Nigeria is certainly becoming an important part of the global economy. If you ever thought of getting a job in Nigeria, here are fifteen Fortune 500 Companies that have branches in Nigeria to get you started. Company and contact information is provided as well for your convenience. (Information from CNN Money and company websites)
1. Chevron, a global oil company, is one of Nigeria’s biggest investors. Its Nigerian branch employs about 3,100 workers and 3,500 contractors, and many of them are Nigerian.
Mailing Address: 2 Chevron Drive, Lekki Peninsula, Private Mail Bag 12825 Lagos, Nigeria
Phone number: +22.214.171.1247-2222
2. GE (General Electric) is a services, advanced technology, and finance company, has energy and oil & gas facilities in Lagos. GE has been around for 130 years, and has had a presence in Africa for over one hundred years.
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Phone number: +23 41 4621238 / 9
3. ConocoPhillips is an integrated energy company, with branches in over 30 countries and about 260,000 employees. In 2010, the Nigerian branch produced 44 MBOED (Million Barrels Oil Equivalent per Day).
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Phone number: 234 1 262 2226
4. GM Nigeria was started in 1991 as a merge of General Motors (GM, based in Detroit, Michigan, USA) and UACN Plc. GM Nigeria is very important in the Nigerian automobile market, especially with their Chevrolet trucks and Isuzu Pickups.
Mailing Address: 31 Mobolaji Johnson St Alausa, Lagos, Nigeria
Phone number: (01) 2712470-4
Email address: email@example.com
5. Citigroup Inc. has been working in Nigeria since 1984. They currently have thirteen branches and about 300 employees in the country. Originally called Nigeria International Bank Limited, it was officially renamed Citibank Nigeria Limited (Citi Nigeria) in 2008.
Mailing Address: 27 Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island Lagos Nigeria
Phone number: 234 1 279 8400
Contact person name: Ogochukwu Sylvia Ekezie (Public Affairs Officer)
6. IBM opened their office in Nigeria in 2009, but has had a presence in Western Africa for more than fifty years. Baby Cloud Technology, a completely portable computing system in a small box, was created in Lagos. Baby Cloud has been transformative, as it allows users to receive IBM’s online services and resources anywhere.
Mailing Address: 7th Floor, Africa Re Building, Plot 1679, Karimu Kotun Street, Victoria Island - Lagos, Nigeria
Phone number: +234-1-7616553, +234-1-7222991
Contact person name: Simeon Nwegbo
7. Microsoft was started in 1975 and quickly became a leader in the development of computers worldwide. Microsoft has locations all ove the world, including Lagos, Nigeria.
Mailing Address: Mezzanine Floor Mulliner Towers, Alfred Rewane Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria.
Phone number: +234 (1) 4621100
8. Xerox has had a presence in Nigeria since 1974 and is headquartered in Lagos. It has undergone several leadership and name changes, and in 2003 it finally became XHS (Nigeria) Unlimited. XHS Nigeria provides the typical walk-in shop copy needs, but also has a facilty with the capabilities for handling mass orders, so that large companies can outsource their projects.
Mailing Address: 12/14, Fatai Atere Way, Matori Scheme, Oshodi, Lagos Nigeria
Phone number: 01- 2790780, 2790781
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
9. EMC Corporation was founded in 1979, and since then has grown to become a huge international company, with a presence in eighty countries. EMC creates information infrastructure, and assists companies in protecting, organizing, and utilizing their information.
Mailing Address: NNPC Mulliner Towers, 7th Floor, 39, Alfred Rewane Road, Ikoyi, Lagos Nigeria
Phone number: +234 01 7369929 / 2770270-1
10. Halliburton was founded in 1919 and is an integrated service company, comprised of two parts: Drilling & Evaluation and Completion & Production. They have a presence in about eighty countries, including Nigeria, and employ over 60,000 people.
Mailing Address: Plot 90, Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
Phone number: 234-1-262.0765
11. Hewlett-Packard (HP) was founded in 1939 by Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard in California, US. HP is the largest IT company in the world, with revenue of $126 billion in 2010. HP works in over 170 countries in the world, including Nigeria.
Mailing Address: Octagon Building 13A. A.J. Marinho Drive 2nd Floor Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
Phone number: +234 1 2710366
12. AECOM provides technical and management support services across many different markets. AECOM works in 125 countries, and Fortune 500 has called it one of America’s largest companies. AECOM has been working in Africa since the 1960s, and now has a location in over 30 African countries.
Mailing Address: PO Box 2167, Fourth Floor, 241 Igbosere Road, Lagos , Lagos Nigeria
Phone number: +234 263 6358
13. Qualcomm was started in 1985 as a seven person operation, and grew to becom a global communications company. In September 2010, Qualcomm opened an office in Lagos to serve as the center of their western Africa operations. With this new location, they hope to help create more affordable 3G mobile devices.
Mailing Address: Mulliner Towers, 7th FL 39 Alfred Rewane, St lkoyi district, Lagos, Nigeria
14. PWC (Pricewaterhouse Cooper) is a global accounting company and one of the Big Four audit firms. In Nigeria, PWC has offices in Abuja, Port Harcourt, and Lagos. Between all of these locations, they have 550 professional staff members.
Mailing Address: 5th Floor, Katsina House, Plot 78, Ralph Sodeinde Street, Central Business District Abuja, FCT Nigeria
Phone number: 234 (0) 9 4613745/6/8
15. Procter & Gamble (P&G) was started back in 1837 by William Procter and James Gamble. They were pioneers in branding and marketing their products, and now have over 70 brands to their name sold in approximately 180 countries.
Mailing address: P&G Nigeria Ltd., 1st Commercial Road, Oluyole Industrial Estate, Ibadan, Nigeria
Phone number: 234-2-231-0116
Email address email@example.com
Contact person name Victor Adebayo
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