Nigeria EOR - Employer of Record

✔ We get your team working in Nigeria

✔ We handle all your payroll needs

✔ We ensure 100% compliance for your business

Africa HR Solutions takes care of Nigeria EOR (Employer of Record) services for businesses that are looking to employ employees and run payroll without first setting up a branch office or subsidiary in Nigeria. Your candidates are hired through Africa HR Solutions Nigeria Employer of Record (Nigeria EOR ) in accordance with in-country labor laws and can be on-boarded in a few days instead of the months it typically takes. The new worker is assigned to work on your staff, working on your institution’s behalf just like he or she was your worker.

As always, we guarantee 100% compliance for your business in Africa.

Payroll Outsourcing in Nigeria

Overview of Nigeria

Nigeria is in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea. Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and the seventh most populous country in the world, with 211,400,704 inhabitants.  500 different ethnic groups live in Nigeria, the largest of which are the Hausa, Igoband, and Yoruba.  The official language is English.

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Bonus in Nigeria

Fixed term contracts are permitted.

It is legally required to put a written employment contract in place in Nigeria, in the local language, which spells out the terms of the employee’s compensation, benefits, and termination requirements. An offer letter and employment contract in Nigeria should always state the salary and any compensation amounts in Nigerian naira rather than a foreign currency.

The labor law requires one 24-hour rest period every seven days and a one hour break per six hours of work.

Some companies pay a 13th month bonus, but it is not statutorily required. Annual bonuses and performance-based bonuses are common in Nigeria.

Employees are generally entitled to six days of paid annual leave after one year of employment.

In general, employees are entitled to 12 days of paid sick leave per year.

Female employees are generally entitled to 12 weeks of maternity leave at 50% of pay.

Paid paternity leave is available in the Lagos and Enugu States of 2 weeks and 3 weeks respectively.

Employees who make more than ₦3,000 contribute 2.5% of their wages to the National Housing Fund.

Nigeria has at-will employment. In general, employers should provide written notice of dismissal and give the employee an opportunity for defense.

Probationary periods of up to three months, or longer if negotiated, are permitted.

There is no statutory severance pay.

How Africa HR Solutions Can Help You in Nigeria?

Our Nigeria employer of record (Nigeria EOR) service enables customers to run payroll in Nigeria while Africa HR Solutions takes care of taxation, and compliance management matters are lifted from their shoulders on ours. As an African Employer of Record specialist, we manage employment contract best practices, statutory and local standard, employee benefits, and employee expenditures, in addition to severance and termination when needed.

We also keep you apprised of changes to local employment laws in Nigeria.

When using our solutions, your new employee is productive even earlier, since he goes through a better hiring transition. You’ll have peace of mind knowing that you have a group of dedicated employment specialists, backed by years of experience, helping with each on-boarding.

Africa HR Solutions allows you to focus on running efficiently your core business.




Kevina Takoordyal has a BA Hons Business Management from the University of Glamorgan, UK, with MBA in leadership and Innovation, MBA General, PMP Certified, and Agile Scrum Master. She currently works as the Head of Operations at Africa HR Solutions Ltd with more than 20 years of proven leadership capabilities in Operations, Business Development, People Management, Process Optimization, and Project Management in the Financial Services, BPO, Banking Industry, and Heath Care Industry. In Senior leadership roles with an international footprint across Europe working and extensive Pan- African experience from a compliance, finance, and operations angle, Kevina comes across with a panoply of cross-functional skills. Kevina also serves on a few Boards, Non-Independent Executive at MioD and for NGOs on a voluntary basis, a coach and mentor to aspiring female leaders across Africa and Mauritius.

Kevina is a firm believer in Servant Leadership with a strong focus and commitment to uplifting others, with the ability to deliver through a highly engaged – diverse team, and works towards consistently synergistic value creation. While being a focused and adaptive thinker and Kevina is actively participating in panel discussions on Innovation, CX, Digital transformation.

Kevina serves as Project Assessor for the National Youth upskilling program. She has been recognized as Global Talent in a few companies, Ceridian, and International SOS Ltd whereby she has been awarded a few scholarships and had the opportunity to be mentored by Senior Vice President in the US. Award Winner in various fields and at a national level and recognized including Super Achiever Leader Award in Africa in 2016, Awarded Africa Women Leader 2018.



Head of Legal & Compliance

A qualified lawyer who joined Africa HR Solutions in July 2020, Mark Du Preez has experience working in private practice for a reputable law firm in South Africa. He also played commercially focused roles at a leading private bank, wealth management company, and outsourcing firm in South Africa and Mauritius.

Mark has played a pivotal role in Africa HR Solution’s risk mitigation strategy, which positively impacted P&L performance over the years.

He currently leads the Partnerships function of the company including relationships and oversight with in-country partners (ICPs) across Africa.

alex daruty


Head of Commercial

Alex has more than 15 years of experience in the global, strategic development of both enterprise and consumer brands in categories including technology, transport, enterprise software, entertainment, and travel.

With experience in roles on both agency and corporate side, he has worked across international brands and has led the development and execution of multi-discipline campaigns across EMEA, NORAM and Asia Pacific.

His focus is on driving meaningful business impact through brand differentiation and building high-functioning, digitally oriented, and analytically driven capabilities. He is motivated by working with, and developing dynamic people, teams, and organizations.

He leads, manages, develops and mentors the Key Account Management department, including line management responsibility for the team of Key Account Managers and Key Account Administrator who represent the Company as the primary communication link between all relevant stakeholders, including clients, third party in-country partners and internal functions.

Originally from Mauritius, he holds bachelor’s degrees in International Business, Finance and Management from the University of Nevada, Reno.