Top 20 Tallest Buildings in Nigeria with Pictures and Locations

Nigeria as the economic hub  in west Africa boast of State of the art buildings owned by multinational company private, commercial and federal government establishments mainly located in Lagos, Abuja and a renowned one in Ibadan. You might be asking yourself; Which and Where is the Tallest Building in Nigeria? don’t just guess. Because there are various ways to determine the tallest building in Nigeria ie. Based on Height to Architectural Top, Based on Height to Occupied Floor and Based on Height to Tip

 

In this article, we have listed the tallest buildings in Nigeria, thou not as tall as Burj Khalifa but never the less are magnificent structure to be proud of in Nigeria.

 

Tallest Building in Nigeria Based on Height to Architectural Top


  1. Millennium Tower – Abuja – 160 Metres
  2. WTC1 – Abuja – 158 Metres
  3. WTC2 – Abuja – 150 Metres
  4. Union Bank HQ – Lagos – 124 Metres
  5. Black Pearl Towers (Eko Atlantic) – Lagos – 113 Metres
  6. Eko Towers II – Lagos – 110 Metres
  7. Cocoa House – Ibadan – 105 Metres
  8. Independence House – Lagos – 103 Metres
  9. Central Bank HQ – Lagos – 100 Metres
  10. Intercontinental Hotel – Lagos – 100 Metres
  11. Necom House – Lagos – 100 Metres
  12. Great Nigeria House – Lagos – 95 Metres
  13. National Oil Headquarters – Lagos – 83 Metres
  14. Stock Exchange House – Lagos – 83 Metes
  15. UBA House – Lagos – 80 Metres
  16. Eagle House – Lagos – 78 Metres
  17. NNPC Towers 1 – Abuja – 75 Metres
  18. NNPC Towers 2 – Abuja – 75 Metres
  19. NNPC Towers 3 – Abuja – 75 Metres
  20. NNPC Towers 3 – Abuja – 75 Metres
  21. Afribank Plaza – Lagos – 73 Metres
  22. Zenith Heights – Lagos – 73 Metres
  23. Freeman House – Lagos – 70 Metres

 

Tallest Building in Nigeria Based on Height to Occupied Floor

  1. Millennium Tower – Abuja – 106 Metres
  2. WTC1 – Abuja – 153 Metres
  3. WTC2 – Abuja – 145 Metres
  4. Union Bank HQ – Lagos – 115 Metres
  5. Black Pearl Towers (Eko Atlantic) – Lagos
    Eko Towers II – Lagos
  6. Cocoa House – Ibadan
  7. Independence House – Lagos
  8. Central Bank HQ – Lagos
  9. Intercontinental Hotel – Lagos
    Necom House – Lagos
  10. Great Nigeria House – Lagos
  11. National Oil Headquarters – Lagos
  12. Stock Exchange House – Lagos
  13. UBA House – Lagos
  14. Eagle House – Lagos
  15. NNPC Towers 1 – Abuja
  16. NNPC Towers 2 – Abuja
  17. NNPC Towers 3 – Abuja
  18. NNPC Towers 3 – Abuja
  19. Afribank Plaza – Lagos
  20. Freeman House – Lagos
  21. Zenith Heights – Lagos

 

Tallest Building in Nigeria Based on Height to Tip

  1. Millennium Tower – Abuja – 160 Metres
  2. Necom House – Lagos – 160 Metres
  3. WTC1 – Abuja – 158 Metres
  4. WTC2 – Abuja – 150 Metres
  5. Union Bank HQ – Lagos – 124 Metres
  6. Black Pearl Towers (Eko Atlantic)
  7. Eko Towers II – Lagos – 110 Metres
  8. Cocoa House – Ibadan – 105 Metres
  9. Independence House – Lagos – 103 Metres
  10. Central Bank HQ – Lagos – 100 Metres
  11. Intercontinental Hotel – Lagos – 100 Metres
  12. Great Nigeria House – Lagos – 95 Metres
  13. National Oil Headquarters – Lagos – 83 Metres
  14. Stock Exchange House – Lagos – 83 Metes
  15. UBA House – Lagos – 80 Metres
  16. Eagle House – Lagos – 78 Metres
  17. NNPC Towers 1 – Abuja – 75 Metres
  18. NNPC Towers 2 – Abuja – 75 Metres
  19. NNPC Towers 3 – Abuja – 75 Metres
  20. NNPC Towers 3 – Abuja – 75 Metres
  21. Afribank Plaza – Lagos – 73 Metres
  22. Zenith Heights – Lagos – 73 Metres
  23. Freeman House – Lagos – 70 Metres

 

Table Showing Tallest Building in Nigeria

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The Tallest Building in Lagos, Abuja, Ibadan – Nigeria

Millennium Tower Abuja – 557.7ft (170m)

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Millennium Tower Abuja is a 170m (557.7ft) -42-storeys Building located at Abuja and its part of the Nigerian National Complex, completed in 2015. It is the tallest artificial structure in Nigeria

 

NECOM (NITEL) House – 520ft (160m)

 

Tallest Buiding NECOM-NITEL-building

NECOM House located in Marina, Lagos- stands at 520ft (160m). This 32-storey building houses the headquarters of NITEL, the principal telecommunications company in Nigeria. It is the tallest building in Lagos

 

 

 

Eko White Pearl Tower – 443ft (135m)

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The White Pearl Tower Located in Lagos stands at 135m (443ft). A 24 of the floors Building, accessible by 6 Mitsubishi elevators consisiting of a private health club, meeting room, 31 residential floorsand a luxurious lounge.

 

Union Bank Building – 407ft (124m)

Union bank Tallest Buildings In Nigeria

Union Bank Building located in Marina, Lagos – stands at 407ft (124m). The 28 floors building serves as the headquarters of the Union Bank of Nigeria.

 

WTC Tower 2 -390ft  (120m)

Tower 2 is an office space also known as Abuja’s only Grade-A office Space was completed in 2016. It is a 120m (390ft) 25 -floor commercial building made up of office spaces.

 

Eko Black Pearl Tower -371ft  (113m)

The Eko Pearl Towers Located in Lagos is a 113m (371ft)- 24 floors apartment containing 120 apartments are complexes consisting of five residential towers in the Eko Atlantic.

 

WTC Tower 1

The World Trade Center Tower 1 also known as Tower 1 is a 24-floor apartment building located in Abuja which was completed in 2015. It contains 120 apartments, which range from 1-6 bedrooms with duplex options.

 

Ministry of Communication Building – 358ft (109m)

Ministry of Communication Building also know as The Post Office Building is located in Marina, Lagos Island. It is a 358ft (109m) – 30-storey high-rise building

 

 

Inter-Continental Hotel Lagos – 344ft (105m)

Inter-Continental Hotel is a 344ft (105m) tall – 22 floors luxurious hotel, located in Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island Lagos. It was built in 2013.

 

Cocoa House – 344ft (105m)

The Cocoa House Currently the tallest building in Ibadan, is a 26-storey building completion in 1965. It was built on revenue made from sales of crops such as cocoa, rubber and timber

Independence House – 338ft (103m)

The Independence House also known as the Ministry of Defence building is a 338ft (103m) tall- 23 floors first high-rise building in Nigeria. It is located in Lagos island. It has and was built in 1960.

 

 

CBN House, Lagos  –  330ft (100m)

The Central Bank of Nigeria building in Lagos is about 330ft (100m) tall and has about 19 floors It was built in 2013

 

Great Nigeria House – 312ft (95m)

The Great Nigeria House located on Martins Street in Lagos Island, is about 312ft (95m) tall and has 22 floors. It houses the Mainstreet Bank of Nigeria and a few other warehouses.

Stock Exchange House

Stock Exchange House is a 83m tall building of 22 floors. This magnificent structure houses the stock exchange of Nigeria.

Uba House – 80 m (260 ft)


UBA House located in Lagos is a 80 m (260 ft) high-rise building with 20 floors

Eagle House – 78 m (256 ft)

Eagle House is a 78 m (256 ft) tall high-rise building located in Marina, Lagos. It is a 20 floors building

 

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