LAGOS TOP 5 RADIO STATIONS IN 2023
Written by Oyebamiji Idowu on November 14, 2023
Lagos has many radio stations, broadcasting news,business talks, music, talk shows, sports events, etc. Most people listen to the radio while commuting, doing household chores, etc.
Radio stations are important because they provide information, entertainment, education, health, sports, weather, etc. They keep people informed about what’s going on around them.
Radio stations make money through advertising, paid subscriptions, and charity.
The top five radio stations in Lagos
- Jordan FM
Jordan 105.5fm, a radio station launched in 2018, has carved out its own space in the airwaves with a focus on entrepreneurship and women’s empowerment. It has its stations in Lagos and Abuja. It has won multiple awards, including Entrepreneurship Radio of the Year in 2019. The station has a growing listenership of 3 million people in Lagos and its environs, as well as a sister station in Abuja. Jordan 105.5fm’s core programs focus on business, entrepreneurship, family, entertainment, music, news, sports, and information.
Frequency: 105 MHz
2. Beat FM Lagos is a top radio station in Nigeria, offering a wide range of programs, including traffic updates, weather forecasts, entertainment, news, and sports. It is popular with young people who love music and dance. Beat FM Lagos was the first African radio station to get verified on Twitter and won the Best Radio Station of the Beatz Award in 2017.
Frequency: 99.9 MHz
3. Soundcity Radio Network, a subsidiary of Consolidated Media Associates, is a Lagos-based radio station that broadcasts to a young audience across Nigeria. It is known as the entertainment powerhouse for Nigerian youth, featuring the most popular contemporary music and entertainment.
With a music quota that favors Nigerian artists (70% Nigerian, 30% other African and international), Soundcity Radio keeps listeners up-to-date on the latest trends in the world of music. It broadcasts 24 hours a day on 98.5 FM and online, and features top artists for interviews and concerts, as well as broadcast breaking news and giving out awards.
Frequency: 98.5 MHz
4. Ray Power FM Lagos is a popular radio station that plays a variety of music genres, including hip hop, R&B, Afrobeat, dancehall, reggae, gospel, house, jazz, soul, funk, rock, and pop. It is the first private radio station in Nigeria and offers a variety of programs, including news and other interesting content.
Frequency: 100.5 MHz
5. Inspiration FM is a family radio station in Lagos that has been broadcasting 24/7 since 2008. It aims to instill positive vibes in its listeners and encourage them to live their lives with faith, good morals, and virtue.
The station’s programs are designed for people of all ages and include a variety of topics, such as news, education, inspiration, and entertainment. Some of its most popular programs include No Sleep District, Rep Your Club, Pillow Talk, Night Time, Match Making Night, Friday Night Mix, Vibes Machine, Lunch Time, Wellness Wednesday, and Sharing Life Issues.
Inspiration FM is a great choice for listeners who are looking for a radio station that offers positive vibes and uplifting programming.
Frequency: 92.30 MHz