Unity FM is a cosmopolitan community/rural based broadcast outfit located at Amike Aba, Ebonyi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State just a few kilometers away from Government House Abakaliki. This frontline station is the proud home of 62 enthusiastic/vibrant staff, seasoned, versatile and motivated who are versed in robust programming in English, Igbo, Pidgin, as well as in Ehugbo and Abakaliki dialects.
Audience research rates the station as the vocal, unbiased watchdog of the society, its people, values and events. More importantly it is the guardian/depository and beacon of professional broadcast ethics and standards as captured in the motto, vision and mission of FRCN its parent body.
Its platform of music, news and programmes are carefully tailored to meet the needs of its teeming listeners men, women and children located in the nine states it signal covers.
Unity FM is a tested and veritable launch pad, a quick-growth platform for businesses because goods and services naturally enjoy massive exposure on this dual personality of a radio station; state-based yet truly national both in outlook and output. That is why many people believe it offers a wide and ready window, gateway to the awareness of national issues/discourses, national figures and critical policy directions even as they unfold.
More than half a decade since its inception, the station and its hardworking staff have won several awards and recognition; this speaks volume and underlines the fact that Unity FM 101.5 is miles ahead.
With a network of dedicated ‘friends’ and advert agents all across Ebonyi State who informally rise to the occasion as anonymous reporters, the station is able to be first to air breaking news.
Unity FM is blessed with innovative and proactive leadership that boasts of a couple of firsts in the zone.
No wonder the station has for seven years running been adjudged the most widely listened to station in Ebonyi state.
UNITY FM 101.5 ABAKALIKI
0703-662-1678, 0703 2214 600
GENERAL MANAGER: REX EZE
3.0 MARKETING CONTACTS
3.1 UNYA EFOR
Head of Marketing
0703 2214 600, 0805 5143 400
3.2 Nkiru Ikedilo
0806 3311 962
3.3 innocent Ifeanyichukwu Eke
0803 3655 224
4.0 MAJOR PROGRAMMES
|NO||MAJOR PROGRAMMES||TRANSMISSION TIME|
|1.||Tales that touch the Heart, a 90-minute interactive on stories that solicit relief and empathy for the needy||Tuesdays
9.30 pm – 11.30 pm
|2.||Wings of Glory (Music Magazine), a pot-pourri of refreshing gospel music, interviews, quizzes and messages||Sundays
05.45 am – 11.05 am
|3.||Love Dial – interactive love angle programme to encourage relationships||Sundays
|4.||Inside Sunny side, political and social discourse on trending national and local issues with SMS from listeners||Mondays
05.50 am – 11. 30 am
|5.||Enyo – an investigative exposition in Igbo of ills with a view to making society better by exposing culprits||Fridays
|6.||Odi nma Ezi n’ulo, a discussion programme aimed at creating peace and unity, roles and responsibility for every member of a household||Thursdays
9.00 pm – 9.30 pm
|UNIQUE SELLING POINTS|
|1.||Our News bulletins, incisive, impartial, balanced and current||Daily
6.00 am (English)
9.00 am (Igbo)
2.00 pm (English)
6.00 pm (English)
9.00 am (Igbo)
|2.||Sixty Minutes, a one (1) hour audience participation programme, with no restrictions||Saturdays
11.00 am – Noon