Public Relations (PR) is crucial to the survival of organizations in modern societies. Maintaining a favourable relationship between an organization and its public’s is essential to the achievement of set goals. This is the primary task of PR executives. Some organizations have in-house PR units while others outsource PR campaigns to independent PR firms.
Some establishments with in-house PR departments still outsource some PR tasks to independent PR firms. This buttreses the fact that PR firms are key players in a dynamic business environment. There are several PR companies in Nigeria with mega companies as their clients. Here’s a list of top ten best PR firms in Nigeria.
1. Absolute PR
Absolute is a top PR firm in Nigeria with intimidating pedigree. The company was established in 2009 and they have a track record of excellence in service delivery.
Among their well known clients are Access bank, Ecobank and Pepsodent. Absolute PR is certainly one of the major PR firms in the country.
Their services include the following:
I. Health PR
II. Media Relations
III. Branding and
2. Brooks and Blake
Brooks and Blake has grown over the years to become one of the best PR companies in Nigeria.
They were awarded Best PR agency in 2015, and a year later, in 2016, they were awarded the best PR agency of the year by Marketing Edge.
Some of the services they render are:
I. Perception Management
II. Perception Audit
III. Strategic Brand Corporate PR and
IV. Events Management
3. Alder Consulting
Founded by the brilliant strategist, Leke Alder in 1996, Alder Consulting has grown to become one of the most sort after PR companies in Nigeria today.
Their services include:
II. News Media
III. Traditional Media
IV. Design and
Some of their notable clients include Access Bank, Custodian Group, GTBank, EcoBank, First Bank, NYSC, Cornerstone Insurance and Deloitte.
Sesema has been a mainstay in PR services in Nigeria, they offer bespoke promotional services which have added commercial value to their client’s business.
Located in Maryland, Lagos, some of their clients include: MTN, Visa, Phillips, LetShego, Mall 4 Africa, The Insider, Breach & Buckler etc.
Sesema was awarded the best PR company in the country by Lagos State University in 2009.
5. Quadrant MSL Group
Quadrant is described as one of the most structured PR consulting firms in Nigeria presently. The company headquarters is located in Ikeja, the Lagos State Capital.
Some of their services include:
I. Online Analytics
II. Digital Campaigns
III. Social Media Management
IV. Social Policy Development
V. Social Conversation and Trends
VI. Viral Content
VII. Web Development
VIII. Mobile App and Development
6. Media Panache Nigeria
Founded by Timilehin Bello with a vision to offer quality PR services, the company has consistently provided bespoke PR services since its inception.
Services rendered include:
I. Annual PR
II. Content creation
III. Press conference
IV. Community relations
V. Product launch
VI. Influencer engagement
VII. Research and monitoring
VIII. Social media management
IX. Communication strategy
X. Media relations and
XI. Crisis management
7. V+O Nigeria
Located in Victoria Island, Lagos and with a staff strength of just over 130 employees and more than 100 loyal clients, V+O Nigeria is one of the top PR companies in the country.
Some of these clients include Heritage Bank, Nigeria Bottling Company Ltd, Leventis Foods Ltd, Lagos International Badminton etc.
Their services rendered include:
I. Brand marketing and communication
II. Corporate communications
III. Digital communication
IV. Financial communication
V. Intelligence and analysis
VI. Public affairs
8. Zebra Stripes Network
Founded in 2013 by Nike Fagbule,
Zebra Stripes Networks was founded in 2013, it has risen significantly to become a full service PR and communications company. It was founded by Nike Fagbule.
Their services include:
I. Consultation services
II. Digital communication services
III. Outdoor activation services
IV. Public relation services
V. Reputation management services
9. Wildflower PR
Wildflower PR is a full service PR agency that has well known in the PR space and among clients as a major PR firm.
Wildflower is known to provide innovative solutions as well as proven result oriented methods to address clients’ goals.
The company has been involved in strategic campaigns in the areas of personal publicity, entertainment PR, news media PR, specialized corporate communications and reputation management.
10. Blackhouse Media
Founded by Ayeni Adekunle, Blackhouse Media was initially known as A.Y.E.N.I Entertainment when it sprung up in 2006.
They provide PR, media relations, advocacy, perception management and marketing communications. They are among the top best in Nigeria today.