Campus Radio Stations In Anambra State and Their Frequencies

Campus radio is an important educational and social facility for campuses around the world. It also prepares students with real-life experience. Most of these stations feature news shows, sports programmes, and public affairs broadcasts, which prepare students for careers in journalism, television, and more. Both students in Mass Communication and other departments participate in the running of campus radio stations. Most higher institutions in Nigeria have radio stations which air very interesting programmes enjoyed by listeners within and outside the university community. Here is a list of campus radio stations in Anambra State.

 

Unizik 94.1 FM, Awka, (Slogan: Blazing the Trail)

UNIZIK FM 94.1 campus radio was licensed by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on the 8th February, 2007, but started test transmission on 27th April, 2008. It is owned by Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka but housed in the Department of Mass Communication with the workforce drawn from all sectors of the University Community. UNIZIK FM is a nonprofit organization. It is principally licensed to train students in broadcasting and other related fields like engineering, information technology , creative arts, Use of English, drama and to provide opportunities for practical experience as well as to promote the social well-being of the campus community. The station runs from 5.30am to 9.00pm daily on weekdays and 10.00pm on weekends, excluding Sundays.

 

Madonna 93.3 FM, Okija

Madonna 93.3 FM is owned by Madonna University, is the first private University in Nigeria and also the first Catholic University in the country. It is one of the leading campus radio stations in Southeast Nigeria and one of the most sought-after radio stations in Anambra state. It has listeners cut across every sector of the state. The station has very interesting programmes which keep listeners glued to their radio sets.

 

Tansian Campus Radio, 107.1 FM Umunya 

Tansian University Radio (107.1 FM) is owned by Tansian University, Umunya Anambra State. The radio station was licensed by the Federal Government through the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) in 2015. The station streams from the state-of-the-art Mass Communication studio of Tansian University. The studio is designed for the practical education of Mass Communication students of the institution. The radio studio has a coverage of about 50km radius within Anambra state and beyond on frequency (107.1) MHZ. The campus Radio station also engages in web-based forms of radio broadcasting, pod-casting and FM broadcasting, though at experimental stage. Programme production is done by Mass Communication students of Tansian University and other students and staff of the institution, including members of the public who have talents to showcase in various ways. The primary role of the radio station is to provide a training ground for students in Mass Communication. The radio station is very popular in Anambra state with very interesting programmes that appeal to a diverse audience.

 

Moment 98.7 FM, Oko

Moment 98.7 FM is owned by Federal Polytechnic Oko, Anambra State. It is primarily run by the department of Mass Communication with workforce than spans across students in various departments of the institution. The radio station was established in 2013 and has since grown to an enviable height in the media landscape of Anambra state. It is one of the very few campus radio stations Southeast Nigeria with the most exciting on-air personalities that know how to keep the audience glued to their radio sets while listening to programmes.

 

COOU 106.1 FM, Igbariam

COOU 106.1 FM is owned by Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Anambra state. The station is housed in the Department of Mass Communication with but the workforce is drawn from talented hands within and outside the University Community. The station which was established in 2013 is one of the few campus radio stations in Anmbra State.

 

The Author

Chinenye Nwabueze

He is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, COOU, (formerly Anambra State University), Igbariam Campus.

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  1. Ezekwo Chinenye Josephine

    Nice article!!

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