OUTSTANDING FASHION HOUSE
VODI Tailors is a unique dynamic fashion house Led by a visionary Nigerian fashion consultant Seyi Adekunle. With its headquarters in Abuja. Vodi Tailors has over the past decade evolved as a leading brand in the fashion world.
Since 2001, Vodi Tailors has redefined style by using African fabrics to create unique designs, adding a contemporary twist to the traditional form, unifying the classical tenets of bespoke tailoring with strong vibrant colours and rich textures.
OUTSTANDING FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
First Bank Nigeria Limited
First Bank of Nigeria Limited is a Nigerian multinational bank and financial services company headquartered in Lagos. It has subsidiaries in over 10 countries including UAE and China.
FirstBank has bagged multiple awards including being named “Best Bank Brand in Nigeria” six years in a row among others.
MTN is Nigeria’s premier provider of connectivity, communication and collaboration solutions, and the largest privately owned mobile operator in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. The Company offers roaming, Internet, bills payment, device financing, data management, SIM registration, and other related services. From the very first phone call, made at Maritime House Apapa on May 16 2001, they have been facilitating connections that matter.
Today, MTN is one of Nigeria’s top networks of choice, serving over 61 million subscribers with national coverage and a fibre network that reaches every state in the nation.
OUTSTANDING TRANSPORT AND LOGISTIC
Max Air is a domestic and international airline based in Nigeria, it is also Nigeria’s longest-serving international airline. It was established in 2008 by business mogul Alhaji Dahiru Barau Mangal, the company’s head office is located in Kano State with its base at Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano.
God is Good Motors (GIGM)
God is Good Motors also known as GIGM was founded in 1998 and has its headquarters in Benin City, Edo State. Operating in over 18 states and 35 terminals Across Nigeria, GIGM has consistently been ranked as one of the best road transport companies in Nigeria. Widely recognized as the first road transport company in Nigeria to have an official website that enables Electronic ticketing and cargo Monitoring, GIGM has consistently ensured customer satisfaction is guaranteed with a 24 hours online customer support team.
OUTSTANDING INDIGENOUS MANUFACTURING
Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Motors
IVM Motors is the first automobile brand in Nigeria. It was founded by business mogul Mr Innocent Chukwuma, Officer of the Order of the Niger. It aims to produce lasting and affordable automobiles for Africans and to eliminate importation of foreign used cars into the country.
OUTSTANDING FOOD AND BEVERAGES FIRMS
Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited, is a total beverage company, offering one of the world’s most valuable brands, Coca-Cola. The company portfolio includes valuable beverage brands such as Coca-Cola, Fanta, Sprite, 5Alive juices, Eva water, Schweppes, Limca and the recently acquired CHI portfolio: Chivita, Hollandia Yoghurt etc. The company is constantly transforming its portfolio to accommodate the evolving tastes of its people, from reducing sugar in its drinks to bringing innovative new products to market.
Coca-Cola was first produced in Nigeria in 1951 by its bottling partner, Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) at its small bottling facility in Iddo, Lagos and has since continued to refresh and make a difference in various communities across Nigeria.Today our footprints extend to 9 bottling operations (including CHI) across the federation, over 55 commercial territories, 22 depot locations and over 1,000 suppliers (90% of which are SMEs). The company have grown with Nigeria and is a major contributor to the Nigerian economy. Along with our bottling partners, we have remained a major tax contributor, deeply committed in investing in the country’s local content development as well as a top employer, providing livelihood to over 15 million Nigerians across its value chain. This year marks it 70 years of doing business in Nigeria. Coca-Cola, along with its bottling partners, NBC and CHI, will continue to create shared opportunities in the communities we serve. We pride ourselves in the value we provide, impacting over 5,000 direct employees.
The company is committed to doing business sustainably across its host communities with our key sustainability pillars is centered around Women, Youth development, Water, Environmental Sustainability and Wellbeing. Our Mantra is to build loved brands, done sustainable for a better shared future.
OUTSTANDING INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY FIRM
Byteworks Technology Solutions
Established since 2013, Byteworks Technology solutions limited has since grown to become NIGERIA’S foremost revenue automation company. With the headquarters in the FCT, Byteworks has operations in North East, North Central, North west, South East and South Western Nigeria.
OUTSTANDING HOTEL AND HOSPITALITY COMPANY
Transcorp Hotels Plc
Transcorp Hotels Plc, formerly Transnational Hospitality & Tourism Services Limited (THTSL), is the hospitality subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp), a diversified conglomerate with interests in the power, hospitality, agriculture, and oil and gas sectors, headquartered in Lagos. It was listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange in January 2015. With a property in Abuja;the Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja, a destination hotel in Calabar; Transcorp Hotels Calabar, and planned properties in Lagos and Port Harcourt.