A foremost, private owned sports-based radio station with studios in Lagos (head office), and sister stations in Abuja, Kaduna, and Onitsha, Brila FM was established on the 1st day of October 2002, with the aim of covering sports news across the globe, coupled with professional analysis of games which includes interviews with players, coaches and fans.
Brila FM also provides entertainment in the form of music, and allows call-in programs which presents the fans with an excellent opportunity to interact with their stars. Brila FM poses a flexible broadcast style, with debates on trending topics in English language, and Pidgin English.
Being a sports-based radio station, the range of programs aired by the station includes, Hard tackle sponsored by Coca-Cola, which sees Anthony and Overdose hold arguments on a chosen sport-related topic for the day.
On the other hand, ‘the Bull’s pit’ is hosted by former Nigerian prolific striker Daniel Amokachi, alongside ‘Ifeanyi Udeze’s who is also a Nigerian ex-player.
The station also broadcasts, and analyses live football matches, etc.
The OAPs include on Brila FM include; Abdul-Hakeem Kelani, Anthony Bekeredemo, Babafemi Raji, Chidozie Okoroji, Stillringing, Elder Ovadoze, SportyKachy, Jovita Eke, etc.
Sports analysts include; ex Nigerian internationals such as Daniel Amokachi, Julius Aghahowa, among others.
How to Listen Online
Aside the four cities where the station’s studios are located, neighboring states/cities can access content by tuning to the frequency, 88.9. Also, thanks to the concept of the Internet, and online radio streaming, programs on Brila FM can be followed via the station’s website www.Brila.net, and other social media handles.
Brila boasts of a Facebook following of over 620,000 followers, as Brila FM continues to engage its increasing followers with shows such as VAR, which is a session hosted to get the inputs of callers on tough decisions in just concluded matches. Other online posts include Goal Machine, announcements about upcoming shows, and games, as well as facts, and statistics.
Here are contact numbers specifically set out for fans across the geopolitical zones of its resident country Nigeria.
- Lagos (07000000889).
- Abuja (07088605231).
- Kaduna (07044112288).
- Onitsha (07053402290).
For the sake of the Brila FM faithful, the radio station has its very own mobile apps, available on Google Playstore. Thanks to this innovation, you may access original content without the barrier of distance from any part of the world.
The official website for Brila FM is http://www.brila.net. The website is dedicated to sport news, and information surround sports. There is an obvious bias towards football leagues such as the English Premier league, the Spanish La Liga, and the Nigerian premier league, as these are some of the most watched leagues in Nigeria.
Brila’s website color theme is based on its tradition red and green, just like the logo. The main sections of the website include tabs for latest news, live radio streaming, livescores, football, other sports, lifestyle, The Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL) and a link to view Brila’s presenters live.