Richard Edoki Takes ‘African Vibes’ To UK Radio Station


A former staff of Nigeria’s Rhythm 93.7 FM and Silverbird, Mr. Richard Edoki has commenced the ‘African Vibe with Richybongo’ on United Kingdom-based CHBN Radio, starting from Sunday, July 14. The show would air every Sunday from 6 pm to 7 pm and aims to inform, educate, and entertain while promoting inclusivity among the diverse communities around the Royal Cornwall Hospital and Truro.

CHBN provides a Community Radio service for Truro and the surrounding areas and a Hospital Radio service to the patients of the Royal Cornwall, West Cornwall & St Michael’s Hospitals. The radio station offers a wide range of both music and speech-based programmes for all ages presented by a dedicated team of volunteers.

The lifestyle and entertainment programmes would be dedicated to a wide range of African music with both general and specialist appeal.Announcing the new programme, an excited Edoki, who is a member of Nigeria’s Finance Correspondents Association of Nigeria, said, “Hey there! I’m Richard, but you can call me Richybongo, like my friends. I’m beyond excited to announce the debut of my new show, ‘African Vibe With Richybongo,” premiering Sunday, July 14th, from 6 to 7 pm on CHBN Radio, your go-to community station.

“Get ready for a vibrant celebration of African culture and diversity! Each week, we’ll explore the rich tapestry of African music, food, fashion, and language, fostering inclusivity and understanding within the Cornish community. With over twenty years of experience in broadcast journalism, I’ll be your guide on this exciting journey.

“Our goal is to create a bridge that connects the beauty of African traditions with the Cornish audience. As someone who also works at the Royal Cornwall Hospital, I’m committed to building a shared sense of community through engaging content and enlightening discussions.“So, mark your calendars and join me every Sunday from 6 to 7 pm on CHBN Radio for an hour of dynamic, educational, and unforgettable programming that highlights the beauty of cultural exchange. Catch CHBN Radio at 100.8 FM across Truro, on the CHBN App, or online at Don’t miss out—let’s vibe together!”

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CHBN Radio aims to provide a platform for clubs, bands, musicians (old and new), youth organizations, businesses, health organizations, sports clubs, colleges, schools, church and religious groups or individuals; whatever interests the community is of interest to us.

It operates an open-door policy regarding training and presenting skills for those wishing to join its team and aims to provide opportunities for them to broaden their horizons.


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