Nigerian Presidential Complex

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President Obasanjo hosts the then US First Lady Laura Bush at the Presidential Villa, 18 January 2006

The Nigerian Presidential Complex, officially known as "State House", and "The Aso Rock Presidential Villa" and informally as " The Rock", "The Villa" or "Aso Villa", is the office and residence of the Nigerian President. It is located in Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria.


The palatial residence was completed in 1991, the same year the military junta of Ibrahim Babangida relocated the national capital from Lagos to Abuja. Aso Villa encompasses the 400 meter monolith Aso Rock, located within the Three Arms Zone of Abuja metropolis.