[RADIO BROADCASTING] ST. IVES HAS LAUNCHED WFM 91.7-THE FIRST WOMEN RADIO IN NIGERIA.

[RADIO BROADCASTING] ST. IVES HAS LAUNCHED WFM 91.7-THE FIRST WOMEN RADIO IN NIGERIA.

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Monday, 14 September 2015
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St. Ives Communications, owners of WFM 91.7,Nigeria’s 1st Radio station for WOMEN and their families presented the voices and faces that will be its core on-air-personalities to the press  at  event which took place at Protea Hotel, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos few days ago . The quartet of ABISOLA GRACE AIYEOLA, Nigerian British born currently studying Business management at National Open University of Nigeria
and Nigeria’s budding actress and singer, FUNMI JINADU, who cut her teeth in radio broadcasting at BBC Bristol, UK and an active member of the
National Union of Journalists, United Kingdom, BOLATITO BEZ IDAKULA, a former banker with a B.Sc. in Politics and International Studies from the
University of Warwick, England and an MSc. in Management from Imperial College London and CHINEDU FAITH NWAGHA, a public speaker, customer service consultant and an advocate of
personal development were presented to the media as the leading voices and faces that will run things at WFM 91.7 as the station’s core on-air-personalities – OAPs. 

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    (L) – CHINEDU FAITH NWAGHA and ABISOLA GRACE AIYEOLA, (WFM 91.7 OAPs). (R) – BOLATITO BEZ IDAKULA and FUNMI JINADU, (WFM 91.7 OAPs).
with some anchor persons of WFM 91.7

    Presenting the young and talented broadcasters; Toun Okewale-Sonaiya stated that the quartet were selected from over 5,000 applicants that showed interest in working with WFM 91.7. “The selection process was thorough and painstakingly executed by veteran broadcasters like Femi Sowoolu,Seun Olagunju and Sydney Ufeli of Spik Rait, Saund Rait. Toun, a broadcaster of many years’ experience herself whose career traverse Nigeria and United Kingdom added that “One of the amazing qualities of these on-air-personalities is that each of them
can function in any arm of the station’s operations.They are all undergoing training that will see them
performing creditably well in the radio station. According to Toun, though WFM 91.7 prides itself as an ‘unapologetically for women’ radio station,she reiterated that “it is not just about women or specifically tailored for women; it is a radio station for women, the men in their lives and for the whole family.
Earlier this month the name WFM was chosen and unveiled in Mayfair London after careful analysis of the brand nomenclature was done from contributions all over the world.

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      Present at the unveiling ceremony were top officials and directors of St. Ives Communications,They include: Dr. Babatunde Okewale, Executive Chairman of St. Ives Communications, Kiki Wale Okewale, Executive Director at St. Ives Communications, Olayinka Lawal, Head of Sales & Marketing at WFM 91.7 and other staff of WFM 91.7 radio.
The station will.start test transmissions come october 1st 2015.

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