Chronos Consulting has extended its recruitment, payrolling, contracting , RPO and software services into Nigeria with a fully staffed operation in Lagos.

Working in partnership with Oil & Gas Republic the Group already has over 1,000 vacancies in the oil and gas sector and over 500 vacancies in other key sectors of the Nigerian economy. Here are a few areas in which Oil & Gas Republic and the Coberon Chronos Group are active:


Oil and Gas

Nigeria is the 12th largest producer of petroleum in the world and the 8th largest exporter, and has the 10th largest proven reserves. (The country joined OPEC in 1971). Petroleum plays a large role in the Nigerian economy, accounting for 40% of GDP and 80% of Government earnings. The Niger Delta Nembe Creek Oil Field was discovered in 1973 and produces from middle Miocene deltaicsandstone-shale in an anticline structural trap at a depth of 2–4 km. Chronos Consulting and Oil & Gas Republic are experienced in offering services to the oil and gas industry in Nigeria.


Nigeria has one of the fastest growing telecommunications markets in the world, major emerging market operators (like MTN, Etisalat, Zain and Globacom) basing their largest and most profitable centres in the country. The government has recently begun expanding this infrastructure to space based communications. Nigeria has several space satellites which are monitored at the Nigerian National Space Research and Development Agency Headquarters in Abuja. The Chronos Group and Oil & Gas Republic have over 20 years experience in the Telecom sector and work with some of the world’s largest telecom providers.

Financial Services

Nigeria has a highly developed financial services sector, with a mix of local and international banks, asset management companies, brokerage houses, insurance companies and brokers, private equity funds and investment banks. Please feel free to contact either Oil & Gas Republic staff or Chronos Group staff for more information about our services in this sector.

Mining/Mineral Resources

Nigeria also has a wide array of underexploited mineral resources which include natural gas, coal, bauxite, tantalite, gold, tin, iron ore, limestone,niobium, lead and zinc. Despite huge deposits of these natural resources, the mining industry in Nigeria is still in its infancy.Chronos and Oil & Gas Republic can help you find the correct expertise and staff in Nigeria in this critical sector.

Agricultural business

Agriculture used to be the principal foreign exchange earner of Nigeria. At one time, Nigeria was the world’s largest exporter of groundnuts, cocoa, and palm oil and a significant producer of coconuts, citrus fruits, maize, pearl millet, cassava, yams and sugar cane. About 60% of Nigerians work in the agricultural sector, and Nigeria has vast areas of underutilized arable land. The Chronos Group and Oil & Gas Republic have over 10 year’s experience in recruitment for agribusiness projects worldwide.

Other sectors

It also has a manufacturing industry which includes leather and textiles (centred Kano, Abeokuta, Onitsha, and Lagos), car manufacturing (for the French car manufacturer Peugeot as well as for the English truck manufacturer Bedford, now a subsidiary of General Motors), t-shirts, plastics and processed food.

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