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Price of Electrical House wiring, Fittings & Accessories in Nigeria

Distribution of electrical energy from the source to the appliances needing them has not been easy to determine its cost, neither has it been so cheap to ignore. That is why you are here to update yourself with the current prices of these wiring materials and accessories alongside their fittings and fixtures.

To begin with, let us give a brief background on the cost of wiring a house in Nigeria. It will involve two different kinds of electrical wiring and the respective costs of their accessories. They’re

  1. Surface wiring
  2. Conduit we

The cost of conduit wiring is higher than that of surface wiring. Conduit wiring needs more materials/accessories than that that of surface wiring would need. Most wiring accessories used for conduit wiring are quite different from the ones used for surface wiring. For example, wires used for surface wiring are double wires while all wires used for conduit wiring are single wires. You cannot use a double wire conduit wiring. Single wires are very much expensive and have better quality than double wires. Single wires include 1.5 mm, 2.5 mm, 4 mm, 6 mm, 8 mm, 10 mm etc that has just single wires inside. Anyone using them will have to purchase their different single colors. While double wires are wires with double copper wires inside. The different colors are just wrapped in one. Examples include 1 mm, 2.5 mm.

Most houses are wired in parallel circuit. The wire for the positive current is Negative, while the wire for the negative current is black. The ground is either green or bare copper.

Shop List of Electrical wiring materials, Accessories in Nigeria 2021

Wiring Materials Quantity Current Prices
1 mm Bundle ₦7,000 – ₦9,500
1.5 mm Bundle ₦7,200 – ₦9,500
2.5 mm wire Bundle ₦13,000 – ₦17,500
4 mm wire Bundle ₦15,000 – ₦22,000
6 mm wire Bundle ₦15,000 – ₦30,000
8 mm wire (11 KV) Bundle ₦60,000
10 mm wire Bundle ₦45,000 – ₦65,000
Meter Board single ₦500
Jack Board single ₦15,000
Cutout 200 Amp ₦2,500
Angle Lamp Holder single ₦2,000
Straight Lamp Holder single ₦2,000
Dropping Lamp Holder single ₦2,000
Path Rest 1 Pack ₦1,000
Clip 1 Pack ₦1,000
nail (for wiring) 1 Pack ₦500
Ceiling rose 1 Pack ₦2,000
Change Over Knife switch 30 Amps ₦1,500 (for one)
Change Over Knife switch 60 Amps ₦2,000 (for one)
Change Over Knife switch 100 amps ₦2,500 (for one)
Change Over Knife switch 200 Amps ₦6,500 (for one)
1 mm (double) Bundle ₦7,500
1.5mm (double) Bundle ₦9,000
2.5mm (double) Bundle ₦12,000
0ne-way cutout fuse 1 ₦2,500
two-way cutout fuse 1 ₦3,500
Cutout switch 1 ₦5,500
Earth Rod 1 ₦7,500

Electrical Cables, Bulbs and Switches

These are used to connect two or more devices in order to transfer electrical power from one device to another. Every electrical cable has its own uses and functions, therefore each cable must be channeled to its function. Nigerchin cables are always the best cables. There are other cable manufacturers such as Colman cables, Cutix cables Cometstar cables, etc.

Price List of Colman and Cutix Cables in Nigeria

The prices of these cables varies according to location in Nigeria.

Cable size Colman Cutix
1.5mm ₦9,000 ₦35,000 (X 2 core)
2.5 mm ₦15,000 ₦17,600
4 mm ₦19,000 ₦30,000
6 mm ₦36,000 ₦41,500
10 mm ₦61,000 – ₦85,000 ₦68,000
16 mm ₦70,000 – ₦90,000 ₦113,000
10 mm end end

Price List of Nigerchin Cables in Nigeria

Cable size price
1.5 mm ₦7,000 – ₦9000
2.5 mm ₦12,000 – ₦14,000
4 mm ₦34,000
6 mm ₦33,000 – ₦39,000
10 mm ₦68,000
16 mm ₦29,000 – ₦35,000
1.5 mm (X 2 core) ₦27,500

Price List of Electric Bulbs in Nigeria

 Bulbs Quantity Current Prices
Rechargeable Bulbs 1 ₦1,000 – 2,500
Solar Bulbs 1 ₦600
Halogen Bulbs 1 ₦1,500
AKT LED Bulbs 1 ₦900
DC Bulbs 1 ₦1,500
Energy Bulbs 1 ₦900

Price List of Electric Switches in Nigeria

Switches Quantity Current Prices
One gang switch 1 ₦3,000
Two gang switch 1 ₦3,000
Three gang switch 1 ₦3,500
20 Amps Water heater switch 1 ₦1,800

Price List of Electric Sockets in Nigeria

Sockets Quantity Current Prices
13 Amps socket (single) 1 ₦13,500
13 Amps socket (double) 1 ₦8,500
15 Amps socket (single) 1 ₦1,000
15 Amps socket (Double) 1 ₦1,700
Extension sockets 1 ₦1,500

5 Types of Electrical Wires and their uses.

The best electrical wire for home is Nigerian wire known as nigerchin. It’s very durable and lasts longer than any other wire. The prices of nigerchin wire depends on the sizes in millimetres.

The price of a roll of electrical cable depends on the type and brand of wire you want to buy. For example, the price of one roll/bundle of nigerchin 1.5 mm is 17,000 naira. Different rolls/bundles have different prices. Below are the price list of all electrical wiring materials.

  1. Black : This type of wire is used for switches or outlets. They’re hot wires.
  2. Red : The red wire is mostly used for switch legs. It is also used for connecting wire between 2 hardwired smoke detectors. They’re also hot wires
  3. Blue and Yellow : The blue and yellow wires are hot wires used for conduit wiring.
  4. White : The white wire is always neutral.
  5. Green and Bare Copper : These are only used for grounding.

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