Freedom Radio Nigeria is a group of radio stations in Northern Nigeria. The station is headquartered in Kano State. There are three Freedom-branded stations, in Kano (99.5 FM), Dutse (99.5 FM), and Kaduna (92.9 FM), and a second station in Kano, and Dala FM (88.5 MHz).
In 2002, Freedom Radio Kano was licensed from Film Laboratory and Production Services Limited to establish the first private radio station of its kind in northern Nigeria at the time with the name Savannah Radio Kano.
On 1 December 2003, the station began broadcasting under its current name.
Branching out from the Kano station, Freedom Radio added a second outlet in 2007 with the launch of Freedom Radio Dutse in Jigawa State.
In 2011, the station was licensed to open more stations in Kano, Sokoto, Kaduna, and Maiduguri. In 2011, Dala FM 88.5 was launched in Kano, and in 2012, Freedom Radio Kaduna 92.9 was launched.
Owned by the Dalhatu family, Alh. Abass M. Dalhatu is currently the Managing Director of Feeedom Radio Group.
Abass M. Dalhatu, the Managing Director and Executive Director in charge of Business Development is a pioneer promoter of the company and eventually spearheaded the engineering design, technology acquisition, assembly, training and commissioning of the first station.
He brings on board years of entrepreneurial and project management experience and a passion and drive for electronic media.
Since inception, he has been a director and Secretary to the boards of directors of the Company as well as member and Secretary of the Editorial Board of the Company.