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Company Register / 2014 5% open


What data is expected?

List of registered (limited liability) companies. The submissions in this data category does not need to include detailed financial data such as balance sheet etc. To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • Name of company
  • Unique identifier of the company
  • Company address
  • Updated at least once a month

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? No (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? No
  •   Is the data machine readable? Unsure (n/a)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Unsure
  •   Publicly available? No
  •   Is data in digital form? Unsure
  •   Is the data available online? No (No URL given)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


Nigeria's company register is not open. However, one will need a legal registerd practictioner to do a search on the company.

No change in 2014

Reviewer comments

Company register to unravel beneficial ownership in Nigeria is not public. Additional legal advice needed to access it.



  • Oluseun Onigbinde


  • Oludotun Babayemi