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The Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria


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The Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria is the pioneer broadcast organization in Nigeria with a rich culture of excellence. The Corporation has evolved through different stages to become what it is today-the largest Radio Network in Africa. 

Available records reveal that Radio Broadcasting was introduced into Nigeria in 1933 by the then Colonial Government. It relayed the overseas service of the British Broadcasting Corporation through wired system with loudspeakers at the listening end.

The service was called Radio Diffusion System, RDS.

From the RDS emerged the Nigeria Broadcasting Service, NBS in April 1950. Prior to the NBS, the Colonial Government had commissioned the Nigeria Broadcasting Survey undertaken by Messrs Byron and Turner which recommended the establishment of stations in Lagos, Kaduna, Enugu, lbadan and Kano. Mr. T.W. Chalmers, a Briton and Controller of the BBC Light Entertainment Programme was the fist Director-General of the NBS.

The Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation, NBC came into being in April 1957 through an Act of Parliament No. 39 of 1956. The Director General was Mr. J.A.C Knott OBE.

In 1978, the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation was re-organized to become the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN. The NBC was instructed to handover its stations that broadcast on Medium Wave frequencies in the States to the State Governments and it took over Short Wave Transmitters from the States. The Broadcasting Corporation of Northern Nigeria, BCNN, was merged with the NBC stations in Lagos, Ibadan and Enugu to become the present day FRCN. The Reverend Victor Badejo was the first indigenous Director-General of Radio Nigeria.

The present Management of the FRCN has transformed the Corporation to truly “Uplift the People and Unite the Nation”, a responsive radio catering for the diverse needs of Nigerians.

 Today the FRCN, as a public service broadcaster, with its headquarters in Abuja, has National Stations in Enugu, Ibadan, Kaduna and Gwagwalada FCT, plus a Lagos Operations Office. These National Stations and Lagos Operations Office, control all the 37 FRCN FM/MW/SW stations spread across the country reaching more than 100 million listeners, broadcasting in 15 languages, catering to the diverse broadcasting needs of a multi-ethnic Nigeria, uplifting the people and uniting the nation.

The Corporation also has five of its stations streaming live audio on the Internet atwww.radionigeriaonline.com thus reaching millions more in the world.


ABUJA ZONAL STATION

FM Stations  
Kapital FM-92.9 Abuja Harmony FM-103.5 Idofian Ilorin
Harvest FM- 103.5 Markudi Precious FM- 102.5 Lafia
Prime FM-101.5 Lokoja Highland FM-101.5 Jos
Power FM- 100.5 Bida  

 

ENUGU ZONAL STATION

 

FM Stations

 
Coal City FM-92.8 Enugu Pacesetter FM-103.5 Umuahia
Creek FM-101.5 Yenagoa Purity FM-102.5 Awka
Unity FM-101.5 Abakaliki Heartland FM-100.5 Owerri
Altantic FM-104.5 Uyo Canaan City-99.5 Calabar
Treasure FM 98.5mhz– Port Harcourt  

 IBADAN ZONAL STATION

FM Stations  
Premier FM-93.5 Ibadan Amuludun FM-96.3 Ibadan
Positive FM-102.5 Akure Paramount FM-94.5Abeokuta
Choice FM-103.5 Ikeja GRA (Frcn Training Sch.) Progress FM 100.5mhz–Ado -Ekiti
Gold FM-95.5 Ilesha  

 

 KADUNA ZONAL STATION

FM Stations  
Supreme FM-96.1Kaduna Karama FM-92.1 Kaduna
Globe FM-98.5 Bauchi Jewel FM- 103.5 Gombe
Pyramid FM-103.5Kano Companion FM-104.5 Katsina
Peace FM-102.5 Maiduguri Equity FM-103.5 Birnin-Kebbi
Horizon FM 100.5 Dutse  
   

 

LAGOS OPERATIONS

FM Stations
Metro FM-97.6 Ikoyi
Bond FM-92.9 Ikoyi

 MARKETING

Our Plus:

  • Widest access in Nigeria 
  • Enhanced National and Regional reach 
  • Increased frequency of exposure 
  • Universal adaptability (at work, home, outdoors) 
  • Flexible time of exposure 
  • Lowest cost per thousand of listenership 
Contact our personnel below:  

Bola Agboola
Director Marketing

  08023066472/08067499898
Vera Ngozi Osokoya
vnosokoya@radionigeria.net
08033023503/ 017632328/ 016618198
Akin Ero-Philips 0803374218/017636030
Mowa Edukugho 08023126782/018796801
Ayodeji Daramola 08023834982/018529300
Morenike Oyedele 08052204774
Seyifunmi Oyewunmi 08033262479/018529300
Ogechi Ukpabi 014378401/08034004579
Michael Oyewale 08023237632
Solomon Oloyede 08065499296
metokula@radionigeria.net  08023118179
kaaiyetan@radionigeria.net  08036872933
ecnnawuogo@radionigeria.net 08023210829
ooogunyemi@radionigeria.net  08057201640
lauche@radionigeria.net  08033139014
mjudeagha@radionigeria.net 08054572307
fekpeyong@radionigeria.net 08065978235
saboh@radionigeria.net 08033114201
horaufu@radionigeria.net 08056201446
kkaskira@radionigeria.net  08020792810
laudohfia@radionigeria.net 08034516504
jomede@radionigeria.net 08028398515

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 EMPLOYMENT

FEDERAL RADIO CORPORATION OF NIGERIA

VACANY! VACANCY!! VACANCY!!!

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT

1. POST: Secretary/ Legal Adviser of the Corporation

LOCATION: FRCN Headquarters, Abuja

REQUISITE QUALIFICATIONS

1. A recognized University Degree in Law.

Master Degree in Law and or Membership of relevant professional body will be an added advantage.

   EXPERIENCE

1. A Deputy Director Grade Legal Officer with at least three (3) years experience on the post.

2. Must have been called to bar not less than 25 years.

 

 

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