List of tallest buildings in Nigeria

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Skyline of Lagos, the former capital city of Nigeria
Abuja, Nigeria's administrative capital

Nigeria is the most heavily populated and one of the most economically developed nations on the African Continent. However, Concentration of Highrise buildings and ongoing mega projects is significantly localized around Lagos, Abuja and Eko Atlantic; these key marginal cities have experienced rapid growth recently. At 520 ft, The Nigerian External Communications (NECOM) building is the tallest building in Nigeria.

Tallest buildings[edit]

This list ranks Nigerian skyscrapers that stand at least 60 m (197 ft) tall, based on standard height measurement. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts.

Building Height Floors Completed City
NECOM House[1] 160 m (520 ft) 32 1979 Lagos
Union Bank Building[2] 124 m (407 ft) 28 1991 Lagos
WTC Tower 2[3] 120 m (390 ft) 25 2016 Abuja
WTC Tower 1[4] 110 m (360 ft) 24 2016 Abuja
Ministry of Communication Building[5] 109 m (358 ft) 30 N/A Lagos
Cocoa House[6] 105 m (344 ft) 26 1965 Ibadan
InterContinental Lagos[7] 105 m (344 ft) 22 2013 Lagos
Independence House
[8]
103 m (338 ft) 23 1960 Lagos
CBN Lagos[9][10] 100 m (330 ft) 19 2013 Lagos
Great Nigeria House
[11]
95 m (312 ft) 22  ?? Lagos
CBN Headquarters 94 m (308 ft)  ?? 2002 Abuja
Civic Centre Towers[12] 90 m (300 ft) 13 2015 Lagos
Eko Court A[13] 88 m (289 ft) 24  ?? Lagos
Eko Court B[14] 88 m (289 ft) 24  ?? Lagos
Eko Court C[15] 88 m (289 ft) 24  ?? Lagos
National Oil Headquarters
[16]
83 m (272 ft) 23 1984 Lagos
Stock Exchange House
[17]
83 m (272 ft) 22  ?? Lagos
UBA House
[18]
80 m (260 ft) 20  ?? Lagos
Conoil House[19] 80 m (260 ft) 22  ?? Lagos
Eagle House
[18]
78 m (256 ft) 20 1985 Lagos
NNPC Building 1
[20]
75 m (246 ft) 15 1996 Abuja
NNPC Building 2
[21]
75 m (246 ft) 15 1996 Abuja
NNPC Building 3
[22]
75 m (246 ft) 15 1996 Abuja
NNPC Building 4
[23]
75 m (246 ft) 15 1996 Abuja
Nestoil Towers[24] 75 m (246 ft) 16 2015 Lagos
Afribank Plaza
[25]
73 m (240 ft) 19 1998 Lagos
Zenith Heights[26] 73 m (240 ft) 17 2006 Lagos
Wema Tower[27] 73 m (240 ft) 20  ?? Lagos
Freeman House
[28]
70 m (230 ft) 18  ?? Lagos
Unity House[29] 69 m (226 ft) 19  ?? Lagos
Sterling Tower[30] 66 m (217 ft) 18  ?? Lagos
Eleganza House[31] 65 m (213 ft) 18  ?? Lagos
Nicon House[32] 65 m (213 ft) 18  ?? Lagos
Financial Trust House[33] 65 m (213 ft) 18  ?? Lagos
Kanti Tower[34] 63 m (207 ft) 17 2014 Lagos

Tallest under construction, approved and proposed[edit]

This lists skyscrapers that are under construction, approved or proposed in Nigeria and planned to rise over 100 m (328 ft) tall, but are not yet completed structures. As of January 2011 there is 1 building under construction and 20 high-rises planned.

Under construction, approved, and proposed

Name Height
m / ft
Floors Year City Status Notes
Stratosphere Abuja ~265 m (869 ft) 64 2014 Abuja Approved [35]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Union Bank Headquarters, Lagos Island. SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved on 2011-03-06.
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  14. ^ "Eko Court B". Emporis. Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  15. ^ "Eko Court C". Emporis. Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
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  17. ^ Stock Exchange House, Lagos Island. SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved on 2011-03-06.
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  19. ^ "Conoil House". Emporis. Retrieved 20 September 2015. 
  20. ^ Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Tower 1, Abuja. SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved on 2011-03-06.
  21. ^ Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Tower 2, Abuja. SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved on 2011-03-06.
  22. ^ Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Tower 3, Abuja. SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved on 2011-03-06.
  23. ^ Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Tower 4, Abuja. SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved on 2011-03-06.
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  27. ^ "Wema Tower". Emporis. Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  28. ^ Freeman House, Lagos Island. SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved on 2011-03-06.
  29. ^ "Unity House". Emporis. Retrieved 20 September 2015. 
  30. ^ "Sterling Tower". Emporis. Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  31. ^ "Eleganza House". Emporis. Retrieved 20 September 2015. 
  32. ^ "Nicon House". Emporis. Retrieved 20 September 2015. 
  33. ^ "Financial Trust House". Emporis. Retrieved 20 September 2015. 
  34. ^ "Kanti Tower". Design and Build Expo. Retrieved 5 May 2015. 
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