The Corporate Affairs Commission’s (CAC) administration said that the names of companies that have been struck out from registered companies have been made public. The commission’s detailed announcement can be found below.
The Commission hereby notifies the public that the list of companies that have failed to file current annual returns by the provisions of the Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020 is now prepared for publication by Section 692 of the Act.
This notice follows its earlier notice of the beginning of the process of striking off the names of companies from the Register of Companies, which was published on August 2, 2023.
It is recommended that companies that submitted their entire annual reports in response to the previous publication verify their removal from the list of companies that will be struck off.
You can get the most recent list for publishing at https://www.cac.gov.ng/ the website of the Commission. Additionally, you can the most recent list of companies that have been struck off from the register as of November 2023 can be downloaded in PDF format by clicking this link.
It is recommended that companies with complete annual returns submitted but with their names on the list email email@example.com with proof of filing as soon as possible, preferably within 30 days of this publication. The article was released on December 5, 2023.
The public should be aware that unless the Federal High Court orders the restoration of the company’s name to the Register, it is illegal for any company whose name has been struck off the Register of Companies to continue operating.
The general public should also be aware that the Commission retains the authority to pursue any responsibility arising under the Act against the directors of a company whose name has been stricken off the Register of Companies.