DAAR Communications Plc is the foremost Independent Broadcast Organization in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The company was incorporated on the 31st of August 1988 as a limited liability company. It converted into a public liability company (Plc) on April 23, 2007.
DAAR Communications Plc pioneered private/independent broadcasting with the establishment of RayPower 100.5FM radio station which debut commercial broadcasting on September 1, 1994 in Alagbado, Lagos upon the deregulation of the broadcast sector in 1993 by Federal Government of Nigeria.
The organization also pioneered global satellite broadcasting on Dec 6, 1996 with the establishment of Africa Indep endent Television (AIT).
On October 7 2008, DAAR Communications Plc formally launched the first fully Nigerian base digital multi-channel direct-to-home subscription TV - Daarsat.
On December 1, 2012 an indigenous station FAAJI FM; that is broadcast basically in Yoruba spiced with some degree of Pidgin English was launched in Lagos the cosmopolitan/economic capital of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Both RayPower FM and Africa Independent Television (AIT) pioneered 24 hour broadcasting in Nigeria.
DAAR Communications Plc is one of Africa's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment news, and information to a global audience. DAAR Communications Plc owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, we also have significant television production operations in Nigeria.
DAAR Communications Plc is the holding company of the following Strategic Business Units (SUB's):
- Raypower Radio Services
- Africa Independent Television (AIT)
- DAAR Digital Services (DAARSAT)
- DAAR News Services
- DAAR Ventures and Synergy Limited (DVSL)
- DAAR Education Services (DES)
A... A...Managing Director
Effective 7 years ago
Appointed to the board 9 years ago
R... P...Executive Chairman
P... O...Executive Director, Administration And Human Resources Development
F... O...Executive Director, Marketing And Sales
A... C...Executive Director, Engineering And Information And Communication Technology
W... I...Executive Director, Finance And Administration
A... D...Company Secretary
M... I...Managing Director, Daar News Service
F... A...Managing Director, Daar Ventures And Synergy
O... D...Executive Director, Domestic And International Operations
K... O...Managing Director, Raypower Fm Radio Services
Effective 5 years ago
Appointed to the board 6 years ago
J... I...Executive Director, Special Projects
M... L...Executive Director, Legal Services
J... O...Executive Director
Effective 3 years ago
S... A...Non-Executive Director
C... C...Non-Executive Director
O... C...Non-Executive Director
G... L...Non-Executive Director
R... A...Non-Executive Director