NIGERIA: 10 Affordable Valentine gift ideas despite harsh economy

NIGERIA: 10 Affordable Valentine gift ideas despite harsh economy


In a couple of hours, the whole world will be dripping with love in its most tangible form. From countless gift vendors to surprise brands, to recreation venues, our timelines will be flooded with ad copies and red themes.

Gifts are a major feature of the February 14 celebration and the number of vendors that bloom towards the celebration is proof.

With the general elections drawing near and the long queues for fuel, you might be too busy to search the tons of gift items available this year. We know the implication of late orders so we curated this list just so you can plan immediately.

Gift for val!
Gift for val!

Here are 10 affordable gift ideas for Valentine’s Day in Nigeria:

  1. Flowers: A bouquet of fresh flowers is a timeless gift for Valentine’s Day. Roses, lilies, and daisies are popular choices.
  2. Chocolates: Treat your loved one to a box of chocolates, or make your own homemade chocolates for a personal touch.
  3. Personalized gift: You can customize a gift like a mug, photo frame or a t-shirt with a picture or message that is special to both of you.
  4. A romantic dinner: Cook a special meal at home or make reservations at a restaurant.
  5. A spa day: Give your partner a relaxing spa day with massages and other pampering treatments.
  6. A sentimental jewelry: You can opt for simple but meaningful jewelry such as a locket or a personalized nameplate.
  7. A love book: Write down all the reasons why you love your partner and present it in a beautiful bound book.
  8. A couples getaway: Plan a romantic getaway for the two of you to a nearby location or go on a road trip.
  9. A cozy night in: Create a cozy atmosphere at home with candles, soft music, and a movie.
  10. A special experience: Plan an activity like a hot air balloon ride, a concert, or a cooking class that you can enjoy together.
Valentine's Day!
Valentine’s Day!

These gifts are affordable, yet show your love and thoughtfulness for your significant other.