Maitama is an urban district geographically located in the Phase 1 area of Abuja, Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The district is the residential choice of many top government officials and wealthy influential figures. You can think of the area as the ‘Ikoyi of Abuja’.

Living in an estate in Maitama is expensive and mostly not affordable to middle-class and low-income earners.

The district features exclusively luxurious and serene neighborhoods, affluent housing residential areas, sophisticated public infrastructure, extensive road networks, and excellent levels of social amenities.

Popular Estates in Maitama

Compared to other residential districts in Abuja, Maitama contains fewer gated estates. Instead, its streets are filled with stand-alone mansions where the rich and famous in Abuja reside.

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However, here is a list of the popular and best estates in Maitama, Abuja we discovered!

  • Shell Imani (Now Madeira) Estate
  • Brenthill Estate
  • Aso Garden Estate
  • BOI Estate Maitama
  • Palm Spring Estate
  • Aso Grove Estate
  • Stallion Court Estate
  • Peggy’s Pointee
  • Cosgrove Smart Estate
  • Alpine Estate
  • Pinnacle Estate
  • Maitama Hills Estate

Most of these residential Maitama estates feature serviced apartments of different sizes with modern interiors, great security system, ample parking space, outdoor swimming pool, gymnasium, regular power supply, street lights, and well-channeled drainage systems.

Local Government Area Council of Maitama

Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) is the local government area council of Maitama district.

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The council is one of the six local area councils in FCT, led by the FCT minister appointed by the President to oversee the administrative activities of the capital city.

What areas are close to Maitama?

Maitama District is bordered by Mpape to the north, Central Area to the south, Wuse to the southwest, and Katampe to the west.

There is an extensive road network in the district with major streets and roads such as Shehu Shagari Way, Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway, and Murtala Mohammed Expressway.

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