Top 20 Best Companies To Work For In Nigeria (2019)
Top 20 Best Companies To Work For In Nigeria (2019)

The dream of every Nigerian graduate is to work in a befitting organisation with good pay, job security and comfortable working environment.

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Although some very patient and dogged youths are going the way of entrepreneur, but some others still have the strong passion to work in an organisation.

However, if you are still searching for a job or looking forward to working with a company that would give you the best of job satisfaction in 2019, here is a list of companies for you to consider.

The list of companies listed below was made up using crucial work factors like:

  • Monthly Salary
  • Job Security
  • Staff Welfare
  • Career Growth Prospects
  • Company Management
  • Employee Relationship
  • Organisational Structure

Here are the companies to consider:

  1. Andela
  2.  Exxon Mobil
  3. Shell
  4. Chevron
  5. Total Nigeria Plc
  6. Google
  7. NNPC Nigeria Plc
  8. Nigeria Civil Service
  9. Nigeria Breweries Plc
  10. Guinness Nigeria Plc
  11. Access Bank Nigeria Plc
  12. Pragmatic Technologies
  13. Courteville Business Solutions (CBS)
  14. Union Bank
  15. MTN Nigeria
  16. Dangote Group
  17. KMPG
  18. UBA Plc
  19. Wema Bank
  20. Pricewater Cooper House (PwC)

1. Andela

 Andela
Andela

Andela is one of the leading technology companies in Nigeria. It was founded in 2014 with a vision to raise a technology dream team that will occupy the IT workforce and prove to the rest of the World that Africa is really rising up in emerging technological trends.

Andela is one of the highest paying companies in Nigeria, as well as building and training young minds with a zest for tech driven solutions and productivity.

2. Exxon Mobil

 Exxon Mobil
Exxon Mobil

Exxon Mobil is a multinational firm with its head office in Irving, Texas.  Amazingly, Exxon Mobil workers in Nigeria earn much more than their contemporaries in other sectors. For a start, Exxon Mobil workers earn 1,000,000.

3. Shell Nigeria Plc 

Shell Nigeria Plc 
Shell Nigeria Plc

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies and the largest footprint of all the international oil and gas companies operating in the country. Shell has been active in Nigeria since 1937 with a vision to make a difference through a team of dedicated professionals. Starters at shell earn ₦667,000. Also, Shell Nigeria offers its employees exciting and stimulating work environment.

4. Chevron Nigeria Limited

Chevron Nigeria Limited
Chevron Nigeria Limited

Chevron is one of the highest paying oil and gas companies in Nigeria. It is an America multinational firm with its Nigerian headquarters located in Lekki, Lagos. For a start Chevron staff are paid ₦750,000 and above. This is in addition to a conducive working environment and lots of opportunities.

5. Total Nigeria PLC

Total Nigeria PLC
Total Nigeria PLC

Total is a French multinational company and also the fourth largest oil and gas company in the world. Apart from being one of the most prestigious oil and gas companies in Nigeria, it is also one of the highest paying firms in Nigeria with a monthly salary of about ₦1,000,000 for beginners.

6. Google

Google
Google

Google is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. Google hires people with a broad set of technical skills ready to take on some of technology’s greatest challenges and make an impact.

7. NNPC Nigeria Plc

 NNPC Nigeria Plc
NNPC Nigeria Plc

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation is the oil corporation through which the federal government of Nigeria regulates and participates in the country’s petroleum industry.

NNPC entry Level Employees earn lower than other staff, however, the amount of money earned is expected to increase with work experience and promotion. The current estimated basic salary earned by workers is ₦ 190,000 – ₦ 250,000 per month plus Allowance.

8. Nigeria Civil Service

Nigeria Civil Service
Nigeria Civil Service

The Federal/State government civil service is a sure place for most graduates in Nigeria to work. Although their take-home pay may not be encouraging, there would be pension after retirement.

9. Nigerian Breweries Plc

 Nigerian Breweries Plc
Nigerian Breweries Plc

Nigerian Breweries Plc is the pioneer and largest brewing company in Nigeria. It serves the Nigerian market and exports to other parts of West Africa. For a start, Nigerian breweries offers a salary of ₦350,000 to an employee and treats their workers well with allowances and packages.

10. Guinness Nigeria Plc

Guinness Nigeria Plc
Guinness Nigeria Plc

Guinness Nigeria Plc is the largest beer manufacturing company in the world. Guinness was founded in 1950 in the United Kingdom, and came into Nigeria in 1962, establishing their brewery in Ikeja, Lagos.

The reputation of the company as a brand and as a public limited company is strong in Nigeria and Africa. Surprisingly, the company has been around before the civil war, unless you choose to mess things up yourself, your job is secured and the pay is cool.

11. Access Bank Nigeria Plc

 Access Bank Nigeria Plc
Access Bank Nigeria Plc

Access Bank is one of Nigeria’s leading financial institutions. It has over 10,000 employees. At Access Bank, they are committed to providing a workplace in which every employee feels empowered to contribute, make an impact, and have the opportunity to
develop exceptional skills.

12. Pragmatic Technologies Limited

Pragmatic Technologies Limited

Pragmatic Technologies is one of the leading technology players in retail and corporate market for banking technology, inverters, stabilizers/AVR, energy saving LED, EFL Lights, personal electronics, and consumer health monitoring.

13. Courteville Business Solutions (CBS)

Courteville Business Solutions (CBS)
Courteville Business Solutions (CBS)

Courteville Business Solutions Plc is a foremost Nigerian e-business solutions and advisory firm and first of its sector to be listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).

Their services accelerate results through technology and are the largest in offering data capture services in sub-Saharan Africa.

14. Union Bank Of Nigeria

Union Bank Of Nigeria
Union Bank Of Nigeria

This bank has been around a lot longer before the Nigerian populace began adapting to the banking culture. It was founded in 1917 as a colonial bank but was acquired by Barclays bank before it adopted the name Union Bank.

They have probably outgrown liquidation threats plus a comfortable working condition with satisfying working environment.

15. MTN Nigeria

 MTN Nigeria
MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria is a top telecommunications company founded in 1994. The company is always looking to recruit people passionate about working for a brand that believes in the difference that people make and in delivering value to customers.

16. Dangote Group

 Dangote Group
Dangote Group

The Dangote Group of Companies is Nigeria’s first multinational industrial conglomerate. Founded in 1981 by Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man. The company pays over 30,000 employees monthly.

17. KMPG

KMPG

Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler (KMPG) is a professional company that is involved in auditing, tax, consultancy, and advisory services including industry insight to help organisations negotiate risks and perform in today’s dynamic and challenging environments. Also, it is one of the four leading auditing firm in Nigeria.

 18. UBA Plc

UBA Plc
UBA Plc

United Bank for Africa Plc. is a leading pan-African financial services group headquartered in Nigeria. It is one of Africa’s best and most resilient banking Groups with operations in 20 African countries and offices in three global financial centers: London, Paris and New York.

19. Wema Bank Plc

 Wema Bank Plc
Wema Bank Plc

Known to be one of Nigeria’s oldest banks, Wema Bank is headquartered at Marina, Lagos.

20. Pricewater Cooper House (PwC)

Pricewater Cooper House (PwC)
Pricewater Cooper House (PwC)

Pricewater Cooper House (PwC) is one of the world’s leading professional services companies. They opened in Nigeria in 1953 through its predecessor firm – Coopers & Lybrand and Price Waterhouse. The company’s headquarters are in London, United Kingdom.