List of television stations in Nigeria

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The first terrestrial television broadcast signals in Africa occurred on Saturday October 31, 1959 and belonged to the Western Nigeria Television Service (WNTS). Nigeria is the first country to introduce television broadcasting in Africa, other prominent African countries failed to achieve this feat soon enough. Nigeria also has the largest terrestrial television network in Africa which is the Nigerian Television Authority(with over 96 stations scattered around the country). [1]

This is a list of free-to-air television stations based in Nigeria. It also includes the location, year of establishment, owner and type of ownership.[2][3]

List of TV stations[edit]

Channel name Broadcasting Locations Type Owners/Parent companies Established Slogan Ref
Logicman TV Nigeria Private Uzoma Sunday Logicman 2017 Home of Entertainment [4]
Galaxy TV Oyo State, Lagos State Private Steve Ojo 1994 Reaching out for the Stars [5]
Channels TV FCT, Lagos State, Edo State
Kano State
Private John Momoh 1995 Your Home For The News [6]
AIT FCT, Lagos State, Ondo State, Borno State
Edo State, Kebbi State, Gombe State, Kano State, Kwara State, Jigawa State, Katsina State, etc
Private Raymond Dokpesi December 1996 Sharing the African Experience [7]
Silverbird TV FCT, Lagos State, Rivers State Private Ben Murray-Bruce 2003 It's all about Entertainment [8]
NTA All 36 states and 1 Capital territory of Nigeria have at least 1 branch of NTA, and 7 Network Centers around each geo-political zone (96 stations ) Federal Nigerian Government 1977 Africa's Largest Network [9]
LTV Lagos State State Lagos State Government 1980 [10]
TVC Lagos State Private Dele Alake 2002 Your link to Entertainment [11]
TVC News Lagos State Private Dele Alake 2012 Through African Eyes [12]
Super Screen TV Lagos State Private Otunba Otu Kayode SuperScreen for culture, for family
MBI Lagos State Private Ubaka Onwuanibe Simply the Best
DBN TV Lagos State Private Osa Sonny Adun 1995 Global brand with African Origin
MITV Lagos State Private Alhaji Murhi Gbade Busari early or mid 1996 The Soul of Entertainment [13]
Delta Broadcasting Service Delta State State Delta State Government 1994 The Voice of Delta
OGTV Ogun State State Ogun State Government 2003 [14]
AKBC Akwa-Ibom State State Akwa Ibom State Government 1996 [15]
ABS Anambra State State Anambra State Government 1994 [16]
ITV Edo State Private Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion 1997 Certainly the Best [17]
COOL-TV Lagos State Private Amin Moussalli 2012 Tv For Everyone [18]
Nigbati TV Africa Private Hassan Taiwo Said 2016 Asa Wa Ede Wa [19]
CRBC Cross River Broadcasting Corporation State Cross River State Government The House on the Hill.
Wazobia TV Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja Private AIM Group Na We TV [20]
Wazobia Max Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja Private AIM Group Maximum Entertainment [21]
KAFTAN TV Ondo, Lagos, and Abuja Private King Adebayo Film and Theatre Arts Network (KAFTAN) LTD 2016 Imagine a beautiful world. [22]
CLEVENARD TV Lagos Private [23]
Arewa24 Kano Private
Rahma TV Kano Private
Liberty TV Kaduna Private
Zamanitvstudios Kano Private
Aminci TV Kano Private
New Africa TV Hausa Kano Private
Gotel TV Yola Private
Farin wata TV Abuja Private
People's TV Abuja Private

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Television broadcasting in Africa: Pioneering milestones". IEEE. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  2. ^ "50 years of television in Nigeria: So far, so good?". vanguardngr.com. Retrieved 27 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Where Nigerian TV stations should go". The Punch. punchng.com. Retrieved 27 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Logicman TV Official Website". Retrieved 27 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Galaxy Official Website". Retrieved 27 October 2014.
  6. ^ "Channels Official Website". Retrieved 27 October 2014.
  7. ^ "AIT Official Website". Retrieved 27 October 2014.
  8. ^ "Silverbird Official website". Retrieved 27 October 2014.
  9. ^ "NTA Official website". Retrieved 27 October 2014.
  10. ^ "LTV Official website". Retrieved 27 October 2014.
  11. ^ "TVC Official Website". Retrieved 27 October 2014.
  12. ^ "TVC News". Retrieved 29 October 2014.
  13. ^ "MiTv Official website". Retrieved 27 October 2014.
  14. ^ "OGTv Official website". Retrieved 27 October 2014.
  15. ^ "AKBC Official website". Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  16. ^ "ABS Official website". Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  17. ^ "ITV website". itvradionigeria.com. Retrieved 4 November 2014.
  18. ^ "Cool Tv website". www.aimgroup.us. Retrieved 1 October 2014.
  19. ^ "Nigbati Official Website". Retrieved 27 October 2014.
  20. ^ "Official Website".
  21. ^ "Official Website".
  22. ^ "Kaftan Live Tv, On demand Videos". alpha.kaftan.tv. Retrieved 2018-09-30.
  23. ^ "Clevenard NoteBook+". www.clevenard.com. Retrieved 19 October 2018.

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