Cost of Living in Ogun State, Abeokuta, Price of Food, Rent, Transportation, Etc

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Cost of Living in Ogun State, Abeokuta, Price of Food, Rent, Transportation, Etc

Abeokuta, located in Nigeria’s southwestern region, serves as Ogun State’s capital city. Situated on the eastern bank of the Ogun River, Abeokuta is nestled near a cluster of rocky formations within a wooded savanna. It stands at a distance of 77 kilometres (48 miles) north of Lagos via railway or 130 kilometres (81 miles) by water.

Abeokuta is an ancient city close to Lagos State and considered a desirable place to reside. The cost of living and the overall quality of life in Abeokuta are affordable and pleasant compared to some states.

 Restaurants

A meal in a cheap restaurantN550
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-courseN3,500
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)N1,200
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)N200
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)N400
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)N125
Water (0.33 liter bottle)N100
Cappuccino (regular)N375
Espresso CoffeeN263
Cheeseburger (fastfood)N368

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Prices in supermarkets

Milk (regular), (1 liter)N1,500
A loaf of fresh white bread (500g)N383
Eggs (regular) (12)N627
Local Cheese (1kg)N800
Water (1.5 liter bottle)N175
A bottle of wine (Mid-Range)N950
Chicken breasts (skinless and boneless) – (1kg)N700
Apples (1kg)N1,200
Oranges (1kg)N200
Potatoes (1kg)N250
Lettuce (1 head)N450
Rice (white) (1kg)N1,600
Bananas (1kg)N400
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)N1,000
Pears (1kg)N1,400
Perrier Water (small bottle 0,33l)N89
Sausages (1kg)N1,800
Cottage cheese (1kg)N632
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)N250
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)N325

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Rent/Utilities 

Apartment (1 bedroom) in City CentreN750,000
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of CentreN350,000
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City CentreN350,000
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of CentreN325,000
1 min. of prepaid mobile local tariff (No discounts or plans)
Charges (electricity, heating, water, garbage) for an 85m2 apartment
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)N20,000

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Clothing And Shoes

1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)N7,500
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M,…)N5,000
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)N19,000
1 Pair of Men Leather Business ShoesN14,000

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Childcare prices

Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 ChildN40,000
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 ChildN200,000

Conclusion

The affordability, the cost of living and the overall quality of life in Abeokuta are relatively favourable compared to certain other states. Please feel free to share any updates or changes in the prices of the items mentioned in the comment box.

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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