Can we do without Radio? I don’t think so. So, shoutout to the radio stations in Nigeria for serving us non-stop entertainment, education, information every single day of the week. To help you with the best content in the country radio-wise, here is our list of 10 Best Radio Stations In Nigeria.
1. Cool FM 96.9FM
This is definitely one of the best radio stations in the country. They are focused on music, entertainment gist, sports, games, Nigeria news and more. They also engage in interesting discussions that affect our daily lives plus interviews that just keep us glued to the station on a daily basis. With presenters like N6, Joyce, Daddy Freeze, Kaylah, DO2DTUN and the rest, radio is served to you by professionals with amazing presenting skills that will only dazzle you. Cool FM is in Lagos, Port Harcourt, Abuja and Kano.
2. Beat FM
This is a famous radio station Nigerian youths identify with. The station is also popular for being the very first Nigerian Radio company to get verified on Twitter. Beat FM concentrates on programmes that caters for every Nigerian, no matter their class or status. Entertainment and Information are not lacked whenever you tune in.
Presenters like Olisa, Osi, Toolz, Gbemi, Maria are heard as they serve you top-notch radio as you have never been served before. The station is currently in Lagos and Ibadan.
3. Wazobia FM
This is Cool FM’s sister radio station. And it is the very first radio station in the country that presents programmes in our own language, Pidgin English. OAPs like Lolo 1, Yaw, Nedu, TwiTwi are ever-present to serve your entertainment the way you deserve to be served. The radio station is available to Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Kano residents.
4. Rhythm FM 93.7FM
This radio station focuses on fun and information, and trust me when I say they do not joke with their music, as it is one of the best stations guaranteed to jam the best Nigerian and international songs. It is owned by Silverbird Group so you know they are no novice when it comes to TV entertainment as well. With OAPs like IK, Omalicha and Toke Makinwa, just get ready for the best. The radio station is present in Abuja, Port Harcourt, Akwa, and Plateau state.
5. Brila FM
This station has to be number one in the country when it comes to Sports. It is the first and only station we have in the country that focuses on nothing else but Sports. Both Nigerian sports and international sports can be enjoyed whenever your radio in tuned to 88.9FM. Larry Izamoje owns the station so you expect effectiveness.
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Their OAPs include Overdose, Tony, Babafemi Raji, SexyJoe. Murphy Jemba recently left the station though, but it is still a force to reckon with.
6. Raypower FM
Owned by AIT, they are definitely not newbies in the world of broadcasting. It is actually the first independent broadcasting station in Nigeria with wide coverage in the country as it is available in about 18 States plus Abuja. Kenny Ogungbe is one of the famous OAPs on the station with his PrimeTime Africa programme that has rocked our airwaves for years.
7. Nigeria Info FM
This station is all about News and Sports. It is the first radio station with this format in the country. It concentrates on local and international news with sports programmes sandwiched in-between to ensure their listeners stay glued to the dial. They target all kinds of Nigerians and it started operating in 2011. It is another sister company to Cool FM. Some OAPs are Fola, Femi Obong Daniels, Emmanuel Etim and so on.
8. Inspiration FM 92.3
This has to be your preferred family radio station as they attend to the needs of all listeners of discernible age (an average of between 12 and 70years). Sports also get few hours so you are covered as a sports fan as well. OAPs include Anthony Ajulu, Swo, Chioma e.t.c.
There is also a particular programme, “Sharing Life Issues.” that exposes you to real life experiences as per life stories, marriages, friendships and so on, you definitely get to learn a lot from it. The beautiful Tosyn Bucknor lost her battle to Sickle cell anemia while she worked with Inspiration FM.
9. Lagos Talks
Sports, Nigeria News, Entertainment is guaranteed on 91.3FM. With on-air-personalities like Segun Agbede, Sadiq, Ify, Ore Onile, Okey Bakassi, Acapella and Jimi Disu, you are sure of amazing radio experience. It is Beat FM’s sister company and both stations operate from the same building, alongside Naija FM 102.7.
10. Naija FM 102.7
They concentrate on talk and music. Local and topical news is massively catered for and the music is strictly local on this station. They followed Wazobia FM’s path as they use just pidgin English as well. Upcoming artists are supported on this station so it is a platform to listen to new, fresh music too. African tunes also get played to remind us of our roots. OAPs include Godwin Aruwayo, Sabina, Ushbebe e.t.c.
There you have it – a comprehensive list of best radio stations in Nigeria. If you any favorite, do let us know in the comment section below.