The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reportedly launched a new international radio station.
This may be in response to the dominance of the nation’s
broadcasting airwaves by elements of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP)
which have been using the media to attack the APC.
Naij.com gathered that
the new broadcast outfit, which broadcasts from undisclosed locations, has
started broadcasting to Hausa-speaking people of Northern Nigeria with 500 kW
transmitters on tes transmission from 7:00 to 7:30 am on 11720 kHz on the 25
The sign-call of the radio is Radio APC, Radio
Chanji which according to the party was established to contribute to the free
exchange of information in the nation in order not to lose the information war
which could change people’s minds and attitudes towards the party.
broadcast which was received and monitored in Kano, Ibadan, Port Harcourt,
Maiduguri, Adamawa, Birnin-Kebbi and Niamey, among other areas, started
transmission over the weekend.
The programmes which were largely APC
musicals in the Hausa language are in support of the party’s presidential
candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari, the party’s Kaduna state governorship
candidate, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, the Kano state governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso,
the Sokoto state governor, Aliyu Wammako, and other party chieftains.
unnamed female announcer said 24-hour transmission would soon begin to cover the
pre-and postelection activities of the party, including phone-in programmes,
on-the-spot assessments, and interviews with various strata of the party’s
faithful (from http://www.naij.com via April
2015 Australian DX News via DXLD)