Babatunde Okunlola's Media ProjectsSep 20, 2021
GOLD RUSHES & LAND GRABS (A DOCUMENTARY)
"GOLD RUSHES & LAND GRABS" by Babatunde Okunlola investigates the illegal mining of Gold by both artisanal & illegal Chinese miners which has birthed landgrabs & displacements in communities in Ijesaland, osun state, Nigeria.
The documentary was first aired on the 21st September, 2022 on Diamond 885fm Osun state ( https://m.soundcloud.com/babatundeokunlola/gold-rushes-land-grabs )
"Believing Vaccines" by Babatunde Okunlola is a documentary that takes a comprehensive approach to the issue of Vaccine hesitancy and acceptance. Babatunde tells the story using efforts garnered toward the second vaccination rollout in Kwara state, Nigeria, which In April 2021, led the national table, emerging number one in preparation for vaccination and implementation countrywide, in the data released by the National primary healthcare development agency in Nigeria.
The documentary doesn't shy away from several difficult questions and controversies around the issue of vaccines around the world, by bringing in every day people to experts such as front liners in the health sectors who range from Dr John Nkengasong: the director of the Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention, to Dr Nusirat Elelu is the Executive secretary of the Kwara state primary healthcare development agency, and Dr Micheal Sunday Oguntoye; Director at the primary health care service, at the Kwara state primary healthcare development agency among other voices.
This project was sponsored by INTERNEWS.
INTERNEWS Information Saves Lives: Rapid Respond Fund COVID19 campaign project
A compilation of jingles produced for the INTERNEWS Information Saves Lives: Rapid Respond Fund project in June, 2020, featuring local languages and produced by Babatunde Okunlola.
COVID19 UPDATE 08072020
In this episode of the COVID-19 Updates, Babatunde discusses with Abdulrahman; a former COVID19 patient who shares personal experiences from recovering from the virus, as well as dispelling myths about treatments and he also shares insight about the runnings of the treatment center.
COVID19 UPDATE 06072020
In this episode of the COVID-19 Updates, Babatunde discusses the issues of immunity, and updates on vaccines and COVID19 updates, as well as boosting immunity with Dr Femi Ademowa; a general health practitioner.
COVID19 UPDATES 27042020
In this episode of the COVID-19 Updates, Babatunde discusses how the use of Nose masks helps control the spread of the pandemic, and the proposed option of opening up the economy while still battling the pandemic with Epidemiologist Dr Bolarinwa from the University Teaching hospital, Kwara state, Nigeria.
COVID19 UPDATES 17042020
On this sequel to the previous edition of teh COVID19 Update, again, Babatunde is joined by members of the Agronomy society of Kwara state, who share news of their inclusion in the essential duties category, as a result of their previous appearance on the show, and other issues related to feeding the nation at this point in time, in the COVID19 era.
COVID19 UPDATES 15042020
On this episode of the show, Babatunde is joined by members of teh Agronomy society in Kwara, who discuss the need to be included in amongst the essential duties category, so as to aid local farmers in their operations, as well as the need to grow the agriculture sector of teh state and country in this COVID19era.
COVID19 UPDATES 08042020
On this episode of the programme, the conversation around dismantling misinformation about the 5G conspiracies and any relationship to the COVID19 Pandemic continues with Engineer Tunde Y Salihu; Fellow of the Nigeria institute of Power, Past Chair of the IEEE, power and Energy society Africa, region.
COVID 19 UPDATES 08042020
On this special episode of the COVID19 update programme featured on Speak Now , we dispel 5G controversy myths and misinformation and connections to the ongoing COVID19 Pandemic with Professor of Radiology; Professor Oyinloye Olalekan, who is also Consultant radiologist at the University of Ilorin Teaching hospital, Kwara state, Nigeria.
COVID19 UPDATE 01-04-2020
In this episode of the COVID19 Update for 01-04-2020, I have Dr Bolarinwa Oladimeji and Dr Alatise Bilkis; both community health experts, as they discuss the level of the state's preparedness, the pressure of the COVID19 situation on caregivers in Kwara state, amongst other angles.
COVID19 Update 06-04-2020
In this episode of the COVID19 Update for 06/04/ 2020, our guest Mr Mohammed Amir team leader of the AA boundary enforcement volunteers; a citizen advocacy group, discuss advocacy efforts to ensure compliance to the Lock down situation.
COVID19 Updates 30032020
On this edition of the #COVID19 update, I sit with the State officer for Budgit/Tracka Kwara state; Mr Lawal Olanrewaju. We discuss funds raised at the national and state level, and the importance of transparency and accountability to the public.
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COVID19 UPDATE 27.03.2020
An interview with the Director Public Health Ministry of Health, Kwara state, on available infrastructure and arrangements in the face of the Corona Virus Pandemic, on the 27th March, 2020.