Power adapters for Nigeria - What adapter do I need for Nigeria?

Power adapters for Nigeria

Various combinations of frequencies and standards can often cause confusion when planning to stay in another country, especially to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your device in Nigeria. This page has links to useful instructions telling you exactly which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices when staying in Nigeria using their standard types G or D 240 volt 50Hz power outlets. Most power adapters are different depending on which region you in therefore we recommend reading the Wiki Connections global power adapters page where you'll find a full list showing powering devices in different regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Nigeria?

The best power adapter for Nigeria is a Type G plug adapter [2] which allows you to use any 240 volt appliance or device.

What is the best power adapter for Nigeria?

What is a power adapter?

Power adapters are compact and lightweight plastic adapters that permit a wall outlet in Nigeria to accept a power plug from an appliance from a different region.

Do I need a power adapter in Nigeria?

If the power plug that you are using isn't the same as the type of plug outlet in Nigeria then you will need a power adapter.

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter for Nigeria allows visitors travelling from another country to use electronic appliances in Nigeria by adapting the shape of the power plug from one type to another.

Will I need a plug adapter for Nigeria if I'm from the US?

If you are visiting from the US bring a plug adapter for Nigeria as an American plug won't physically fit into a Nigerian power outlet, and because the voltage is much higher you will also need to use a power converter for Nigeria if your charger or appliance isn't dual voltage to prevent overheating or damage.

Can a power adapter change the voltage in Nigeria?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 240 volt Nigerian power outlet and doesn't convert the power to a different voltage. If you need to safely use any 100, 110 or 120 volt appliance then you will also need a step down power converter for Nigeria.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nigeria - wikipedia.org entry about Nigeria.
  2. Type G plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type G power outlets without converting voltage.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor