Companies In Nigeria You’ll Want To Work For

Job search is never an easy challenge. In the 21st century, you have several effective ways of looking for a job. You can browse job vacancies in Lagos and other locations online, ask around in your professional network, or apply directly to the company of your choice.

Even though Nigerian economy is not in its best state right now, there are still plenty of prosperous company that can be a great place to advance in your career. Check out the list of companies in Nigeria and find the one you want to join!


Discover the latest job vacancies on Jiji


1. FMCG companies in Nigeria

FMCG stands for Fast Moving Consumer Goods. It’s the section of the economy that has been steadily developing and growing for years so you will do the right choice if you decide to apply to one of the Nigerian FMCG enterprises.

FMCG include health and beauty products, including medicines, beverages, tobacco, house cleaning products, items for kitchen and home. Everyday food products and durable goods do not belong to FMCG. Top jobs in the FMCG sector deal with sales, marketing, accounting, and retail. Here are 5 biggest FMCG companies in Nigeria:

  • Unilever Nigeria
  • British American Tobacco
  • Nestle Nigeria PLC
  • Dangote Group
  • OK Foods

2. Multinational companies in Nigeria

There are many benefits to working for a multinational company. They generally hire more workers than local enterprises and accept applicants with zero work experience. While working at a multinational company, you can obtain the knowledge and skills needed to move up the corporate ladder. Plus, you’ll get to know lots of great people – your co-workers.

There is a good chance that any of the multinational companies you can think of is already represented in Nigeria, so if you believe that international enterprises are the best companies to work for in Nigeria, here are 7 top multinational companies in Nigeria to help you get started.

  • Nestle
  • Shell
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Google
  • Mobil
  • Chevron
  • Unilever

3. Insurance companies in Nigeria

Insurance is one of the steadiest areas of business. No matter what’s going on in the country, people will always want to insure their cars, homes, businesses, health, and anything else they find to be valuable. That is why there are many Nigerian insurance companies you can work for.

There are plenty of opportunities to start a career in insurance. You can begin as an insurance agent and move up in the ranks if you have what it takes to make it big in this competitive market. Here are 5 leading insurance enterprises you’ll enjoy working for.

  • Total Health Trust Limited
  • Oasis Insurance PLC
  • NAICOM
  • UNIC Insurance
  • Clearline International Limited

4. Construction companies in Nigeria

Construction is another industry that has no intention of slowing down. Every day new residential and industrial buildings are constructed in every region of Nigeria, which is why there are always open job vacancies at the national construction companies.

In order to work in construction, you don’t necessarily need to be working directly on the construction site. There are also plenty of jobs in the office, from architecture to accounting. Check out these 5 best construction businesses right now in Nigeria.

  • Ascot Africa Limited
  • Brunelli Construction
  • Evomec Global Services Limited
  • Reynolds Construction Company
  • Setraco Nigeria Limited

5. Manufacturing companies in Nigeria

Manufacturing is, perhaps, the most diverse area of business in Nigeria. It’s a very broad term that includes the production of any goods, including food, cars, clothing, electronics, and building materials. Applying for a job in manufacturing is a surefire way to get a job, since no matter which skills you have, they can definitely be applied in manufacturing. Here is a list of manufacturing companies in Nigeria that provide the best job opportunities.

  • Nigerian Breweries
  • Flour Mills of Nigeria
  • Dangote Group
  • British American Tobacco
  • Nestle
  • Nexans Nigeria
  • Unilever
  • Lafarge Cement
  • DUFIL Prima Foods
  • PZ Cussons


See the latest jobs in Abuja on Jiji

My name is Inna. I am a content writer with an English and literature background. As a mother of a 3-year old son, I love learning about children’s health and development, as well as finding new interesting toys and activities for my little one. I am also in love with all things tech and always keep my finger on the pulse of new smartphone and gadget releases. Another big passion of mine is beauty and makeup – every day I read about new trends in skin care and makeup and always look forward to trying them. Plus, I love pop culture, travelling, crafts, and anything that can make our daily life more thrilling!