Provisions List & Prices in Nigeria (September 2023)

Almost every home in Nigeria spends some part of its monthly income on purchasing provisions. Provisions are also known as groceries, and they are a major part of our monthly budgets. When you view them as groceries, you will agree that so many items fall under this category.

You should spend some time finding out how much provisions cost on the market currently. Doing this helps you to plan and is a major part of proper financial management. This brings us to the question, “what are the provisions in Nigeria and how much do they cost?” We will answer this question and several others in this post.

Provisions List & Prices in Nigeria

Provisions List and their Prices in Nigeria

Most shoppers in Nigeria hardly pay any attention to the cost of the provisions that they purchase. This practice is wrong considering that a major fraction of your monthly income goes to the purchase of these items. The prices of provisions, just like the prices of other items, are very volatile these days. As such, you keep yourself abreast of this information so that you can plan appropriately.

Of course, you can step out of your home and visit every provision store just to find out the prices of their products. We understand this, and we have done all the hard work on your behalf. The list below shows some of the most popular provision products on the Nigerian market today and their current prices:

Baby Food

  • Similac Advance For Baby’s First Year: From N25,000
  • Aptamil Pronutra + First Infant Milk: From N13,000
  • Nestle Nan 1 Infant: From N3,300
  • Peak Infant Formula: From N3,000
  • SMA Wysoy Soy Infant Formula: From N16,500

Bathing soap

  • Asantee Papaya And Honey Herbal Lightening Soap – 6pcs: From N6,325
  • Belo Kojic Acid + Tranexamic Acid Classic Soap – 65g: From N1,700
  • Dettol Cool Antibacterial Soap – 110g – Pack Of 6: From N2,700
  • Dudu Osun African Black Soap – Pack of 3: From N1,500
  • Johnson’s Vita – Rich Bar Soap – 125g X 6: From N4,000
  • Joy Beauty Bar Soap- Tender & Exfoliating -150g – 4 Bars: From N1,240
  • LUX Soft Caress – 65g X 6:From N900


  • Bournvita 20g x 10 pieces: From N800
  • Bournvita 500g: From N1,500
  • Nescafe 3-in-1 (32g x 30 pieces): From N3,050
  • Nestle Milo Chocolate Tin (1kg): From N3,500
  • Nestle Milo Hot Chocolate Refill (450g): From N1,500

Body cream

  • Estellas Pride Shea Butter: From N2,000
  • Fair & White So White Lait Skin Perfector – Lotion.Cream & Soap: From N21,500
  • Nivea Extra White Firm & Smooth Lotion -350ml: From N6,500
  • Nivea Nourishing Cocoa Body Lotion – 400ml: From N2,400
  • Noxzema Original Deep Cleansing Cream – 56g: From N12,000
  • Retinol Cream Anti-wrinkle Daily Protection Spf 20 – 50ml: From N7,100
  • Vaseline Harmattan Pack + Free Vaseline Pj 50ml:From N1,900
  • Vaseline Healthy Even Tone Vaseline – 2pcs: From N6,500


  • Huggies Nappy Pants Size 3 62 pieces: From N4,800
  • Huggies Nappy Pants Size 4 54 pieces: From N4,800
  • KissKids baby diaper (Size 3, 96 pieces): From N7,400
  • Molfix Mini Diaper Size 2 Jumbo – 96 Pieces: From N8,830
  • Molfix Baby Diaper – Size 3: From N7,700

Soft Drinks:

  • 5 Alive 85cl Pack(6 bottles inside): From N3,500
  • Amstel Malta Can 1 Pack (24 cans inside): From N5,000
  • Coca-cola Can 1 Pack (24 cans inside): From N5,280
  • Coca-cola Plastic Bottle 50cl 1 Pack (12 bottles inside): From N2,460
  • Fanta Plastic Bottle 35cl 1 Pack (12 bottles inside): From N1,100
  • Malta Guinness Can 1 Pack (24 cans inside): From N5,100
  • Maltina Can 1 Pack (24 cans inside): From N6,240
  • Maltina Small Plastic Bottle 1 Pack (12 bottles inside): From N3,000
  • Pepsi Can 1 Pack (24 cans inside): From N4,350
  • Pepsi Plastic Bottle 1 Pack (12 bottles inside):From N2,150
  • Sprite Can 1 Pack (24 cans inside): From N4,350
  • Sprite Plastic Bottle 1 Pack (12 bottles inside): From N2,200

Seasoning cubes

  • Knorr Beef Cubes 50 x 8g: From N900
  • Knorr chicken cubes 50 x 8g: From N1000
  • T&G Larsor Peppersoup Seasoning – 10g X 1 Carton – 230 pieces: From N15,850
  • Maggi Naija Pot Seasoning (50 cubes): From N500
  • Nestle Maggi Cubes (100 cubes): From N835
  • Royco Beef Seasoning Cubes 400g: From N700
  • Tasty Cubes Chicken Flavor (108 g, 5 sachets): From N1,250


Note that the prices of these products change very frequently. As a result, we will keep updating this post to ensure that you have access to the most current prices on the market.

Other Items that you will find on a Provisions’ List

Many times, we wonder what exactly makes up the list of provision items. As we mentioned above, “provisions” is the Nigerian term for “grocery items.” When you consider provisions this way, then it will be easy to decipher what should be on a provisions list.

Let’s briefly define what groceries are to get a clear understanding of this area. Grocery items are general supply items. They cover both food and non-food items as well as drinks. There are 10 main categories of grocery or provision items in Nigeria. Check the list below to find out what they are:


  • Apples
  • Avocado pear
  • Banana
  • Carrots
  • Grapes
  • Mango
  • Oranges
  • Pineapples
  • Tangerine
  • Watermelon

Canned Food

  • Baked beans
  • Canned meat
  • Corned beef
  • Green beans
  • Green peas
  • Hot dogs
  • Sweet corn
  • Tinned tomatoes
  • Tuna fish


  • Carbonated drinks (for example; Coke, Pepsi)
  • Chapman
  • Chocolate drink
  • Coffee
  • Juice
  • Smoothies
  • Tea

Frozen Food

  • Chicken
  • Fish
  • Gizzard
  • Meat
  • Shrimps
  • Turkey

Dairy Products

  • Cheese
  • Fura
  • Milk
  • Yoghurt


  • Curry
  • Ketchup
  • Mayonnaise
  • Salt
  • Seasoning cubes
  • Thyme
  • Turmeric

Fats and Oil

  • Cooking oil
  • Butter

Grains and Cereals

  • Barley
  • Bread
  • Breakfast Cereals
  • Buckwheat
  • Corn
  • Couscous
  • Crisp Bread
  • Crumpet
  • English Muffin
  • Flour
  • Millet
  • Noodles
  • Oats
  • Pasta
  • Popcorn
  • Rice
  • Rice Cakes
  • Semolina
  • Whole Wheat Biscuits


  • Bitter leaves
  • Cabbage
  • Eggplant leaves
  • Fluted pumpkin leaves
  • Scent leaves
  • Spinach
  • Water leaves

Snacks and Candy

  • Burger
  • Chips
  • Ice Cream Toppings
  • Lollipop
  • Sausages

Other items that you may find on a provisions list include:

  • Bleach
  • Bulb
  • Candle
  • Chin-chin
  • Cornflakes
  • Custard
  • Detergent
  • Dettol
  • Insecticides Macaroni
  • Matches
  • Noodles
  • Spaghetti
  • Sugar
  • Superglue
  • Sweets and candy
  • Tissue papers
  • Toilet disinfectant
  • Toiletries
  • Toothpaste

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