Merritt International Lightings Ltd (Merritt) was incorporated on April 11, 2000 as a limited liability company focused on providing innovative home products to the Nigerian consumers.It is in a franchise relationship with notable companies in Nigeria such as Vitafoam Nigeria Plc for Vitafoam products, PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc for Haier Thermocool products, Orange Drugs West Africa Ltd for Osram Lighting products and Far East Mercantile Ltd for Scanfrost and Ignis products.
On Thursday, June 18 2009 Merritt in partnership with Vitafoam opened the first Comfort Center of Vitafoam in its premises at Ogudu G.R.A. According to the Chairman of Vitafoam, Samuel Bolarinde, the Comfort Center which is the first of its kind in Nigeria is replete with products for the sleeping, standing and sitting comfort of the customers. He further said that the concept is an innovation designed to bring Vitafoam’s wide range of products to the neighborhood.
Also, on April 2010, Merritt in partnership with PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc opened the first Haier Thermocool Entertainment Center in its Ogudu premises. Merritt has since then catered for the needs of thousands of Nigerians with the provision of innovative electronic products.