There are hundreds of radio stations in Nigeria currently, I’m very sure you listen to radio today, at least there are over twenty radio station in every state in Nigeria, both private and public owned radio stations.

All of these radio stations have their own listeners and they love their style of presenting their information and entertainment to them, but there are some special radio stations in Nigeria are more better when it comes to presenting information, entertainment, advertisement and more.

You need to read this blog post to the end if you want to know the best radio stations in Nigeria in 2021.

There are numerous factors that are considered before we choose these radio stations.

Years of establishment
Numbers of listeners
Presenter reputation
Awards and more.

5 Best Radio Stations in Nigeria


Raypower FM

Raypower FM is the first private radio station in Nigeria, this popular radio station is owned by Daar Communications, it was established on December 15, 1993.

Raypower is an urban contemporary station that present exciting programs, like music, talk shows, news and more, it is one of the most popular radio stations in Nigeria, currently RayPower FM has branches in ocer 18 states in Nigeria, Kano, Benin, Kaduna, Ilorin, Enugu, Katsina, Maiduguri, Makurdi, Calabar, Abuja, and Rivers.


Beat FM

Beat 99.9 FM is a popular Nigerian radio station that is based in Lagos, Nigeria, this media house is owned by Megalectrics Limited.

Beat 99.9 FM start broadcasting on September 9, 2009, currently they are best and first choice of millions of Nigerians especially the Lagosians.

Beat 99.9 FM broadcast the best on music, information, politics, international, entertainment and other news.

Over the years, Beat 99.9 FM have received a lot of awards, Beat 99.9 FM won the best radio station at the Beatz Awards, Beat 99.9 FM blessed with skilled OAPs like Bukola Sawyerr Izeogu, Crowd Kontrolla, Dami Elebe, Toolz and others.

Naija FM

Naija FM is best radio station in Nigeria, all of their programs are broadcasted in Nigerian pidgin, one of their popular slogan is ‘Naija FM Na we radio’

Naija FM is the choice of Nigerians, especially when they stuck in traffic in the evening, they broadcast the best talk shows, music, interviews, celebrity gist and more.

Naija FM broadcast 24/7, you can listen to this station anytime and any day, they play music throughout the midnight and do talk show especially about relationships in the midnight.

Max FM

Max FM is popular Nigerian radio station it is established in Lagos, before it was founded in Abuja in September 2018.

Max FM is formerly known as Radio continental before, this popular lagos and Abuja based radio station was own by Television Continental (TVC)

Max FM broadcast in English and Pidgin English, the management focused on entertainment and information and youth are their major audience.



Wazobia FM is popular Pidgin English radio station in Nigeria, it has branches in Abuja, Kano, Lagos, Onitsha, and Port- Harcourt.

It was first founded in Port Harcourt, Rivers State in 2007, because other branches were established by the Globe Communications Limited owns Wazobia FM broadcasts news, features, sport, all types of Nigerian and foreign music.