In this post, we’ve listed the top 50 companies based on their market value and job satisfaction reported by employees. This list is in no particular order.
Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC)
SPDC is a multinational oil & gas firm. It is the oldest oil company in Nigeria and can be attributed to discovering oil in Nigeria in 1956
Chevron is an American oil & gas firm with a principal subsidiary in Nigeria. The company is one of the highest oil producing companies in the country.
Mobil Nigeria is one of the three subsidiaries of ExxonMobil. The company is the second largest producer of crude oil in the country.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation is a Federal Government owned oil firm. It is the corporation through which the Government of Nigeria regulates and participates in the country’s petroleum industry.
MTN is a South African based multinational telecommunications company with a subsidiary in Nigeria. MTN Nigeria is responsible for one-third of the company’s revenue.
Nestle Nigeria is one of the foremost food manufacturing and marketing companies in the country. Some of its products include Nan, Nutrend, Cerelac, Golden Morn, Chocomilo, Maggi Cube and Pure Life.
Total is one of the major oil producing companies in the country.
Owned by billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote, the Dangote is known for its cement, sugar, salt and spaghetti brands.
NB Plc is one of the largest brewery companies in the country. It is also the pioneer brewery and can be traced to as far back as 1946. NB Plc has a market value of over N1 trillion
Globacom is ranked second in the country’s telecommunication space based on its subscriber base. It is owned by billionair businessman, Otunba Mike Adenuga
GTB is a popular brand in the country. The bank offers Online/Internet Banking, Retail Banking, Corporate Banking, Investment Banking and Asset Management services
Central Bank of Nigeria
CBN is the apex monetary authority in the country. The bank was founded in 1959. It is quite appealing to work in this organization due to the excellent benefits
Located in Bonny Island, NLNG Limited is a liquefied natural gas-producing company. It was founded in 1989 and the NNPC owns majority shares in the company.
Unilever is a multinational consumer goods company. It is one of the largest consumer good companies in the country.
Guinness is a subsidiary of Diageo, a British multinational alcoholic beverages company, with its headquarters in London, England.
Formerly called Etisalat Nigeria, 9Mobile is one of the major telecommunications company in the country.
First Bank of Nigeria
First Bank of Nigeria is one of the foremost banks in the country. Established in 1887, the bank is also the oldest in the country.
Julius Berger PLC is a prominent construction company in the country. The company is a subsidiary of the German construction company, Bilfinger Berger.
Cadbury is a consumer goods company. The company manufactures and sells these goods in Nigeria and several parts of West Africa.
Saipem is a subsidiary of the Italian energy company. The company was formerly Agip Oil.
Known for the popular Coca-Cola drink, Coca Cola Nigeria is one of the top brands in the country.
P&G is one of the leading consumer goods companies in the country.
PZ is one of the major consumer companies in Nigeria. The country is the largest single market for the company.
Oando is one of the largest energy companies in not just Nigeria but in Africa. The company has over 300 service stations in Nigeria, Togo, Ghana and the Republic of Benin
General Electric is a multinational conglomerate with a subsidiary in Nigeria.
Zenith Bank is one of the leading commercial banks in the country with branches in Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa and the United Kingdom.
KPMG is one of the big four auditors alongside Deloitte, Ernst & Young and PriceWaterHouse Cooper.
GSK is one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in the country. It is a multinational with headquarters in Brentford, London.
Friesland Campina WAMCO Nigeria Plc
Friesland is one of the leading consumer goods company in the country. The popular evaporated milk, Peak Milk is one of the major products of the company.
British American Tobacco
BAT has been in the country for over 100 years. The company is the No 1 manufacturer and marketer of tobacco in the country.
Flour Mills of Nigeria
Flour Mills is one of the leading agribusiness companies. The company was founded in 1960.
Schlumber is the leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry.
Founded in 1990, Diamond Bank is one of the leading banks in the country. Currently, the bank has over 200 branches in the country.
Baker Hughes is owned by General Electric. It is one of the largest oil field service companies in the world.
Price Waterhouse Cooper (PWC)
PWC is one of the big four auditing firms. It is a multinational company with a subsidiary in Nigeria
The United Bank of Africa is one of the oldest banks in Nigeria. It is also a leading financial service provider in the country.
7Up is one of the leading FMCG companies in the country. The company is also one of the largest manufacturing companies in Nigeria. 7Up is known for products like Pepsi, Mirinda, Teem and Mountain Dew.
Lafarge is one of the prominent building manufacturing companies in the country and in West Africa.
Honeywell Flour Mills
Honeywell is one of the top flour and wheat-based products in the country.
UAC is one of the oldest companies in the country. The company is involved in several business sectors, some of which include manufacturing, services, logistics and warehousing, agricultural and real estate.
Arik is one of the leading aviation companies in the country
EKO Hotel & Suites
EKO Hotel & Suites is the most preferred hotel in the whole of West Africa.
Halliburton is a subsidiary of Halliburton. The company is one of the leading providers of products and services in the up-stream and downnstream energy industry.
Airtel is one of the leading telecommunication companies in the country
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
Established in 1967, IITA works with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture
Based on market value, Forte Oil is one of the top companies in the country with a market value in excess of N250 billion.
Seplat is an independent oil and gas exploration/production company and it is one of the most valuable companies in the country.
Ecobank is a pan-African bank with branches in over 30 African countries.
Accenture is one of the leading consulting firms in the country.
Established in 1996, Sahara Energy is one of leading privately owned power, energy, gas and infrastructure conglomerate