Season 3 TV Episodes


Season 3 Episode 1 - Fire Tragedy

Episode 1

On Tuesday 11 October 2016 the Aina family from Ogun State suffered more tragedy than any one family should experience. An explosion inside their house caused by spilt fuel from the generator engulfed their home in flames. Mr and Mrs Aina tried their best to save their 4 children, but the smoke and heat was too much and their twins perished in the fire.

Season 3 Episode 2 - Rise from Abuse

Episode 2

Destiny Adejo, from Lokoja in Kogi state, is a survivor.  She was sexually molested as a young girl and was later physically abused by her husband.  She decided to use her experience to help others who have suffered the same abuse.  3 years ago she opened an NGO called Child Rights Brigade.  This sanctuary for abused and molested children has so far helped 10 destitute kids.

Season 3 Episode 3 - Orphans in Nigeria

Episode 3

Imagine you had to sleep under a bridge or find shelter at night in a bus stop? This is the life that many street children in Lagos experience every day. For Azeez Rotimi his life was this reality. At 14 years of age his world was very different to what it is now. Azeez Rotimi (17) was born in Osun. His father died in 2010 and his mother shortly remarried. He was ostracized by his step-father so he ran away from home to join his step-brother in Lagos.

Season 3 Episode 4 - The Human Spirit - Mind Over Matter

Episode 4

In 2007 Adenkunle Oladimejo had it all. A promising career at an airline, two healthy children, a loving wife and a family home. Life was good. Until a car accident severed his spinal cord leaving him paralyzed.
Olamide lost the use of his legs when he was involved in a car accident in 2007. It was the day after his best friends wedding. The newly married couple together with himself, the best man, and a bride’s maid swerved to avoid a pothole…

Season 3 Episode 5 - Cancer Awareness

Episode 5

According to the WHO, the sad reality of Cancer in Nigeria is that of the 100 000 diagnosed cases every year, almost 70% will not survive. That is a frightening statistic that could be reduced with early detection, awareness and treatment.

Pillar Egona is one such person whose family reacted to her cancer diagnosis in time and came out survivors…

Season 3 Episode 6 - Overcoming Medical Adversity

Episode 6

For young orphan Taiwo Simbiat (9) life with her Grandmother in Ikare-Akoko, Ondo State is hard. Taiwo is HIV positive and without immediate intervention, her future looks bleak.

Taiwo was 6 years old when she lost both her parent. Together with her older brother they were left in the care of their 80-year-old grandmother…

Season 3 Episode 7 - Polio Awareness

Episode 7

When Kayode Kukoyi was 1 year old he contracted the polio myelitis virus which attacked his nervous system leading to irreversible paralysis. Now a grown man, husband and father of 3, he is struggling to make ends meet as a Keke Napep Driver.
Kayode has been married for 12 years…

Season 3 Episode 8 - Disabled Peoples Rights

Episode 8

For Emanuel Onyeka, his dream of completing his studies has been dashed. A tragic Okada accident in 2015 has left him an amputee.
Emmanuel is the second child and only son of Mr and Mrs Onyeka. On his way to school one day to write his exams he was involved in a motorcycle accident. He was so severely injured that everyone thought he would die….

Season 3 Episode 9 - Cerebral Palsy Mother

Episode 9

Despite Cerebral Palsy being a fairly wide spread condition there is still a lot of mystery surrounding it. What causes it? Is it contagious? Is there a cure? In this episode we will try to answer all the questions relating to this neurological condition. We meet Pearce and single…

Season 3 Episode 10 - Stroke Awareness

Episode 10

We meet Emmanuel Ochibo from Suleja in Niger State. In 2011 this father of 7 suffered a stroke, and their lives changed forever.
Emmanuel Ochigbo was a successful commercial bus driver until he had a partial stroke while on duty. He was bed ridden for almost a…

Season 3 Episode 11 - Blind People in Nigeria

Episode 11

According to the latest published survey by International Centre for Eye Health, in November 2016, There are 4.2 million visually impaired people in Nigeria, of which 1.13 million are completely blind. The situation is worsened by the fact that many of the indicators of blindness can be prevented with regular eye tests…

Season 3 Episode 12 - Single Mothers

Episode 12

Mrs Augustine is a widower and mother of 3 from Abuja. She has put the needs of her children before hers. She has also endured 18 years of public humiliation and embarrassment.
Mrs Augustine is 50 years old. Her Husband died in 1999 leaving her with 3 children; 2 boys and a girl. During the birth of her eldest…

Season 3 Finale

Season 3 Finale

We bring to you highlights and recap of the stories featured in the Airtel Touching Lives Season 3. You also get to see all the videos in full again on this page.