Afromedia plc is a Nigeria-based company engaged in outdoor advertising. The company’s outdoor advertising includes advertising in airports, street, furniture and billboards. The company which started in 1959 as a small service arm of West Africa publicity (WAP) was incorporated in 1928 as part of the parent company, United Africa company plc (UACL). The media is 56 years old.
Wap handled everything including media agency services and media contracting display services for the Royal Niger Company. However, on the 28th of October 1959 and in harmony with then international convention decree the separation of media agency services from media contracting services, WAP was divided into two independent companies; namely Lintas Limited (as a media agency services company) and Afromedia Nigeria Limited (as a media contracting display Services Company). Standing on its own as a new company, Afromedia Nigeria Limited partnered with mills and Allen International (then the largest outdoor advertising company in UK at the time) and British Franco electric company, largest UK manufacturer of illuminated and road traffic sign.
Its Nigerian managers acquired Afromedia in March 1974 with chief Joseph Okoye Nwabuinie, Rev Iretunde Olopade and Mr. Simeon Olaghere as the then founder-owner/managers. Afterwards, Afromedia plc was incorporated on the 2nd of july 2008 as a publicly quoted company with changes of ownership structure and Otumba Akin Ire Olopade and Engr. Patrick O.Nwabunie as founder –owner/Managers. Haven received the incorporated approval from corporate Affairs commission-CAC and later NSE consent to lists its shares on the floor of the Nigerian stock exchange on the 18th of May 2009.
2013- Africa Media Cooperation; Best Outdoor Company of the year.
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