Uses and Abuses of Posters in Public Communication in Nigeria
Communication comes to us though various channels. One of these channels is the poster, which is mostly a combination of pictorial illustrations and words on paper to convey a message. Such words are attractive and serve a very useful purpose in communication as they alert us to upcoming events that could be of interest to us. In most developed countries, the posters add to the aesthetics of cities and subways in addition to their communication purpose. In Nigeria, however, the reverse is the case. This paper examines the abuse of posters in the country and proffers solution to the problem.