Campus radio station provide opportunity for students to receive very essential 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 Oyo State.
Diamond 101.1 FM, Ibadan
Diamond FM is the campus radio station of the University of Ibadan (UI). The Station was officially opened on 30 October 2008. It has an impressive audience base with listeners spread across Ibadan and nearby towns. The slogan of the station is “Promoting Values and Excellence”. It is located in the Media Centre of the University of Ibadan. The station was named Diamond FM to mark the 60th Anniversary of the University. Diamond FM is designed to be students friendly, volunteers-driven, inclusive and interactive. It provides opportunities for members of the university community to share knowledge, ideas and expertise relating to the University of Ibadan.
Lead City 89.7 FM, Jericho, Ibadan
Lead City 89.7 FM is the campus radio station of Lead City University, Ibadan. The station is very popular among radio listeners in Ibadan. The workforce comprises students and non-students with requisite skill to keep the station among the best in the state and beyond.