Primary Pollutant

(AQI)

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Major Air Pollutants in Nigeria

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PM2.5 2.1X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Nigeria is 2.1 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Nigeria - States Air Pollution Level

STATES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Lagos POOR 136 136 125 62 7 32 71
Federal Capital Territory POOR 115 115 69 41 0 34 53
Edo MODERATE 77 77 40 24 26 34 54
Rivers MODERATE 84 84 47 28 31 27 84
Borno POOR 144 144 88 53 1 38 8
Kwara MODERATE 80 80 43 26 20 32 58
Kano MODERATE 72 72 37 22 1 31 66
Delta MODERATE 74 74 38 23 26 33 57
Cross River MODERATE 76 76 40 24 26 27 94
Osun MODERATE 55 55 23 14 15 34 49
Kebbi MODERATE 63 63 30 18 5 30 75

Nigeria - Metro Cities AQI

141
126
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
34˚C / 55%
47
84
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
27˚C / 84%
38
74
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
33˚C / 57%
88
144
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
38˚C / 8%
40
76
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
27˚C / 94%
69
115
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
34˚C / 53%
37
72
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
31˚C / 66%


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FAQs of Nigeria's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


Some facts about air pollution level in Nigeria and what quality of air you breathe in your region.


The real-time air quality in Nigeria is 56 MODERATE AQI now. This was last updated 2 hours ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Nigeria is 18 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 15 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5 for 24 hrs mean. Currently, the concentration is 0.72 times the recommended limit.

Generally, the air quality at Nigeria starts deteriorating in late October. The winters are the worst-hit season in terms of air pollution.

You should wear a good N95 mask when you go outdoor in Nigeria until the AQI is improving upto moderate range.

Office going people should avoid personal vehicles and use public transportations or carpooling.

(i) The primary causes of outdoor air pollution are solid, liquid particles called aerosols & gase from vehicles emissions, construction activities, factories, burning stubble & fossil fuels and wildfire, etc.

(ii) Main causes of indoor air pollution are harmful gases from cooking fuels (such as wood, crop wastes, charcoal, coal and dung), damp, mould smoke, chemicals from cleaning materials, etc.

Indoor air pollution in Nigeria is as dangerous as outdoor pollution, because the air pollutants come inside the houses or buildings through doors, windows and ventilation.

In Nigeria, you must use an air purifier or fresh air machine at home or office indoor and close all the doors, windows and ventilations when the outdoor air quality index (aqi) in Nigeria is very high. Proper ventilation is highly recommended only when outdoor air quality is improving and moderate AQI range.



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