some people have raised doubts about the house being worth that much.
However, Mike Adenuga's house's price shouldn't be up for debate as he is a billionaire and is among the few Nigerians that made it to the list of Forbe's world richest men.
Mike made most of his wealth from the telecommunication and oil and gas business.
3. Aliko Dangote's Mansion
Aliko Dangote’s House is the 3rd most expensive house among the top ten most expensive houses in Nigeria. Aliko Adenuga is rated as the richest man in Africa. Thus, it is not a surprise that his house makes it on our list of the most expensive houses in Nigeria.
Aliko Dangote has lived in this house in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, for up to 12 years.
Aliko Dangote's luxurious mansion is worth about N5 billion and is among the most expensive houses owned by a businessman in Nigeria.
Within this house, you will find a well-furnished living room, a home office, and an adjoining conference room that has hosted numerous influential men globally, including the world's richest man, Bill Gates.
4. P-Square's Mansion
The famous Nigerian musicians' Peter and Paul also have their house in Banana Island enlisted in the top 10 most expensive residential houses in Nigeria.
P-Square's beautiful mansion is the fourth most expensive house among the top ten most expensive houses in Nigeria.
In Banana Island, Lagos, their house can be described as pure heaven and is worth about N1.5 billion. Before moving into their billion-worth, the duo lived at Omole Estate, Ikeja.
Peter and Paul occupy this mansion with their families and brother/manager, Jude Okoye.
5. Senator Dino Melaye's Mansion
Senator Dino Melaye is one of the Senators to own the most beautiful and most expensive houses in Nigeria. Senator Dino Melaye's house is the fifth most expensive house in Nigeria.
Dino Melaye has always been known for his interest in luxurious buildings; thus, it is not surprising that his luxury home is among the top 10 most expensive houses in Nigeria.
Dino Melaye's mansion in Abuja goes at the price of N1.5 billion. He acquired the property not long after he became a lawmaker.
6. Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu's House
It's not news that the former Lagos state governor and national leader of All Progressive Congress, senator Bola Tinubu is Nigeria's wealthiest and most prominent politician.
Start with checking out his house; he is one of the richest landlords in Lagos State. His home is worth about N1 billion and is located at 26 Bourdillon Road, Ikoyi.
This puts Bola Tinubu's home in the top 10 most expensive houses in Nigeria, ranking as the sixth most expensive house in Nigeria.
Asides from his expensive residential home, Bola Tinubu also owns many other expensive houses and land assets in different parts of Lagos.
7. Senator Lee Maeba's House
Senator Lee Maeba is one of the youngest Nigerian senators. His house is the seventh most expensive house in our list of top most expensive houses in Nigeria.
The forty-year-old politician is the senator representing the Rivers South-East senatorial zone in the National Assembly, NASS. He became a senator in his early thirties.
Senator Lee Maeba's mansion worth about N1 billion is in the oil-rich Port Harcourt state. Some have speculated that the building's foundation alone costs as much as N100 million.
8. Linda Ikeji's House
Who doesn't know the popular blogger Linda Ikeji? If there is a list of people that have made it from blogging in Nigeria, Linda Ikeji's name should appear topmost in that list.
Undoubtedly, Linda Ikeji has made lots of money as her house is ranked the eighth most expensive house in our list of most expensive houses in Nigeria.
Linda Ikeji is single, even though she has a child. Some claim that blogging isn't the only source of her wealth.
The claims have it that she got part of her wealth from affairs with men, but there's hardly any tangible proof of that. Linda Ikeji has also debunked such claims saying she has never slept with a man for money.
She acquired her beautiful mansion worth N600 million in October 2016. Her house is a two-storey building with six bedrooms, two living rooms, a media room and a cinema.
9. E-Money's Mansion
The house of business mogul Emeka Okonkwo, a.k.a E-Money, is among the top 10 most expensive houses in Nigeria. E-Money is a businessman, a record label boss, and the brother of the popular Nigerian musician, Kcee.
E-money is of Nigeria's youngest millionaires and is known for his ostentatious display of wealth and the 'life of every party or event he attends.
His mansion, priced at about N250 million, is located in Lagos Island and is tastefully designed in white and gold. This beautiful mansion is ranked the ninth most expensive house in Nigeria.
10. Orji Uzor Kalu's Camp Neya
The Camp Neya mansion is owned by the former governor, Orji Uzor Kalu and is among the top 10 most expensive houses in Nigeria. It was completed in 1998 and is said to contain 400 rooms.
Orji Uzor Kalu had the massive house constructed when he was still in his thirties (before becoming the Abia state governor). He named the house after his daughter, Camp Neya.
Camp Neya shouldn't be the last on this list of the top 10 most expensive houses in Nigeria; however, this house's exact worth is unknown. There are speculations that it is worth billions of naira.
Being ranked as the 8th richest person in Nigeria, it will not be a surprise if Camp Neya is worth billions of naira.