Nigeria Trade Associations
Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry
ounded in 1888, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) is the Premier Chamber of Commerce in Nigeria. It was incorporated in 1950 as a non-profit making organization, Limited by Guarantee under the Companies Act of 1948.
The primary objective of the Chamber is to promote, support or oppose legislative or other measures affecting trade, industry, commerce and agriculture as well as representing the opinion of the business community on the above matters in particular, and the economy as a whole.
Fashion Designers Association of Nigeria
The Fashion Designers Association of Nigeria (FADAN) is the recognized body for the Fashion Designers Profession and was duly incorporated in 1989 by the then Federal Ministry of Trade and Corporate Affairs. The formidable association of fashion designers now has state chapters all over the country.
The main objective of FADAN, is to promote Nigeria’s culture through Fashion and Style.
These are to reflect the Cultural Apparels of Nigeria depicting the six geographical zones in the nation. We continue to achieve these aims and objective through our various programmes such as exhibitions, fashion shows, seminars and workshops within and outside the country.
National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria (NUTGTWN) is one of the biggest private sector unions in Nigeria affiliated to the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).
We are affiliated to the Brussels based International Textile, Garment, Leather Workers Federation (ITGLWF) which merged with the other two global union federations: International Metal Workers’ Federation (IMF) and International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers’ Union (ICEM) to form IndustriALL Global Union, founded on 19 June 2012. We join together with other unions in Nigeria to form Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) – the powerful voice of Nigeria’s workers.
The fundamental objectives of the union are to organize, protect, defend and promote the right privilege and interest of all its members.