Top public relations firms in Nigeria

09/07/2020

Posted by: Joshua-Philip Okeafor

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This is a list of the top PR firms in Nigeria with all the services they offer. You can get them to promote your business. Read more now!

Heads up, people! Of course, with COVID-19 now a fact of our lives, it’s a different business world out there today. The major evidence of this dramatic shift is that near-everything is online these days. From dating to eating to purchasing, it’s all via the screen of a device. Which means your business needs a presence online, and one of the top public relations firms in Nigeria to make sure you do get noticed.

The NIPR or Nigerian Institute of Public Relations is the regulatory body in charge of the practice of PR in Nigeria. It also conducts exams to certify practitioners in the country.

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The NIPR is the watchdog for the industry in Nigeria

The beautiful thing is that getting in contact with one of the top PR firms in Nigeria is not difficult. Top public relation companies work hard to place your company on the business map. Of course, to be a top PR company anywhere these days is no piece of cake as competition is cutthroat.

Top PR companies need to work creatively to survive. What can the best public relations firms do for your business though?

What PR companies do

Whether big PR agencies or small advert firms, these companies do a lot of things to one end: to make your company and products appealing to the marketing public. Of course, every business needs that. PR firms are top strategic communications firms that study, analyze, and provide solutions for your market in order for your company and product to sell better.

What are PR firms called in Nigeria?

What is known as a top PR agency or the best PR companies in the world are also called advertising agencies here in Nigeria.

So, in Nigeria, some of the top public relations firms are more like advert agencies. These handle your business account in different media such as Television, radio, online, and even in print media. Note that, though often the case, the largest PR firms may not always be in the top 10 public relations firms in any country, Nigeria inclusive.

Best PR firms in Nigeria

As mentioned earlier, some of Nigeria’s biggest PR firms are designated as advert agencies. But no matter, they also fulfill most of the functions of a top public relations agency anywhere else. The top public relation firms in Nigeria are:

1. Red Media Africa

Red Media Africa is a subsidiary of Red. You won’t go far listing public relation company names without mentioning this firm.

The company is committed to helping firms increase sales and boost human resources productivity using the best strategies that are also low-risk. They will also work to craft enduring brand identity.

Services:

  • Public relations and empowerment
  • Marketing
  • Crises resolution
  • Branding
  • 360 degrees mobilization

Contact:

35, Adelabu Street,

Surulere, Lagos

Phone: 2348122269122

Email: info@redmediaafrica.com

Website: www.redmediaafrica.com

2. Media Panache Nigeria

Media Panache does not try to hide its youthful team, rather it boasts this as one of its strengths. This allows the digitally inclined PR firm to always provide the most cutting edge, vibrant solutions to its clientele.

The company is committed to creatively converting your business’s customers to lifelong fans, even as they work at turning your business into an enduring brand.

Services:

  • Content creation
  • Media relations
  • Crises management
  • Influencer engagement

Contact:

Flat 3, 408 Omofade Crescent,

Omole Estate Phase 1

Ikeja, Lagos

Phone: 2348054994238

Website: www.mediapanacheng.com

3. SA&B Mega Resources Ltd

This is both a communications firm as well as a marketing consultancy firm. The company’s chief attributes are in providing tailored solutions for your particular firm.

Services:

  • Content creation
  • Media relations
  • Crises management
  • Influencer engagement

Contact:

Suit 2, Level 5, Dominion Plaza, Igboefon Bus Stop,

Off Lekki Expressway. Lekki

Phone: 23417101361

Website: www.saandb.com

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PR practice is key to business productivity

4. Naijauto

Though not a traditional PR firm, this auto site is every bit as effective in promoting businesses as any top public relations company in Nigeria. Naijauto consistently ranks in the top 3 in Google rankings in Nigeria as far as automotive matters are concerned.

If your company deals in car, truck, and spare parts sales or auto servicing, you won’t do better than Naijauto.com. The company’s site is a wealth of information spanning auto news, celebrity cars, car crime, maintenance and driving advice, and of course the most-up-to-date car prices and car reviews in Nigeria.  

Services:

  • Consultancy
  • Listings and classifieds
  • Content creation
  • Branding

Contact:

Ms. Vi T. Hoang - Naijauto's manager:
Email: viht@daivietgroup.com
Phone number: +84 34 111 727

Website: www.naijauto.com

5. Brooks and Blake

Brooks and Blake has won numerous awards in the PR industry in Nigeria. Some of these include the Marketing Edge “best PR agency” consecutively in 2015 and 2016.

Services:

  • Perception management
  • Strategic brand corporate PR
  • Perception Audit
  • Events management

Contact:

Flat 3, 408 Omofade Crescent,

Omole Estate Phase 1

Ikeja, Lagos

Phone: 2348054994238

Website: www.mediapanacheng.com

6. Nelson Reids

This is another award winner in the PR landscape in Nigeria. The company prides itself in keeping up with trends and other realities such as the impact of COVID-19.

Services:

  • Public relations
  • Influencer marketing
  • Brand activation
  • Digital marketing
  • Media buying

Contact:

1 Engineering Close, First Floor,

Off Idowu Taylor

Victoria Island, Lagos

Phone: 2347086488885

Website: www.nelsonreids.com

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Public relations can embrace quite a lot of other spheres

Honorable mentions

Some of the other top PR firms in Nigeria include, in no particular order:

  • Mediacraft Associates
  • Chain Reactions
  • Quadrant
  • Media Accent
  • Kong Marketing Agency

Top US public relations firms

To get a really American PR firm, you may not need to go over to the US. This is because some of the top PR agencies in the US are also present internationally. Many of these are, of course, the best public relation firms in the world. They often double as the largest public relations companies as well across the globe. Please look at this list of PR agencies in the US:

  1. Notable Project
  2. Interdependence
  3. Neumann Paige
  4. Idea Grove

As mentioned earlier, you need to note that not all of these US companies may be present in Nigeria. You may need to contact them directly or find out if they have partners in the country.

The video below will give you a better idea of what public relations is exactly:

What is Public Relations? Video by Sketch-22 Illustrated Media

Conclusion

There is no gainsaying the fact that your business needs some level of PR to thrive. You could do this yourself, or do the smart thing and get an expert to do it for you.  If your business is struggling with the impact of COVID-19, these top public relations firms in Nigeria will certainly help to give it a needed boost. Why don’t you contact the right one today.

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Joshua, or KK as friends call him, is a Filmmaker, Writer and Director. A Christian, Joshua is a product of Nigeria’s foremost film school, the National Film Institute, Jos, where he majored in Writing/Directing. Joshua began his writing career at age 18 when an older brother gave him a four page outline of a children novel. Joshua intends to keep writing and directing. His screen name is sometimes Joshua Kalu Ephraim (Writing), and sometimes Joshua KK (directing).

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