Brila FM

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Brila FM
Brila FM logo.png
Sloganhome of the fans
Frequency88.9 MHz
First air dateOctober 1, 2002; 16 years ago (2002-10-01)
FormatUrban contemporary
Language(s)English, Nigerian Pidgin
OwnerLarry Izamoje
(Nigerian Broadcasting Commission)
Sister stations
  • Brila FM Abuja
  • Brila FM Kaduna
  • Brila FM Onitsha

Sports Radio 88.9 Brila FM also known as Brila FM is a sports radio station founded on October 1, 2002 by Larry Izamoje as Nigeria's first and only sports radio station.[1] Licensed by the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission, Brila FM has three sister stations located in Abuja, Kaduna and Onitsha.[2] During the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the station was appointed as one of the three lead broadcast partners by Optima Sports Management International (OSMI).[3]


Brila FM focuses primarily on sports updates and analysis. In 2012, they signed a broadcasting partnership with talkSPORT to broadcast live Premier League match commentary until 2014.[4]



  1. ^ "Eagles must show 100% commitment — Izamoje". Vanguard Newspaper. 5 September 2009. Retrieved 1 January 2015.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Brila FM commences operations in Kaduna". Vanguard Newspaper. 26 May 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
  3. ^ "NTA, STV, Brila FM, Lead Partners for W' Cup Broadcast". THISDAY Newspaper. 18 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2015.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Brila FM ends deal with Talksport". Football Live. 19 May 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015.

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