Transistor radio receiver


A transistor radio receiver is an electronic gadget which serves a purpose of receiving and converting radio waves into usable information. Most times people listen to music and programmes through radio broadcast. As popularly known, it is considered to be one of the most effective ways to disseminate information to the masses, because a majority of Nigerians get their daily news digest, from radio receivers. This is due to the fact that many Nigerians live in areas that lack infrastructure which supports other means of broadcast communication. These individuals further resort to whatever media that is available to them - i.e transistor radio receivers.

How much does a transistor radio cost in Nigeria?

Radios are not as cheap as it used to be years back, but are still affordable today, with the cheapest am/fm dual band radio starting at ₦3,100. Bigger-sized radios cost as much as ₦15,000, with prices soaring from there up to ₦20,000.

Where can I buy transistor radio receiver in Nigeria?

Transistor radio receivers are available in local electronic stores across Nigeria. Petty traders often hawk radios along busy highways and streets, if you are having hitches in locating an electronic store, you may consider purchasing radio from these street hawkers, as it will be much more stress-free, than searching for a shop-based store. However, be weary of street hawkers, because many of them sell substandard products, be privy of the specifications of the radio in question before making a purchase. You may also purchase radio from e-commerce stores, such as Jumia, Konga, Olist and so on.

Small-sized radio - ₦3,100

Medium-Larger sized radio - ₦15,000 to ₦20,000