5 Companies in Nigeria That Recruits in the first Quarter Of the year (For Entry-Level)

pexels pixabay 302769 5 Companies in Nigeria That Recruits in the first Quarter Of the year (For Entry-Level)

Job Hunting in Nigeria could be a Nightmare

Securing a job in Nigeria could be a big deal! A big deal having the set skills, the outnumbered labour market, the unsatisfactory compensation, rigorous interview stages and many more. Getting a job in Nigeria- particularly Lagos State- is a hustle on its own. There is firstly the hassle with the course of study to read at the university and then on securing a good job.

We hope to help with your job-hunting by providing you the information of some companies who recruit within the first quarter of the year, as well as other internship opportunities that you can secure immediately after your university education. Where this is may not be a comprehensive list- we’re certain this list will be helpful!

Firms To Look Out For


Leadway Assurance Company Limited (Leadway) is one of Nigeria’s foremost insurance service companies, with a reputation for service efficiency and customer reliability.

Leadway is a good place to start a career as a fresh graduate; it’s got a wonderful work environment for young graduates to learn and grow with an attractive pay. They have an ongoing application for 2022 you should apply for!

The eligibility criteria for Leadway graduate trainee has mostly been; Minimum of Second Class Lower Division, Applicants must have completed NYSC, applicants must not be older than 27 years of age as at 31st December 2021, and Tech-savvy


Guaranty Trust Bank Limited (GTBank) is a multinational financial institution that provides individuals, businesses, private and public institutions across Africa and the United Kingdom with a broad range of market-leading financial products and services.

GTBank usually have their graduate trainee during the first quarter of the year. The eligibility criteria are minimum of a secondclass lower division from an accredited University, an NYSC certificate, completed WAEC/NECO with at least 5 credits including Mathematics and English, at no more than two (2) sittings, and an age of no more than twenty-six (26) years.


Ericsson is one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to service providers. Erricson Graduate Trainee Program usually holds within the first quarter of the year.

Ericsson recruit graduates from diverse backgrounds, from various areas of study and into every area of its business, including: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Management, Information Systems, Business, Finance/Accounting, Marketing and Human Resource Management.

Regardless of the degree background, individuals must be: passionate about technology and its application, commercially aware, articulate, professional and ambitious, and should be a natural networker with strong interpersonal skills

Sankore Investment

The ongoing Sankore Fellowship Program is a yearly program rolled out by Sankore Investment.

Sankore Investments is a wealth management firm that provides advisory, brokerage, fund management and other investment services to a range of clients including individuals and corporations.

The eligibility criteria for the ongoing Sankore fellowship program are that individuals must be a recent graduate, must have a of 1st Class and 5 Distinctions in WAEC or Second Class Upper with straight A’s in WAEC, must have displayed leadership skills through clubs, societies, professional bodies etc. as undergraduates.

Union Bank

Union Bank is a fast-leading commercial Bank in Nigeria. They have an ongoing graduate trainee program.

The eligibility criteria are minimum of a second-class lower division from an accredited University, an NYSC certificate, and an age of no more than twenty-six (26) years.


We hope these information have been helpful.

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