Top 10 Book Publishing Companies in Nigeria: Best List

The Nigerian book publishing industry is one that is overlooked by many, probably because it is widely portrayed that Nigerians don’t read. However, with the recent establishment of book selling businesses either print or electronic, it is logical to say Nigerians read.


Lets take a look at the top 10 book publishing companies in Nigeria that are considered best in the country.


Literamed is Nigeria’s current leading children book publisher. This book publishing company was established in 1969 and since then, the company had worked it way up as one of the best publishing companies in the country. It is the publisher of the popular “Lantern books” which is a household name among Nigerians and across West Africa. The companies head office is located in Ikeja, Lagos.


The University Press PLC formally known as the Oxford University Press Nigeria is one of the oldest publishing book companies in Nigeria and it was established in 1949. Being established with the college in mind, majority of their publications are educational and they are a major book publishing brand in Nigeria. The company is Located in Ibadan, Oyo state.


This is a Christian publishing company in Nigeria. The main aim of GSAP is to propagate the word of Jesus Christ through literature and publishable materials. Their office is located at Illupeju, lagos Nigeria.


Cassava Republic was founded in 2006 and currently, it is a leading Africa book publishing companies. It was established to tackle the problem of identification in which African authors where being published and read abroad, far from home.



This company was incorporated in Nigeria in 1966 and since then, it had struggled to survive and it is currently one of the leading publishing house especially in the publication of Nursey, Primary and secondary school textbooks. The companies head office is in Ibadan.


Book Craft Africa was established in Nigeria 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. The company is situated in Ibadan.


Black Tower Publishers is Christian based just like Grace Springs African Publishers (GSAP) and it is a leading publishing firm. It is located at Black Tower Publishing House, Plot 1, GRA, Awka.


Kachifo is lone of the leading publishing firm and it is African-centric. It is the publisher Farafina Books, FarafinaTuuti, Farafina Breeze, Kamsi and Prestige Books. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Chris Abani and Ben Okri are some of their notable authors.


This firm is a Nigerian publishing company located in Lagos. It is fully equipped with diverse professional teams banded together for the purpose of producing great books.


This publisher is a Nigerian based publishing company that provides a wide range of mass media services including magazines, books and even image publishing as well as photographs and illustrations for both print and online publishers. The company is situated in Lagos.

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Abdulwali Yahaya

Abdulwali Yahaya is a professional blogger, programmer and a writer on Nigerian Infopedia


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  1. joseph

    this was really HELPFUL

    1. thanks for appreciating

  2. inyang inyang nelson

    dear publisher ,am grateful with your job. am interested to publish my books I have about four ready manuscript. how do I go about it ? my detail are below.

  3. Israel

    Dear publisher i have a manuscript,I would love to get published.Kindly reply via email. You can find my details below;

  4. Israel

    Dear publisher, i have a manuscript,I would love to get published.Kindly preply via email. You can find my details below;

  5. Cliford Abah Ofon

    Dear publishers am an active cameroonian writer interested in publishing my first manuscript with you and I wish the book get a world wide view after publication

  6. Dawuda Umar Gomda

    Dear publisher, I have a manuscript I wish to submit to you to consider for publishing.

    1. Sorry Dauda, we don’t offer such services. Thanks

  7. atimanu

    Great Info!

  8. Phillip

    I have written a novel and I want a publishing company that could publish it for me.

  9. Gabriel Abaoluwa

    Pls I need the list of Publishers around Lagos. Is there an umbrella association for publishers, especially in Lagos? I’d like to be linked up with them. Thanks.

    1. These are some I could get.

      Kachifo Limited Book Publisher
      253 Herbert Macaulay Way
      0807 736 4217

      Dee Evergreen World Book Publisher
      25 Maye St
      0806 844 2558

      Razat Publisher Onipanu Lagos
      Book Publisher
      Adegboyega St
      0802 396 9415

      Macmillian Publisher
      Book Publisher
      Ilupeju Industrial Ave

      Publishers Express Limited
      No reviews ยท Book store
      40 Ojuelegba Rd
      0803 533 3766 -Online Book store – Bookshop in Lagos.
      Book Publisher
      Sabo – Alagomeji, 299 Herbert Macaulay Way
      0809 127 8837

      Mariam Way Nigeria Limited
      Book Publisher
      Onipanu Bus Stop, Somolu, Market St
      0802 346 1579

  10. okpara francis

    Thanks for this. Is there any of them that specifically publishes children books?

  11. dickson

    hello good day
    my name is dickson
    i have a very good book and i am looking for a very good publisher to help me sale the book
    this is my email,

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