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1891—a small agency named Batten Company opened in a single room in New York City. With time, it thrived.

1928—it merged with Barton, Durstine and Osborn. And BBDO was born.


Over 126 years later as the world’s most awarded agency network, BBDO is making waves across Africa with BBDO West Africa. Situated in Nigeria, BBDO West Africa serves as a major business hub for BBDO across the West African sub region.


Our simple ambition of becoming the most preferred shapers of choice across the continent has seen us creating original, insightful and effective work for clients, spanning diverse industries.


With over 15,000 people in 289 agencies across 81 countries, a large number of brands are now discovering the BBDO advantage.


To learn more about the things we do differently which give us the marketing edge, plug in.

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