Some foreign companies you won't believe are in Nigeria

Occasionally I come across a company I never thought would be in Nigeria - J. P. Morgan, AC Nielsen, British Gas and many more.


In this post I will be listing the companies I have come across and give a small description of what they are into.

Here we go.

Nielsen, a leading global information and measurement company, provides market research, insights & data about what people watch & what people buy

Nigeria Office 
146C Ligali Ayorinde Str.
Victoria Island Lagos 
tel  +234 1 - 2702085 
fax  +234 1 - 2702083  

Acumen Human Capital is a specialist recruitment agency for the marketing, communications and records management professions. Going by the Nigerian one's logo, I'm not very sure if it's an affiliate of the Australian HQ one. 

Nigerian Office
12 Festival Road 
Victoria Island, Lagos

Actis is a Private equity firm investing primarily in Africa, China, India, Latin America, South and South East Asia

Nigeria Office
Maersk House
121 Louis Solomon Close 
Victoria Island, Lagos
Tel : +234-1-448-5700
Fax: +234-1-279-3944

Adecco provides personnel services to businesses worldwide including temporary help, placement of permanent employees, outsourcing, and training and testing of employees.

Nigeria Office
Eleganza Plaza (8th Fl), Plot 634, Adeyemo Alakija Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Phone: +234 1 7737717,2702926

Oracle is a provider of enterprise software and computer hardware products and services. The Company's software, hardware systems, and services businesses develops, manufactures, markets, hosts and supports database and middleware software, applications software, and hardware systems, with the latter consisting primarily of computer server and storage products. It is organized into three businesses: software, hardware systems and services. (via NY Times)

Nigeria Office
6th Floor Keystone Bank Building,
Off Adeyemo Alakija Street, 
Victoria Island,
Lagos Nigeria
+234 1 4488048

Cameron is a leading provider of flow equipment products, systems and services to worldwide oil, gas and process industries. Leveraging its global manufacturing, engineering and sales and service network, Cameron works with drilling contractors, oil & gas producers, pipeline operators, refiners and other process owners to control, direct, adjust, process, measure and compress pressures and flows.

Nigeria Office

112A ,Olabode Goerge Street, 
Victoria Island,
Lagos, Nigeria
01-2705156 01-2705157

Regus plc is a multinational corporation that provides serviced office accommodation in business centres.

Nigeria Office
Ground, 2nd, 3rd & 7th Floors, Mulliner Towers Building, 
39 Alfred Rewane Road, 
Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
Phone: 01-4489200-202 08033097421 01-2709100
Fax: 01-2709100

Schneider Electric is a France-based multinational corporation that specializes in electricity distribution, automation management and produces installation components for energy management.

Nigeria Office
Schneider Electric Nigeria Ltd
1, Tunde Gafar Close
Off Adeniyi Jones street
Ikeja, Lagos
Tel: + 234 1 270 39 42 – 5
Fax:  + 234 1 270 39 41

J.P. Morgan is a leader in financial services, offering solutions to clients in more than 100 countries with one of the most comprehensive global product platforms available.

Unfortunately, I couldn't find their Nigerian contact details via google search. But if you're techie like me, you will get some details on LinkedIn.

Aviat Networks is a leading provider of microwave networking solutions, providing public and private operators with best-of-breed products and a full range of service options. Designed, built and supported in the USA, Aviat Networks’ builds robust, secure and dependable networks that withstand the most demanding mission critical applications.

Nigeria Office
Imperial Place 
274B Ajose Adeogun Street 
Lagos, Nigeria
Tel 1: 234 1 270 1924 
Tel 2: 234 1 817 9790 
Tel 3: 234 1 270 5888 
Tel 4: 234 1 270 1923 
Fax: 234 1 270 1888

Hogg Robinson Group is an international corporate services organisation with headquarters in the UK. HRG specialises in Travel Management, Expense management and Data management underpinned by proprietary technology.

Nigeria Office
8 Festival Road, 
Off Adetokunbo Ademola Street, 
Victoria Island, Lagos
Tel 1: + 234 1270 0710 / 234 1 2702 690-4

ArcelorMittal is the world’s leading steel and mining company. Guided by a philosophy to produce safe, sustainable steel, it is the leading supplier of quality steel products in all major markets including automotive, construction, household appliances and packaging. ArcelorMittal operates in 60 countries and employs about 245,000 people worldwide.

Nigeria Office
1B Adebayo Doherty Street,         
Off Admiralty Way,      
Lekki Phase 1,
Lagos, Nigeria
T +234 1 277 0802
T +234 1 277 0830-31-32-33-34 35 (6 lines)
F +234 1 277 0803

British Gas group is an integrated natural gas company, including exploration, production, storage, transportation and distribution.

Nigeria Office
BG Nigeria
Adebola House
228A Awolowo Road 
Ikoyi, Lagos,
Tel: +234 (0) 1271 7200 
Fax: +234 (0) 1271 7171

That's all I can get for now.


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