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Frequently Asked Questions on Doing Business in Nigeria

While the Nigerian market has the potential for great returns, it is not without its challenges. Irish business people frequently contact us for advice and assistance. The FAQs below should assist you if you are considering entering the Nigerian market.


This information has been prepared to assist Irish companies considering entering the Nigerian market. The Embassy of Ireland in Nigeria strongly advises that you commission a local consultant to assist with market research and that you take legal advice before signing any contract or transferring funds. The Embassy of Ireland in Nigeria and the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade in Ireland accept no responsibility for the advice given by private companies or your dealings with them. The Embassy does not give legal advice and has no role in payment collection.

While the Embassy is always happy to meet with Irish individuals working in West Africa, our commercial activities focus on opportunities which have the potential to increase export growth and bilateral investment.