Learn Africa Plc is a learning resource business with a history spanning over 50 years. The company was established in 1961 as Longman Nigeria – a book publishing firm wholly owned by Longman Group UK Limited, now Pearson Education.
On July 23, 1996, the shares of Longman Nigeria Plc were listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. In 2008, the company became a subsidiary of Pearson Plc following the latter’s increase in its shareholding from 29 to 51 percent. In 2011, however, Pearson and Longman Nigeria mutually agreed to become separate corporate entities in Nigeria.
The main business of Learn Africa Plc is the publication and marketing of textbooks for the entire gamut of the educational system – nursery, primary, secondary and tertiary.