FM Radio Stations in Nigeria have won and are still winning many hearts in Nigeria. Radio has been a substantial part of the lives of Nigerians. MyTUNEiN in this article brings to you best FM radio stations in Nigeria.
COOL 96.9 FM: Cool FM is one of the most popular radio stations broadcasting in Nigeria. The station is focused on music, sports, entertainment, interviews, community and national news, and many others.
Cool FM is with frequencies across 4 of the 6 Geo-Political zones in Nigeria; South West Zone (Lagos State): Cool 96.9 FM, Lagos - founded October 1998, South South Zone (Rivers State): Cool 95.9 FM, Port Harcourt - founded November 2008, North Central Zone (Abuja): Cool 96.9 FM, Abuja - founded November 2001 and North West Zone (Kano State): Cool 96.9 FM Kano - founded October 2011. Cool FM is available online and also operates Cool TV.
WAZOBIA 94.1 FM: Wazobia FM is the Ogbonge station that brings to you a vibrant blend of indigenous artists from all over the African continent. This musical background is infused with global and national news, topical issues, sports, interviews, games and entertainment gist, all delivered in PIDGIN. It is the first radio station in Nigeria that produced programs in Pidgin English.
Wazobia FM is one of the favorite radio stations in Nigeria on account of its Pidgin English programs. It broadcasts news, sports, music, talk shows, features, interviews and more. Wazobia FM is available on the FM band on 94.1 MHz in Port Harcourt as Wazobia 94.1 FM, on 99.5 MHz in Abuja as Wazobia 99.5 FM, on 95.1 MHz in Kano as Wazobia 95.1 FM, on 95.1 in Lagos as Wazobia 95.1 FM, and on 93.7 MHz in Onitsha as Wazobia 93.7 FM. Wazobia is available online and also own and operates Wazobia TV.
BEAT 99.9 FM: Beat 99.9 FM is a Lagos based English-language radio station centered on music, information and the Nigerian entertainment industry. The station started broadcasting on July 1, 2003. It also operates Beat TV and an online radio service for those outside the coverage area and Nigeria. It was the first African radio station to get verified on Twitter.
The Beat FM operates on 99.9 MHz on the FM band in Lagos as Beat 99.9 FM, on 97.9 MHz in Ibadan as Beat 97.9 FM, on 97.9 MHz in Abuja as Beat 97.9 FM, on 99.9 MHz inas Beat 99.9 FM and on 103.6 MHz in London UK as Beat 103.6 FM.
THE HEARTBEAT of LAGOS aim to be the most listened-to radio station by our stated demographic of 15-40-year-old men and women. To be the ‘BEAT’ of Lagos, and capture through our sound the vibrancy that Lagos is known for.
SOUNDCITY 98.5 FM: Soundcity FM is a Nigerian FM radio and nationwide digital radio station that follows a Top 40 music format and is owned by Alphavision Multimedia, a subsidiary of the Consolidated Media Associates (CMA). Headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, Soundcity Radio Network broadcasts nationally to a youth audience. Soundcity FM music quota leans more to Nigerian music with over 70% of music played from local artists and 30% split between other African and Foreign music.
Test transmissions for the first station for the Soundcity Radio Network, in Lagos, began in the first quarter of 2016, but programming and OAPs went on-air on 18 July. Other OAPs followed with four hour shifts each.
Soundcity FM has transmitters serving these areas: 98.5 MHz in Lagos, 96.3 MHz in Abuja, 96.5 MHz in Port Harcourt, 91.3 MHz in Kano, 91.1 MHz in Enugu, and yet to launch one in Uyo. Sound Radio Network also operates Soundcity 88.5 FM in Nairobi, Kenya.
RAYPOWER 100.5 FM: Raypower FM is Nigeria's first private radio station with over 20 sub stations spread across the country. It is owned by Daar Communications and was established on December 15, 1993. RayPower FM has transmitters in about 18 states of Nigeria; Kano, Benin, Kaduna, Ilorin, Enugu, Katsina, Maiduguri, Makurdi, Calabar, Abuja, and Port Harcourt. Below are Raypower's stations across Nigeria;
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Naija 102.7 FM: Naija FM is one of Nigeria’s topmost interesting radio stations broadcasting its programs in Nigerian pidgin. "Naija FM 102.7 na the original Naija radio station, with correct collabo of talk and music. The talk talk part, include local and topical news, where we go use give our listeners space to take talk their minds for topical matters wey dey affect dem everyday. The music, no go be from only well known local musicians dem, but we go also dey support our upcoming brothers and sisters wey need avenue for their new music. We go play all new and old music from our local Nigerian scene, with addition of our popular African songs."
Naija FM has transmitters in different locations; it is serving the people of Lagos on 102.7 MHz as Naija 102.7 FM, Ibadan on 102.7 MHz as Naija 102.7 FM, and Port Harcourt on 92.7 MHz as Naija 92.7 FM.
RHYTHM 93.7 FM: is an English speaking commercial radio station which broadcasts an urban contemporary radio format, playing a variety of music genres including R&B, hip hop, with a blend of culture and style. It is owned and operated by Silverbird Communications under the Silverbird Group and is one of the most popular private radio stations in Nigeria.
Rhythm FM broadcasts on 93.7 MHz in Lagos as Rhythm 93.7 FM, in Abuja on 94.7 MHz as Rhythm 94.7 FM, on 93.7 MHz in Port Harcourt as Rhythm 93.7 FM, on 95.7 MHz in Akwa as Rhythm 95.7 FM, and on 93.7 MHz in Plateau as Rhythm 93.7 FM.
BRILA 88.9 FM: Brila FM is a sports radio station founded on October 1, 2002, by Larry Izamoje as Nigeria's first and only sports radio station. Brila FM has four stations; in Lagos, Abuja, Onitsha, it operates on 88.9 MHz, and in Port Harcourt, it operates on 101.1 MHz. During the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the station was appointed as one of the three lead broadcast partners by Optima Sports Management International.
Brila FM focuses primarily on sports updates and analysis. In 2012, they signed a broadcasting partnership with talkSPORT to broadcast live Premier League match commentary until 2014.
CLASSIC 97.3 FM: Classic FM plays every song you know!! 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s and today and also the best of Nigerian music past and current hits. Classic FM operates on 97.3 MHz in Lagos as Classic 97.3 FM, on 94.3 MHz is Classic 94.3 in Abuja, and on 91.1 MHz in Port Harcourt as Classic 91.1 FM.
URBAN 96.5 FM: Urban 96 Radio Network is an English speaking commercial radio station with headquarters in Lekki, Lagos. The station broadcasts an urban contemporary radio format, playing a variety of music genres including R&B, hip hop, pop with a blend of culture and style. The radio network first launched her Lagos dial on the 96.5 frequency with OAPs getting on-air on 1 April, 2016 It was a trending topic on Twitter on that day. It is owned and operated by Alphavision Multimedia, subsidiary of CMA Group and It is one of the most popular private media group in Nigeria.
The station served a record-breaking 400,000 listeners on the first month of test transmission and targets a core audience in the 14-34 age group. Broadcast areas of Urban 96.5 FM are Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Enugu and Uyo.