Unilever Nigeria Plc


Unilever Nigeria Plc, was incorporated as Lever Brothers (West Africa) Ltd on the 11th of April, 1923 but the company actually started with the founder’s trading interests in Nigeria and West Africa since the 19th century. Unilever Nigeria Plc started as a soap manufacturing company, and is today one of the oldest surviving manufacturing organizations in Nigeria.

After series of mergers/acquisitions, the company diversified into manufacturing and marketing of foods, non-soapy detergents and personal care products. These mergers/acquisitions brought in Lipton Nigeria Ltd in 1985, Cheesebrough Ponds Industries Ltd in 1988. The company changed its name to Unilever Nigeria Plc in 2001.
Unilever Nigeria Plc is a public liability company quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange since 1973 with Nigerians currently having 49% of equity holdings.

Unilever’s products covers Food Brands such as Blue Band, Knorr, Lipton, Royco, Personal Care Brands like Close up, Lifebuoy, Lux, Vaseline and Home Care Brands like Omo, Sunlight.

The head office is at No. 1, Billings Way, Oregun, Lagos.




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