Top 15 Radio Stations in Nigeria

Radio stations in Nigeria make it easier for relevant information’s to be shared without hitches/interference. In order to completely and comprehensively list out all the Radio Stations in Nigeria, there is absolute need to first understand some basic concepts such as;

  1. Radio – A Radio is the technology of using  key radio waves or signals to carry and transmit vital information through sound  by systematically modulating properties of electromagnetic energy waves transmitted through space.
  2. Wave– A wave is a disturbance which travels through a medium thereby transferring energy from one point to another without causing permanent displacement of the medium.
  3. Station– A station is place or position in which a person or thing is normally located.
There are a lot of radio stations in Nigeria,this post will list all the top radio stations,private radio stations,christian radio stations,Muslim radio stations,universities radio stations, government owned radio stations and also online/internet radio stations in Nigeria for streaming.

A good number of Radio stations have spring up recently in Nigeria, giving us varieties in terms of News, music, sports and lots more, irrespective of your location. Depending on individual desire and  interest, everyone prefer some radio stations to others due to their in debt analysis of events, like Sports,entertainment,comedy,politics etc.

Today, we will take a look at the top 15 radio stations we have and Nigeria, But before that let us consider radio stations Nigeria by divisions;

Internet / Online Radio Stations In Nigeria

Genius Radio (Online Radio Station)
Amplified Radio
DJ Jozenga
97.1 – Rima Internet FM
Shockwave Radio (Online)
iGroove Radio (Online)
Nigerian FM (Online Streaming FM)
Nigerian Web radio
19jaradio (Online)
Unity1960 (Nigerian Internet Radio)
Ayefele Fresh FM (Internet-based radio station)

Christian Radio Stations In Nigeria

Worded FM (Internet Based)
107.5 – Gospel Revolution FM
Worded FM (Internet Based Christian FM)
WiGRadio (Online Gospel Radio station)
Gospotainment Radio – (Urban Gospel)
Gospel Hotspot Radio (Christian Lifestyle Radio)
Praiseworld Radio (Online gospel radio station)
Liveway Radio – (Online gospel radio station)
Worship Culture radio (Online gospel radio)
Cfaith Radio Network – (Online 24hrs Gospel radio station)
CrystalCityRadio 24/7 (Gospel Radio Station)

Muslim/ Hausa Radio Stations In Nigeria

ENradio – Muslim online radio station
Alhazai Radio (Hausa Internet Radio Station)
Hausa Internet Radio
Urban / HipHop Radio Stations In Nigeria
iPLAY RADiO (Urban Radio)

XMRadio1 (Urban Internet Radio Station)
Bloom Radio (Urban radio station)

Universities/ Schools Radio Stations In Nigeria

90.90 – IMSU STAR FM
101.9 – Absu FM, Uturu
100.7 – UNIUYO FM (University of Uyo)
104.9 – Heritage FM (Heritage Polytechnic, Eket)
93.3 – Madonna Radio (Madonna University) FM, Okija
94.1 – Unizik (Nnamdi Azikiwe University) FM, Awka
107.1 – Tansian Radio (Tansian University) FM, Umunya
89.9 Benue State University, BSU FM, Makurdi
103.7 – Delta State University (Delsu FM), Abraka
90.5 – Okada Wonderland FM,(Igbinedion University Radio)Okada
100.1 – Uniben FM (University of Benin Radio), Benin city
98.7 – Caritas University FM Radio

106.9 – Gouni FM (Godfrey Okoye University) Radio, Enugu
106.5 – ESUT RADIO, Enugu
107.2 – IMT RADIO, Enugu
106.5 – Stallion FM (Federal College of Education, Ehu-Amufu)
98.5 – KASU FM (Kaduna State University Radio)
95.7 – LASU Radio (Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos)
103.1 – Unilag FM (University of Lagos)
105.9 – NOUN FM (National Open University of Nigeria) Victoria Island
103.9 – Ultimate FM (College of Education) Minna
89.1 – Click FM (Ibrahim Babangida University, Lapai) Radio
89.1 – Hope FM (Babcock University Radio station, Ilisan-Remo)
92.3 – Search FM, Minna (Federal University of Technology, Minna)
95.9 – Hebron FM (Covenant University Radio Station, Ota)
92.1 – OOU FM(Olabisi Onabanjo university, Ago-Iwoye)
93.1 – FUTA FM (Federal University of Technology, Akure)
107.3 – Varsity Radio (Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko)
89.1 – Lead City University Campus Radio FM, Ibadan –
101.1 – Diamond FM, University of Ibadan, Ibadan
96.1 – ICEFMUJ (University of Jos)
98.9 – Rock FM (Plataeu Polytechnic)
103.7 – Radio UST FM (University of Science and Technology)
88.5 – Uniport Unique FM ( University of Port Harcourt)

All Other Radio Stations In Nigeria

Fish FM ( App Available)
87.9 – Best Afro FM, Abuja
88.9 – Brilla FM, Abuja – Sports
92.1 – Vision FM, Abuja
92.9 – Kapital FM (FRCN), Abuja
93.5 – ASO Radio, Abuja
Luli Radio – Celestial Church Of Christ official radio station
94.7 – Rhythm FM, Abuja
95.1 – Nigeria info Abuja
96.1 – Urban Radio, Abuja
96.9 – Cool FM, Abuja
98.3 – Hot FM, Abuja

99.5 – Wazobia FM, Abuja
99.9 – Kiss FM, Abuja
100.5 – Ray power FM, Abuja
101.1 – Human Rights Radio
104.5 – Love FM, Abuja
105.7 – Greetings FM, Abuja
106.3 – WE FM
107.7 – Armed Forces Radio
88.1 – Broadcasting Corporation, Umuahia
89.7 – Buzz FM, Aba
93.3 – Rhema FM, ABa
94.9 – Flo FM, Umuahia
102.9 – MAGIC FM Aba
103.5 – Pace Setter FM, Amakanma old Umuahia
103.9 – Love FM, Aguiyi Ironsi layout, Umuahia
104.1 – Vision Africa, Umuahia
107.1 – Green FM, (MOUAU), Umudike [1]
917 – AM Radio Gotel, Yola
91.1 – FM Gotel Yola
95.7 – ABC FM, Yola
1440 – ABC AM, Yola
101.5 – Fombina FM Yola
92.3 – Pulaaku FM, Yola.
101.1 – Planet FM
104.5 – Atlantic FM
105.9 – Inspiration FM
95.1 – Comfort FM
90.5 – AKBC
88.5 – Anambra Broadcasting Service, Awka
88.9 – Brilla FM, Onitsha – Sports
89.4- Minaj FM Obosi
89.7- City Radio, Onitsha
90.7 – Anambra Broadcasting Service, Onitsha
91.5 – Blaze FM, Oraifite
95.3 – Radio Sapientia FM, Onitsha
95.7 – Rhythm FM, Awka
99.1 – Odenigbo FM, Obosi
102.5 – Purity FM, Awka(FRCN)
103.5 – Gist FM, Ogidi


After considering the  divisional/categorical list above, below is a comprehensive list of top major radio stations in Nigeria which is a must for everyone to know.

1. Rhythm 93.7FM: Known mostly for it’s music, ranging from alternative to mix of style and alternative. It is a private station owned by Silver bird Communications under the Silverbird Group with a single frequency of 93.7. This radio station first air date on 93.7 FM Lagos was in 1997. It also has a sister station in Port Harcourt operating with the same frequency. It’s known as an English speaking commercial radio station.

2. Cool FM: This is another hit music station and a very popular radio station in Nigeria. It is basically an English speaking radio station whose frequency cuts across some regions of Nigeria. Being founded in 1998, it is claimed by many to be the best radio station in the country.

3. Raypower FM Raypower FM: was the first independent station in Nigeria. Its stations spread across about 18 states in Nigeria including The FCT. An urban contemprory station with interesting programs like news sports, interviews etc.

Top 15 Radio Stations in Nigeria

4. Wazobia 95.1 FM: A radio station with a very impressive achievement, ranked top in the nation due to its vibrant blend of indigenous artist from Africa as whole. It was and and is still the only station that presents its program in pidgin English. Wazobia’s comical and musical background is infused with global and national news, sports, games and entertainment gists, topical issues, interviews, all delivered in PIDGIN. The radio station is loved by almost all Nigerian and it remain popular till today.

5. Beat 99.9 FM: A comfortable station whose frequency can be found at home, in the car and at work. It’s broadcast covers sports, news, entertainment and other exciting shows.

6. Brilla FM: Founded by Larry Izamoje on October 1, 2002. It maintain a its position as the only sports radio station in the country. Be it as it may, it is a very popular and unique Nigerian sports station loved by many.

7. Naija Fm 102.7: This is a Nigeria radio station with proper collaboration of music, gist and news. The station touches topical matters that affects and encourages their listeners.

8. Nigeria Info 99.3FM: This is a News & Sports station in the nation. In Nigeria, it is the first station of it’s kind.

9. Smooth 98.1FM: This station was introduced into the Nigerian airwaves on November 14, 2009 as the first digitally equipped radio station in Lagos, Nigeria. It’s operation runs 24 hours offering a mix of jazz, soul, old school, funk and world class music providing intellectual and exciting entertainment to the nations growing audience.

10. Inspiration 92.3FM: Is a family radio station that serves the needs of Nigeria residence for intensive inspiration, promotion etc 24 hours daily.

11. Classic FM 97.3: Regarded as the best Nigeria music station, it plays olden day music along with the recent ones.

12. City 105.1 FM: This is an urban music variety station that sets eye on the upwardly mobile community in Lagos, Nigeria and the rest of the world, portraying the proper lifestyle quality and music of Lagos residents.

Top 15 Radio Stations in Nigeria

13. Top Radio 90.9 FM Nigeria: Lagos based Radio Station, focuses mainly on entertainment which comprises sweet music from pre-released to current Top of the charts songs including Alternative music, soft rock, old school and best of Reggae.

14. Bloom Radio Nigeria: Is the oldest and one of world’s leading internet stations broadcasting to over 120 countries.

15. Radio Continental 102.3FM: This is Nigeria’s Loudest Conversation Station and it focuses on Great Music and Great Talk.

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