Top 10 Popular Companies In Lagos State, Nigeria. There are a lot of companies that operate and do business in Lagos State. They produce various goods and services which are used and consumed by people making things easier and better for them.
They make a positive impact on the environment they operate in when they perform their corporate social responsibility activities which is done to assist government in providing social and economic amenities for the people. This could be in form of donations of items or construction of various projects.
Below is a list of notable companies that do business in Lagos State, they include:
The Dangote group is one of the biggest companies in Africa with its headquarters in Ikoyi, Lagos State. Over time the company has grown a reputation for good business as well as producing high quality goods.
The company was established in 1981 and was solely focused on the business of producing cement. Overtime the company diversified into other businesses has now become a major company in the country and the continent of Africa offering quality goods and services.
The company plans to create employment as well as provide various goods and services for people through the construction and operation of large scale manufacturing facilities in Nigeria and the rest of Africa.
Apart from cement, the company is now involved in other sectors and businesses such as flour, sugar, salt, noddles, pasta, poly products, logistics and haulage and also real estate.
The company takes part in corporate social responsibility activities through its Dangote foundation which was set up to impact positively the lives of people and assist government in its aim to make the economy private sector driven.
Globacom limited popularly known as Glo is a Nigerian multinational telecommunications company that has its headquarters in Victoria Island, Lagos.
Globacom limited started business in August 2003 and is a fully owned private Nigerian company. The company operates in three other countries in West Africa including Benin Republic, Ghana and Ivory Coast.
As part of its social responsibility activities, Globacom is majorly involved in sporting activities and has sponsored major teams and events both within and outside the country.
Unilever Nigeria was formerly known as Lever brothers when it was established in 1923. Unilever Nigeria located in Oregun Ikeja, started business as a soap manufacturing company and is today one of Nigeria’s oldest surviving manufacturing businesses.
Over the years the company went through various mergers and has now become a company that operates in various sectors of the economy. Unilever is now involved in the manufacture of non-soapy products, tea, personal care products and lots more.
Unilever has gone on to produce top brand products that have seen almost every home use a product created and developed by the company. From toothpaste to tea and detergents, Unilever provides various products that suits individual needs.
As part of Unilever social responsibility activities, the company has positively aided a lot of communities in the areas of health, education, child welfare and providing clean portable water.
Also Unilever runs a foundation called Unilever foundation which partners with other global brand around the world. The aim of the foundation to help improve the quality of life of people through various means such as providing clean source of water, quality hygiene, basic nutrition and helping to boost self-esteem.
Nestle has its main headquarters in Switzerland while Nestle Nigeria has its main head office in Ilupeju, Lagos as well as factories in Agbara.
As a leader in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods sector, Nestle Nigeria has provided a lot of employment opportunities to a lot of Nigerians.
The company produces a lot of products which well known in most homes. From beverages, milk, cereal, baby food, table water food seasoning and lots more the quality delivers top quality products.
The company was incorporated was incorporated I n 1973 as West Africa Milk Company Nigeria PLC and started operations in 1975.
The company is involved in the packaging, processing, marketing and distribution of numerous milk products in Nigeria.
Friesland has shown over the years that it is interested in impacting the lives of the Nigerian people positively and has shown this through its social responsibilities activities by supporting various communities through charities and helping out schools.
The company launched its corporate citizenship projects in 2004 and the projects listed for implementation were tertiary endowments, water project and school adoption.
Through these projects, the company has provided public secondary schools with a lot of academic equipment like books and computers and has supported various charities across the country by donating cash and gifts.
Guaranty trust bank popularly known as GT bank or GTB is a Nigerian multinational financial institution that provides retail banking, corporate banking, Online or internet banking, asset management services, investment banking and lots more. It has its headquarters in Victoria Island Lagos.
The bank was incorporated in 1990 as a limited liability company set up to provide commercial and other banking services to the Nigerian public. Apart from the various branches spread all over in Nigeria, it has branches outside Nigeria in West Africa, East Africa and United Kingdom.
The company is considered by some people in Nigeria to be one of the best service oriented banks in the country and is recognized also as one of the best managed financial institutions not only in Nigeria but Africa because of their innovation and quality of service.
As part of its social responsibility activities, the bank in its own way of giving back actively supports children with developmental disabilities especially the Autism Spectrum Disorders.
The initiative seeks to ensure that the children with such issues get the necessary support from their parents, teachers, friends, government and the society to make sure the children are not stigmatized.
It was established for the purpose of making high quality products and medical consumables. The holding company was started in January 1977 for retail business at number 1, Fola Agoro street, at Abule Ijesha, Yaba, Lagos.
The company has expanded such that it does importation and wholesale of assorted pharmaceuticals.
The bank has over 10 million customer accounts with over 750 branches nationwide; therefore they have a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services.
First Bank also has international branches through its subsidiaries, FBN Bank (UK)
Limited in London and Paris, FBNBank DRC, FBNBank Gambia, FBNBank Guinea, FBNBank Sierra-Leone to mention a few.
It was established in 1894 and it has led the financing of private investment in infrastructure development in the economy of the country.
Punch Nigeria Limited is a newspaper company that promotes and upholds the values of true democracy and free enterprise by reporting quality news.
It was established by two friends, James Aboderin and Sam Amuka.
The newspaper company is a very popular one as it has high circulation in Nigeria.
Punch Newspaper covers both international and local news and it also has an online presence.
Sheraton is one of the best hotels around Ikeja and it is located close to the Muritala Mohammed International Airport.
It has 325 guest rooms and 7 suites which are very comfortable for people that would like to lodge there.
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