In order to promote the next generation of African champions, the NSE is creating a Premium Board. The elite group of issuers who will list on this board are leaders in their respective sectors. They will be required to meet demanding standards for corporate governance, capitalization and liquidity; in return, they will enjoy unparalleled visibility to the global investor community.
The Dangote Group is the largest industrial conglomerate in West Africa and one of the largest in Africa . It generated revenue in excess of US$ 3 billion in 2013. The group is one of the leading diversified business
conglomerates in Africa. The company employs more than 26,000 people.
FBN Holdings Plc is the parent company of all companies in the FirstBank Group. The four business groups of FBN Holdings Plc. are: 
1. Commercial Banking – includes First Bank of Nigeria and all its commercial banking subsidiaries listed in the previous section.
2. Investment Banking and Asset Management – includes FBN Capital Limited, FBN Securities Limited, First Funds Limited and First Trustees Nigeria Limited.
3. Insurance – includes FBN Life Assurance Limited and FBN Insurance Brokers Limited.
4. Other Financial Services – consists of FBN Microfinance Bank Limited.
Zenith Bank is one of Nigeria’s largest banks. The bank currently has a shareholder base of about one million and is the biggest tier-1 bank in Nigeria.
Established in May 1990, it became a public limited company on June 17, 2004 and was listed on the Nigeria Stock Exchange on October 21, 2004. The bank’s shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) following a listing of the $850 million worth of its shares at $6.80 each.