FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES IN NIGERIA
Annually, Fortune magazine published a list of 500 top companies in the global world. The fortune 500 list ranks the largest world corporations by total revenue, staff strength, production capacity, etc for every fiscal year. The first fortune 500 list was published in 1955. This concept was established by Edgar P. Smith. This list comprises both publicly held companies and privately held companies which have offices across the globe.
Most of these world-class companies have its branches and offices in Africa. A lot of them are here in Nigeria because the Nigerian economy is classified as one of the fast-developing countries in Africa. In this article, we provide for your convenience, a list of fortune 500 companies in Nigeria and their contact information.
- Chevron Company
Chevron is a global oil company and one of the largest oil producers in Nigeria. This company has achieved an excellent feat in the global economy by ranking number 27 in the published 2021 fortune 500 list. Its headquarter is located at Sam Ramson, CA, and has about 34 branches across 26 countries worldwide. Chevron is one of Nigeria’s biggest investors with about 3,100 employees, 3500 contractors of which the majority are Nigerians. Its Nigerian branch is located in Lagos State.
Mailing Address: 2 Chevron Drive, Lekki Peninsula,
Private Mail Bag 12825 Lagos, Nigeria
Phone number: +22.214.171.1247-2222
- GE (General Electric) Company
General Electric is a multinational American company that was founded on 15th April 1892 by Thomas Edison. This multination conglomerate was incorporated in the New York, its headquarter is situated in Boston. As of 2020, it has about 205,000 employees with total revenue of 79.619 billion US dollars and a net income of 5.230 billion US dollars. General electric is the 33rd largest company in the United States according to the 2020 fortune 500 list. The company operates in diverse sectors including aviation, renewable energy, power weapon manufacturing, etc. the Nigerian branch is located in Lagos.
Office Address Lagos, Nigeria
Phone number: +23 41 4621238 / 9
ConocoPhillips is a public American corporation that operates in the petroleum industry. The company was founded by Frank Phillips in August 2002. The company ranked 156 on the fortune 500 list and 57 on the Forbes global 2000 in 2021. ConocoPhillips has operated in 30 countries worldwide with 10,400 workers, 62.618 billion US dollars worth of assets, 19.256 billion US dollars in revenue, and 2.655 billion US dollars as of 31st December 2020 fiscal year. The Nigerian branch has recorded a production of 44 MBOED (Million Barrels Oil Equivalent per Day).
Office Address: Lagos, Nigeria
Phone number: 234 1 262 2226
- General Motors (GM) Nigeria
General Motors is the largest multinational automotive American company headquartered in Renaissance Centre, Detroit, Michigan, the U.S. the company has 396 facilities on 6 continents of the world. It was founded by William C. Durant, Charles Stewart Mott, and Frederic L. Smith in July 2009. The company ranked 22nd on the fortune 500 list by total revenue, General Motors had a revenue of 122.485 billion US dollars and a net income of 6.427 billion US dollars in the 2020 fiscal year. The Nigerian branch started in 1991 to bring quality automotive products to the country. Four of its core brands are Buick, Chevrolet, GMC, and Cadillac.
Mailing Address: 31 Mobolaji Johnson St Alausa, Lagos, Nigeria
Phone number: (01) 2712470-4
Email address: email@example.com
- Citigroup Inc.
Citigroup Inc. was formed in 1998 when the Banking Giant Citicorp merged with The Financial Conglomerate Travelers Group, but in 2002, The Travelers Group was spun off from the company. Citigroup Inc., often labeled as Citi is headquartered in New York States, providing investment, financial and banking services to its citizens. The company ranked 33rd on the fortune 500 list published in 2021. The company has employed about 204,000 persons, operates in 160 countries and has over 200 million customer accounts. Citigroup Inc. has been in Nigeria for more than 36 years, since 1984, they established thirteen branches and employed about 300 Nigerians in the country.
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)
- International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
IBM is an American multinational technology corporation was founded in Endicott, New York, in 1911 by Charles Ranlett Flint, the company operates in the Automotives, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Software…industries in over 171 countries of the world. IBM ranked 42 in the current Fortune 500 list with 57.35 billion US dollars worth of revenue, 4.71 billion US dollars worth of net income, and 270,000 employees. The Nigerian office was opened in 2009.
Nigeria Branch Headquarter:
The IBMWest Africa 7th Floor, Africa Re Building,
Plot 1679, Karimu Kotun Street, Victoria Island
Mailing Address: Mezzanine Floor Mulliner Towers, Alfred Rewane Road,
Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria.
Phone number: +234 (1) 4621100
Contact: Dipo Faulkner +234-1-462-6361 (office)
Microsoft is best known for its software products. It is a leading global vendor of cloud computing, consumer electronics, social networking, mobile and gaming systems, software and hardware development. The American corporation was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen on April 4, 1975, with headquarters situated in Redmond, Washington, US. Microsoft ranked number 21 in the 2020 fortune 500 lists and number 15 in the currently released 2021 fortune 500 lists.
Microsoft partnered with the Nigerian government in 2020 to train about 5 million Nigerians in a digital skill program. It has two offices in Nigeria, the Lagos office and the Abuja office.
Nigeria Branch Headquarters: Lagos office
6th Floor, Civic Towers
Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, beside Caverton Helicopters
Victoria Island, Lagos.
Phone : +234 (1) 4621100
Fax : +234 (1) 4621158
4th Floor, Central Business District
Phone: +234 (9) 2907746-7
Fax: +234 (9) 4611337
Xerox Holdings Corporation is an information technology company that specializes in sells of prints, and digital document products and services. The company operates in 160 countries worldwide with 24,700 numbers of employees as at 2020. it reported 192 billion US dollars worth of net income and 7.02 billion US dollars in total revenue for the 2020 fiscal year. Xerox started operation in Nigeria in the year 1974; it has its name changed in 2003 to XHS (Nigeria) Unlimited.
Mailing Address: 12/14, Fatai Atere Way, Matori Scheme, Oshodi, Lagos Nigeria
Phone number: 01- 2790780, 2790781
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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EMC Corporation was acquired in 2016 by Dell and since its acquisition, the name was changed to Dell EMC. This multinational American corporation operates in the computer storage industry to sell data storage, visualization, information security, cloud computing, and other products and services that will assist organizations in the storage, management, protection, and analysis of data.
The corporation was founded in 1979 by Richard Egan and Roger Marino. The Nigerian branch is located in Lagos, Nigeria.
Mailing Address: NNPC Mulliner Towers, 7th Floor,
39, Alfred Rewane Road, Ikoyi, Lagos Nigeria
Phone number: +234 01 7369929 / 2770270-1
- Halliburton Company
The Halliburton Company was incorporated in the United State with dual headquarters in Dubai and Houston. The company was founded in 1919 with hundreds of affiliates, branches, subsidiaries, and divisions in more than 70 companies worldwide. Halliburton Company ranked the world’s second-largest oil-producing company in 2009, it has approximately 60,000 employees, 23.995 billion US dollars worth of revenue, and 1.656 billion US dollars in total net income. The multinational corporation operates in more than 70 countries of the world including Nigeria.
Mailing Address: Plot 90, Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
Phone number: 234-1-262.0765
- Hewlett-Packard (HP)
The HP Company is an information technology corporation headquartered in Palo Alto, California. It was established July 2, 1939, by Bill Hewlett and David Packard was founded in 1939 by Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard in California, US. HP was the leading manufacturer of personal computers from 2007 until the second quarter of 2013 when Lenovo took over. The IT company specializes in the development and manufacturing of computing, networking hardware, data storage, delivery services, and designing software in over 170 countries across the globe. In Nigeria, its office is situated in Lagos.
Mailing Address: Octagon Building 13A. A.J. Marinho Drive
2nd Floor Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
Phone number: +234 1 2710366
AECOM was formerly named AECOM technology Corporation from 1990 when it came into existence until 2015. The company was published as number 157 on the 2019 Fortune 500 list, It has employed approximately 51,000 persons worldwide and is currently working in more than 125 countries. The company provides technical, architectural, engineering, construction, building design, and management support services. AECOM has been present in Africa since the 1960s and is currently working in over 30 African countries, including Nigeria.
Mailing Address: PO Box 2167, Fourth Floor, 241 Igbosere Road, Lagos, Lagos Nigeria
Phone number: +234 263 6358
Qualcomm provides services related to wireless technology and the development of semiconductor components, also known as software for vehicles, laptops, watches, Wi-Fi, smartphones, etc. the company is headquartered in San Diego, California, U.S. it has patents ownership critical to 4G, 5G, TD-SCDMA, CDMA2000, and WCDMA mobile communications standards. Qualcomm was founded in July 1985 by Irwin Jacobs, Andrew Viterbi, and five other co-founders. The company ranked 124 on the Fortune 500 magazine, has 41,000 employees, recorded 5.20 billion US dollars worth of net income, and 33.57 billion US dollars worth of revenue in the 2020 fiscal year. The company was established in Nigeria in September 2010.
Mailing Address: Mulliner Towers, 7th FL 39 Alfred Rewane, St lkoyi district, Lagos, Nigeria
- PWC (Pricewaterhouse Cooper)
PWC was created by a merger of two accounting firms namely; Cooper & Lybrand, and Price Waterhouse 1998.PWC is a multinational accounting firm offering professional services in the area of assurance, tax advisory, data & analytics, forensic accounting, and management consulting in 157 countries of the world. The company is one of the big four accounting firms known globally, it serves about 418 companies on the Fortune 500 list. PWC has its headquarter in London, England, UK., worked with 295000 employees, with 45.1 billion US dollars in revenue. In Nigeria, the PriceWaterhouseCooper has offices in Abuja, Port Harcourt, and Lagos.
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
The Nigeria Branch is Headquartered in Lagos; Landmark Towers 5B,
Water Corporation Road, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
Phone number: +234 (1) 271 1700
- Exxon Mobil Corporation
This American multinational oil and gas corporation was established on 30th November 1999 with headquarters in Irving, Texas. The company ranked number 10 on the 2021 Fortune 500 list. It is the second-largest petroleum marketer in Nigeria with seven offices in the country; two in Akwa Ibom (Uyo and Qua Iboe Terminal), two in Lagos State (Victoria Island and Apapa), one at Abuja, and two in River State (at Federal Ocean Terminal, Onne, and Bonny River Terminal).
Headquarters: Mobil House 1 Lekki Expressway, Victoria Island, P. M. B. 12054, Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria.
Contact Phone Number: +234 1 262 1640
The list of Fortune 500 companies that have their branches in Nigeria cannot be exhausted in this article. The few provided here are the top-ranking companies in the list of Fortune Magazine. If you need to do any business with these companies you can get more information about them from this article as well as their contact address.
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