About Us

Founded in October 2005 as an Out-of-Home Media firm, E-Motion Advertising has rapidly built up competence in deploying innovative Out-of-Home infrastructure that stands out from mundane traditional media. We have quickly become frontrunners in the Out-of-Home media industry in Nigeria with a strong customer base spanning all sectors of the economy.

We are one of Nigeria's leading Out-of-Home advertising companies operating in the billboard, transit and street furniture segments and across all the major business hubs of the country. Our focus on investing in compelling locations and cutting edge products underpinned by excellent customer service has led to very strong growth in our client base.

As the market leader in the Industry, we have developed excellent relationships with top brands, regulators and other various developers to ensure that the revenue potential of sites is maximized while enhancing the aesthetics of the environment.

E-Motion Advertising is backed by leading local and international institutional investors with proven track records of funding and supporting high-growth companies.

Our Investors & Directors:

Demola Gbadegesin (Director)

Demola has worked at Ocean and Oil Holdings, Mellon Ventures, Boston Consulting Group, HP and Sprint PCS often leading teams in landmark transactions. He has also served as Senior Adviser to The Honourable Minister of Finance and to the Honourable Minister of Solid Minerals. Demola graduated from Howard University and Stanford University and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Emeka Emenike (Director)

He is Vice President at ARM Capital Partners. Previously, he worked at ARM Investment Managers, Diamond Bank Plc. And Schlumberger Dowell. Emeka earned a B. Engr. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the Marshall Business School of the University of Southern California. He is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. He represents ARM on the board.

Franco Danesi (Director)

Franco joined Kinnevik as an Investment Director in 2014 after previous experience as Head of Investment Management at QInvest and also as Executive Director at Goldman Sachs. He holds a Master’s degree in Engineering from Politecnico di Milano and MBA with distinction from London Business School.

Simdul Shagaya (Director)

Sim is the CEO of Konga. Prior to that, Sim served as CEO of E-Motion. He has worked at MicroStrategy, Lucent Technologies and Real Networks. He was also the Africa Lead for Google Inc. and the West Africa Principal for Rand Merchant Bank. Sim is a graduate of George Washington University, Dartmouth College and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Sadiq Mohammed (Director)

Sadiq is currently a Deputy Group CEO of ARM and prior to that he was the Managing Director of ARM Pension Managers (PFA) Limited, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of ARM Group and the Managing Director in charge of ARM’s Proprietary Business. Sadiq is an Industrial Chemistry graduate of Abubakar Tafawa-Balewa University and a Financial Risk Manager (FRM) Charterholder & a Fellow of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) and earned a dual Executive MBA from Carnegie-Mellon University & the University of Geneva. He is an alumnus of HBS’ Advanced Management Program (AMP).

Tunde Folawiyo (Director)

Tunde Folawiyo is the Managing Director of Yinka Folawiyo Group and also serves as a Director on the boards of MTN Nigeria and Access Bank Plc. He holds Bachelor & Master of Laws degrees from the University College London and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from London School of Economics. He was called to the Bar of England and Wales (Honourable Society of the Inner Temple) in 1985.

Management Team:

Olaniran Olatona (Chief Executive Officer)

Niran is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and an Associate of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. He earned an MBA from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. He joined E-Motion as the Chief Financial Officer in 2013 with over two decades of experience in Audit, Accountancy, Taxation & Management practices having worked with S.S. Afemikhe & Co, Unichem Ltd, Nestle Nigeria Plc, Vono Products Plc, LAGBUS Assets Management and Primewaterview Ltd etc. He currently coordinates the business.

Stella Taiwo-Ibrahim (Internal Control Manager)

Stella started her career with Intercellular Ltd and later moved to Globacom Nigeria where she was an Internal Auditor for over six years. She is a graduate of Accountancy and an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. She is a versatile internal control expert with a flair for business continuity assurance.

Omolola Ezechie – Head, Sales & Marketing

Omolola is a graduate of Mass Communication and obtained Certificate in Media Enterprise from the School of Media and Communications of the prestigious Pan Africa University, Lagos.
She is a well-rounded Media Communications Specialist with high level and hands-on expertise in the Out-Of-Home media. She also has extensive experience in Brand Management, Outdoor Advertising, and Media Relations gained during her brilliant career in the Trokya group where she worked for eight years before joining E-motion Advertising Ltd in year 2013. Under her, sales has improved significantly.

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