Cost of Living in Kogi State,  Lokoja, Price of Food, Rent, Transportation, Etc

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Cost of Living in Kogi State,  Lokoja, Price of Food, Rent, Transportation, Etc

Lokoja, situated in Nigeria, is positioned at the meeting point of the Niger and Benue rivers and serves as the capital of Kogi State. Anticipated to be among the third fastest-growing cities in Africa from 2020 to 2025, experiencing a growth rate of 5.93%, it was classified as a second-class township according to the 1917 township ordinance under colonial administration.

Living costs in Lokoja are relatively low compared to other urban areas, making it affordable for residents. In this article, you’ll find a comprehensive list of items and their respective prices.

Restaurants

Meal, Inexpensive RestaurantN 562.5
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-courseN 2,000
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)N 1,500
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)N 375
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)N 500
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)N 135
Water (0.33 liter bottle)N 112.5

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Rent Per Month

Apartment (1 bedroom) in City CentreN 70,000
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of CentreN 20,000
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of CentreN 80,000

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Prices in Supermarket

Milk (regular), (1 liter)N 1,325
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)N 375
Eggs (regular) (12)N 945
Water (1.5 liter bottle)N 175
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)N 650
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)N 350
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)N 135
Apples (1kg)N 1,000
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)N 1,500
Oranges (1kg)N 700
Potato (1kg)N 1,500
Lettuce (1 head)N 700
Rice (white), (1kg)N 1,500
Tomato (1kg)N 1,000
Banana (1kg)N 500
Onion (1kg)N 600
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)N 500
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)N 135

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Transportation

One-way Ticket (Local Transport)N 400
Gasoline (1 liter)N610
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)N 500
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)N 2,000
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)N 999,999

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Clothing And Shoes

1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)N 2,500
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)N 5,000

Conclusion

Living expenses in Lokoja are budget-friendly, and the housing options are advantageous. If there are any adjustments to the items’ prices, please use the comment section.

Jael Okwuchukwu
Jael Okwuchukwu
I am Okwuchukwu Jael, a writer, educator, and musician from Enugu State. Teaching, both academic and musical, is a passion of mine, and I specialize as a Western pianist. Currently, I am employed as a blogger at Writer's King LTD, combining my love for writing and desire to share knowledge with a broader audience.

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