Dangote Cement is one of Nigeria’s most popular cement brands and one of the most purchased brands. It was founded by the richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote. Nigerian builders trust Dangote cement because it holds firmly and dries up faster than other cement in the market.
This article details the prices of various types of Dangote cement in the Nigerian market today. To know how much you can buy a bag of Dangote cement in Nigeria, keep reading below to learn more.
Current Dangote Cement Price
Currently, the price of Dangote cement in Nigeria is between ₦3,900 and ₦4,200 per bag (50 kg). The wholesale price of 600 bags of Dangote cement is between ₦2,350,000 and ₦2,500,000.
|Cement Grade||Price per 50kg bag|
|Dangote Cement 42.5R||₦3,000 – ₦3,800|
|Dangote Cement 32.5R||₦2,800 – ₦3,500|
|Dangote Cement 52.5R (higher strength)||₦4,000 – ₦5,000|
Note: This price varies depending on the seller and the state in Nigeria where you are buying it. However, the price increase will not exceed 200 per bag.
Why Is Dangote Cement Popular In Nigeria?
In Nigeria, there are more than ten cement manufacturers in the market. But Dangote cement is popular amongst many Nigerians. There are many reasons why this is so. Some of the major reasons why many Nigerians go after Dangote cement include:
- Dangote Cement Are Widely Trusted
Nigerians have been using Dangote cement for years; over time, it has gained people’s trust because of its quality. Once Nigerians hear Dangote cement, they already believe it will do the building work well for them. Not that other brands are not trusted, but Dangote cement has established a greater level of trust in the minds of Nigerians.
- Dangote Cements Are Everywhere
There’s no part of the country you’ll go to without finding a retailer of Dangote cement. They are everywhere, and the brand has regional distributors across states in the country.
- Great Quality
One major way Dangote cement has retained trust in the minds of Nigerians is due to its quality. The cement has been noted to have better consistency and quality than other competitors in the market.
About Dangote Cement Plc
Dangote Cement is one of the subsidiaries of the Dangote Group of Companies, owned by the richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote. Before the name was changed to Dangote Cement Plc in July 2010, it was first known as Obajana Cement Plc when it entered the market in the 1990s.
Today, Dangote Cement Plc has grown and has manufacturing plants in areas like Kogi, Ogun, and Benue. The company has manufacturing plants outside Nigeria in Cameroon, Kenya, Zambia, South Africa, and Congo.