Top 10 Publishing Companies in Nigeria


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Hello, reader,  welcome to Today we are going to take a look at the different publishing companies in Nigeria.

I know that some of you may be wondering why I am writing this kind of article like you have all the news websites online why listing publishing houses again. But that’s not what I am talking about, all I will show you here is the list companies you can publish a book from.

There is this adage which goes thus “Hide something from a black man, keep it in a book”, this comes as a result of the misconception that Africans do not like to read. That could not be altogether true.

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If you are an author and have any intention of publishing your book, I will advise you to patronize any of the following publishing companies.

Here are ten publishing companies in Nigeria (in no particular order) defying that logic by producing literature of all kinds for local and international consumption.

1. Literamed Publications Nigeria Ltd

Literamed Publications Nigeria Ltd

It was established in 1969 and currently is Nigeria’s leading Children’s book publisher. Its imprint “Lantern books” is has become a household name from Nigeria to all across West Africa.

The company’s head office is located at Lantern House, No 1, Morrison Crescent, Off Kudirat Abiola Way, Ikeja, Lagos. Nigeria and it also has it’s West African office in Accra, Ghana.


2. Grace Springs Africa Publishers

GSAP is a Christian publishing firm whose main aim is to propagate the Word of Jesus Christ through literature and publishable materials. They offer top-notch publishing services and are at Illupeju, Lagos Nigeria.


3. Book Craft Africa

Book Craft Africa was established in Nigeria for over twenty years ago and has ever since published a large number of titles which range from varying subject areas such as politics, literature, biography, history, etc.

One of their notable authors is the late Chinua Achebe.

They are situated at 23 Adebajo Street Kongi Layout, Ibadan, Nigeria.


4. Cassava Republic

The Cassava Republic was established because of a problem identification in which African authors were being published and read abroad, far from home. Cassava Republic was established to address this in 2006.

They produce Nigerian Pieces of literature for local and international consumption.


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5. Kachifo

Kachifo Limited was established in 2004 to tell our African stories to the world.

It is the proud publisher of Farafina Books, Farafina Tutti, Farafina Breeze, Kamsi and Prestige Books. They also seek to promote literacy skills in the African continent.

Some of their most notable authors include Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Chris Abani, Ben Okri among others.


6. Black Tower Publishers

Black Tower Enterprise is a Christian-based organization, which operates both a mainline online and traditional publishing organization. Their mission is to discover, polish and publish both known and unknown authors in Nigeria and beyond.

They are located at Black Tower Publishing House, Plot 1, GRA, Awka, Anambra State.


7. The New Gong

The new gong publishers is a Nigerian based publishing company that provides a range of mass media services including book, magazine and image publishing. The company also provides photographs and illustrations for both print and online publishers.

They can be found at The New Gong, 11 Abiona Close Off Falolu Road Surulere, Lagos.


8. University Press PLC

UPPLC was founded in 1949 under the name of Oxford University Press Nigeria. It has grown to become one of the oldest, most experienced and the Nation’s Foremost Publishers of materials for educational and for general reading. It has grown to be a reliable trustworthy doctor.

They are situated in Ibadan, Nigeria.


9. Parrésia Publishers Ltd

Parrésia Publishers Limited is a Nigerian publishing company located in Lagos. They are fully equipped with a diverse professional team. Working together for the purpose of producing great books.


10. Evans Publishers Limited

Evans Brothers Limited was incorporated in December 1966. They stand among Nigeria’s leading educational publishers. Their range from Nursery books, Primary school books, Junior Secondary school, and Senior secondary school books.


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  1. I wrote a fictional novel and I promise that you’ll love it. But I don’t have money to properly publish it. Please can you help.?

  2. I have an unpublished mathematics text book (pen written) for Senior Secondary school 1, 2 and 3 respectively. And I need a publisher

  3. Thank you for these information about the Nigeria publishers. Pls am seeking for publishers who can assist me to publish my Civic Education and Christian religion knowledge textbooks for junior and senior secondary schools.

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