Nigeria

AFRICA HR Solutions in Nigeria

Destination Nigeria! Welcome to the most exciting African countries. Originally called the Federal Republic of Nigeria, it is located in the Western part of Africa. Nigeria is bordered by the Republic of Benin to the west, Chad and Cameroon on the east, Niger to the north and the Gulf of Guinea to the south. Nigeria has a population of around 173 million inhabitants. It is the 7th most populated country in the world.

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How do I get a Nigerian visa?

Nigerian Visas

Nigeria offers four different types of visas, each valid for three months. One is the Business visa which is for all business-related purposes except permanent employment. It can be conferences, negotiations etc.  A Temporary Work Permit which may be applied for contractors. The employer has to pay for the entire process and also takes care of the application. A (STR) visa for paid employment as an expat and other visas granted for tourists, transits or diplomatic purposes.

Professional Employment Outsourcing (PEO)

Africa HR Solutions as Employer of Record. We provide full outsourced services to our clients as the majority of businesses do not realize how much a good human resource service can be an important factor within any companies. Behind the scenes of any big companies, an HR team will work to deliver the best policies and procedures to create a real structured framework.

Interesting Fact about Nigeria:

Business cards are exchanged without formal ritual.

Here at Africa HR, we offer a Professional Employment Outsourcing (PEO) facility. We provide businesses with wide range of human-resources services which includes:

  • Human Resources Management
  • Payroll Administration and processing
  • Safety Programs
  • Recruiting and Outplacement support
  • Government Compliance

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If the expat life is meant for you, a lucky and wild experience awaits you which Africa HR Solutions cherish.

Major Exports:

  • Oil
  • Crude Petroleum
  • Gas
  • Cocoa
  • Packing bags

Major Imports:

  • Oil
  • Cars
  • Iron Structures
  • Packaged medicaments
  • Wheat

Political Leaders

President: Muhammadu Buhari

Vice President: Yemi Osinbajo

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

  • $1.0 trillion
  • 6.3% growth
  • 6.2% 5-year annual growth
  • $ 6, 031 per capita

Unemployment rate: 7.5%

Global Ranking in the Economy Progress 2016: 116th

Capital

Abuja is the Nigerian capital city. Home to the political and cultural headquarters, it is located in the centre of the country. It is one of these capital cities with rich architecture and excellent road infrastructures. Abuja is also known to be a modern and commercial city with malls, markets and good housing facilities.

Currency

Nigerian Naira

Languages

English is the official language of Nigeria. Used for commercial transactions, education and business; it is used for official purposes. However, English is the not the only spoken language, there are also indigenous languages which form part of the Nigerian culture: Yoruba and Igbo are two of them.

Economy

Nigeria is among the top oil producers in Africa, bringing around 95% of the country’s foreign economy. It is an emerging market rich in natural reserves and resources, it is a well-developed whose finance and the communications sectors are bringing progress to the country. Recently, the oil industry suffered from a militant attack which led Nigeria to some complications. Nigeria produced only 1.51 million barrels per day in July, decreasing from 1.55 in June, according to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.

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