The Nigerian technological industry is home to several companies that offers computer, IT, internet, and tech-related services. No doubt, technology is a working catalyst that changes the world.
Generally, it is assumed that countries with good technological infrastructure are developed. Countries such as Japan, the United Kingdom, China, the United States of America (USA) are countries that are at the forefront in terms of technological advancement and development.
Some African countries are progressing due to the state of their technological infrastructure. Nigeria isn’t left out, there are several tech firms that you can find in the country today. Nigeria has a favorable environment for tech companies to thrive and market their products and services. In this article, we will focus on some of the best tech companies in Nigeria.
List of Best Tech companies in Nigeria
Below is a list of some of the technology companies operating in Nigeria at the moment:
Paystack is a tech firm that solves payment problems for businesses in Nigeria. The company was born out of the need to facilitate payment and business transactions for small and big businesses. It is an indigenous Nigerian IT company created and owned by Nigerians, it coverage spread across Nigeria to other African countries.
Paystack is one of the best payment processors in Nigeria, the company is known for its customer service and professional work ethics. Recently, Paystack was acquired by Stripe.
2. MTN Nigeria
MTN Nigeria is a branch of the MTN Group, a multinational company that offers telecom services across Africa. In the early 2000s, the company began operations in Nigeria after acquiring a license from the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC). MTN Nigeria is headquartered at Golden Plaza, Ikoyi, Lagos State and its website address is www.mtnonline.com.
Globacom Ltd is an indigenous Nigerian telecommunication company founded by Dr. Mike Adenuga. No doubt, Globacom is one of the best telecom companies in Nigeria and it earns a place in this list of the best tech companies in Nigeria. They also operate in other African countries such as Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, and Togo. The company headquarters is at Lagos State, their website address is gloworld.com/ng.
4. Google Nigeria
Without a doubt, Google is the largest search engine in the tech and internet world. Although the company is based in the United States, it is multinational, therefore, its operations and services spread across to other countries including Nigeria. Some of the services they offer include cloud computing, online and digital advertising, browsing and online search, data analytics, etc.
Google is not just a giant in Nigeria alone, they are one of the best globally. According to Forbes, Google is worth $167.7 billion and it has a market value of $1 Trillion. Google Nigeria is headquartered at Rewane, Ikoyi, Lagos State.
5. Airtel Nigeria
Although Airtel is an Indian-based company, they operate in Nigeria as well. This tech company in Nigeria offers telecommunication services such as high-quality network coverage, telephone & data services, and lots more.
Airtel began operations in 2010 shortly after taking over ownership from Zain. The company improved immensely after the takeover and is gradually spreading across the Nigerian shores. The headquarters of Airtel is in Ikoyi, Lagos and their website address is at www.africa.airtel.com/nigeria.