Full list of radio stations in Nigeria and their owners

Many people want to know the frequency and owners of all Radio stations in Nigeria, and that’s what we’ve presented in this article.

If you’ve not seen our latest post on the 10 best radio stations in Lagos, you should check it out.

The first practical radio transmitters and receivers were developed around 1895-6 by Italian Guglielmo Marconi, and radio began to be used commercially around 1900.

How many radio stations in Nigeria have we got? This post will enlighten you on the list of radio stations in Nigeria and their frequencies.

The media (TV, radio, internet, etc.) controls the world, at least to a huge extent.

Here are quick stats and figures about radio stations all around the world:

  • The United States for example, had the greatest number of radio stations broadcasting at the end of 2016, with 24,447 stations.
  • Radio is the leading reach platform: 93% of us listen to AM/FM radio over the airwaves, which is higher than TV viewership (88%), PC use (50%), smartphone use (83%), and tablet use (37%)
  • More than 243 million American adults listen to the radio each month, as compiled from 2018 Neilson, Audio today.
  • Audiences are becoming more diverse with more than 44 million Hispanic listeners and more than 34 million Black listeners a month.
  • For context, as of Dec 2019, total worldwide population is 7.8 billion. The internet has 4.54 billion users.
  • Over 34.5 million African American listeners use radio each month.
Nigerian radio stations owned by government

A Radio station is a station for the production and transmission of AM or FM radio broadcasts.

On the other hand, Broadcast station or broadcasting station as you must have heard of is a station equipped to broadcast radio or television programs.

Radio stations cover various themes like sports, local and national news, analysis, music, games, interviews, etc.

Apart from the fact that people visit music blogs in Nigeria to hear the latest songs, they listen to the radio stations dedicated to music and entertainment.

So, which are the private and government-owned radio stations in Nigeria?

You should check out our rankings of the top 10 television stations in Nigeria as well.

Full List of Radio Stations In Nigeria and Their Owners (Government, Commercial)

The table below gives you the full list of radio stations in Nigeria, their location and ownership status:

S/N Name of Radio Station Location Frequency Owner
1 Brilla FM – Sport Abuja 88.9 Commercial
2. Vision FM Abuja 92.1 Commercial
3. Kapital FM Abuja 92.9 Govt
4. ASO Radio Abuja 93.5 Commercial
5. Rhythm FM Abuja 93.7 Commercial
6. Nigeria info FM Abuja 95.1 Commercial
7. Urban Radio FM Abuja 96.5 Commercial
8. Cool FM Abuja 96.1 Commercial
9. Hot FM Abuja 98.3 Commercial
10. Best Afro FM Abuja 87.9 Commercial
11. Wazobia FM Abuja 95.1 Commercial
12. Kiss FM Abuja 99.9 Commercial
13. Ray power FM Abuja 100.5 Commercial
14. Love FM Abuja 104.5 Commercial
15. WE FM Abuja 106.3 Commercial
16. Armed Forces Radio Abuja 107.7 Govt
17. Broadcasting Corporation OF Abia Umuahia 88.1 State
18. Flo FM Umuahia 94.1 Commercial
19. Love FM Umuahia 103.9 Commercial
20. MAGIC FM Aba, Umuahia, Abia State 102.9 Commercial
21.  Vision Africa Umuahia, Abia State 104.1 Commercial
22. Pace Setter FM Umuahia, Abia State 103.5 Commercial
23. AM Radio Gotel Yola, Adamawa 917 Commercial
24. FM Gotel Yola, Adamawa 91.1 Commercial
25. ABC Yola Yola, Adamawa 95.7 Commercial
26. Fombina FM Yola, Adamawa 101.5 Commercial
27. Planet FM Akwa Ibom State 101.1 Commercial
28. Atlantic FM Akwa Ibom State 104.5 Commercial
29. Inspiration FM Akwa Ibom State 105.9 Commercial
30. AKBC Akwa Ibom State 90.5 Govt
31. Gospel Revolution FM Akwa Ibom State 107.5 Commercial
32. Anambra Broadcasting Service Awka, Anambra State 88.5 Govt
33. Brilla FM – Sport Onitsha 88.9 Commercial
34. Minaj FM Obosi, Anambra State 89.4 Commercial
35. Anambra Broadcasting Service Onitsha, Anambra State 90.7 Govt
36. Blaze FM Oraifite, Anambra State 91.5 Commercial
37. Madonna Radio FM Okija, Anambra State 93.2 Campus
38. Radio Sapientia FM Onitsha, Anambra State 95.3 Commercial
39. Rhythm FM Awka, Anambra State. 95.7 Commercial
40. Odenigbo FM Obosi, Anambra State 99.1 Commercial
41. Purity FM Awka, Anambra State. 102.5 Federal
42. Gist FM Ogidi, Anambra State 103.5 Commercial
43. Alpha FM Nnobi, Anambra State 106.5 Commercial
44. Lumen FM Uga, Anambra State 90.1 Commercial
45. Brc 2 FM Bauchi 94.6 Commercial
46. Globe FM Bauchi 98.5 FRCN
47. Ray Power FM Bauchi 102.5 Commercial
48. Silverbird Rhythm FM Oxbow Lake Swali, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. 94.7 Commercial
49. Royal FM Yenagoa, Bayelsa State 95.5  
50. Bayelsa State Broadcasting Corporation (BSBC) Glory FM Bayelsa, Ekeki Yenagoa, Bayelsa State 97.1 State
51. Ray Power FM Elebele, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. 102.5 Commercial
52. Creek FM Radio Nigeria, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State 106.8 State
53. Radio Benue 1  Makurdi   State
54. Radio Benue Makurdi 95.0  
55. Joy FM Otukpo, Benue State 96.5 Commercial
56. Harvest FM Bayelsa State Makurdi 103.5 Commercial
57. Ashiwaves FM Katsina-Ala, Benue State 99.9 Commercial
58. BRTV Borno Radio Maiduguri, Borno State 94.5 State
59. BRTV Metropolitan FM Maiduguri, Borno State 95.3 State
60.  Freedom Radio Maiduguri, Borno State 99.5 Commercial
61. Peace FM Maiduguri, Borno State 102.5 FRCN
62. GAME FM Borno State 90.7 Commercial
63. Cross River Broadcasting Corporation Cross River State 104.5 State
64. Cross River Radio Cross River State 92.6 State
65. Hit FM Calabar, Cross River State 95.9 Commercial
66. Canaan City FM Calabar, Cross River State 99.5 Commercial
67. Melody FM Warri, Delta State 88.6 Commercial
68. Crown FM Effurun, Delta State 89.9 Commercial
69. Quest FM Ughelli-Patani Road, Ogor[1], Delta State 93.1 Commercial
70. JFM Otu Jeremi, Delta State 95.1 Commercial
71. Ray power FM Oghara, Delta State 96.1 Commercial
72. Voice of Delta Radio Asaba, Delta State 97.9 Commercial
73. Bridge Radio Asaba, Delta State 98.7 Commercial
74. Kpoko FM (Pidgin Broadcast) Warri 100.5 Commercial
75. Trend FM Asaba, Delta State 100.9 Commercial
76. Rize FM Warri[2], Delta State 106.7 Commercial
77. Hot FM Asaba, Delta State 96.5 Commercial
78. Salt FM Abakaliki, Ebonyi State 98.1 Commercial
79. Unity FM Abakaliki, Ebonyi State 101.5 Commercial
80. Edo Broadcasting Service Aduwawa, Edo State 95.75 State
81. Bronze FM  Aduwawa, Edo State 101.5 FRCN, Federal
82. Independent Radio Benin city, Edo State 92.3 Commercial
83. RayPower FM Abuja 100.5 Commercial
84. K-U FM Benin city-Edo state 92.7 Commercial
85. SilverBird Rhythm FM Ugbowo, Benin city, Edo State 93.7 Commercial
86. Vibes FM Benin city, Edo State 97.3 Commercial
87. Speed FM Benin City, Edo State 96.9 Commercial
88. Progress FM Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State 100.5 FRCN, Federal
89. Golden voice of Ekiti (BSES) Ekiti State 91.5  State
90. Dream FM Enugu, State 92.5 Commercial
91. Solid FM Enugu State 100.9 Commercial
92. Lion FM Nsukka, Enugu, State 91.1 Commercial
93. Coal City FM Enugu State 92.9 FRCN
94. Voice FM Nsukka, Enugu State 96.7 FRCN
95. Sunrise FM Enugu State 96.1 Commercial
96. Urban Radio Enugu State 94.5 Commercial
97. Progress Radio Gombe State 97.3 Commercial
98. Gombe FM Gombe State 91.9 State
99. Ray Power FM Gombe State 93.1 State
100. Imo Broadcasting Corporation Imo State 94.5 State
101. Hot FM Owerri, Imo State 99.5 Commercial
102. Heartland FM Owerri, Imo State 100.5 Commercial
103. Zanders FM Owerri, Imo State 105.7 Commercial
104. Megaband Fm Owerri, Imo State 97.3 Commercial
105 My Radio FM Owerri, Imo State 100.9 Commercial
106. 107. FM Andaza Jigawa State 93.5  
108. Radio Jigawa AM Jigawa State 1026 State
109. Dutse New world FM Dutse, Jigawa State 95.5  
110. Brila FM Kaduna State 88.9 Commercial
111. Kada 2 FM Kaduna State 89.9  
112. Capital Sounds FM Kaduna State 90.9 Commercial
113. Liberty Radio FM (English) Kaduna State 91.7  
114. Liberty Radio FM (Hausa) Kaduna State 103.5  
115. Karama FM Kaduna State 92.1 FRCN
116. Freedom Radio FM Kaduna State 92.9 Commercial
117. Supreme FM Kaduna State 96.1 FRCN
118 Alheri Radio FM Kaduna State 97.7 Commercial
119. Alheri Radio FM Zaria, Kaduna State 97.7 Commercial
120. Ray Power FM Kaduna State 106.5 Commercial
121. Kada 1 Kaduna State 639  
122. Nagarta Radio Kaduna State 747  
123. FRCN (Hausa) Kaduna State 594 FRCN
124. FRCN (English) Kaduna State 1107 FRCN
125. Manoma Radio AM Kano State 549  
126. Radio Kano I AM Kano State 729 State
127. Dala FM Kano State 88.5  
128. Radio Kano II FM Kano State 89.3 State
129. Express Radio FM Lamido Crescent, Kano State 90.3 Commercial
130. Arewa Radio FM Farm Centre, Kano 93.1 Commercial
131. Wazobia FM Farm Centre, Kano 95.1 Commercial
132. Cool FM Farm Centre, Kano 96.9 Commercial
133. Freedom Radio FM Kano State 99.5  
134. FRCN Pyramid FM Madobi, Kano 103.5 FRCN
135. Ray Power FM Kano State 106.5 Commercial
136. Radio Nigeria Companion FM Katsina State 104.5 FRCN
137. Ray Power FM Katsina State 106.5 Commercial
138. Katsina State Radio Katsina State 972 State
139. Vision FM Katsina State 92.1 Commercial
140. Kebbi State Radio Birnin kebbi, Kebbi State 95.5 State
141. Equity FM Birnin kebbi, Kebbi State 103.5 Commercial
142. Confluence FM Lokoja, Kogi State. 94.0 State.
143. Grace FM Lokoja, Kogi State. 95.5 Commercial
144. TAO FM Okene, Kogi State. 100.9  
145. Prime FM Kogi State. 101.5 Commercial
146. Royal FM Ilorin, Kwara State. 95.1 Commercial
147. Midland FM (Radio Kwara) Ilorin, Kwara State 99.0 State
148. Harmony FM FRCN Idofian, Kwara State 103.5 FRCN
149. Raypower FM Ilorin, Kwara State 106.5 Commercial
150. Radio Kwara FM Ilorin, Kwara State 612.8 State
151. Okin FM Offa, Kwara State 105.7 Commercial
152. Eko FM Ikeja, Lagos State 89.7 Commercial
153. Top Radio FM Lagos State 90.9 Commercial
154. Lagos Talks FM Lagos State 91.3 Commercial
155. Inspiration FM Lagos State 92.3 Commercial
156. Bond FM Lagos State 92.9 State
157. Rhythm FM Lagos State 93.7 Commercial
158. Wazobia FM Lagos State 95.1 Commercial
159. Lagos Traffic radio Lagos State 96.1 Commercial
160. Urban96 FM Lagos State 96.5 Commercial
161. Cool FM Lagos State 96.9 Commercial
162. Classic FM Lagos State 97.3 Commercial
163. Metro FM Lagos State 97.9 FRCN
164. SMOOTH FM Lagos State 98.1 Commercial
165. Soundcity FM Lagos State 98.5 Commercial
166. Kiss FM Lagos State 98.9 Commercial
167. Nigeria Info Lagos State 99.3 Commercial
168. The Beat FM Ikoyi, Lagos State 99.9 Commercial
169. RayPower FM Alagbado, Lagos State. 100.5 Commercial
170. Star FM Ikeja, Lagos. 101.5 Commercial
171. Radio Continental, Ikosi Ketu, Lagos 102.3 Commercial
172. Naija FM Lagos State 102.7 Commercial
173. Radio One FM Lagos State 103.5 FRCN
174. Kennis FM Lagos State 104.1 Commercial
175. City FM Oregun, Lagos 105.1 Commercial
176. Faaji FM (Also of Raypower FM) Lagos State 106.5 Commercial
177. Radio Lagos, Ikeja (Also of Eko FM) Lagos State 107.5 Commercial
178. Maloney FM Keffi, Nasarawa State 95.9 Commercial
179. Nasarawa Broadcasting Service Lafia, Nasarawa State 97.1 State
180. Precious FM Lafia,  Nasarawa State 102.5 FRCN
181. Kizito FM Nasarawa State 108.0 Commercial
182. Option FM Nasarawa State 92.3 Commercial
183. Platinum Radio Keffi, Nasarawa State 91.1 Commercial
184. Zuma FM Suleja, Niger State 88.8 Commercial
185. Crystal Radio Minna, Niger State 91.2 Commercial
186. Power FM Bida,  Niger State 100.5  FRCN
187. Victory FM Minna, Niger State 90.5 Commercial
188. Arystocratz Radio FM cele ijebu-ode, Ogun State 87.5 Commercial
189. Rainbow FM Ogun State 94.1 Commercial
190. Paramount FM Abeokuta, Ogun State 94.5 FRCN
191. Rockcity FM Abeokuta, Ogun State 101.9 Commercial
192. OGBC FM Abeokuta, Ogun State 90.5 State
193. Women FM Arepo, Isheri, Ogun State 91.7 Commercial
194. S.M.A FM IJAGUN-IKOFA, Ogun State 104.7 Commercial
195. Sweet FM Ibadan-Abeokuta Expressway, Abeokuta, Ogun State 107.1 Commercial
196. Kennis FM Radio Ogun State 104.1 Commercial
197. Adaba FM Ilara-Mokin via Akure, Ondo State 88.9 Commercial
198. Breez FM Ijoka, Akure, Ondo State 91.9 Commercial
199. OSRC FM Orita-Obele, Akure, Ondo State 96.5 State
200. Positive FM Ondo State 102.5 FRCN
201. Orange FM Akure, Ondo State 94.5 Commercial
202. Raypower FM Oba-ile, Akure, Ondo State 96.1 Commercial
203. Sun City Radio Ondo City, Ondo State 101.9 Commercial
204. Eki FM Ondo city, Ondo State 100.9 Commercial
205. Music & Culture FM Ondo city, Ondo State 106.5 Commercial
206. Excel FM Ore, Ondo State 91.1 Commercial
207. Orisun FM Ile Ife, Osun State 89.5 Commercial
208. Rave FM Oroki Estate, Osogbo, Osun State 91.7 Commercial
209. Raypower FM Oke Pupa, Osogbo 95.1 Commercial
210. Gold FM Iloko-Ijesa road, Ilesa, Osun State. 95.5 FRCN
211. Odidere FM, Reality Radio-Vision Service (RRS) Sky Limit area, Iwo, Osun State 96.3 Commercial
212. Oodua FM Toll Gate, Ile-Ife, Osun State 90.9 Commercial
213. Crown FM Eleyele, Ile Ife, Osun State 101.5 Commercial
214. Uniq FM Ara Station, Okesa, Ilesa, Osun State 103.1 Commercial
215. Living Spring FM Ile-Awiye, Oke Baale, Osogbo, Osun State 104.5 Commercial
216. Space FM (1st Trilingual Radio Station in Nigeria) 136, Liberty Road, Ibadan, Oyo State. 90.1 Commercial
217. Star FM Secretariat, Ibadan, Oyo State. 91.5 Commercial
218. Ajilete FM Gambari, Ogbomoso, Oyo State. 92.1 Commercial
219. Impact Business Radio (Nigeria’s first Business Radio) Akobo, Ibadan, Oyo State. 92.5 Commercial
220. Royal Root FM  Jericho Area, Ibadan, Oyo State. 92.9 Commercial
221. Premier FM Dugbe, Ibadan, Oyo State. 93.5 FRCN
222. Raypower FM Cocoa house Dugbe Ibadan, Oyo State. 95.1 Commercial
223. Oke-Ogun FM Alaga, Oyo State. 96.3 Commercial
224. Lagelu FM (also of Splash FM) Ibadan, Oyo State. 105.5 Commercial
225. Beat FM Bodija, Ibadan, Oyo State. 97.9 Commercial
226. Jamz FM Lagelu Estate, Felele Area, Ibadan, Oyo State. 100.1 Commercial
227. Parrot FM Ogbomosho, , Oyo State. 101.1 Commercial
228. Oluyole FM Old Ife Road, Ibadan, Oyo State 98.5 Commercial
229. Amuludun FM Moniya, Ibadan, Oyo State 99.1 Commercial
230. Splash FM Felele, Ibadan, Oyo State. 105.5 Commercial
231. Inspiration FM Oyo State 92.3 Commercial
232. Petals FM Old Bodija, Ibadan, Oyo State. 102.3 Commercial
233. Naija FM Bodija, Ibadan, Oyo State 102.7 Commercial
234. Fresh FM, Ibadan, Oyo State 105.9 Commercial
235. Lead Radio Ibadan Oyo State 106.3 Commercial
236. Radio O.Y.O Ile-Akade Orita Bashorun (Radio AM) Oyo State 756 State
237. Jay FM Jos, Plateau State 101.9 Commercial
238. Radio Plateau 1 AM 1224, Jos, Plateau State 88.65 State
239. Peace FM Jos, Plateau State 90.5 Commercial
240. Rhythm FM Jos, Plateau State 93.7 Commercial
241. Raypower FM Jos, Plateau State 100.5 Commercial
242. Highland FM Jos, Plateau State 101.5 Commercial
243. Unity FM Jos, Plateau State 93.3 Commercial
244. Tin City FM Jos, Plateau State 104.3 Commercial
245. Cool FM Rivers State 95.9 Commercial
246. Garden City FM Rivers State 89.9 Commercial
247. Family Love FM Rivers State 97.7 Commercial
248. Nigeria Info Rivers State 95.1 Commercial
249. Wave FM Rivers State 91.7 Commercial
250. Radio Rivers Rivers State 99.1 Commercial
251. RayPower FM Rivers State 106.5 Commercial
252. Rhythm FM Rivers State 93.7 Commercial
253. Treasure FM Rivers State 98.5 FRCN
254. Today FM Rivers State 95.1 Commercial
255. Wazobia FM Rivers State 94.1 Commercial
256. Vision FM Sokoto State 92.1 Commercial
257. Rima FM Sokoto State 97.1 Commercial
258. Royal FM Sokoto State 101.5 Commercial
259. Freedom FM Sokoto State 99.5 Commercial
260. TSBS Taraba radio Jalingo Jalingo, Taraba State 90.6 State
261. TSBS Taraba radio Serti, Taraba State 97.5 State
262. Gift FM Jalingo Taraba State 104.8 Commercial
263. pride of the Sahel Damaturu Damaturu, Yobe State 89.5 State
264. Pride FM Gusau International broadcasters Zafara State 102.5 State
265. Voice of Nigeria (ShortWave), Lagos Zafara State 7255 State

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