Campus Radio Stations in Benue State

Campus radio is an important educational and social facility for campuses around the world. It 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. Campus radio station undoubtedly allows students to receive important media experience they may not be able to find anywhere else on campus. Whether it is through research, working with others, or preparing their own material, there is transferable experience in much of what a student disc jockey or student reporter does at his or her college radio station. A student could turn out to be a fantastic On-Air Personality (OAP) at while in the higher institution by doing well in the campus radio station.

In most higher institutions 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 Benue State.

BSU FM (Benue State University), Makurdi, Benue State

BSU 89.9 FM is the official campus radio station of Benue State University (BSU), Makurdi. The station was commissioned during the administration of former Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof Charity Angya, precisely in November 2015. It is domiciled at the Department of Mass Communication. The station is positioned to assist Mass Communication students to get first-hand experience in broadcasting and news reporting. IT has been doing very well in disseminating information to members of university community and audience members in the entire state and beyond.

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Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.

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