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Iron Rods: Cost of Reinforcements in Nigeria 2021

The Nigerian building materials market is filled with all sorts of Reinforcements of different sizes like 8mm, 10mm, 12mm, 16mm, 20mm, 25mm and so on which are all used for different construction purposes depending on it’s bearing capacities.
Iron Rods: Costs and Benefits of Reinforcements in Nigeria
These Iron rods as they are popularly called by market traders and workmen on-site come on types, namely Mild Steel Plain bars, Hot Rolled Deformed Bars, Prestressing Steel and Cold Worked Steel Reinforcement

The most popular used in building and construction projects across the country happens to be the Hot Rolled Deformed Bars. We are going to base our cost analysis on this bar and it’s various sizes in diameter (mm).

Iron Rod costs

Most wholesaler’s and some retailers will sell to you per tonne of these reinforcements, so let us take a look at how many pieces of these rods will give a ton for a given diameter.

Diameter Ton Current Price
8 mm 210 in number ₦2,100
10 mm 134 in number ₦3,210
12 mm 93 in number ₦4,650
16 mm 52 in number ₦8,300
20 mm 34 in number ₦12,700
25 mm 21 in number ₦20,500

The above is the price buyable for single TMT brand reinforcement for the month of May 2021, this brand is usually recommended by Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) so also the government

This is the amount you’re likely going to get for the cost of iron rod in the markets today. For the Local (Nigerian) rods, the price per ton is ₦400,000.

Rings/Stirrups Bars

Beams and columns reinforcements are erected in place with the help of these stirrups. They are equally referred to as rods and are sold at a less costly price too

Comments (25)


  1. Need iron rods for building construction. What is the current cost?

  2. Good morning, pls I need 2tons of 12mm of iron rod and I like to know the price.
    My site is at AIT side alagbado

  3. Good Afternoon, pls I need 1 1/2 ton each of 12mm & 16mm of iron rod and I like to know the price.
    My site is at Ifo Ogun State

  4. Pls i need half ton of 20mm and half ton of 16mm..How much is it

  5. Stanley chinaka

    Please I need 1 ton of 12 mm and 8mm

  6. I need 10mm rod, 12mm, 16mm how much

  7. Current price of 12mm, I am in Lagos

  8. I need 6 tons of 12mm & 16mm

  9. I need Iron rod 45 length of 12mm,
    Iron rod 20 length of 10mm @ Ibeju Lekki, ona osa. What is the price?

  10. please you guys should try and update your price. believe me non of the above listed price is feasible in the current market. thanks

    • Thank you so much @damisa for notifying us. We have updated the prices to match with what is obtainable in most markets in Nigeria today.

    • The price of the iron Rod keep increasing that why. But the price have been normal now from the past 3weeka

  11. Ikechukwu Isichei

    Am in Oghara, Delta State

    I need 8tonnes of 16mm and 12 mm TMT very urgent

  12. Iron is available.
    10mm,12mm,16mm,20mm, and 25mm are all available. Local and TMT.

  13. Prince Adebayo

    Please I need someone to talk to for the purchase of these iron rods in large quantities for delivery to site at owerri. It’s urgent please.

  14. Guys lets pend buying for now. the price is ridiculously high, considering the nature of things in the country. say no to price hiking!!!

  15. Please I want to get price for a tonne of 12mm , 16mm and 20mm rods

  16. I need 8mm, 10mm, 12mm, 16mm and 20mm bars . l have an estate in abuja. What is the landing cost per tonne

  17. I need 8mm rod 10mm 12mm 16mm and 20mm 2 tones each please how much does that cost and the delivery to lekki

  18. MOSES OLUREMI ADEYI

    Need 10mm,12mm and 16mm iron rod for building construction. I want the prices in tons and the quantity in tons

  19. I sell iron Road,my shop is at Sars Road,Port Harcourt also at obirikwerre along port harcourt Airport Road,our headquarter is at before Bridge head,onitsha Anambra State, we supply to owerri, uyo, Bayelsa,Asaba,warri,Benin,enugu,awka, calabar,phc. PLEASE PATRONIZE ME NOMZY STEEL SUBSIDARY OF DANCO STELL COMPANY. 070 320 91416 .

  20. Emmanuel Nnamdi Okpalaonyagu

    I sell iron Road,my office is at uratta by aba p. h express way aba Abia state,our headquarter is at before Bridge head,onitsha Anambra State, we supply to owerri, uyo, Bayelsa,Asaba,warri,Benin,enugu,awka, calabar,phc. PLEASE PATRONIZE ME
    08030503504

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