Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN)

Parent Organization: FEDERAL MINISTRY OF INFORMATION

Type: Agency

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The Agency

Past Officials of the Agency

Finances
  • Staff size n/a
  • Revenues (IGR) n/a
  • Budget Allocation () ₦4,771,466,131.00
  • Recurrent Expenditure ₦4,463,686,131.00
  • Capital Expenditure ₦307,780,000.00

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Establishment Act

FEDERAL RADIO CORPORATION OF NIGERIA ACT

102_Law_FEDERAL RADIO CORPORATION OF NIGERIA ACT.pdf
Areas of statutory responsibilities and functions

(1) To provide, as a public service in the interest of Nigeria, independent and impartial radio broadcasting services for general reception within Nigeria and to provide external services for general reception in countries outside Nigeria.

(2) Ensure that the services which it provides, when considered as a whole, shall reflect the unity of Nigeria as a Federation and at the same time give adequate expression to the culture, characteristics, and affairs and opinions of each State or other part of the Federation.

 

Without prejudice to the Second Schedule of its enabling Act, the functions of the Corporation shall be-

                (a)           to elect, maintain and operate a radio transmitting and receiving station;

                (b)           to install and operate wired radio distribution services;

                (c)           to enter into arrangements with the Federal or a State Government or any other public   body for the purpose of obtaining licences, rights, privileges and concessions;

                (d)           to plan, regulate and co-ordinate the activities of all the stations and the entire Federal  radio broadcasting system;

                (e)           to ensure the establishment and maintenance of high standards and promote the  efficient operation of the entire federal radio broadcasting system in accordance with                                      national policy;

                (f)            to establish and operate a formula for sharing funds amongst all its stations;

                (g)           to organise, provide and subsidise, for the purpose of broadcasting, educational  activities and public entertainment;

                (h)           to collect from any part of the world and in any manner that may be thought fit, news  and

                                information and, subject to the News Agency of Nigeria Act, to subscribe to news   agencies;

                (i)            subject to the News Agency of Nigeria Act, to provide and to receive from other persons  matters to be broadcast;

                (j)            to acquire copyrights;

                (k)           to publish, print and reproduce any matter that may be conducive to the performance  of any of its functions and offer for sale or other commercial purposes any matter so published, printed or reproduced;

                (l)            to produce, manufacture, purchase or otherwise acquire gramophone and other  mechanical records and tapes and to use them in conjunction with broadcasting services                       or any commercial venture whatsoever;

                (m)          to provide facilities for training and advancing the skill of persons employed in its services and for enhancing the efficiency of the equipment used in its services including provision by the Corporation or by others on its behalf of facilities for training,   education and research; and

                (n)           to carry out such other activities as are necessary or expedient for the full discharge of  all or any of the functions conferred on it under or pursuant to this Act.

                                                [1988 No.9. Second Schedule.]

(1) Satisfy itself that the programmes broadcast by the Corporation and the stations comply with the following requirements, that is to say-

                (a)           that nothing is included in the programmes which is likely to offend against good taste or decency or is likely to encourage or incite to crime or to lead to disorder or to be offensive to public feeling or to contain an offensive reference to any person, alive or dead;

                (b)           that the programmes maintain a proper balance in their subject matter and a generally  high standard of quality;

                (c)           that any news given in the programmes is presented with accuracy, impartiality and   objectivity;

                (d)           that due impartiality is preserved in respect of matters of political or industrial  controversy or relating to current public policy; and

                (e)           that subject to subsection (2) of this section, no matter designed to serve the interest of  any particular political party is included in the programmes; and for the purpose of this subsection, the Corporation may set up a committee, which shall consist of the Director-  General as the Chairman and all the Managing Directors, to draw up guidelines and advise the Corporation on such other matters connected with the foregoing as the Corporation may, from time to time, refer to the committee.

(2) Nothing in paragraph (e) of subsection (1) of this section, shall prevent-

                (a)           the inclusion in the programmes of properly balanced discussions or debates in which   the persons taking part express opinions and put forward arguments of a political character; and

(b)           the inclusion in the programmes of party political broadcasts which seek to explain the views and policies of the various political parties in accordance with the scheme of such broadcasts which apportions the facilities and time allowed between the representatives of the political parties in such a manner as appears to the Corporation equitably to represent their respective claims to the interest of the public.

(3) Secure the exclusion from any publication which may be issued by it or on its behalf, and without prejudice to the generality of the provisions of this section, from the programmes broadcast by it or on its behalf, of its own opinion as to the matters referred to in paragraph (d) of subsection (1) of this section, or of the opinion as to any such matters of any of its members or employees or of the opinion as in such matter of any member or employee or any agent of the Corporation.

Departments
  1. Legal
  2. Network News
  3. Programmes
  4. Marketing
  5. Corporate Development and Communication
  6. Admin and Supplies
  7. Engineering Services
  8. Finance and Accounts
  9. Training
  10. Audit
Addresses/Contact info of offices in all States and in FCT

Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN)ContactDetails

 

ZONE

STATIONS

ADDRESS

PNONE

E-MAIL

Abuja

AbujaNationalStation

12thfloor,Radio

House,Garki,Abuja

PMB7, Abuja

08027222869

,09-8705838

ans@radionigeria.net

 

Kapital FM-92.9 Abuja

SW-7.27mhz

 

08027222869

 

Harvest FM-103.5

Markudi

 

07039346243

 

HarmonyFM-103.5

IdofianIlorin

 

07037386622

 

Precious FM- 102.5Lafia

 

0805866040

 

PrimeFM-101.5Lokoja

 

08054945748

 

Power FM-100.5Bida

 

08065391775

 

Enugu

EnuguNational Station

Broadcasting House,Onitsha Road,Enugu

08033333661,

08023261352

ens@radionigeria.net

 

Coal CityFM-92.9Enugu

 

08033384386

 

PacesetterFM-103.5

Umuahia

 

08033276811

 

CreekFM-101.5Yenagoa

 

 

 

PurityFM-102.5Awka

 

08023118171, 08037871505

 

UnityFM-101.5Abakaliki

 

08033420800

 

HeartlandFM-100.5

Owerri

 

08037469960

 

Altantic FM-104.5Uyo

 

08020584849

 

CanaanCity-99.5Calabar

 

08037469960

 

TreasureFM98.5mhz–

PortHarcourt

 

08033271737

 

Ibadan

IbadanNational Station

Broadcasting House,Oba AdebimpeRoad,

Dugbe,Ibadan

02-8717068,

2414106

ins@radionigeria.net

 

Premier FM-93.5Ibadan

 

08034054132

 

AmuludunFM-96.3

Ibadan

 

08054892245, 08037163566

 

PositiveFM-102.5Akure

 

08065462453

 

ParamountFM-94.5

Abeokuta

 

08037261524

 

GoldFM-95.5Ilesha

 

08054892245

 

ProgressFM100.5mhz–

Ado-Ekiti

 

08022910714

 

Kaduna

Kaduna National Station

Broadcasting

House,7 Yakubu

GowonWay, P.O.box250, Kaduna

062-245390,

245392

kns@radionigeria.net

 

SupremeFM-96.1Kaduna

 

08037225204

 

KaramaFM-92.1 Kaduna

 

08034501016

 

GlobeFM-98.5Bauchi

 

08027482708

 

Jewel FM- 103.5Gombe

 

08026870014

 

PyramidFM-103.5Kano

 

08037879436

 

CompanionFM-104.5

Katsina

 

08034003296

 

 

 

PeaceFM-102.5

Maiduguri

 

08023726604

 

EquityFM-103.5Birnin-

Kebbi

 

08029644532

 

HorizonFM100.5Dutse

 

08037037094

 

Lagos

LagosOperationsOffice

Broadcasting

House,IkoyiPMB

12504,Lagos

01-2673438

lagosoperations@radi onigeria.net

 

BondFM-92.9Ikoyi

 

08089872721, 08053018502

 

MetroFM-97.7Ikoyi

 

08023102431

 

ChoiceFM-103.5Ikeja

GRA

 

08163305122

 

 

 

 

 

DEPARTMENTAL CONTACTS

 

OFFICE

ADDRESS

PHONE

E-MAIL

 

DirectorGeneral

 

09-8734228

info@radionigeria.net

Legal Adviser/Secretary

 

09-8703965

 

Network News

12THFloor, Radio

House, PMB452, Garki,Abuja

07025131212

news@radionigeria.ne

t

Programmes

 

 

programmes@radioni

geria.net

Marketing

Broadcasting House,

Ikoyi,Lagos

017946076

 

MarketingBureau

FRCNHQ, Radio

House,Garki,Abuja.

09-2345247

marketing@radionige ria.net

CorporateDevelopment

and Communication

 

08174643450

cdc@radionigeria.net

AdminandSupplies

 

08060508983

supplies@radionigeria.n

et

EngineeringServices

 

 

engineering@radionig

eria.net

FinanceandAccounts

 

09-8733931

finance@radionigeria.

net

TrainingSchool

 

01-8962885

training@radionigeria.

net

Head Audit

Telephone:08023051206

 

 

 

MDRadioNigeria

InvestmentLtd

 

08037216295,

08057373398

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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