The station was established in 2007 by its owners, Globe Broadcasting and communications Limited.
Until its establishment, existent radio stations ran only a few programs in the Nigerian Pidgin English thereby making the radio stations an esoteric affair. Wazobia was established to create that informal radio station feeling, where everything, ranging from news to talk shows are all presented in the more informal, less sophisticated, and relaxing Nigerian Pidgin English language.
Since its establishment in 2007, it has grown to become one of the people’s favorite, reaching out to people who are fluent with the Pidgin English, and even those who are not.
With offices based in Port Harcourt, Lagos and other strategic locations in Nigeria, the station reaches out to the Nation. It is currently headed by Prince Daniel ‘ABOKI’
The Wazobia FM has a line of programs that are organized to entertain, inform, and educate her listeners. With different kinds of properly packaged programs, the station cuts across the cultural diversity of the nation bringing the uniqueness and humor that is usually associated its Pidgin-based program list. Some notable programs include, Kulele, Oyoyo, Pillow Talk Show, and ‘Make Una Wake Up.’
Wazobia FM is the home of many popular Nigerian radio personalities. Due to its language type, it boasts of a number of numerous radio personalities who are extremely fluent with the Pidgin English and other Nigerian languages. Some notable radio personalities include Nedu Wazobia, OPJ, Jetta, Smart Don, Ben Ten, and Akas Baba.
How to listen online
To listen to the numerous programs of the Wazobia FM online, log onto https://wazobiafm.com/ and launch the iPlayer.
You can also participate via their social media handles on Facebook, Instagram and on Twitter where they have a following of almost 1.5 million people. You can also subscribe to their YouTube channel as well as listen to their podcasts on sound cloud
The official website for Wazobia FM is https://wazobiafm.com/.
You can check out the program list, and latest news on their website. The site is simple and extremely user-friendly, making it easy to find your way around.