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Ref NoGB1752.UAC/2/19
TitleUAC of Nigeria Ltd
DescriptionCompany incorporated 22 April 1931 as Nigerian Motors Ltd, re-named United Africa Company (Nigeria) Ltd 23 July 1943, United Africa Company of Nigeria Ltd 1 February 1955, UAC of Nigeria Ltd 1 March 1973. From the 1950s, with African political development and independence, it was demanded that UAC subsidiary companies be registered in the countries in which they operated and given autonomy. As a result, in 1955 UAC (Nigeria) Ltd. became the United Africa Company of Nigeria Ltd, with a nominal capital of £5 milllion. Through the Nigerian Enterprises Promotion Decree all UAC companies operating in Nigeria became subsidiaries of The United Africa Company of Nigeria Ltd.

This section comprises the records of the [Nigeria Department], later succeeded by The United Africa Company of Nigeria Ltd

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Date1869-1993
LevelSub sub collection
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