Voting for the Abuja Radio Awards Is Now Open!

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The voting of the Abuja Radio Awards has officially started. To vote for your favorite radio station, show, on air personality, programmes e.t.c.

Text the words ARA13 (Space) Category Code (Space) Nominee to 33140.
E.g. ARA13 RSY LoveFm to 33140.

It is that simple, so start voting now to see your favorites win.
Voting closes on the 28th of March 2014.
Multiple vote is allowed. the more you vote the better their chances to win.
Vote and get an opportunity to attend the event.

#ARA13 Celebrating Voices.

For full list of category code and nominees, visit the Abuja Radio Awards website.

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ENTRY CATEGORIES FOR THE ABUJA RADIO AWARDS

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1. RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR (RSY)
• HOT FM ABUJA 98.3
• ASO RADIO (A.B.C) 93.5
* BRILA FM ABUJA (Sports Radio) 88.9
• RAYPOWER FM ABUJA 100.5
• VISION FM ABUJA 92.1
• WAZOBIA FM ABUJA 99.5
• RHYTHM FM ABUJA 94.7
• KAPITAL FM ABUJA (FRCN) 92.9
• LOVE FM (Crowther Radio) 104.5

2. ON AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR (OAP)
• ABDULFATAI OTORI (Radio Nigeria)
• UJU OHIAERI (Love fm)
• JOY MAKKA (Kapital fm)
• BIG MO (Wazobia fm)
• MEKA (Rhythm fm)
• MAQUIN JOSEPH-RESIDENT PRESIDENT (Raypower fm)
• AY SUGA (Brila fm)
• COMRADE MARTINS (Aso Radio)
• PIUS CHARLES-CHEEZY CHARLES (Hot fm)

3. RADIO DRAMA OF THE YEAR (RDY)
• PLAY OF THE WEEK (KAPITAL FM)
• THE COUNSELLOR (KAPITAL THEATRE)
• STORY STORY (BBC MEDIA ACTTION)
• STATE OF THE NATION (NIGERIAN INFO)

4. CONTENT PRODUCER OF THE YEAR (CPY)
• SEYI ELLAMS (RAYPOWER FM)
• INYA ODE (NIGERIAN INFO)
• NDUBISI IKPEAGHA (RADIO NIGERIA)
• BIG MO (WAZOBIA FM)
• WALE OJO (RHYTHM FM)
• IFEANYI UGWUOKE (VISION FM)
• SHARAFA AKANNI BELLO (BRILA FM)
• SAM AKPAN (LOVE FM)
• EXPENSIVE (WAZOBIA FM)
• MARTHA GOWON (KAPITAL FM)

5. RADIO DJ OF THE YEAR (RDJ)
• BENDODO OCHE (RADIO NIGERIA)
• EMMANUEL OMEBIYE (KAPITAL FM)
• DJ ADX (LOVE FM)
• EDWARD SIMON (ASO RADIO)
• DJ SCOTT (BRILA FM)
• DJ ALEX (RAYPOWER FM)
• DJ OJ (RHYTHM FM)
• BIG MO (WAZOBIA FM)
• DJ TTB (COOL FM)

6. MUSIC SHOW OF THE YEAR (MSY)
• BIG BEATS SHOW (LOVE FM)
• COUNTRY ROADS (KAPITAL FM)
• COOL BEST 20 (COOL FM)
• NAKAWA TOP 10 (WAZOBIA FM)
• GREEN TOP 10 COUNTDOWN (RHYTHM FM)
• REGGAE ROCKERS (ASO RADIO)

7. SPORT SHOW OF THE YEAR (SSY)
• FOOTBALL 360 DEGREES (BRILA FM)
• RHYTHM SPORTS (RHYTHM FM)
• HOT SPORTS (HOT FM)
• SPORTS WAKA (WAZOBIA FM)
• SPORT TRACK (KAPITAL FM)
• SPORT @ FIVE (LOVE FM)
• GLOBAL SPORTS WATCH (ASO RADIO)
• SPORTS DRIVE (NIGERIAN INFO)
• VISION SPORTS (VISION FM)
• FOOTBALL FRENZI (COOL FM)

8. GOSPEL SHOW OF THE YEAR (GSY)
• BABA YOU TOO MUCH (RADIO NIGERIA)
• SONG BIRD (KAPITAL FM)
• PRAISE JAM (COOL FM)
• MAKE WE PRAISE BABA GOD (WAZOBIA FM)
• GOSPEL VIBE (RHYTHM FM)
• WHEN GOD & I TALK (RAYPOWER FM)
• GET YOUR PRAISE ON (HOT FM)
• TESTIMONY RADIO (LOVE FM)

9. NEWS AND ACTUALITY SHOW (NAS)
• BURGAMI (VISION FM)
• KONTRI TORI (RADIO NIGERIA)
• PEOPLES ASSEMBLY (HOT FM)
• MORNING CROSSFIRE (NIGERIAN INFO)
• THE PODIUM (LOVE FM)
• NIGERIA INFO (COOL FM)
• KNOW YOUR RIGHTS (RADIO NIGERIA)
• DEM SAY DEM SAY NEWS (WAZOBIA FM)
• SITUATION REPORT (RHYTHM FM)
• BACK PASS-THE FANS ASSEMBLY (BRILA FM)
• NEWS AND CURRENT AFFAIRS (ASO RADIO)

10. YOUNG ACHIEVER OF THE YEAR (YAY)
• UFOMA EGURIASE (RADIO NIGERIA)
• NKEDILIM NWEZE (KAPITAL FM)
• VICTOR OGBONNA-VELMO (LOVE FM)
• MIRIAN CHIAZOR-MIMI (COOL FM)
• HAMOUDE HOMSI (RHYTHM FM)
• SYLVIA IWONG UGI (BRILA FM)
• OPERA DAVID (ASO RADIO)
• RITA EGHUJOVBO (HOT FM)

11. BREAKFAST SHOW OF THE YEAR (BSY)
• BREKETE (LOVE FM)
• DAYBREAK ON KAPITAL (KAPITAL FM)
• UNA WAKE UP SHOW (WAZOBIA FM)
• MORNING DRIVE (RHYTHM FM)
• ABUJA MORNING SHOW (VISION FM)
• ULTIMATE MORNING SHOW (RAYPOWER FM)
• THE BIG SPORTS BREAKFAST SHOW (BRILA FM)
• HOT BREAKFAST SHOW (HOT FM)

12. DAYTIME SHOW OF THE YEAR (DSY)
• TAKE LIFE JEJE (RADIO NIGERIA)
• MELLOW FLIGHT (KAPITAL FM)
• HAPPY HOUR SHOW (LOVE FM)
• THE RENDEZVOUS RADIO SHOW (HOT FM)
• BEYOND BOTHERS (BRILA FM)
• NAJERIYA A YAU (VISION FM)
• THE VIBE (RHYTHM FM)
• MIDDAY DIALOGUE (NIGERIAN INFO)
• OGA MADAM OFFICE (WAZOBIA FM)

13. NIGHT TIME SHOW OF THE YEAR (NSY)
• LEAN ON ME (KAPITAL FM)
• POWER PLAY (RAYPOWER FM)
• RHYTHMS OF THE NIGHT (RHYTHM FM)
• TORI WOWO (LOVE FM)
• CLOSING JOLLY JOLLY (WAZOBIA FM)
• WEATHERING THE STORM (VISION FM)
• CHAT STATION (NIGERIAN INFO)
• POPULAR SIDE (BRILA FM)
• THE NIGHT CRUISE (HOT FM)
• ARROWS OF LOVE (ASO RADIO)

14. BUSINESS AND FINANCE SHOW (BFS)
• KNOW YOUR BUDGET (RHYTHM FM)
• BUSINESS HOUR (RADIO NIGERIA)
• REDEFINING BUSINESS SHOW (LOVE FM)
• BUSINESS UPDATE (NIGERIAN INFO)

15. NEWS AND ACTUALITY PRESENTER (NAP)
• YAHAYA UMAR (RADIO NIGERIA)
• CHIKEZIE OMEJE (ASO RADIO)
• INYA ODE (NIGERIAN INFO)
• MEKA (RHYTHM FM)
• PIUS CHARLES (HOT FM)
• JAHSWILL STEPHEN (VISION FM)
• SAM AKPAN (LOVE FM)
• MAYOWA OGUNLEYE (WAZOBIA FM)
• JOHN KENNEDY (RADIO NIGERIA)
• CHRISTY & OFI (NIGERIAN INFO)
• MICHAEL OBASI (HOT FM)
• CHRIS OKENWA (RHYTHM FM)
• AY SUGA (BRILA FM)
• ARAFAT ALIYU (COOL FM)
• FRANK IDEMUDIA ALAPA-BIG ID (LOVE FM)
• ERNEST OSOGBUE (RADIO NIGERIA)
• CLINTON AGBOR AYUK (ASO RADIO)
• SINA ABIMBOLA (KAPITAL FM)
• OJ MATTHEW (VISION FM)
• TRIPLE ‘A’ (WAZOBIA FM)

16. BREAKFAST SHOW PRESENTER (BSP)
• BIG MO (WAZOBIA FM)
• MEKA (RHYTHM FM)
• JAHSWILL STEPHEN (VISION FM)
• AMBROSE SOMIDE (RAYPOWER FM)
• ABDULFATAI OTORI (RADIO NIGERIA)
• ARON THE BARON (BRILA FM)
• PIUS CHARLES (HOT FM)
• UJU OHIAERI (LOVE FM)
• JOY MAKKA (KAPITAL FM)

17. AFTERNOON DRIVE PRESENTER (AP)
• BENNY ARK (COOL FM)
• MATILDA DUNCAN (RHYTHM FM)
• HASSAN UMAR (VISION FM)
• AMAKA UDEH (HOT FM)
• LADY ‘G’ (WAZOBIA FM)
• BENDODO OCHE (RADIO NIGERIA)
• DAPO ADEYEMO-CAPITAL BIG BOSS (RAYPOWER FM)
• KESEE LAFTA (LOVE FM)
• KIMBERLY (NIGERIAN INFO)
• ABDUL FATAI OTORI (KAPITAL FM)
• SYLVIA IWONG UGI (BRILA FM)

18. NIGHT TIME SHOW PRESENTER (NSP)
• EXPENSIVE (WAZOBIA FM)
• EMMA OMBIYE (RADIO NIGERIA)
• PATRICIA-TRISH (RHYTHM FM)
• OKWY (LOVE FM)
• BENDODO OCHE (KAPITAL FM)
• JOJO (COOL FM)
• ROSEMARY (NIGERIAN INFO)
• NATHAN WILLIAMS (VISION FM)
• IQUO UKPONG-IQ (RAYPOWER FM)
• SUPERFERD (BRILA FM)
• CHRISTIANA ENYAMAH (HOT FM)
• BONIFACE TYEKU-B FACE (ASO RADIO)

19. AIRED ABUJA ACT (AAA)
• TEKNO – HOLIDAY. FT DAVIDO
• BROWN-SHUGA– IN MY. FT TEKNO
• BENDODO – EKELE FT EXZEL
• GOSPEL ON DE BEAT – RAKAKA[REMIX] FT. KAY SWITCH & TEKNO
• SAMSONG – BIANULE
• SILVER SADDIH – HOME
• WHITE NIGERIAN – PRESIDENT FT. ECO

PLEASE NOTE:Voting will be done online on our website http://www.abujaradioawards.com. Voting starts on the 8th February, 2014. Please visit our website for more info. Thank you.

©2014 Abuja Radio Awards | Road 16 House 16 | Efab Estate Lokogoma| Abuja – Nigeria

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OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: ABUJA RADIO AWARDS

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The ABUJA RADIO AWARDS is an annual recognition awards aimed at identifying, encouraging and supporting indigenous grass-root broadcast journalism in Abuja, FCT.

The Abuja Radio Awards intends to be a sort-after award celebration of radio broadcast journalism. It is to identify radio broadcast stations and staff for their undying conscious efforts towards public enlightenment and Nation building.

The essence of the Abuja Radio Awards is to enhance an ideal level of professionalism in Radio media. Thus the award is recognizes the standout work of professionals in 2013.

The Abuja Radio Awards is designed to be audience/public friendly. The public will get to take part in this award celebration by voting for their favorite stations and staffs that has proven exceptionally well in the year 2013.

The level of participation from the radio stations, staff and the corporate world has been tremendous. The list of participating radio stations for the ABUJA RADIO AWARDS 2013, in no particular order are:

I.BRILA FM88.9
II.VISION FM92.1
III.KAPITAL FM92.9
IV.ASO RADIO FM93.5
V.RHYTHM FM94.7
VI.NIGERIAN INFO95.1
VII.COOL FM96.9
VIII.HOT FM98.3
IX.WAZOBIA FM99.5
X.RAYPOWER FM100.5
XI.LOVE FM104.5
XII.RADIO NIGERIA – Network Station

Voting for these radio stations and its staff will be done via sms and online. The voting categories for The ABUJA RADIO AWARDS include:

1.NEWS AND ACTUALITY PRESENTER (NAP)

2.NIGHT-TIME SHOW OF THE YEAR (NSY)

3.DAYTIME SHOW OF THE YEAR (DSY)

4.BREAKFAST SHOW PRESENTER (BSP)

5.YOUNG ACHIEVER OF THE YEAR (YAY)

6.AFTERNOON DRIVE PRESENTER (AP)

7.BUSINESS AND FINANCE SHOW (BFS)

8.SPORT COMMENTATOR/PRESENTER (SCP)

9.NIGHT-TIME SHOW PRESENTER (NSP)

10.RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR (RSY)

11.ON AIR PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR (OAP)

12.NEWS AND ACTUALITY SHOW (NAS)

13.RADIO DISC JOCKEY OF THE YEAR (RDJ)

14.RADIO DRAMA OF THE YEAR (RDY)

15.CONTENT PRODUCER OF THE YEAR (CPY)

16.AIRED ABUJA MUSIC ACT (AAA)

17.MUSIC RADIO SHOW OF THE YEAR (MSY)

18.SPORT SHOW OF THE YEAR (SSY)

19.GOSPEL SHOW OF THE YEAR (GSY)

20.BREAKFAST SHOW OF THE YEAR (BSY)

Nomination for these categories was done independently by the radio stations. The entry nominations for the categories will be announced on 31st January, 2014, after which voting commences on 1st February, 2014, and closes 28th March, 2014.

The award night will be on 29th March, 2014, but the event is strictly by invitation. For a chance to be a part of this event, visit the Abuja Radio Awards website.

You can also join our social media pages on twitter: @abujaradioaward and Facebook: abujaradioawards, to stand a chance of getting an invitation to the event. You also stand a chance to get invites from participating radio stations.

The vision of this project is to stand the test of time and be seen as a career achievement for every radio broadcast journalist and radio stations in Abuja.

The Abuja Radio Awards will be regarded in high esteem for celebrating indigenous radio broadcast journalism through professionalism and hard work.

Be a part of history; let’s celebrate voices!

The Abuja Radio Awards 2013 Supported by:

3 VINES SOLUTION

WELLNESS VITALITY DRINK

URTELS TELEPAD

NGO BEKE COUTURE

SIGNATURE STUDIOS

AFRICAN RENAISSANCE THEATRE

BRILA FM

VISION FM

KAPITAL FM

ASO RADIO FM

RHYTHM FM

NIGERIAN INFO FM

COOL FM

HOT FM

WAZOBIA FM

RAYPOWER FM

LOVE FM

RADIO NIGERIA

DrC Couture

GUAGE CONCEPTS

To be a part of history, contact:

info@abujaradioawards.com

or call: +234 809 986 8226

The Abuja Radio Awards ’13 – Celebrating Voices!!!

©2014 Abuja Radio Awards | Road 16 House 16 | Efab Estate Lokogoma| Abuja – Nigeria

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