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Global Employment Solutions & PEO in Nigeria

Omnipresent makes it fast and easy to employ remote talent in Nigeria. We take care of payroll, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business.


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How do Omnipresent Global Employment Solutions Work?

Omnipresent provides global employment solutions and professional employment organisation (PEO) services for companies looking to grow and build out a global team in Nigeria. Traditional methods of establishing global employment and subsidiaries in Nigeria typically take months and can incur heavy costs. Omnipresent's global employment solutions and PEO services is helping hundreds of organisations onboard new employees in Nigeria in a matter of days with full compliance of local labour laws. We use a tech-forward approach to streamline the process.

  • Your company conducts the hiring and candidate selection process in Nigeria.
  • Omnipresent hires the selected candidate through our local professional employment organisation in Nigeria.
  • We take care of ensuring your new employee is hired in compliance with local labour laws, payroll regulations, benefits and more -- all without needing to set up a subsidiary in Nigeria.
  • The individual is legally contracted by Omnipresent but assigned to work for your company and reports to a manager or team in your organisation as your full-time employee.

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Employer Costs in Nigeria

Employer costs include Pension and Nigerian Social Insurance. Use the OmniCalculator to estimate costs, or contact us for further information.

Employee Income Taxes in Nigeria

The rate of personal taxation varies depending on the income tax bracket the individual belongs to. This ranges between 7% - 24%.

Employee Social Contributions in Nigeria

Employee contributions include Pension, National Health Insurance Scheme, and the National Housing Fund.

Working Hours in Nigeria

Standard working hours are 8hrs p/day - 40hrs p/wk.

Holidays & Vacation in Nigeria

Please note that the below information covers national holidays and should be used for informative purposes only and not as a guarantee for payroll purposes. While we strive to offer you accurate information, public holidays are subject to frequent changes and can be dependent on regional differences. Should you need more detailed information on public holidays, please consult the government pages of the state and/or the local municipality of your employee.

  • Saturday, Jan 01, 2022 - New Year's Day
  • Friday, Apr 15, 2022 - Good Friday
  • Monday, Apr 18, 2022 - Easter Monday
  • Sunday, May 01, 2022 - Worker's Day
  • Monday, May 02, 2022 - Id el Fitr
  • Friday, May 27, 2022 - Children's Day
  • Sunday, Jun 12, 2022 - Democracy Day
  • Saturday, Jul 09, 2022 - Id el Kabir
  • Saturday, Jul 30, 2022 - Islamic New Year
  • Saturday, Oct 01, 2022 - Independence Day
  • Saturday, Oct 08, 2022 - Birthday of Muhammad (Mawlid)
  • Tuesday, Nov 01, 2022 - National Youth Day
  • Sunday, Dec 25, 2022 - Christmas Day
  • Monday, Dec 26, 2022 - Boxing Day

Sick Leave Entitlement in Nigeria

Minimum of 12 days sick leave paid by the employer

Parental Leave in Nigeria

Total of 12 weeks paid maternity leave. 6 weeks before and 6 weeks after birth.

Annual Leave Entitlement in Nigeria

For our client employees: The terms and conditions of employment are primarily subject to terms of their respective contracts of employment. In practice it is usually 15 to 20 working days during each 12 months of service + PH.

Severance Pay Entitlement in Nigeria

There is no law requiring severance pay, it is often regulated by the employment contract or sectoral collective agreements.

Termination in Nigeria

The general position is that Nigerian employers may terminate a contract at any time and without stating the reason of cause by providing the appropriate notice or payment in lieu.

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* These employer costs are subject to frequent updates, and can depend on a variety of employee variables. They are only a ballpark estimate, and the actual figure may be above or below the quoted amount based on a number of variables. These estimates represent a monthly average each year. In some cases, contribution maximums will lead to payments earlier in the year being larger, before being reduced once max is hit. If a 13th and 14th month are applicable, these have been pro-rated into the gross salaries.

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Employ the Best Talent, Anywhere in the World

Grow Your Global Team

The benefits of growing a global team and finding the best talent anywhere in the world are endless. It's important to note that labour laws and regulations in Nigeria are strict with penalties for non-compliance. Let our team take care of the details such as payroll, benefits, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business. We're here to help you every step of the way.

Our clients rate us over 4.7 out of 5.
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Source: Trustpilot and G2 reviews in November 2022