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Nigeria Nigeria electrical outlets : do I need a travel adapter?

You're going to travel to Nigeria and you don't know if your electric devices (your computer, mobile phone, battery charger...) will be able to work there?

To know if you need a travel plug adapter to go to Nigeria, you have to consider 3 things : the shape of the plugs, the voltage and the frequency of the current delivered by electrical outlets in Nigeria.

Electrical outlets (sockets) and plugs used in Nigeria

Here are the shape of the sockets in Nigeria, and the the types of plugs used in Nigeria :

electrical outlet socket type G in Nigeria
type G
electrical outlet socket type D in Nigeria
type D

plug type d  plug type g  

Plug adapter for Nigeria

If none of your usual plug is compatible, you should buy a travel adapter to be able to plug your electric devices in Nigeria (please visit our selection on Amazon for more details).

best travel adapters for nigeria

Prepare your travel to enjoy your stay in Nigeria

What is the type of electrical outlets and current in Nigeria?

The type of electrical outlets commonly used in Nigeria is Type D and Type G.

Type D outlets have three round pins in a triangular shape. They operate on a voltage of 220-240 volts.

Type G outlets have three rectangular pins in a triangular shape. They also operate on a voltage of 220-240 volts.

How can I charge the battery of my phone or computer in Nigeria?

In Nigeria, you can charge the battery of your phone or computer in the following ways:

1. Using a Wall Socket: The most common method is to plug your charger into a wall socket using an adapter if necessary. Nigeria uses a Type D and Type G plugs, so make sure you have the appropriate adapter.

2. Using a USB Port: If you have a USB cable, you can connect your device to a computer or laptop. Make sure the computer is turned on and has enough power to charge your device.

3. Using a Power Bank: A portable power bank can be used to charge your device on the go. These devices are charged beforehand and can be used to charge your phone or computer anywhere.

4. Using a Car Charger: If you have a car charger, you can plug it into your vehicle's cigarette lighter socket and charge your device while traveling.

Remember to use only reliable charging cables and adapters to prevent any damage to your phone or computer. Also, ensure that the power source you are using is stable to avoid any electrical issues.

Which power adapter should I buy for Nigeria?

When choosing a power adapter for Nigeria, it is important to consider the specific type of plug and voltage used in the country.

Nigeria has a Type D power outlet, which features three round pins in a triangular pattern. Therefore, you will need to purchase a power adapter that is compatible with Type D plugs.

Additionally, the voltage in Nigeria is 230 volts, with a frequency of 50Hz. Therefore, it is important to ensure that the power adapter you choose can handle this voltage and frequency.

It is recommended to purchase a universal power adapter that can support multiple plug types, including Type D, and can handle the voltage and frequency in Nigeria. This will ensure that you can safely and successfully use your electronic devices while in the country.

What are the 20 largest cities in Nigeria?

The 20 largest cities in Nigeria are:

  1. Lagos
  2. Kano
  3. Ibadan
  4. Kaduna
  5. Port Harcourt
  6. Benin City
  7. Maiduguri
  8. Zaria
  9. Abuja
  10. Abuja
  11. Aba
  12. Jos
  13. Ilorin
  14. Oyo
  15. Enugu
  16. Abeokuta
  17. Warri
  18. Sokoto
  19. Onitsha
  20. Kano