Nigeria offers businesses and organizations of all
sizes diverse opportunities.
To advance Nigerian’s commercial success, and
ultimately the success of the overall community, the Government
works with business, government and civic leaders to effectively
promote Nigeria and its diverse interests, and provides specific
programs to help advance the success of its investors.
Business Hours: Government Offices
are open Monday to Friday 8 a,m - 4pm. But in the northern states,
it is advisable to conclude all business before 1.00 pm on Fridays
as Moslem workers have to go for the Jumat services at 2.00 pm,
but return to work thereafter. Supermarkets, stores and other businesses
are open from 8.30 am to 5.pm on weekdays and from 7.30 am to 1
pm on Saturdays. But a large number of smaller shops, restaurants
and bars are open from sunrise till near midnight every day. Some
of the major
banks (also open for services to the public from 8am
- 4pm on Saturday.