There are many beautiful buildings in Nigeria and picking the top 5 most beautiful buildings among the numerous beautiful ones was always going to be a hard nut to crack. But we cracked it anyways, its now left for you to either go with this list or you go ahead and develop yours. This article reveals the top 5 most beautiful buildings in Nigeria.
If I were to say Nigeria has one of the most beautiful buildings in the world, many of Nigerians out there will tell me I just told a blatant lie. But if I wrote here that we are the most corrupt country in the world, a lot of us will tell me to ride on, that my statement is dope! One thing I have come to understand is that, Nigerians don’t appreciate their kinds. We have resigned to our fate and most of us don’t believe any good will come out of a country such as ours.
However, amid all the negative vibes that the country exudes, there are a lot of astounding things about the most populous black nation in the world. One of such is the buildings inherent in this country. I can say categorically that many of the beautiful buildings in this country have not been visited by more than 80% of our population. The buildings that make up our top 5 most beautiful buildings in Nigeria are buildings many of us have probably not seen yet. These buildings are a must visit if you really want to be seen as a full-fledged Nigerian and not just a Nigeria by birth, association or a Nigerian by heart.
Here is a list of the Top 5 Most Beautiful Buildings In The Country;
5. AKWA IBOM INTERNATIONAL STADIUM, UYO
The Akwa Ibom International Stadium which hosts matches of the Nigerian National team (The Super Eagles) and Akwa United FC is situated in the south-south city of Uyo in Akwa Ibom. The 30,000 seater ultra modern multipurpose sports complex modeled after Allianz Arena, asides football sometimes serves as a center for various social, cultural, and religious events.
The Stadium seems to have taken the shine off The Abuja National Stadium
4. FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON LAGOS HOTEL, VICTORIA ISLAND
Four Points by Sheraton Lagos Hotel is situated on the edge of the beautiful Victoria Island in Nigeria’s economic capital. The hotel is surrounded by a host of international companies, a shopping mall, movie theater, beaches and art galleries.
3. CHURCHGATE TOWERS, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS.
The Churchgate Towers has redefined the skylines of Lagos and Abuja with the most innovative business towers, residences, and exciting mixed-use developments. The towers is one of the best in the country and is owned by Church gate Group, one of the largest and most successful conglomerates in the industrial, trading and building sectors of Nigeria. The Group has earned itself a national reputation for its standards of quality. Since its inception, the privately held company has been one of the largest employers in Nigeria in a variety of business sectors and is regarded as a trusted “household” name.
It is only fair their towers comes third on our list.
2. DUTSE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, JIGAWA STATE
You won’t be wrong to say Dutse International Airport is the best thing to happen to Jigawa State and Northern Nigeria as a whole. The Airport which was commissioned by Nigeria’s former President, Goodluck Jonathan in 2014 was one of the many laudable achievements of the former governor of Jigawa State; Dr. Sule Lamido.
The Airport was completed two years after the construction project started and has been recorded as the best and fastest airport project ever executed by any government in Nigeria. The solid structures of Dutse International Airport was carefully built on five kilometres radius piece of land. The architecturally beautiful masterpiece is strategically sited to connect Jigawa state with rest of the world.
The N13bn edifice is akin to any modern structure you find not only in Nigeria but in the world at large
Dutse International Airport gives the relatively calm and scenic atmosphere of Dutse a quantum leap.
In 2014, Jigawa state pilgrims were airlifted for the first time from the airport.
1. CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA, MARINA, LAGOS ISLAND
The Central Bank of Nigeria, Lagos is located in Marina, Lagos Island. The apex bank is the best Nigerian building on our list not only becomes it’s the seat of the Nation’s Finance but because its building at Marina stands tall and proud amongst the best.