Top 6 Radio Stations In Nigeria

In this write-up, you will learn about the top radio stations in Nigeria. It happens that all of them are FM radio stations. Not as if there are no other forms of radio stations in Nigeria, but if the truth must be told, the FM stations have taken over everything.


BEAT FM 99.9

It is an urban radio station with a difference. Their style of presentation, show concepts and premiere of new music, leaning heavily on the personalities of some of their popular presenters make them stand out. Very good examples of their presenters are Gbemi, Olisa, Osi Suave, and Toolz. These presenters are top class if the truth must be told. The FM station is now expanding. They have many new stations in plan and some of them will roll out in Ibadan in a very soon.

CITY FM 105.1

They re-launched in July 2012 and had been hot since then till now. CITY FM was bolstered by the inclusion of great presenters and some of them are JLuv, K-Show, Tony Doe and Westsyde. Most of the presenters here came from Radio Continental to City FM and they all came around the same time too. There’s still room for improvement, but the crew have done pretty well despite their past financial problems. They are really making wave if the truth must be told.

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The one stop radio portal for the oldies took a giant leap this year, moving ahead of rival station Smooth FM. They seem to be heading for the top and nothing seems to be strong enough to stop their ascension to the top of the log.

There are plans in place by the management to increase the number of stations owned by the station. Their giant strides are becoming great threats to other FM stations.

COOL FM 96.9

OAPs Mannie and D Angels and Joyce , Freeze and Kaylah are really making very strong impact at COOL FM. They are therefore able to stand tall and be counted among the best in the industry. They are making incomparable move to the top and sending new signals of their unconquerable stances. The FM Station is among the very first in Nigeria.

The station was able to keep the premium brand intact but still watered down their shows to accommodate the average listener. They also settled their legal battle with COSON and they reached an agreement to pay artiste royalties.


The station is really inspirational if the truth must be told. They provide a perfect fusion of both slow paced music and pop Inspiration FM had been able to garner quite a following over the years since they started. The station had been able to meet the needs of their multi-cultural community that seem to be addicted to the station.


This station was launched by the Lagos State Government in May 2012. The purpose of launching the station is to help in easing the traffic congestion on Lagos road. Almost every driver is now tuning in for traffic updates and this makes things move on smoothly on the streets with reduced traffic congestion.


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