The top 10 most expensive houses in Nigeria
Are you ready for the list of the top ten most expensive houses in Nigeria? You'd be shocked at how much these houses are worth.
This article covers the top ten most expensive luxurious residential buildings owned by prominent Nigerian men and women in Nigeria.
It 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 that of Orji Uzor Kalu's Camp Neya, a house that 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 battling with many things currently, 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.
1. Folorunsho Alakija's Mansion
Folorunsho Alakija’s Mansion is the most expensive house in Nigeria priced at a whopping sum of $700 million. Folorunsho Alakija’s Mansion is also rated as the most expensive house in Africa.
Folorunsho Alakija’s Mansion is the most expensive house in Nigeria
This beauty is priced at an enormous sum of $700 million. This is not just the most expensive house in Nigeria but also the fourth most expensive residential house in the world.
The house is owned by a woman, Mrs Folorunsho Alakija who is the Vice-Chairman, Famfa Oil, a businesswoman and a philanthropist.
The building is located in Ikoyi, Lagos and was constructed by Julius Berger, which is a German company operational in Nigeria.
It will shock you to know that asides the pleasant architectural design of this building, it is bulletproof. 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
Mike Adenuga’s House is the second most expensive house in Nigeria on our list. Mike Adenuga is a famous business tycoon and the owner of Globacom mobile phone network.
Mike Adenuga’s House
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 said to be worth as much as N80 billion even though some people have raised doubts about the house being worth that much.
However, the price of Mike Adenuga's house shouldn't be up for debates 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 telecommunication and oil and gas business.
3. Aliko Dangote's Mansion
Aliko Dangote’s House is the third most expensive house in Nigeria on our list. Aliko Adenuga is rated as the top richest man in Africa. Thus, it is not a surprise that his house makes it in our list of the most expensive houses in Nigeria.
Aliko Dangote's House, one of the most expensive houses in Nigeria
Aliko Adenuga is rated as the top richest man in Africa. Thus, it is not a surprise that his house makes it to the top list of the most expensive houses in Nigeria.
Aliko Adenuga has lived in this house located 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.
You will find within this house a well-furnished living room, a home office and adjoining conference room which has hosted numerous influential men in the world, including the world's richest man, Bill Gates.
4. P-Square's Mansion
P-Square (Peter and Paul Okoye) mansion
The famous Nigerian musicians, Peter and Paul, also have their house in the Banana Island enlisted in this list of top ten most expensive residential houses in Nigeria.
Their house in Banana Island, Lagos can be described as a pure haven 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's house is the fifth most expensive houses in Nigeria
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 houses 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 most expensive 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
Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu's house rated as one of the most expensive houses in Nigeria
It's not news that the former Lagos state governor and national leader of All Progressive Congress, senator Bola Tinubu is one of the wealthiest and most prominent politicians in Nigeria.
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.
Asides his expensive residential home, Bola Tinubu also owns many other expensive house and land assets in different parts of Lagos.
7. Senator Lee Maeba's House
Senator Lee Maeba's house
Senator Lee Maeba is one of the youngest Nigerian senators. The forty-year-old 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
Inside Linda Ikeji's mansion
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.
Linda Ikeji is single and not yet married 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
E-Money's mansion is one of the most expensive houses in Nigeria
The house of business mogul Emeka Okonkwo a.k.a E-Money is also among the most expensive houses in Nigeria. E-Money is a businessman, a record label boss as well as 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.
10. Orji Uzor Kalu's Camp Neya
Inside Orji Uzor Kalu's mansion (Camp Neya)
The Camp Neya mansion is owned by the former governor, Orji Uzor Kalu. 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 (that was before he became the Abia state governor). He named the house after his daughter, Camp Neya.
Camp Neya shouldn't be the last on this list; however, the exact worth of this house is not known. There are speculations that it is worth billions of naira.
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