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Top 9 Construction Companies in Nigeria

Construction Companies in Nigeria

Quite a number of construction companies are found in Nigeria, therefore attempting to choose one over the other out of all these companies for project execution can actually be difficult.

That is why l have decided to put up this list in order to make things easy. In this article, l will be discussing the top 10 construction companies in Nigeria.

Nigeria, as a country over the years, has actually undergone some level of infrastructural renascent, and construction companies I am about to discuss in this article have played major roles in this aspect.

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Projects undertaken by these companies include highways, and airports, and bridges, and dams, and railroads, and prolific buildings, and housing projects, and offshore/onshore constructions among others.

Top Construction Company in Nigeria

Below are the top 10 construction companies in Nigeria:

1. Julius Berger Nigeria Plc

This construction company is considered one of the top 10 and most popular construction companies in this country. It has existed and be in the business many years ago and has worked many major road projects and bridge projects in the country.

Julius Berger came to limelight in Nigeria, when completing the Lagos Eko Bridge. The company is said to have experience in industrial, and civil, as well as, marine construction.

Major projects constructed in Nigeria include; Ajaokuta steel company, and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport phase 1, and the National Assembly phase 3, and Tin Can Island Port, and the third mainland bridge in Lagos, among others.

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2. Setraco Nigeria Limited

Another known construction company in Nigeria is Setraco Nigeria Limited, and it is among the top 10 construction companies in Nigeria.

It was formed in the year, 1977 and the first set of projects it constructed were those of the district and township roads in the then Bendel State.

They are known for building and also the construction of bridges and building of roads, and they worked in almost all the states in Nigeria.

3. Reynolds Construction Company (RCC)

RCC is a subsidiary of SBI International Holdings (SBI), and the company is also known as a transcontinental construction company.

Its subsidiaries are found in most of the countries across the world, whereas, their services are more focused in Africa, and Central America, as well as Europe. The company started in Nigeria in the year, 1956.

It was the company that designed as well as, constructed the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife which was formerly known as the University of Ife.

4. Adold Engineering Company Limited

This company, Adold Engineering Company Limited is one of the top 10 construction companies found in Nigeria. It was established in Nigeria in the year, 1976.

This company, since when, it was formed had completed so many projects in the country. The company is known for being contracted by some big companies in Nigeria for different projects.

Some of these companies are, Ajayi Crowther University, and ARM, and Central Bank of Nigeria, and Ecobank Plc, and First Bank Nigeria Plc, and Globacom Plc, and Leadway Assurance, and Shell Petroleum Development Company, and United Bank of Africa Plc among others.

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5. Arab Contractors Nigeria

Arab Contractors is yet another top 10 construction company that is in Nigeria and by extension in Africa as well. The company specializes in building airports, and buildings, and bridges, and dams, and hospitals, and housing projects, and roads, and sewage plants, and tunnels, and tunnels, and sports buildings, as well as, power stations. The other area of specialization of the company is the offering of engineering consultancy.

6. China Civil Engineering Construction Company

CCECC is a China-based construction company, which was formed in about the year, 1979. The company, by the virtue its quality of work delivery has been taken to be an international contractor.

The company is also known for the construction of quality and state-of-the-art bridges, and roads, and railway systems as well as, stadia. For example, it is the company that is working on the Lagos Light Rail construction in Lagos State.

7. Dantata and Sawoe Construction Company Limited

This Construction Company remained the top 10 among construction firms in the country, it is known as one of the best construction companies in Nigeria.

The company has been at work for decades and is known for quality work delivery. Dantata and Sawoe are also known for the construction of roads, and bridges, and also airstrips. Others include irrigation projects as well as, construction design/planning.

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8. Saidi Nigeria Limited

Saidi Nigeria Limited is another top 10 construction company in Nigeria, they are usually contracted by government organizations and some big private individuals in the country.

Some of its areas of concentration include project execution such as road construction, and bridge construction, and dam construction, and massive housing scheme projects, as well as borehole construction.

9. EL-ALAN Construction Company

This Construction Company is one of the top 10 construction companies in Nigeria. The company is known for delivering high-quality construction solutions in the country.

They have succeeded in building a reputation through consistent delivery of quality, and efficiency, and speed, as well as customer satisfaction.


The above are the top 10 construction companies in Nigeria.

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