ABOUT US

 

98.9 KISS FM LAGOS is a commercial English-medium lifestyle, music and information radio station targeted at an informed family audience. It is a full-service station broadcasting news information, entertainment updates, topical issues, traffic reports, sports, weather information and business updates.

All these elements are rolled into our hot and exciting breakfast, afternoon, evening and night shows. The station transmits 24-hours and identifies with its modern listeners by way of a targeted at an informed youth audience.

98.9 KISS FM LAGOS aims to provide and maintain quality programming also gaining a majority market share..

 

 

 

 

HEAD OF STATION

THE HELMS MAN

FULL NAME: KAZEEM ‘WAHAB ADELAJA AYODELE

A.K.A: BIG-DEE, …YOUR REAL DEAL ON RADIO!

FROM A YOUNG INTERN WHO WORKED IN ALL THE MAJOR DEPARTMENTS OF THE LAGOS STATE MINISTRY OF INFORMATION, CULTURE AND SPORTS WITHIN A RECORD PERIOD OF THREE MONTHS IN THE YEAR 2004.

HE PROCEEDED TO CUT IS TEETH IN BROADCASTING IN THE COUNTRY’S FIRST PRIVATE TELEVISION STATION CALLED – “CLAPPERBOARD TELEVISION” WHICH LATER BECAME “UNIVERSAL BROADCASTING SERVICE” NOW KNOWN AS “SUPER SCREEN”. WITHIN TWO YEARS OF HIS STINT WITH THE STATION, HE NOT ONLY HOSTED AND PRODUCED THE WEEKEND POPULAR YOUTH TV SHOW CALLED – “YOUTH PANORAMA”, HE ALSO PRESENTED AND PRODUCED THE EVENING BUSINESS NEWS PROGRAMME TAGGED – “THE LAGOS STOCK MARKET REPORT”.

HE SERVED HIS COUNTRY IN THE ‘BATCH A’ YOUTH SEVICE YEAR OF 1999/2000 AS A NEWS REPORTER UNDER THE NEWS DIRECTORATE OF BAUCHI STATE TELEVISION (BATV). THERE HE BECAME A RECIPIENT OF THE NYSC BAUCHI STATE AWARD OF HONOUR FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE AND DILIGENCE IN SERVICE. HE ALSO PRODUCED THE STATE NYSC FIRST MAGAZINE AS ITS MANAGING EDITOR WHICH EARNED HIM A LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION FROM THE BAUCHI STATE EXECUTIVE GOVERNMENT.

AYODELE KAZEEM, JOINED THE BRILA BROADCASTING SERVICES LIMITED GROUP IN THE YEAR 2002 AS AN OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE AND SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE CHAIRMAN/CEO AND WAS CHRISTENED “DELE KAZEEM” BY THE CHAIRMAN/CEO HIMSELF NOW DR. LARRY IZAMOJE.

HE WORKED SMART AND HARD TO WITHIN 7YEARS RISE THROUGH THE RANKS TO BECOME SPORTS RADIO, 88.9 BRILA FM, HEAD OF MARKETING LAGOS AND ABUJA AND WAS LATER PROMOTED AS MANAGER OPERATIONS /HEAD AGENCY OF THE COUNTRY’S FIRST PR AGENCY FOR SPORTS CALLED – “IMAGE BOOSTERS LIMITED” AND THE COUNTRY’S FIRST SPORTS INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS AGENCY CALLED- “BRILA SPORTS EXPOSURES LIMITED” BOTH UNDER THE BRILA GROUP.

HE ALONG WITH HIS TEAM WITHIN THE YEAR 2006 T0 2008 FROM THEIR LEKKI, LAGOS BASED OFFICE HANDLED EVENTS AND PUBLICITY MANAGEMENT,- DOING THE COUNTRY’S FIRST SPORTS GOODS AND HEALTHY LIFE STYLE FAIR AT EKO HOTEL LAGOS EXPO CENTRE.

THE TEAM ALSO IMPLEMENTED MEDIA PLANNING /BUYING, EVENT BRANDING AND LIVE MEDIA COVERAGE FOR MAJOR BRANDS IN THE BANKING SECTOR AND AKWA IBOM STATE GOVERNMENT ON WBA WORLD BOXING CHAMPION SAMUEL PETER’S HOME-COMING TO NIGERIA, BEFORE AYODELE KAZEEM RESIGNED FROM THE GROUP AT THE END OF THE YEAR 2008.

AYODELE KAZEEM, MOVED ON TO BECOME THE GENERAL MANAGER (OPERATIONS AND MARKETING) OF VIRTUAL MEDIA NETWORK OWNERS OF THE NIGEZIE AND TELEVISION ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK (TEN) THEN ON TERRESTRIAL PLATFORMS AND THE HITV SATELLITE PLATFORM FROM 2009 TO 2010.

HE DECIDED TO CONSULT AS THE CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER (COO) FOR ‘MONSTER MUZIQ’IN 2011 WHERE HE NOT ONLY GAVE A BREATHE OF LIFE TO THE THEN DEAD PLATFORM  BUT MADE IT A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH IN THE ENTERTAINMENT SCENE AIRING ON  FOUR MAJOR TERRESTRIAL TELEVISION PLATFORMS IN LAGOS AND 1 MAJOR SATELLITE PLATFORM WITHIN 3MONTHS BEFORE RESIGNING.

AYODELE KAZEEM AKA BIG-DEE HAVING PAID HIS DUES, DECIDED TO CONSOLIDATE ON HIS BECOMING A DON IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY TO BETWEEN MARCH 2010 – 2015 SET-UP AND RUN HIS OWN BUSINESS CALLED  – MOW ENTERPRISES AND ENTERTAINMENT BLAST NETWORK.

WITHIN THE PERIOD, THE COMPANY, MOW ENTERPRISES ENGAGED IN DOING MEDIA PLANNING AND BUYING, PRODUCING AND AIRING (“MOW HALF-TIME MIX”, ..Voice of Naija Entertainment) ON RADIO BOTH ON STAR 101.5FM LAGOS AND ROCK CITY 109.5FM ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE.

HE LATER STARTED “NAIJAROUS, …THE GLAMOROUS YOU” ON OGTV IN OGUN STATE AND 9JA TV ON SATELLITE IN LAGOS AND (ON Infinity Tv, Strong Tv and Multi-Tv, Ghana).

HE ALSO PRESENTED/PRODUCED, A PIDGIN-ENGLISH TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMME TITLED – “MOVE ON” SPONSORED BY RAYMAK INTERNATIONAL LIMITED ON OGBC2, 90.5FM ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE.

THE COMPANY CONSULTED AND MANAGED THE BROADCAST TRAINING AND STUDIOS OF KALAKS INVESTMENTS (NIG) LIMITED WHERE AYODELE KAZEEM TRAINED THE STAFF OF NIGER STATE TELEVISION (NSTV, MINNA) ON USE OF DIGITAL BROADCASTING EQUIPMENT AND MANAGED/PRODUCED SONGS FOR UPCOMING MUSIC ARTISTES IN ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE.

HE CONSULTED FOR CENTRE FOR AFRICAN CULTURE AND DEVELOPMENT (CEFACAD) ON THE LAUNCHING OF IT’S ALBUM TITLED ‘ARUNGUN’ AND PROF. SOPHIE OLUWOLE’S BOOK, TITLED; SOCRATES & ORUNMILA, AS IT’S MEDIA PUBLICITY AND EVENT MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT.

FROM DECEMBER 2014 TO JUNE 2016 HE TOOK UP THE RESPONSIBILITY OF BECOMING THE STATION MANAGER FOR SETTING UP AND RUNNING KALAKS INVESTMENTS (NIG) LIMITED’S, FAMILY 88.5 FM IN BOTH ABEOKUTA AND ORILE-ILUGUN, OGUN STATE.

WITH THE BLESSINGS OF HIS EMPLOYERS HE LEFT AND PROCEEDED TO BECOME HEAD OF PROGRAMMES FOR CHOFFAN COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED’S 98.9 KISS FM, LAGOS ON JULY 15TH 2016 AND PROVING HIMSELF WITHIN A SHORT WHILE, WAS LATER PROMOTED AS HEAD OF STATION EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 28TH, 2016 TILL DATE.

AYODELE KAZEEM A.K.A BIG-DEE, ..YOUR REAL DEAL ON RADIO, HAILS FROM THE ROYAL FAMILY LINEAGE OF OMOBA N’LADO WHO SETTLED IN IKEREKU-ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE.

HE WAS BORN IN EBUTE METTA IN LAGOS ON 22ND OF SEPTEMBER IN THE YEAR 1976 WITH HIS NURSERY, PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION AT IMOLA DAY NURSERY SCHOOL, MODEL PRIMARY SCHOOL AND IKEJA GRAMMAR SCHOOL RESPECTIVELY ALL WITHIN MAFOLUKU- BOLADE-OSHODI ENVIRON IN LAGOS STATE.

HE IS AN HND (UPPER CREDIT) IN MASS COMMUNICATION, ALUMNUS OF MOSHOOD ABIOLA POLYTECHNIC ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE AND A POST GRADUATE,(PGD) MANAGEMENT ALUMNUS OF ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA UNIVERSITY, BAUCHI STATE.

THE BIG-DEE IS A REGISTERED ASSOCIATE MEMBER OF THE NIGERIA INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC RELATIONS (ANIPR), SINCE 2005 AND AN

ASSOCIATE MEMBER OF ADVERTISING PRACTITIONERS COUNCIL OF NIGERIA (ARPA) SINCE 2007.

AYODELE KAZEEM HAS ABOUT 20 YEARS OF BROADCASTING WEALTH OF EXPERIENCE TO HIS CREDIT AND HAS WON NUMEROUS AWARDS ALONG HIS COURSE OF WORK.

HE HAS ALSO ATTENDED NUMEROUS (BOTH LOCAL AND FOREIGN ORGANISATION) ORGANISED COURSES IN BROADCASTING TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT, ADVERTISING, BRANDS EXPERIENCE, SPORTS RIGHT ACQUISITION AND SMALL BUSINESS RADIO PROGRAMMING.

SINCE STARTING KISS FM, LAGOS HE PRESENTS THE STATION’S SOCIAL COMMENTARY PROGRAMME CALLED – “THE PEOPLE’S FORUM”, HE IS THE MAIN ACHOR MAN FOR THE STATION’S SME AND BUSINESS NEWS PROGRAMME – “BUSINESS AFRICA” AND THE RELIGIOUS PROGRAMME – “ISLAMIC LESSONS”. HE ALSO HEAD’S THE STATION’S NEWS & CURRENT AFFAIRS UNIT, COORDINATING THE UNIT, PRODUCING/EDITING NEWS AND READING THE NEWS TOO.

AYODELE KAZEEM (anipr, arpa) , IS A BROADCAST PRESENTER, REPORTER, PRODUCER, SCRIPT WRITER, TEACHER & TRAINER, CAMERA MAN, NON-LINEAR EDITOR, CREATIVE & STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST, VOICE-OVER ARTISTE, A SOCIAL MEDIA BUFF AND ABOVE ALL, A SUCCESS ORIENTED TEAM LEADER.