Cost of living in Kano, Nigeria

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 417 ₦
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) 1,150 ₦
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 417 ₦
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 417 ₦
12 eggs, large 383 ₦
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 190 ₦
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 200 ₦
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 838 ₦
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 313 ₦
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket -
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality -
2 liters of Coca-Cola 258 ₦
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 225 ₦
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area 112,500 ₦
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area 32,000 ₦
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 9,333 ₦
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area -
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area -
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio -
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) 7,750 ₦
40” flat screen TV 50,000 ₦
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) 12,500 ₦
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 250 ₦
Hourly rate for cleaning help -
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) 5,500 ₦
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) -
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) 30,000 ₦
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 23,000 ₦
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new 1,500,000 ₦
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 119 ₦
Monthly ticket public transport 9,000 ₦
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 150 ₦
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 2,600 ₦
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) 5,000 ₦
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) 200 ₦
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) -
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) -
4 rolls of toilet paper 120 ₦
Tube of toothpaste 250 ₦
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 800 ₦
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub -
2 tickets to the movies -
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) -
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 2,500 ₦
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 500 ₦
Cappuccino in expat area of the city -
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 250 ₦
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 13 ₦
1 month of gym membership in business district 5,000 ₦
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes 300 ₦
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on less than 10 prices entered by less than 5 different people.
Latest price update: December 17, 2017.

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